Saturday night – 06/16/2018

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Chile Verde Pork
Grilled foil-packet potatoes with rosemary
Sauteed Swiss Chard
Beets with Orange Zest

Pavlova with fresh Strawberries and Chocolate Sauce

Notes under the cut

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Ted’s birthday – 05/26/2018

My husband turns 36 this week so we had a bit of a party to celebrate.

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Kickin’ Corn Dip with tortilla chips
Cheese, Crackers, and assorted cured meats
Fritos and Onion Dip

Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and Veggie Burgers
Cauliflower Green Olive Salad
Fruit Salad (pineapple, papaya, watermelon)

Brownies
Snickerdoodles
Marble cake with marshmallow cream frosting, chocolate sandwich cookie filling and a gold glitter sprinkle (photo on Instagram)

Notes under the cut

Saturday night – 04/14/2018

The rotation of chicken thighs and various cuts of pork gets old, at least for me. So I leaned toward turkey this week. I’m fairly certain that turkey tenderloin is a made up cut off the turkey breast. Still, it fit the bill and didn’t require defrosting in the fridge.

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Pan Roasted Turkey Tenderloin with “West Indies” spice rub
One-pot Orzo with Spinach
Savory Roasted Acorn Squash
Irish Brown Bread

Old-fashioned Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

Notes under the cut