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Cincinnati Chili is Chocolate Lover’s Chili

This post many contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy. This rich Cincinnati chili is made with cloves and cayenne, allspice and cumin. Add in lots of chili powder and some dark chocolate and you have an amazing chili!  This post was originally published in 2014 and has been updated. Shivering from the chill, …

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Pork Schnitzel with Dill Pickle Salsa

Schnitzel is a crispy, skillet fried, golden slice of meat topped with a simple, tasty dill pickle salsa. Drizzled with mustard, this pork schnitzel recipe is so easy to make and so remarkably good. Pork Schnitzel, when you are a girl from the Midwest, is known as fried pork tenderloin, and in good Midwest fashion …

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Grilled Lamb with Mint Marinade

Grilled Lamb with Mint Marinade and lemon onions is a real crowd pleaser. This tangy, tender, succulent lamb disappeared quickly at our house! Things are finally settling down here, with lots of company behind us. When having so many, it’s nice to have a few easy dishes up your sleeve. Zoe requested lamb and being …

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Spaghetti and Red Wine Meatballs

“Who doesn’t like spaghetti and meatballs? Especially red wine meatballs that are full of garlic and cheese and perfect on pasta or sandwiches or even on toothpicks!”     Now it must be said that I prefer meat sauce and not meatballs on my spaghetti. However, I suppose that depends on the meatball. AND who …

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Jewish Brisket with Onion Gravy or My Mother’s Brisket (but not really)

This foolproof Jewish Brisket always produces great results. It certainly proves that following a recipe works! (This post was written December 27, 2011. I think it was the 5th post I published. The recipe remains as good today, as it did then. Here are some new pics, but the writing remains the same.) There are …

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