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WELCOME TO MY KITCHEN! I COOK REAL FOOD FOR REAL PEOPLE LIKE YOUR MOM OR YOUR GRANDMA DID BECAUSE THAT IS HOW I LEARNED FROM MY PASTRY CHEF MOM AND FANTASTIC, OLD WORLD GRANDMOTHERS!IF YOU ARE HERE  FOR THE FIRST TIME, I INVITE YOU TO HAVE A LOOK AROUND AND EXPLORE SOME OF MY QUICK, EASY TO UNDERSTAND AND DELICIOUS RECIPES!  COME SPEND SOME TIME WITH ME AND MY FAMILY LEARNING HOW TO COOK, PURE, WHOLESOME FOOD! I HOPE YOU TRY THESE RECIPES AND I HOPE YOU LOVE THEM!  HAPPY EATING!

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Chile & Lime Taco Seasoning

Today I wanted to revisit my taco seasoning and share a how to on how to make your own homemade version. I made a video for this a very long time ago and it had salt in it.  So I wanted to update the video and make it salt free.  I decided to put a fresh twist on this recipe and add some lime to that taco seasoning to give it a delicious tangy flavor without the salt.  This turned out so great and its really nice to have on hand and at the ready to go whenever you want to make tacos or season something up with it.  [....]

This is actually going to be a double sheet pan dinner.  I did this so that everything would essentially cook at once however there are a couple stages where you will take out then rearrange and then in the end it will take about 45 minutes for everything to be finished.  So stick with me and we will get you through.  Overall this is super easy and it will make your hungry crew happy when dinnertime rolls around. [...]

Chile & Lime Taco Seasoning

Red Onion

​Hot Dog Sauce

Chili Poached Eggs

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Chile & Lime Taco Seasoning
Chili Poached Eggs Recipe, Noreen's Kitchen
Chile & Lime Taco Seasoning

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Salt Free Seafood Seasoning ~ Old Bay Copycat

Today I want to share an dinner that was inspired by a local chicken chain.  Bojangles chicken and biscuits is very prevalent in the south and is starting to spread across the Midwest and further to other parts of the country.  When we first moved to North Carolina this was one of the first new places we tried.  How can you go wrong with cajun fried chicken with all the fixins?  One of those fixins is called dirty rice.  Named so for it's appearance.  It is filled with aromatics and meat and seasoned just right.  This is my version of dirty rice.  I am sure there are as many recipes for this dish as there are cooks who make it.  Let me introduce you to mine.  [....]

Having grown up in Arizona, chili and eggs was something I was introduced to early on.  My mother never made it, having a fairly big aversion to anything containing beans.  So I was first served this at the home of a friend in Jr.  high school.  I have to say, I thought I had died and gone to heaven!  Homemade chili simmered in a shallow pan with eggs poached right in there.  When you are 12 years old this seems very odd, but the older you get and the longer you live in the American southwest this becomes the norm. This quick and tasty dish is a favorite of many old timers way out west and beyond! [....]

Chile & Lime Taco Seasoning

Balsamic Chicken

Sheet Pan Dinner

Dirty Rice

​Inspired by Bojangles

Today I am sharing how to make red onion hot dog sauce.  If you are a fan of the New York style hot dog and the carts from which they hail or places like Nathan's Famous, Gray's Papaya and a myriad of others, you know red onion sauce.  It is the most amazing condiment to ever top a tube steak (that is what my step dad always called them) ever!  [....]

We recently paid a visit to our local fish market to get supplies for some upcoming videos we want to share with you.  Yes, there will be crab and yes there will be shrimp.  Before the crustaceans there must be seasoning.  Good, hearty seafood seasoning is in order.  As the norm, most would choose good, old fashioned, Old Bay to sprinkle on their boil pot or crab cakes, but this is filled with salt and I think we can do better using what we have on hand.  So let's make some salt free seafood seasoning! .  [....]


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