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The Best Chili on the Planet!

By Todd Barron @ I know, I know…. The Best Chili on the Planet may be an exaggeration as everyone has their own personal favorite.  BUT…. Cincinnati Chili is one of those recipes you have to try to really understand how unique and completely awesome it is. Not only does it not have beans […]

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Tasty Tuna Sandwiches

By Todd Barron @ I love tuna sandwiches when they are prepared properly and here is the recipe for some that are not too goey which means they are healthy too! Makes enough for 4.5 8 ounce sandwiches (which is a lot!) 6 ounces granny smith apple finely diced 24 ounces Solid White Albacore […]

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Asian Crab with Rice Noodles

By Todd Barron @ Ingredients 0.5 green onion chopped 1 TBSP soy sauce 4 ounces jumbo lump crab meat 0.5 TBS fish sauce 0.5 yellow or red bell pepper chopped 2 cloves garlic diced 0.25 Serrano chili pepper finely chopped 1 TBSP cilantro freshly chopped 1 TSP ginger diced Annie Chung’s Rice Noodles (Vermicelli) – 56g […]

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Filet with Shrimp over Pureed Cauliflower and Spinach

By Todd Barron @ Ingredients for 3 Servings 3 cloves garlic 2 ounces shrimp 3 Filet mignons @ 5 ounces each Package Raw spinach 10 ounces Package Raw mushrooms (1 lb package) Worcestershire Sauce, 1 TBS 1 Head of Cauliflower 1/2 TSP Land O Lakes Butter with Olive Oil and Sea Salt 1 Can Quartered Artichoke Hearts […]

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Scallops with Apple Salsa Recipe

By Todd Barron @ For watching football I like to cook healthy items, and some unhealthy ones, so recently I tried my hand at scallops with an apple salsa.  The apples provided the tartness while the natural sweetness of the scallops helped bring everything together.  I really enjoyed it and believe you will to! […]

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Healthy Chicken Bratwurst

By Todd Barron @ I like hot dogs, sausage, and bratwurst as much as the next person but really do not like the calories involved.  I have tried the non-fat turkey hot dogs but they are made with the poultry version of the “pink slime” you find in beef (or used to find before […]

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Banana, Pineapple, and Coconut Homemade Ice-Cream

By Todd Barron @ For my second test of the Cuisinart Ice-Cream maker, I decide to adventure out a bit and make a banana, pineapple, and coconut ice-cream, without a recipe.  In order to keep the ratios within reason I start with the Vanilla Ice-Cream recipe which comes with the maker but modify it. For […]

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Homemade Peanut-Butter Cup Ice Cream

By Todd Barron @ My latest kitchen toy is a Cuisinart Ice-Cream maker.  It consists of a internal canister, which you place in your freezer for 24-hours prior to making the ice-cream, and an outer shell which houses the motor to spin the mixing paddle. To make the ice-cream you freeze the internal canister […]