Gluten Free

Mango Pork Kebabs

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My standby easy, summer, I-don’t-know-what’s-for-dinner food is kebabs.  It’s so simple to just grab some kind of meat, whatever veggies are in the fridge, mix up a marinade, throw them on a skewer, and toss them on the grill.  And hardly any dishes!  Plus, they’re usually quite lean and a great way to take advantage […]

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Crock Pot Pulled Pork

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It’s barbeque season.  Now I am seriously opinionated about barbeque (most folks are when it comes to barbeque).  I’m from Mississippi where pulled pork rules the day, but I’ve got Texas family, so I was raised on brisket.  Sadly, the latter is not cheap.  Pork shoulder, however, goes on special regularly at my local grocery […]

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Greek Stuffed Peppers

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Traditional stuffed peppers use rice and tend to have a bit of an Italian flare in our household.  But I got this marvelous BRICK of feta from Sam’s Club on my last trip and I decided to adapt my recipe to be a little more Greek in nature.  The switch to quinoa made for a […]

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Sesame Crusted Seared Tuna

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I really don’t care for tuna.  Mainly because my exposure to it has been limited to the stuff in a can which is just…blah.  But I’ve gotten into lots of different kind of fish this year and when I saw yellow fin tuna steaks on sale at the grocery, I picked them up.  Of course […]

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Chipotle Pork Chops and Black Beans

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You know that old Campbell’s soup recipe where you simmer pork chops in cream of mushroom soup and add rice?  That concept was kind of my inspiration for what to do with these gorgeous pork loin chops I had.  Except with salsa.  And black beans.  And a chipotle pepper for some heat.  The end result […]