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Basted Grilled Vegetables

Your choice of mixed vegetables are prepared with olive oil, lemon, and fresh herbs.


Grated peel (no white) and juice of one lemon
1/2 C. olive oil
2 Tbs. fresh, chopped thyme, rosemary or oregano
1 clove garlic, pressed
Vegetables of your choice: eggplant, green pepper, squash, etc.

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Grilled Squash

With these temperatures, why cook in the kitchen?

Try this healthy and delicious side dish on the grill and it only requires 4 ingredients!


1 lb.  squash
2 Tbs. margarine
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. salt Continue reading

Italian Grilled Onions

These onions are great as a side dish for any main course or layer them on burgers and sandwiches!


1 lb. purple onions
2 Tbs. olive oil
1 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. fresh rosemary, minced
2 Tbs. fresh parsley, minced
1/2 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. black pepper
1/4 tsp. salt

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Strawberry Cream Pie


3 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar, divided
3 cups half-and-half
6 egg yolks
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 (9-oz.) package chocolate wafer cookies
1/2 (4-oz.) semisweet chocolate baking bar, chopped
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 qt. fresh strawberries
1/4 cup red currant jelly
1 tablespoon orange liqueur

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Kid-Pleasin’ Chili

This recipe is super quick and so easy!  Perfect for those time crunch meals or even an evening snack!  The kids will love it!

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4


1/2 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2 cups Progresso® red kidney beans, drained and rinsed Continue reading

Pan Roasted Chicken and Veggies

This inexpensive and delicious meal is easy to make, not to mention only one pan to wash after finishing off this wonderful dish!  Call me when it’s almost ready, I’ll be right over!

Total Time: 1 hrs 5 mins
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Servings: 4 Continue reading