Moroccan Chicken with Lemon, Olives & Prunes

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Last week I ran, hiked and was doped into taking a class at the gym that I though was core and stretching.  Instead we did 1,234,244 squats, I won’t even mention the side planks.  Evil, pure evil.   I walked hobbled crawled out of that studio and dragged myself to the car.  My legs almost too… 

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Red Wine Braised Beef

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Of all the possible ways to cook a hunk of meat, my absolute favorite is braising. Without a doubt, I love to braise.  It makes everything tender, delicious, and it’s low maintenance.  It’s the best way to make an inexpensive and tough cut of meat into a delectable, elegant dinner. You could braise a boot… 

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Pollo Fricassee (Chicken in Red Wine)

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It’s been coooold!  Like frozen purple toes cold.  My house has a huge open living room with cathedral ceilings and it’s virtually impossible to warm.  As of late my wardrobe has been flannel pants, an oversize hoodie, wool socks and a blanket.  Let’s be honest the blanket is really an accessory, because an outfit is never… 

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Remix: Ropa Vieja with Corn Cakes

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A long time ago on a blog, far, far, away…. It was a dark time for the the dinner table. No one knew the Dry Pot Roast had been destroyed, “Cool People” had driven all pot roasts from their kitchens deeming them to only be fit for their mothers’ slow-cooker. Determined to usher in a new era for… 

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Sweet n’ Spicy Asian Chicken Wings

Yesterday I got the call!  My camera is back home, save and sound…..and working which is the best part of all.  I got the call late yesterday and my wonderful husband stopped by the camera store to pick it up.  It was music to my ears to hear the shutter click like it’s suppose to…. 

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Slow Cooked Puerto Rican Pork (Pernil)

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Pork…..it’s what’s for dinner.  Traditionally in Puerto Rico this pork is slow cooked in the oven.  When I make it in the oven I cook it at 325 degrees for about 35 minutes for every pound.  It comes out just as succulent and if you get a shoulder with the skin still on it you… 

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