Spicy Huevos Rancheros

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This was a nice change, rather than my usual hash brown, eggs, and bacon stacks. A crisp corn tortilla, sprayed and baked in the oven instead of frying. Black beans with cumin, and chili powder and then the whole shebang is topped off with a fried egg. Super yummy with some tomato, avocado, and cilantro on top. Ben didn't have the egg with it. Instead, he made tacos with beans, tomatoes and avocado. Men, I tell you. He didn't want to make another fried egg cause the other one was contaminated ...

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Lightened Up Beef Stroganoff

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            Beef stroganoff is a child hood favorite dish of mine. My Dad would always make it for us. I don't really remember having too many favorite child hood dishes besides this one and Chicken Cheese Hotdish. He would always use ground beef and often times I see this recipe with cubed beef and mushrooms. Bleh! Mushrooms and me don't get a long, although I do like them in cream of mushroom soup. Probably cause the mushrooms are cut up into tiny little fine pieces an ...

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Appled, Bacon, and Gouda Grilled Cheese

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I've been a Gouda virgin up until today. I can't believe I waited this long to try this cheese! Where have you been all my life?! Gouda cheese was kind of expensive. 6.99 a pound at my grocery store, but I'm glad I bought it.  The cheese harmonizes well with bacon and apple and now I want to try it in mac and cheese. Gouda and  bacon and mac in mac and  cheese. Oh my!   This week, I tried to make my own ham sandwich. On top of that sandwich, I put ham, low fat swiss cheese, a tomato, spi ...

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Weight Watcher’s Spaghetti Carbonara

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I've been eating a lot of eggs lately with an English muffin. I was getting kind of bored of that, so I changed it up a bit. I can't get enough of English muffins with the nooks and crannies and then a little melted butter on that. Yummmmmm.....   Sometimes, I'll add some bacon on top and cheese to make a breakfast sandwich. Spaghetti Carbonara is almost like a deconstructed version of that sandwich. The noodles are the English muffins that the cheese and egg sticks too, and then the bacon. If ...

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White Chicken Enchiladas

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Have you ever cooked just a bunch of chicken in a crock pot before? If you haven't done that yet, you should do it one time. The chicken can then be made into ANYTHING like these white chicken enchiladas. I like to shred the chicken but my husband prefers to have it whole. We split it down the middle. And that my friends, is how you make marriage work out. j/k I was so excited to try this recipe because I had all the ingredients to make this on hand. LOVE when that happens. AND, since I ...

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Bubble Up Meatball Sub Casserole

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Bubble up casseroles are really popular on this site. If you haven't seen them yet, you should check out Bubble Up Enchiladas and Bubble Up Pizza. People go crazy for them for the following reasons: 1. because they are so easy to make. 2. there's only 4 - 5 ingredients involved 3. who doesn't love  canned biscuits?! Especially when you can top them with whatever you want like meatballs, marinara sauce and cheese! Bubble up meatball sub casserole is just a different variation of the ...

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Browned Butter Shrimp Scampi

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  It's been a busy week. I've been working on my homework for my PHP class every night. There's three chapters for this homework assignment and all of the assignments take about 4 hours to do from each chapter. Its a lot of coding, but I've been learning a lot! On Wednesday night, was our anniversary dinner(been married for 3 years now). We went to Cork and Clever. It's this fancy pants restaurant in Fargo. Ben had steak and I had shrimp scampi.  Our meals came with 2 sides. I got a baked p ...

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Pasta with Pecorino and Pepper – Ina Garten

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This dish looks like Christmas to me! It must be the red tomatoes, parsley, and green plate from Pier 1 that I just purchased recently. This wasn't on purpose either. I really wanted to use that plate in a new pic.  If you haven't noticed recently, there's been a lot of blue napkins and dishes in my pictures, which needed to change. Not that my friend  Heidi wouldn't mind seeing that all the time. ;) Speaking of Christmas. Does anyone else get annoyed how some of the stores put out Christmas d ...

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