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Smoky Barbecued Pork Ribs with Sauce

May 30, 2016 Recipes  No comments

My wife usually cooks ribs (one of her favorite meals) in the oven with just salt and pepper for seasoning. Since she was away playing with the grand-kids today, I grabbed the ribs from the refrigerator and emptied the spice cabinet!

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Italian Sausage

May 11, 2016 Recipes  No comments

I like making my own Italian sausage so I have control over the flavors.  It works well with either ground pork or ground turkey.

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Seared Tuna with Wasabi Aioli

March 26, 2016 Recipes  No comments

Tonight’s creation was seared sesame tuna on a bed of baby lettuce with a garlic/ginger rice wine vinaigrette topped with a wasabi aioli augmented by red mini bell pepper slices, raspberries and fresh cilantro (from our ‘garden’).

The healthy fat was supposed come from avocado slices, but I was too tired and forgot them 🙁 Ah well, there was oil in the dressing and aioli.

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Pork Sirloin Tip Roast

March 20, 2016 Recipes  2 comments

I am not experienced at roasting meat.  My wife asked for a pork roast so I had to learn in a hurry.  This rub gives the roast a lot of flavor.  You might adjust the amount of cayenne to your taste.  It was very much to our liking, but many of our Minnesota friends might cut the amount in half.

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Turkey Italian Meatballs

March 8, 2016 Recipes  No comments

Since my wife is not eating red meat at the moment.  Therefore, I am learning to cook more with turkey.  And, instead of buying turkey Italian sausage, I made my own spice and herb mixture.

Also, sometimes turkey is hard to brown.  Frying the meatballs in a fat that will sustain a high heat helps put a crust on the outside.

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Taco Stuffed Peppers

February 22, 2016 Recipes  No comments

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