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Patrick’s Shish Kebab

Patrick’s Shish Kebab
Posted in : Beef, Corn, Mushroom, Squash, Zucchini on by : Noreen
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Serves: 4 Ingredients:1 ½ pounds top sirloin steak1 bottle of your favorite Italian salad dressingAssorted fresh vegetables of your choice:24 +/- cherry tomatoes12 whole button mushrooms2 yellow crookneck squash, cut into 12 cubes2 medium size zucchini, cut into 12 cubes2 medium sized sweet Vidalia or red onions, peeled and cut into quarters2 bell peppers, each
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Yuca – Cuban Style

Yuca – Cuban Style
Posted in : Cuban, Yuca on by : Billie Jean
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Serves: 4 Ingredients: ½ teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Tablespoon butter 1 – 2 pounds yuca, peeled and quartered Cuban-style Sauce 1/2 yellow onion, diced ¼ cup olive oil 2 Tablespoons minced garlic ½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice Preparation: In a large saucepan, bring 3 quarts of water to boil. Add the salt, 1 Tablespoon olive
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Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole
Posted in : Pecans, Side Dish, Yam on by : Noreen
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Serves: Ingredients:2 large sweet potatoes or yams3 Tablespoons butter3 Tablespoons Maple syrup½ teaspoon saltAbout 12 pecan halvesAbout 1 cup miniature marshmallows Preparation:Wash the sweet potatoes and prick the skins with a fork in several places. Microwave on high for 6-7 minutes, or until tender.  Remove from microwave and allow to cool 3-4 minutes. Cut each
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Billie Jean’s Lasagna

Billie Jean’s Lasagna
Posted in : Italian, Pastas, Spinach on by : Billie Jean
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Serves: 12 Ingredients:12 lasagna noodles, uncooked1 ½ cups shredded Mozzarella cheese, divided2 cups ricotta cheese½ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed but not cooked1 large egg, lightly beaten¼ cup chopped fresh parsley1 pound ground beef (80/20 recommended)½ pound ground sausage (mild or sweet Italian recommended)1 Tablespoon minced garlic1 teaspoon
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Cabbage Steaks

Cabbage Steaks
Posted in : Cabbage on by : Billie Jean
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Serves: 4-6 Ingredients:1 ½ cups balsamic vinegar½ cup brown sugar1 medium head of cabbage3-4 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil2 Tablespoons minced garlic Preparation:Preheat oven to 375° In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring the balsamic vinegar and brown sugar to a low boil, stirring often. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20- 30 minutes,
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Old Fashioned Corned Beef and Vegetables

Old Fashioned Corned Beef and Vegetables
Posted in : Beef, Cabbage, Carrot, Irish, Onion, Potato on by : Noreen
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Serves: 4 Ingredients:1 corned beef brisket, 2 – 3 pounds, with seasoning packet2 small sweet onions4 medium white potatoes½ pound baby carrots1 medium head of cabbage4-6 Tablespoons butter Preparation:Remove corned beef from the packaging and rinse under cold running water. Score the fat in two or three places. Place in a large stock pot and
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Tipsy Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta

Tipsy Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta
Posted in : Cooking with Wine/Alcohol, Pastas, Seafood, Spinach on by : Billie Jean
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Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 can (14 ½ ounces) diced tomatoes, fire roasted style 2 teaspoons salt 2 Tablespoons butter 4 Tablespoons minced garlic 2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined ½ pound angel hair pasta 1 cup dry white wine (I used a nice Sauvignon Blanc) 1 ½ cups half and half 3-4 cups fresh spinach, washed
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Billie Jean’s Shepherd’s Pie

Billie Jean’s Shepherd’s Pie
Comments : 1 Posted in : Beef, Corn, Green Beans, Potato on by : Billie Jean
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Serves: 6 -8 Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons cooking oil, divided 1 ½ pounds ground beef 2 teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 medium sweet onion, chopped 1  can (14.5 ounces) yellow corn 1 can (14.5 ounces) kitchen-sliced green beans 1 large tub (2 pounds) Bob Evan’s “Family Size” mashed potatoes 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
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