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Tuna Noodle Niçoise

Canned tuna can get a bad rap. It is often associated with gloopy tuna salad sandwiches or flavorless casseroles. Its tinned vessel is looked down upon, labeled as a last-resort staple or that thing you have on hand for emergencies. But canned tuna can be very flavorful and tasty, given the right accompaniments. No disrespect… Continue reading Tuna Noodle Niçoise

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Mexican-Style Picadillo

Picadillo.  So many versions exist.  Every country makes it differently, but at its core it is a dish of ground beef, tomatoes or tomato sauce and raisins.   The Mexican version includes potatoes and can be served inside tacos, on tostadas, or as a filing for gorditas.  It is a versatile dish that is quick to… Continue reading Mexican-Style Picadillo

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Bacon Burger Salad

I created this out of necessity. I normally do lettuce-wrapped burgers, but they can get messy. I mean burger juice running down your arm, pile of soggy napkins littered on the table, sauce on the cheek messy. So I improvised and turned it into a salad -- fries and all. And. I. Haven’t. Looked. Back.… Continue reading Bacon Burger Salad

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Zucchini Noodles with Shrimp

Craving that bowl of noodles?  Yup.  Who doesn’t right – especially on a crisp fall night?  But hearty doesn’t always have to mean stick-to-your-ribs pasta.  Sometimes a bowlful of veggies can do the trick.  This recipe lets zucchini take main stage.  Pile swirls and swirls of crisp, fresh zucchini enveloped in a garlicky, pesto-like sauce… Continue reading Zucchini Noodles with Shrimp