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Las Vegas Recipe Guru Summerlin Quick Trail Mix

Las Vegas Recipe Guru Summerlin Quick Trail Mix by Las Vegas Recipe Guru Summerlin

This is a great snack and very easy to make. I keep to 3 ingredients. It is simple and fast to make. Tip: On a warm day, I recommend keeping it chilled in a small portable cooler if hiking, taking a walk, biking, on the road, etc. Even if it is taken to work for the office, etc, as it can get warm or humid at work during the…

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Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies - HIGH ALTITUDE STYLE

Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies - HIGH ALTITUDE STYLE by Salad Foodie

Think you can't improve on the Original Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe? You can if you live at a high altitude (3500 to 6000 feet) and you make the recommended adjustments by the Nestle Company. I have made these cookies since I was young…

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Favorite Coleslaw Dressing

Favorite Coleslaw Dressing by Salad Foodie

A basic mayonnaise-based dressing that we make ahead and have on hand when crunchy coleslaw is on the menu for lunch or dinner. This dressing keeps well for several weeks refrigerated in a mason jar, a vintage bottle from the thrift store, or recycled dressing container (see photos). Yield is a little over 2 cups and will dress a…

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Testing Yeast for Freshness + A Source for Bread-Making Troubleshooting

Testing Yeast for Freshness + A Source for Bread-Making Troubleshooting by Salad Foodie

When yeast dough bread-making has poor outcomes, it can be frustrating to figure out what went wrong. Heavy coarse grain, collapsing loaf, dense, gummy chew - these are just a few of the problems encountered. Was it the yeast, flour, measurements or…

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Citrus Pepper Chicken Bacon Cheeseburgers

Citrus Pepper Chicken Bacon Cheeseburgers by Patti Fisher

Citrus Pepper Bacon Chicken Cheeseburgers because Ken loves cheeseburgers or anything with cheese and bacon. Patti wanted to make the burgers a little healthier and she loves chicken. These were super simple and full of flavor. A definite for our next camping or tailgating adventure. I think the Briggs Citrus Pepper Seasoning just…

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Super Taco Burgers

Super Taco Burgers by Patti Fisher

Wow!!! Super Taco Burgers made it into GMG’s Cookbook !!! Super Taco Burgers, we love a great taco and a great burger. I couldn’t make up my mind as to what to make for dinner. It’s date night and I like to put something on the grill and spend a relaxing evening with Patti. Giving it some thought I came up with a ½ pound Super Taco…

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Chile Relleno Burger

Chile Relleno Burger by Patti Fisher

Chile Relleno Burger combined Ken’s love of big burgers and southwestern food. We made these using chile rellenos from our favorite taco shop grilled on our Sawtooth Grill along with 1/3 lb. hamburgers and seasoned with our Chef of the Future Southwestern Seasoning. Topping them with our own Zesty Guacamole and Salsa Verde. Pure…

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Red Cabbage Coleslaw

Red Cabbage Coleslaw by Salad Foodie

Think outside the box for your next slaw with this creamy deep red cabbage version. The dried cranberries are camouflaged by the cabbage color and provide a pleasant sweet taste surprise, while walnuts add extra crunch.

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Ham, Peas & Pasta Salad

Ham, Peas & Pasta Salad by Salad Foodie

A nice choice for a summer cookout or picnic, this pasta salad can be made up to a day ahead for convenience. My pasta choice for this is ditalini, a small pasta often used in soups (this can be hard to locate but Barilla sells a one pound box.) Or substitute your own small pasta FAV such as elbows or shells.

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Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes and Cilantro Sauce

Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes and Cilantro Sauce by Salad Foodie

A dear friend prepared this for us and it's become our prized way of enjoying salmon fillets. She calls it Salmon Supreme, but I call it Salmon Divine! Tomatoes, onion, garlic and cilantro cook down to make the savory sauce for grilled salmon. Serve atop your choice of rice or pasta and add a side of bright vegetables or salad.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies by Salad Foodie

These peanut butter cookies have crunchy chopped peanuts and either chopped semisweet chocolate chunks or jumbo chocolate chips. They are somewhat chewy and moist if the baking is followed carefully, though you can bake an extra minute or two for a crisper version if you prefer (see Photo 2.)

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Green Bean, Carrot and Mushroom Medley

Green Bean, Carrot and Mushroom Medley by Salad Foodie

A quick-to-fix green bean side dish or vegetarian main dish. I like to use my steamer for the beans and carrots, but they could also be boiled briefly and drained. This makes a beautiful presentation with interesting flavor combinations. The real trick is getting the seasoning right. Experiment with your favorite herb combinations,…

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Quick and Easy Chicken Apple Salad

Quick and Easy Chicken Apple Salad by Salad Foodie

When time is short this main dish salad is a cinch, and ingredients are often right in the fridge and pantry. Full of crunch and goodness, this one's perfect for summertime....or anytime. The ranges of dressing ingredients give you leeway to adjust it to your tastes.

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Yogurt Pancakes with Blueberries

Yogurt Pancakes with Blueberries by Salad Foodie

Light and sublime, these pancakes are perfect for summer’s bounty of blueberries. Whole wheat pastry flour is recommended and gives the most tender results, but all purpose flour works fine too. I used Greek plain yogurt but regular yogurt or sour cream can be subbed.

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Quick Meatloaf & Potatoes

Quick Meatloaf & Potatoes by Salad Foodie

Start to finish this can be on the table in 30 minutes, which represents 15 minutes of prep and 15 minutes cook time in the microwave. This meal-in-one recipe comes from the heyday of microwave cooking in the 80's and 90's, and is always a family pleaser. Of course it can be baked in a 350 degree F. conventional oven instead, for an…

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