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Cream of Chicken and Leeks on Buttered Toast

Leeks and Creamy Chicken on Buttered Toast

Who doesn’t love Rachael Ray and her yummy recipes? This one was found on her site, “rachaelraymag.com”. Remember to clean your leeks thoroughly. At times you’ll find some farm soil hiding between the layers. And for best results, use the thick sliced farm-style bread for your toasted bread. Enjoy! Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: […]

Mexican Street Corn Salad with Chipotle Dressing

Mexican Style Street Corn Salad

Jessica Gavin is the author of this delightful street corn salad. This recipe was found on the website titled “Friday Night Snacks and More”. You’ll find many more of Jessica’s creations at www.jessicagavin.com. Prep time: 18 minutes Cook time: 12 minutes Total time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients: 4 ears of Sweet Corn (3 cups […]



Looking quite similar to onions in appearance, leeks are root vegetables and are related to onions, garlic, scallions, shallots and chives. Their flavor is onion-like but much milder. People who avoid this vegetable because they dislike onions should try them, their flavor is mellow and not overpowering, and many onion-haters enjoy them.  Nutritionally, leeks are a great […]

Jalapeno Peppers


The active component in jalapenos and other hot peppers is capsaicin, which gives them their strong spicy pungent character.  Tolerance levels in individuals can vary widely—use them in moderation at first.  Eating cold yogurt or drinking milk will help dilute the capsaicin concentration, thereby reducing that “burning” sensation.  Jalapeno peppers are a rich source of vitamin C.  They also contain high levels of […]

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