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Category Archives: Meals
Comparing calories in dry and wet pasta!
I’ve always gotten confused when it came to calorie counting pasta! So, I decided to see for myself what was what! I took 56 grams of plain egg noodles that the package advertised as containing 200 calories and then cooked … Continue reading
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Caloric content of various pasta sauces with meat!
Using the various sauces that are available on pasta noodles can be a problem when you try to figure out just how many calories you’re getting per serving. Even figuring out what a ‘serving’ is can pose problems all on … Continue reading
The case for Penne Rigate!
A very popular form of pasta is the tubular ridged form known as Penne Rigate. It got its name from the fact that each piece sort of resembles a birds quill, but with ridges. I prefer it over standard spaghetti … Continue reading
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Beef stir fry for us idiot men!
Long ago, I had to face the fact that I would never be rich enough to afford a personal chef to cook all my meals. Thus, I had to learn to make some simple dishes or face life eating exclusively … Continue reading
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Meat! It’s what’s for breakfast!
Call me insane, call me slow, just don’t call me late for the dinner bell! After getting on board with the concept of a Paleo Diet, I have begun to make some variety of lean meat a part of every … Continue reading
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The ubiquitous steak and eggs meal!
Actually, I should have said egg as I used only one in this preparation. I also had a friend who bet me I couldn’t find a way to use the word ubiquitous in a blog. But, overall this is the kind … Continue reading
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It’s all just a crock – pot meal that is!
Crock-pots, or slow cookers, as they are also known have always been a ying and yang kind of affair with me. They cook some recipes well, while destroying others. Over the years I’ve learned that other forms of cooking all … Continue reading
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Great tasting tuna salad sandwiches!
I have to say that for ease of preparation, health and taste…nothing comes closer than a good old Tuna Salad Sandwich! The ingredients are simple: the tuna, some mayo, a small stalk of celery and sweet pickle relish. Just mix’em … Continue reading
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EZ Crockpot Pork Chops!
Even though pork chops are now getting expensive (so, what isn’t<?>). I made up this recipe to see if it would live up to the good reviews it had received. The only change I made from the original was to … Continue reading
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End of Season Mini Stuffed Taco Peppers
Every year, about this time, I always seem to have a few small Banana peppers and maybe one or two ripe and misshapen bell peppers left on the vine. This usually occurs at a time when my fridge is full … Continue reading
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