Recipes by chef regina

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Pico de Gallo (Spanish for “rooster’s beak”) is a fresh salsa easy to make salsa.  made from diced tomato, onion, and green Jalapeños fresh diced coriander, lime juice and salt. That’s it!  This simple fresh salsa has only a touch of fresh jalapeño for flavor, so it starts off mild and suitable for almost palates. […]

Pico De Gallo

Appetizers, Homemade Pantry Condiments, Snacks, Soups or Salad & Dressing

5 Ingredients, Appetizers, Lunch, Soups or Salad & Dressing

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It’s one of those perfect comfort soups you crave during cooler days. But sometimes surprisingly, I crave this spicy bowl of delish during all seasons! And you may have most of the ingredients on hand: canned tomatoes, chicken breast, a package of taco seasoning mix. Don’t turn your nose up. Yes, we’re using taco seasoning […]

Easy Homemade Tortilla Soup

Breakfast, Lunch

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It’s quite possible you can skip a drive-thru egg sandwich and make this easy-to-prepare one at home. Spinach and tomatoes provide valuable vitamins and antioxidants; a fiber-filled whole wheat English muffin combined with protein in the egg helps you stay satiated through lunchtime. Yes, it’s not as convenient as a drive through, but it will […]

Open Faced Egg, Spinach and Tomato Sandwich

Lunch, Soups or Salad & Dressing

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What’s so deliciously wonderful about The Wedge? Its unique shape and colorful toppings makes it an attention stopper! It’s cool, refreshing and never goes out of style – It’s a Classic!!  DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE? Tag @reginadmitchell on Instagram and hashtag it #reginadmitchell If you enjoyed this recipe, please come back and give it […]

Classic Wedge Salad

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How to Pick an Avocado Learning how to tell if an avocado is ripe is key—no one likes tossing out overripe produce or waiting days on end for it to be ripe. While you’re at the store, look for avocados that are not bruised or ones that feels too soft, and have no gouges or […]

How to Prepare and Cut Avocados

Homemade Pantry Condiments