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Crockpot chicken paprika

November 28, 2010

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A delicious creamy chicken dish with a light flavor.  You can also make this without the crockpot part, but I happen to be lazy. Ingredients: 3 skinless/boneless chicken breast halves 1 small chopped onion 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup water 1/2 teaspoon flour Directions: Whisk together sour cream, […]

Pumpkin pudding: The low fat alternative to pie

November 21, 2010

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It’s that time of year again.  It’s the time to make something pumpkin-y.  But you are worried about the saturated fat in pie crust.  And to make it worse, you have a vegetarian in the family, which means that your only alternative to animal fats like lard are trans fats like Crisco.  Also, if you […]

Baked Herbed Pork Chops

November 14, 2010

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I like this recipe because it allows me to make pork chops without using the broiler. Ingredients: Pork chops Olive oil Salt Pepper Thyme Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Brush pork chops with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and thyme. Cut aluminium foil into squares and wrap each pork chop tightly. […]

Joys of the crockpot and the beef

November 7, 2010

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Now that the weather is getting cooler, I am totally into crockpot beef stew. Ingredients: The beef. I try to buy the cheapest beef per pound.  This usually means that I look for a thick, cheap cut that is nearly about to expire!  Usually they’re not quite iffy yet at that point, and even if […]