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Featured Recipe:

Spinach Artichoke Melts

by zirbirt

Spinach and artichoke cooked into a creamy dip, then combined with a bit of chicken and some good bread and finally grilled makes for a fine meal on it's own. Add to that the bonus of lots of leftover dip for snacking and you have a dinner that really makes sense.
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All Recipes Under Everyday Meals

Pinto BeansEveryday Meals

by zirbirt | 6/23/2015

First in the ham leftover series, of course, is pinto beans.

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Chipotle sweet and spicy hamEveryday Meals

by zirbirt | 6/22/2015

Ham.. Another under utilized low cost dinner that keeps on giving.

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Bacon QuicheEveryday Meals

by zirbirt | 6/21/2015

Quiche is an extraordinary food. It is easy to make, super versatile and tastes wonderful. On top of that, coupled with bacon, it becomes trifecta of deliciousness.

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Western Patty MeltEveryday Meals

by zirbirt | 6/19/2015

The combination of a good barbeque sauce, sourdough bread, a delicious patty and a little spice really create an amazing burger.

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Taco Tuesday: Tacos with soft grilled corn Tortillas and Potato nachosEveryday Meals

by zirbirt | 6/17/2015

It seems like when people say soft or grilled tacos they assume flour tortillas, but you can make amazing soft tacos with corn tortillas, especially If you grill them. These coupled with an as yet unnamed potato creation of mine, make a fine dinner.

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Chicken Fried Steak and GravyEveryday Meals

by zirbirt | 6/16/2015

That old country classic.. No real recipe to it, just some steps. This very easy to make dinner has a wonderful blend of Creamy sauce, crisp crust and very tender meat, if done right.

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PizzaEveryday Meals

by zirbirt | 6/13/2015

What can I say? Pizza.. from scratch, with a few cheap ingredients.. a great dinner!

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Pulled PorkEveryday Meals

by zirbirt | 6/12/2015

What's cheap and tasty and able to feed an army? Pulled pork. So.. here are 3 different ways to make pulled pork and some ideas on what else you can do with it.

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Easy Mode: Gyro-umsEveryday Meals

by zirbirt | 6/5/2015

Sometimes you want a dinner you can make in 10 minutes. For me Grilled cheese, sandwiches, and Salad often fit that bill. Sometimes though, I want something with a little more flavor, but not more work. These 10 minute Gyros are just the answer.

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Handling Shrinkage: Bacon Mushroom CheeseburgersEveryday Meals

by zirbirt | 6/4/2015

Burgers are so common and seem so simple that most of us don't give much thought to creating a good burger. The problem is, many of us don't really know how to create a good burger. In today's post I will share my method for creating a good burger, cooking awesome bacon and even sautéing some mushrooms and onions.

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July Challenge - Booty Bay Chili Cookoff

This months challenge is to make chili. Yes, it is that simple, make chili.

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