Florentine Cheese Filet Steak

Florentine Cheese Filet Steak

Call me a meat and potatoes kind of guy and I will say that at least for today, you are absolutely right. I won't lie. The spinach and cheese blend in the beef seared at high heat brings forth a delicious taste that, along with a perfect wine, is simply scrumptious. If you are prone to cringe at making such a feast, fear not. This Steak a la Florentine is really simple. All you really have to concern yourself with is two basic principles for this dish. You must, must turn your heating element on to maximum heat. Got gas, crank it up. Electric? No problem. Put it on high. And leave it

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Pizza Hotdish Casserole

Pizza Hotdish Casserole

Hotdish or casserole? Is there really a difference... it's like saying slow cooker or crockpot. There may be some who would make a really big deal out of these two. But me? I just love this recipe cause it is crazy good, easy to make and my fussy eater daughter LOVES it! So, when RZ member Dissie cooked up this recipe on our site, she chose to use the term "hotdish" instead of crockpot or slow cooker. And I love it!!! Just the name: pizza hotdish. When I took my first bite after mixing everything up, scooping the ingredients into a pan and finally pulling it out of the oven... I got to

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Spinach and Cheese Ravioli, with Sausage and Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

Spinach and Cheese Ravioli, with Sausage and Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

I am going to be brutally honest. I have never been a fan of pouring a salad dressing in a main dish unless it is a chicken salad or something. And I wish that I could say that the outcome was incredible. Over the moon. Over the top. Over the... well, you get the idea. But don't stop reading! There is a silver lining. I wish all of life were like that. Something doesn't go your way and poof... you find a nice little silver lining to make the world a better place. In food land, that is just a little itty bitty change to an ingredient here or there.  In the case of this Spinach and Cheese

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Chicken Parmesan Bundles - With Spinach and Cream Cheese Filling

Chicken Parmesan Bundles - With Spinach and Cream Cheese Filling

I am on a roll. And when I am on a role, I go all out. What, you ask? Pasta. Specifically, pasta recipes. Recipes with delicious noodles filled with all kinds of extras like chicken, veggies of some sort, and of course the red or white sauce that brings it all together. That may or may not include wine. In the recipe or on the side. And every good pasta recipe deserves fresh herbs. It is all about the packages my friends. All about the package. They are sweet and necessary things in our lives that make things seem just a bit better. So, what's this all about? Well, simply put, a great pasta

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Prime Rib Roast With Au Jus

Prime Rib Roast With Au Jus

Have you ever wondered what the most amazing thing of beauty is on this Earth? Oh, I can think of a few things. I can talk about the beauty of my spouse, the wonder of my little girl, and the view from the most amazing mountain top. But, I won't. I won't bore you with all of that detail (but my, oh my I could!!!). But what I can do, is talk about how beautiful this prime rib roast is. This is not just any prime rib roast, mind you. Nope. This is actually a very special one. In fact, it is my first. Do you remember firsts? First kiss. First time driving behind the wheel of a car. First time

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Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Risotto

Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Risotto

  There are some meals that are made for loving and I got to admit, this is one of them: apple cinnamon breakfast risotto. I don't remember the occasion, or the year for that matter, but what I do remember is sitting down at the breakfast table and the feeling one gets the moment they put a fork to their mouth and flavor fills the tastebuds. Our brains are funny that way. This is the food memories are made with! I stopped at a bed and breakfast for the night and the host just happened to agree to allow me to film her cooking this delicious apple recipe. Wow. Just

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