Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie

Turkey Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

I’m always looking for a new way to rework an old recipe.  So, how do you rework Shepherd’s Pie?  What about using sweet potatoes?  I had to rethink how that would look.  Sweet potatoes always make me think of Thanksgiving, so I decided to use ground turkey in place of hamburger.  Then I  thought the turkey needs to have a sweeter element to combine with the sweetness of the sweet potato.  So, I added peas and carrots instead of creamed corn.  Anyway, here’s the delicious result.

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Peach sherbet

Guilt Free Homemade Ice Cream

I have a serious addiction to ice cream.  It’s really bad.  I can’t hardly pass a Dairy Queen without salivating.  I had to find another alternative.  My goodness!  I’m getting bigger by the minute!  The Kitchen Chicks are beginning to focus on making our lives the best they can be, and certainly being overweight isn’t the best I can be.  There must be healthy alternatives to the processed, sugar laden ice cream we buy in stores and restaurants right?  Well, there is!  I found a couple on the net that only require a food processor and a few ingredients.

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egg-cellent egg tutorial

A Very Egg-cellent Egg Tutorial

Eggs are no yolk…see what I did there? ;) All kidding (and puns!) aside, eggs are an important part of a cook’s life. They take part in so many different kinds of recipes. Yep. It’s true. So, consider this a crash course in eggs. They really are everything they are cracked up to be (ok, ok, I’ll stop) :)

let’s start with basic egg knowledge

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Sausage stir fry meal

Sausage Stir Fry

Have you ever had one of those nights where you were scavenging through every cabinet to find something to cook for dinner?  Well, that was my night last night.  I found a few links of sausage, rice, green pepper and onion.  So, what do you do?  Well, at my house we make stir fry  This isn’t the traditional Chinese stir fry, but it does have a tasty mix of flavors.

sausage stir fry

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Reuben Sandwich

Fast and Easy Reuben Sandwich–It’s all in how you stack it

Reuben Sandwich

This…is one of our family’s favorite sandwiches–The REUBEN.  We can be kind of particular about it.  There is a particular way it ought to go together, and we do not compromise on these points.  Though the recipe is easy, we chicks feel that the best Rueben is the one best put together.

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