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  • Food & Swine

    Easy Taco Pasta Bake

    This recipe is one I’ve wanted to try for a while.  The older version (original) is one I found on Pinterest a few years ago.  I changed the recipe (surprise surprise!) to accommodate what I…

  • Food & Swine

    Healthier Ham Balls

    I think you’ll be hard pressed to find a recipe that is more ‘Midwest’ than this one.  Ham balls are one of my favorite childhood recipes.  My Mom makes divine ham balls…

  • Food & Swine

    Healthy Korean Style Beef

    This is one of my favorite quick cooking beef recipes, a modification of this recipe won a blue ribbon at the Iowa State Fair for the “Healthy Beef Appetizers” division, sponsored by…

  • Food & Swine

    Cattleman Approved Steak Wraps

    I think my Dad is quite the cattleman.  Now, he’s not the horseback, roping, wrangling type of cowboy you may expect he’d be since I dubbed him with the ‘cattleman’ distinction. Plain and…

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    Fancy Flank Steak Rolls

    Here’s a recipe that I made up for Iowa Farmer Today when they recently visited.  Jeff DeYoung is a great guy I had the pleasure of working with on the article and…