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    Breakfast White Rice Buttermilk Waffles

    Here is a hearty and tender waffle recipe that is just a bit different. It is also a use for some leftover white rice from the night before! White Rice Buttermilk Waffles3 large eggs, separated2 c. buttermilk6 T. melted shortening2 c .flour1/2 t. salt1 T. baking powder1 T. sugar or Splenda1/2 t. baking soda1 c. cooked whole grain rice Beat egg whites until they form soft peaks, set aside. Beat egg yolks until lemon colored. Add buttermilk and shortening.Combine flour, salt, baking powder, sugar and baking soda. Add this to the egg yolk mixture. Stir until blended. Add rice.Fold in egg whites. Bake in waffle iron according to directions.Makes 8…

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    Turkey Creole Time for Spice in Your Life!

    Now that the turkey gravy is gone, and there is yet just one Ziploc bag left of turkey in the refrigerator: it is turkey creole time. This spicy dish is bright and colorful and full of flavor. It is a perfect change from the holiday turkey taste. Turkey Creole 2 T olive oil1/2 c chopped onion1 large green pepper, chopped1 t crushed, chopped garlic1 16 oz can tomatoes1 to 2 t chili powder (depending how close to Texas you live!)1 1/2 t salt1 t sugar3/4 t oregano leaves1/8 t pepper1 c regular long grain rice3 c cut up cooked turkey (or chicken) About 50 minutes before serving; In a large…

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    Fall Produce Features Perfect Bell Peppers

    The frost is coming. The temperatures are creeping down each night, going a degree lower and getting within striking distance of the first freeze. The frost will soon be on the pumpkins. Yes Autumn is here. As the garden patch is reduced to empty rows… the bell pepper plants still are heavy with beautiful colors of a fall palate. Our tomatoes are long gone, but the local orchard is still selling them by the 1/2 bushel. So… the mix of the vitamin rich, dark gems of tomato and red/green pepper are just perfect for an evening meal. I made Stuffed Peppers last night, a great meal for watching the amount…