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    More Green Beans

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    I put a different twist on my green bean and potato recipe. This time I put a pound of green beans with five small red potatoes into a pan with a teaspoon of chopped garlic and a bit of rosemary, ...

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    Boiling up pasta

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    Normally I have an easy little recipe to post here for others to comment on or enjoy. However, I've been enjoying my homemade pasta meat sauce lately, and I realized that I don't know a good way to boil my ...

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    Salsa Chicken Salad

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    I decided to try my hand at a chicken salad earlier this week. I wanted to give it a salsa flavor, but I also wanted to keep it low fat so I could serve it to my Meltdown team. So ...

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    Tilapia Yumminess

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    Yes, Yumminess. I like to make a new word every now and then. It makes me feel important. Like Colbert and his "truthiness," which is now officially in the dictionary, btw. I cooked up my tilapia on Tuesday, and it ...

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    Baked Potato, anyone?

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    One of my friends at work gave me this great tip for the perfect baked potato. It's a really quick and simple method. All you need is a potato, a plastic bag (a Walmart or H.E.B. bag is perfect) and a ...

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    Fantastic Fish

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    I went grocery shopping today, and there were two cuts of fish that I really love. First, some salmon, which I plan to put some BBQ sauce on and cook on my little George Foreman grill (I wanted a real ...

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    Adventures with Linguini

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    Today I decided I wanted some Linguini for lunch. But it turns out I didn't have any Italian sausage for my meat sauce. So, in the adventurous spirit of a learning cook, I decided to improvise. The only meat I ...

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    Banana pudding

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    Here's a little something I took and permutated a bit. I love a good banana pudding, but every now and then it's fun to add a little twist to an old staple. For example: Ingredients/Materials: 2 small boxes of Jello ...

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    Christmas approaches!

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    And we all know what that means! MORE FOOD FOR EVERYONE! But what's a Christmas without some spicy apple cider? (Or spiced wine, if you prefer.) Here's some suggestions to make that special spicy mix for your fireside this year. ...

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    Party snacks

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    'Tis the season for Christmas parties. As such, I think it's high time for a few suggestions on party snacks. I've had some good suggestions in my previous posts, such as the Velveeta Queso and piggies-in-a-blanket, but this is one ...

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