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Beef Burrito

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Experimenting a little bit to make the best beef burrito recipe.  This was the baseline with oldeo paso rice, spice pack, and sulsa.  I am now working on breaking it down to improve on it.

Do you try and make things from scratch, or stick to flavour packages?

Sunday Brunch

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For brunch we decided to keep it light, and just have scrambled eggs and toast. Nothing like a good meal to start the day. 
What do you do for a light brunch on Sunday?

BBQ

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One of my favorite ways to cook in the summer is on the BBQ.  Tonight we are having some BBQ chicken breasts, and baked potatoes. 



How do you like to cook in the summer?

Chris' Chicken Fajita's

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I decided to post my current favorite Chicken Fajita recipe.This is a combination of about 3 different recipes, as I wanted it to be a mellow taste with that spicy kick in the end.I found many are either hot, or mild, with no flavour profile.
My Recipe
Ingredients ·2 Boneless skinless Chicken breasts, thinly sliced; ·2 Red peppers, thinly sliced; ·1 Red onion; ·1 Lime; ·3 cloves of garlic; ·Salt and pepper; ·2 shakes Crushed red pepper flakes; ·2 drops Green tabasco; and ·¼ tsp Chili powder.
Directions In a large bowl, place the seasoned chicken, along with the juice from the lime, the crushed red pepper flakes, chili powder, and tabasco.In a large skillet, heat the olive oil until warm; then add in the chicken.Once the chicken is white on the outside, add the peppers, garlic, and red onion.Sauté until the garlic is fragrant and add the remaining sauce from the bowl. Cook over medium heat until the peppers have softened, and the onion is translucent.
Serve with your favorite toppings, or just c…

Meatloaf with Mushroom gravy

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When we decide to have meatloaf for supper, I didn’t know what to use to go with it. Normally I Top it with a ketchup mustard mix.  This time I decided to top it with a gravey made in the same pan as the meatloaf was cooked to get the extra flavor.
Ingredients:
Meatloaf 1.1 pound of lean ground beef, 2.¼ cup of breadcrumbs, 3.2 large eggs, 4.¼ cups of cream, 5.½ an large onion (finely chopped), 6.3 cloves of garic 7.¼ cups of grated Parmesan cheese, and 8.Salt and pepper to taste.
Gravy 1.3 cups of beef stock, 2.1 package of beef flavour, 3.½ a large onion (finely chopped), 4.22 oz of chopped mushrooms; 5.¼ cup of unsalted butter; 6.¼ cups of flour, and 7.Salt and pepper to taste.

Directions:
In a medium bowl, add the breadcrumbs the eggs and the cream together. Whisk to combine and let sit at room temperature for 20 minutes.  Take the ground beef out of the fridge and let’s stand next to the bowl for 20 minutes to warm up. In the meantime, it’s a good time to chop your garlic and onion…

Chicken Tacos

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Chicken tacos with craft beer on my back deck.  I didn't take the time to fully chop up the peppers, as we wanted a quick meal. This was shot as part of my craft beer series on my business instagram Instagramcsphotography.ca


Do you like chicken tacos?

Chicken with scalloped potatoes

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Another quick weeknight meal.  I was craving scalloped potatoes, but didn't have the time to make my own.  I forgot how good the Betty Crocker scalloped potatoes were.  They may make a feature again.