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15 July, 2014

Spicy Chorizo and Bean Soup

Comments : 5 Posted in : Soups - Salads - Sandwiches on by : Cook Plate Fork
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When we were living down in Mexico, I learned to love chorizo. That was a time before we all knew what processed foods were really doing to us. But since a few years ago, we have learned to eat healthy, and we really try to walk that road. Though you can splurge a little now
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30 June, 2014

Choosing the Right Honeydew Melon

Posted in : Guest Speaker, Reviews - Kitchen Utensils - Cooking - Food on by : Cook Plate Fork
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Honeydew is another summer favorite fruit. If you missed the prior articles about the watermelon and cantaloupe you can read about them here: Articles on Melons. It’s so disappointing when you get a melon that just doesn’t taste good. It may not be sweet enough or not ripe enough. It just makes the whole melon
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28 June, 2014

How to Choose and Store Watermelon

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With the onset of summer we start to think about summer fruits, like watermelon. This is always a favorite treat in the summer because of how refreshing and light it is. But, nothing is worse though than biting into a watermelon that has gone bad or just wasn’t ripe enough to begin with. So you
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16 June, 2014

Sweet Pork and Apple Wrap

Comments : 6 Posted in : Main Dish, Pork on by : Cook Plate Fork
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When your hungry but to tired to make a big deal about preparing something to eat can be discouraging. But isn’t it great when you just go looking through the refrigerator to see what you have, and you come up with a simple idea. That’s what happened here with our Sweet Pork and apple Wrap.
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12 June, 2014

Taming the Flavor of Bitter Greens

Comments : 3 Posted in : Reviews - Kitchen Utensils - Cooking - Food on by : Cook Plate Fork
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There are literally hundreds of different types of greens that are categorized as bitter greens. They all have flavors that are mild to strong, some are intensely peppery, almost spicy, while a few are slightly sweet. If you have found yourself staying clear of bitter greens because of the flavors, maybe you should give them
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31 May, 2014

Dark Cocoa Banana Cupcakes

Comments : 10 Posted in : Dessert on by : Cook Plate Fork
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These dark chocolate cupcakes are not your traditional cupcake. There is no frosting on top. But rather sweet banana chunks drizzled with sweet raw honey. Baked banana treats always get better with age. Allow these cupcakes sit overnight in a sealed container. Then pop them in the microwave for about 10 seconds and enjoy the
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16 May, 2014

Simple and Easy Beef Stir-Fry with Coconut Milk

Comments : 10 Posted in : Beef, Main Dish on by : Cook Plate Fork
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This stir fry really is simple and easy. This is another Asian meal right out of our kitchen here at Splendid Recipes and More. When it comes to food there are always health benefits, that is if you are eating the food in a healthy way. This recipe includes red pepper flacks, and if you
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1 May, 2014

Mexican Desserts to Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

Comments : 4 Posted in : Dessert, Reviews - Kitchen Utensils - Cooking - Food on by : Cook Plate Fork
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  If you hear “Mexican food,” your thoughts may instantly turn to enchiladas, burritos, guacamole, Pico de Gallo and fajitas. But what comes after those savory, spicy delights? Something sweet, of course! The best way to wrap up a delicious Mexican meal is with a classic Mexican dessert. Sweet and decadent, the three tasty desserts
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22 April, 2014

Baja Citrus Chicken Bowl

Comments : 9 Posted in : Chicken, Salads as a Main Course on by : Cook Plate Fork
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Here’s a great recipe that will prepare in under 30 minutes. Though you will need to marinate your chicken first for 30 minutes to one hour depending on your intensity for citrus flavors. But once the meat is marinated, as I mention the rest takes under 30 minutes to prepare. I found a great marinade
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