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Chili Potato Burritos

You can use any kind of chili pepper you like—I like poblano or chipotle the best. Buy them dried and put them in your blender to make powder. Serve warm with a dollop of sour cream if desired. You can substitute taco sauce for enchilada sauce.

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes, and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and mash.

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Tender Breaded Turkey Cutlets

1. Mix the bread crumbs and cheese in a shallow dish. Spread both sides of turkey with sour cream and press into the bread crumb mixture to coat.

2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place turkey in the skillet and cook 5 to 7 minutes on each side, until lightly browned and cooked through.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Yields...

Gumbo

Gumbo

Published in Seafood

Here's a great way to celebrate traditional mardi gras, New Orleans style! This recipe is a little more challenging due to the large list of ingredients. If you are worried it might be a little too much for you, feel free to leave out the shrimp. This dish is great leftover too.

Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Co...

Hummus

Hummus

Published in Appetizers

This unique recipe for hummus is an easy and quick dip that is a healthy snack. You might want to substitute cumin for the black pepper. This will make it less spicy, but the cumin still adds a complex flavor. Try this on cucumber slices, crackers, or chips!

1. In a blender, chop the garlic. Pour garbanzo beans into blender, reserving about a tablespoon for garnish. Place lemon juice, t...

Dave's Chicago Style Pizza

1. Mix all the dough ingredients together and knead them by hand or with a mixer for about 7 minutes. Then, put the dough in a lightly oiled bowl, cover it, and let it rise for about 60 minutes.
2. While the dough is rising, start preparing the sauce. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat, and then add the onion, oregano, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Cook the onion for 4-5 minute...