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Looking for delightful main courses the whole family will enjoy? Our assortment of recipes has something for everyone! Try our savory potpies, delicious enchiladas, or our tasty pastas and casseroles. All of our meals are simple to prepare and full of flavor. If you have 30 to 60 minutes, let us assist you with creating appetizing food that will taste like it came from your local restaurant. Bon App├ętit!

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Pork & Apple Sandwich

Pork & Apple Sandwich

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Pork and Apple are a fabulous taste combination. Try seasoning your pork with a little cumin to bring out the meat flavour, which adds to the overall taste contrast.

Duck Rice

Duck Rice

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Duck breast will usually come with the skin, which is really fatty and thick. Separate the mean from the skin/fat and cut up some of the fat that will be used for cooking.

Higgly Piggly Lamb

Higgly Piggly Lamb

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Really simple lamb chop recipe using some herbs, butter and salt & pepper to allow the lamb taste to be the main focus of the dish. Enjoy!

Basic Steak

Basic Steak

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Seriously, it's not that hard. It's a very basic dish, dressed up to look good. As for what wine would go with it, dry, red wine. Not a wine buff I did not pick the wine to go with this.

Grilled Salmon, Mushroom, Tomato, Cous Cous & Chilli Fresh Salad with a Lemon/Olive Oil Dressing

Grilled Salmon, Mushroom, Tomato, Cous Cous & Chilli Fresh Salad with a Lemon/Olive Oil Dressing

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This is a delicious salmon dish that is paired with an amazing cous cous, a fresh salad and a simple homemade olive oil dressing with lemon. Hope you enjoy this is much as I did!

Steak Oscar

Steak Oscar

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Yes, there is a Steak under all that creamy rich bearnaise sauce... Beef tenderloin to be exact, about 1 1/4" thick and grilled to perfection. Top the steak with a couple lemon-garlic grilled shrimp and then smother with that rich thick crab filled…

Turkey Crumble with Leek, Garlic, and Red Pepper

Turkey Crumble with Leek, Garlic, and Red Pepper

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This recipe is healthy and easy to make. Turkey is a great substitute for any ground meat.

Beef & Guinness Pies

Beef & Guinness Pies

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 120 Minutes

These single serving beef pies are perfect for those cold winter nights or at Christmas in front of a roaring fire. The beef is braised in creamy rich Guinness beer and onions for several hours until it's melt-in-your-mouth tender. Divide it equally…

Reindeer Pie

Reindeer Pie

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 60 Minutes

Public Service Announcement: No Reindeer were harmed while making these pies! OK, so we don't actually use reindeer when making these meat pies but if you're adventurous enough you can always subsitute venison for the beef. This recipe takes the b…

Tex Mex Chorizo and Shrimp Risotto

Tex Mex Chorizo and Shrimp Risotto

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Delicious flavors for any shrimp or chorizo lover! We loved the fusion of food.

Meatball and Vegetable Soup

Meatball and Vegetable Soup

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One of my favorite supermarket shortcuts, pre-cooked frozen meatballs, make a star appearance in this super-easy and savory soup. Kids love meatballs, so I bet this will be a new favorite at your house. While this recipe does not cook in 30 minutes or les…

Italian Pork Tenderloin with Olives

Italian Pork Tenderloin with Olives

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I love pork tenderloin and anyone who knows me knows I love olives. Why not put the two together!? The pork is cooked for over 15 hours and falls apart at the touch of a fork. Served over a nice crusty piece of bread. Yum! You could also do sandwiches on…

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Crockpot Chicken

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Crockpot Chicken

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I am a huge fan of spinach and artichoke dip! This recipe came about when I was trying to put together an orange sweet potato crockpot dish, and I forgot to buy sweet potatoes! I had to leave for work and had minutes to improvise. Grabbing what I had on h…

Veggie Quiche

Veggie Quiche

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What I love about making quiche is that it is so very easy to make them and can be served for brunch as well as for dinner. Also another nice thing is that it is a great way to get rid of things you have i your fridge. You can go vegetarian with it or add…

Strawberry, Goat Cheese and Quinoa Salad

Strawberry, Goat Cheese and Quinoa Salad

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The key to this salad is to cook the quinoa the right way: rinse, drain, toast in a dry pan, not too much water (MUCH less than rice, for 1 cup quinoa use only 1.5 cups water), simmer in a pot with a vented lid for 16 minutes. This will give you fluffy NO…

Tartare Salmon

Tartare Salmon

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A yummy fresh salmon tartar , perfect on a sunny day! Simple fast and easy! Serve it with a fresh salad, crackers or garlic croutons .

Friday Night Pizza with a Twist

Friday Night Pizza with a Twist

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This is a simple recipe that costs little and anyone can make. And the best thing is it takes under 5 mins to prepare.

Cream of Anything Soup Substitute Mix

Cream of Anything Soup Substitute Mix

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This mix is quick and easy to put together and can be used as a substitute for any can of condensed Cream of ___ soup that you may need in any recipe. For more great ideas and recipes, check out www.chewnibblenosh.com !

Easy Pot Pie

Easy Pot Pie

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
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This is a very easy recipe for close to homemade chicken pot pie. My kids love it. Short prep time and bake 30-35 minutes.

Citrus Fish Fillets

Citrus Fish Fillets

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes

Citrus flavors give these Orange Roughy fillets a light fresh flavor that everyone will love. This quick recipe is perfect for people who are watching their calories, but still want to enjoy a great tasting meal. Serve it up with a healthy salad, or som…

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