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St. Patrick’s Day

Corned Beef and Cabbage

It’s St. Patrick’s Day and that lead to the most logical dinner tonight. . . Corned Beef.  But, I wanted to try something different this year.  Usually I just toss it in the slow cooker with some potatoes, carrots, Guinness and seasoning.  This year, a couple days before the holiday, I received a recipe in my email box from Cuisine at Home.  I was intrigued and decided to take a break from the norm and try something new.  I went shopping for the ingredients, buying things that I don’t remember ever having in my kitchen.  I also had to go buy a broiler pan.  I have never personally used a broiler but this recipe called for caramelizing a glaze in the oven.  Additionally, I was going to make cabbage this year.  I didn’t usually add this element to my meal but along with the corned beef recipe I was sent a buttered cabbage recipe that looked easy and yummy. Continue reading

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Trying Something New

Turkey Pesto RavioliThis month when I got my newsletter from my Pampered Chef consultant there was a featured recipe in it that I just HAD to try.  It sounded so good and so easy, I could not wait.  Last night Tyler and I went to the store, gathered the ingredients (which proved to be a little difficult to find but we managed) and assembled this yummy meal.  The results were WONDERFUL.  I just had to share the recipe with everyone.

from Pampered Chef

A yummy and simple meal

Turkey & Pesto Ravioli with Fresh Tomato Sauce

The only thing I would have changed on the recipe was the sauce seemed a little thin to me.  I did double the recipe since I had the kids but I’ll tell you, it was really unnecessary.  There would have been plenty if I made just a single batch.  Continue reading

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