Author Archives: The Mom Chef

Banh Mi Hot Dog

Banh Mi Hot Dog | www.takingonmagazines.com | A kick of heat and a bunch of crunch take this Banh Mi Hot Dog to another level of deliciousness from it's condimented cousin.

A kick of heat and a bunch of crunch take this Banh Mi Hot Dog to another level of deliciousness from it’s condimented cousin. Can we talk guilty pleasures? Please?  We might as well, you know, because one of mine is … Continue reading

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Caribbean Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

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The smoky heat on the perfectly charred Caribbean Grilled Pork Tenderloin is cooled down by the Grilled Pineapple Salsa. Delicious! I think the days of cheap meat are gone. Really, really gone. The ironic thing about the prices is that … Continue reading

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Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich with Pickled Celery

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The addition of avocado means this Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich with Pickled Celery needs just one tablespoon of mayonnaise. It’s delicious! Are you a sandwich person? I am. I can enjoy a simple tomato and mayo on white bread as … Continue reading

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Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs

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In addition to being delicious, these Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs are perfect for rainy day picnics or anyone who doesn’t care for grilling. Are you watching the weather closely these days? We are, after all, just two days away … Continue reading

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Orange-and-Olive Oil Cake

Orange-and-Olive Oil Cake | www.takingonmagazines.com | This beautiful Greek cake is absolutely amazing. The Orange-and-Olive Oil Cake is tender and moist with a delicious hint of orange.

This beautiful Greek cake is absolutely amazing. The Orange-and-Olive Oil Cake is tender and moist with a delicious hint of orange. There’s a bowl on my kitchen counter. In it are oranges, apples, pears, kiwi and bananas. At one point … Continue reading

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Smoky Egg and Cheese Tostada

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Ready in a jiffy, fun to eat and absolutely delicious, these Smoky Egg and Cheese Tostadas are destined to be a family favorite. I’m not a big tostada fan. There; I admitted it. While I am a big fan of … Continue reading

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Classic Banana Bread

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One of the most moist and most tender quick breads I’ve made, this Classic Banana Bread makes a perfect snack or breakfast. I’ve made this banana bread twice now, you know. The first was sometime back in April. At the … Continue reading

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Blueberry Lemon Bars ~ My #BloggerClue Treat

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These Blueberry Lemon Bars are the perfect welcome to summer. Sweet with a hint of tart and utterly delicious. Oh, my friends, do I have a treat for you today. Yes, yes, there’s a recipe to be found here, but … Continue reading

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Skillet Chicken and Mozzarella Bake

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Cooked in  delicious tomato sauce, the Skillet Chicken and Mozzarella Bake includes panko covered breasts covered in creamy, melted cheese. I have to admit that I’m a commercial watcher, and I’m not just talking about during the Super Bowl. There … Continue reading

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One-Dish Taco Casserole

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Super easy to make, fun to eat and downright delicious, this One-Dish Taco Casserole is a perfect family meal. Tacos. What a glorious creation, don’t you think? I don’t remember when I had my first one, but I know I … Continue reading

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