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Stovetop Turkey Chili

Slow cookers and pressure cookers are amazing! I love mine and use them often. One thing they can lack is the texture and flavor you get from cooking something on the stove without a lid.  Slow cookers and pressure cookers … Continue reading

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Pasta Fagioli

Sicilian pasta fagioli (pasta soup with beans) is very, very simple. It is peasant food at it’s best.  You don’t complicate it with a bunch of extra veggies.  Some carrots, maybe.  This soup is all about the flavor of the … Continue reading

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Giant Pot of Manly Chili

This is what you make when you are feeding a crowd of hungry men and boys.  Girls like it too… 1 bag of dried pinto beans (approx. 1 lb.) 1 T. vegetable oil 3 lbs. boneless country-style pork ribs, cubed … Continue reading

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White Bean and Sausage Soup

Soup is my favorite thing to cook.  There are so many variations and possibilities!  I love to experiment with new ingredients and making soup is a great way to do that.  Recently I have fallen in love with dried beans.  … Continue reading

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Food Snob Slow Cooker Chili

Food Snob Slow Cooker Chili     How can the words “food snob” and “slow cooker” be in the same sentence you ask?  I love using a slow cooker, but it always makes me feel a little bit like I’m cheating.  This … Continue reading

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