Herbed Shrimp with Lemon Orzo and Peas

After Jami and John’s wedding I had a really tough time getting out of bed. Even my nails and teeth felt swollen. For a couple of days we survived on what I call fast food; Hamburger Helper and frozen pizza. But we needed a real meal before long so I made something simple but really tasty – Herbed Shrimp with Lemon Orzo and Peas.

Herbed Shrimp with Lemon Orzo and Peas

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Cheddar Lake Biscuits

The delicious Cheddar Bay biscuits served at Red Lobster® restaurants are one of my favorite biscuits of all time. When I found they were being sold in stores I thought it was wonderful. But I like things homemade so I decided to change the recipe a bit and make them myself. Living in Michigan, surrounded by the Great Lakes made the name an easy choice. I call them Cheddar Lake Biscuits!

Cheddar Lake Biscuits

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Hasselback Mexi-ranch Chicken

Lately I’ve seen a lot of recipes for Hasselback potatoes around the Internet. They intrigued me, not because the ingredients are so unusual but because of the way the potatoes are sliced. I struggle with presentation and those potatoes look really cool. But I didn’t want to do potatoes. I wanted to start with something different. So I came up with Hasselback Mexi-ranch Chicken!

Hasselback Mexi-ranch Chicken

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Simple Woman’s Chicken Cordon Bleu

Every once in a while I want to make something really special for dinner. But I’m a simple woman. So I created Simple Woman’s Chicken Cordon Bleu as one of the dishes I turn to on those occasions. It’s sumptuous, delicious, and still inexpensive and easy enough for me to make.

Simple Woman's Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Mulberry Barbecue Sauce

A few years ago I tried blueberry barbecue sauce. I’m brave that way. It was quite good. But I have a mulberry tree not blueberry bushes (yet). This morning I check my mulberry tree to see if the fruit is ripe yet. Of course it’s too early but I get excited about the crop of mulberries each summer. One of the things I use these delicious berries for is my Mulberry Barbecue Sauce.

Mulberry Barbecue Sauce

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Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

When I woke up I knew it was going to be a lazy day. The sun was already well up in the sky and when I looked at my clock it was nearly 8 a.m.! I decided instantly to make Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches. They’re delicious and they don’t take a lot of effort so they were perfect for a take-it-easy kind of day!

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

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Mexi-ranch Strombolis

I know, I know. Putting Mexican flavors in an Italian stromboli is a bit odd but Mexi-ranch Strombolis are so tasty I had to do it! Thin strips of tender beef with peppers, onions, jalapeno, and cheese bathed in my Mexi-ranch sauce just cried out to be wrapped in a golden brown crust! Give them a try and I’ll bet you think they’re terrific!

Mexi-ranch Strombolis

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