Tomato Soup w/Cheese and Bacon Toasts

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Tomato Soup w/Cheese and Bacon Toasts
What's better than grilled cheese and tomato soup? Grilled cheese with bacon!
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  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium. Add onion and garlic, season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring, until onion softens, 4-6 minutes. Add tomatoes and increase heat to medium-high. Cook, stirring, until tomatoes begin to break down, 4-6 minutes.
  2. Add broth and 1 cup water. Simmer until tomatoes are very soft 10 minutes in batches, puree soup with a blender or immersion blender. Stir in cream and season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat and cover to keep warm.
  3. In a large skillet cook bacon over medium heat until lightly brown but not crisp. Drain on a paper towel lined plate. Discard fat from skillet. Butter bread, place 4 slices buttered side down in skillet top with bacon and cheese, and a slice of bread butter side up. Cook in batches, until golden on each side over medium-low heat. Serve with soup. Enjoy!

Mini Potato Gratin Stacks

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Mini Potato Gratin Stacks
Individual potato gratin stacks made easy by using a muffin pan.
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  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a 12 muffin tin with oil.
  2. Peel potatoes, trim potatoes so they will fit into muffin tin, then slice into 1/10" thick slices. Place butter, garlic, cream, salt, pepper, and thyme in a microwave proof bowl, then melt in 30 second bursts. Stir, then set aside.
  3. Place potato slices in the muffin pans o they go halfway up the tin. Try to match by size to make them into neat stacks. Drizzle each stack with 1/2 tsp. of cream mixture. Sprinkle half of the cheese over the stacks. Top with the remaining potato slices. Drizzle with remaining cream sauce. Cover loosely with foil and bake for 35 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven, sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake without foil for 10 minutes or until golden and the potato is soft. Let stand for 5 minutes before removing. Use a tablespoon or butter knife to help scoop them out.
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Recipe adapted from Recipe Tin

Moroccan Spiced Salmon with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Original recipe found on Cooking Classy

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Moroccan Spiced Salmon With Lemon Yogurt Sauce
Delicious salmon dish with a sauce that could easily be used on a variety of fish dishes.
Course Fish, Main Dish
Cuisine Seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10-15 minutes
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Lemon Yogurt Sauce
Course Fish, Main Dish
Cuisine Seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10-15 minutes
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Lemon Yogurt Sauce
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  1. Let salmon sit out for 10 minutes. Mix all the spices together and set aside. Spray a baking pan with cooking spray or the olive oil. Pat the spices on top of the salmon. Cook at 350 10-20 minutes depends on how big the fillets are. Should be cooked through and nice and flaky. Mix the lemon yogurt sauce together. Serve salmon and dollop with the sauce.

Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Herb Pan Sauce

Moist and delicious steak.  Original recipe found on Saving Room for Dessert.

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Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Herb Pan Sauce
Moist steak. For a vegetarian version I baked portobellos and used the herb sauce on those for my family.2
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Steaks
Herb Sauce
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Herb Sauce
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  1. Preheat oven to 425. Season both sides of the steaks. Let sit for 30 min for room temp. Heat oil in cast iron pan. On medium heat and cook each side for 3 minutes. Place in oven and cook another 8-9 minutes if you want medium rare. Longer or shorter time depending on how you like you steak. For the sauce bring bring broth and worcesertshire sauce to boil in sauce pan. Cook until the sauce is slightly reduced. Turn heat to medium and add cream. Simmer for about 3 minutes, should coat spoon. Add the rest of ingredients and mix well. To serve place steak on plate and top with sauce.

Butter Chicken

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Butter Chicken
The Oscar winning dish of the night. Inspired from the Indian movie Slumdog Millionaire.
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  1. Marinate chicken in 1 tsp. chili powder and turmeric, salt and pepper to taste. Let sit for 15 minutes.
  2. Brown chicken in 2 Tbsp butter, remove and set aside.
  3. Melt another 2 Tbsp. butter over medium heat, add onion, garam masala, ginger, 1 tsp. chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, and cinnamon. Salt and pepper to taste. Cook until fragrant.
  4. Add tomato sauce and bring to a simmer. Add the water and cream, bring back to a simmer. Return the chicken and simmer covered for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Stir in the last 2 Tbsp. of butter and salt and pepper to taste. Serve over rice. Enjoy!
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