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John and Chris Lutzen

Jul 20, 2014

We are in Full Swing on Cape Cod

Enjoy our Cape Cod Fillets while you Visit Cape Cod and the town of Yarmouth.

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Jul 13, 2014

Apple Bread

Apple Bread Recipe

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Jun 01, 2014

Dog House - An Open Air Restaurant on Cape Cod

Dog House Restaurant - Where The Hot Dogs are Great on Cape Cod

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Mar 10, 2014

Chicken Salad

Chris's Chicken Salad with Grapes, Apple and Celery. A delight to your palate.

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Dec 31, 2013

Better Luck Next Year?

Wow! 2013 has been a tumultuous year!

Never in my lifetime have I seen a president and congress be so Anti-EVERYTHING! And, I'll guess they did not take a lead from Easy-Everday-Cooking-Recipes.net and begin the new year by preparing, then eating our good luck New Year recipe for success!

Just kidding, but maybe they should have as ever since we found this generational tasty recipe for new year luck it has been an delicious year of good fortune for our family. Oh, I know, it is superstitious, but...it's your call. You never know. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Nov 25, 2013

It's That Time Again!!!

Cook the turkey. Bake the Ham. Make the Stuffing!!!

Yes, make the stuffing. I know you will enjoy and don't forget to give some of our other tasty recipes the look.

Click the Link below and have a Happy Thanks Giving... Gobble! Gobble!

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Feb 19, 2013

BeefStew - Comfort Food for the Family

BeefStew for meat eaters.

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Dec 19, 2012

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Well, another year is coming to an end and sad to say, this year in America we are ending on a sad note.

As we all mourn the loss life from the storm and most recently in New town, CT we still must look to a brighter day.

Two years ago Chris and I had great news bestowed upon us and this year also, and while we are not superstitious we did have pleasantries bestowed upon us after starting the new year with a dish of Hoppin John.

(Copy cut and paste the following URL into your browser http://www.easy-everyday-cooking-recipes.net/hoppinjohn.html).

A tasty dish reminiscent to early 20th century is supposed to bring good luck to all who eat it. It happened to us so who knows, it just might bring you some good luck too.

Whatever you decide, the best to you and yours in the New Year and may the families recover and heal from the tragedy that recently occurred in their lives.

Happy New Year.

John & Chris

Dec 02, 2012

How To Make Dough - Grams Fantabulous Bread Recipes

How To Make Dough - Gram's Bread Recipes.

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Nov 21, 2012

Giving Thanks

We are a grateful nation that understands what it means to keep family together and Thanksgiving is upon us.

There are many soldiers who are deployed and will not be able to join with their families for America's traditional Thanksgiving family gathering.

If you know a soldier's family member who is without their loved one during this time, extend them the warmth of your family. Give them thanks for keeping the home fire lit for their loved ones safe return. It is a quiet sacrifice a soldier's family endures.

In return for your warmth, our thanks to you is a wonderful sausage stuffing that goes nicely with your traditional thanksgiving feast.

Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving!

Chris & John

P.S. Thank a Veteran for their service.

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Sep 23, 2012

Cape Cod Chowder

Cape Cod Chowder is an easy to prepare delicious home-style fish chowder your family with enjoy even at home.

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Sep 22, 2012

Fall is approaching
and soon the cooking will begin.

With the summer solstice waining and fall fast approaching, our thoughts start shifting to the holidays.

Many of us will plan for the holidays while working one or two jobs to make ends meet hoping to have what seems to be diminishing in this country... the American Dream. Others will wait for government, and still others will continue to search for work and a new beginning.

Our forefathers risked life and limb to live free. They worked the ground, hunted for food and built shelter for their families. They fought among themselves and found that freedom has a price.

Our bounty for today is high unemployment, government intervention and so-called quiet movements marching to a world wide order to an ever deceived population. Not what the Constitution of the United States is about, but none-the-less, one world governing body, and bringing America into Chaos is the plan.

Is that what we Americans want? One World Order?

If you think I am far-fetched, search the net for one world order.

And while you are searching, take pride in our comfort food recipes such as our Meatloaf, Sausage stuffing, Sogood Spareribs, Pork Tenderloin and more. They are Easy Everyday Cooking recipes.

Enjoy the fall and enjoy our recipes.

We love this country, because of the freedom it affords.

Don't let the American Dream go down the drain.

Vote to remove the current administration. They are our biggest threat.

The last 4 years has demonstrated what a liberal progressive congress and president can do.

The Constitution of the United States is being threatened. Be American because this is what it means to BE FREE!


P.S. And Cook Up A Storm In Your Kitchen!

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and soon the cooking will begin."

Sep 11, 2012

Make Your Own Website

Make your own website the easy way.

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Aug 26, 2012

Louise's Meatballs

Louise's Meatballs - Always consistent, always great.

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Aug 26, 2012

John's Signature Meatballs!

A few weeks ago we had entertained friends here on Cape Cod and one of our menu items was meatballs...

I know, meat-balls are just that, but everyone likes Italian and Gram's meat-balls are always a favorite in our home.

In our travels, we have come across some ingredients that have enhanced Gram's melt in your mouth to die for meatballs and since I am a person of gastronomical adventure with Italian food decided to kick them up a notch.

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Aug 11, 2012

Chris Botti - Wow What A Night!

Chris Botti in Concert

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Jan 22, 2012

Chris's Italian Style Meatloaf

Italian Style Meatloaf

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Jan 15, 2012

Orange Glazed Ginger Carrots

Orange Glazed Ginger Carrots

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Nov 14, 2011

Tomato Sauce Louise's way

Tomato Sauce made by my grandmother Louise.

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Nov 05, 2011

Great Recipe Sites and Links Worth Visiting

A Selection of recipe sites and links worth visiting!

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Oct 30, 2011

Chris's Lasagna

Chris's Lasagna that is too good to miss.

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Oct 02, 2011

Tired? Bored? Looking for a Snack?

We are always looking for something fun to eat, and if it tasty and healthy, even better.

Our friends on the web just love the attention we provide, but more so we enjoy their links cause.... they are interesting and diverse!

Now if you are looking for a snack, see our latest addition. Hey, it's Snack Time somewhere.... John

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Sep 29, 2011

Why Eat Out When You Can Eat In, Go Red Sox?

With the sad passing and final loss of the Boston Red Sox I am sad to say you can now stay home to eat. Right?

Hey it's football season and last weekend I made SoGood Pulled Pork only to watch the Patriots get hammered.

Well at least we ate well, and I can tell you you won't be disappointed... Remember, it's the sauce that's the boss.... See our Spare Ribs recipe below for the sauce. Apply liberally, especially when depressed!

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Sep 03, 2011

Hamburger Recipes - HAMBURGER YOU!

Hamburger recipes anyone can make.

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Sep 03, 2011

Money Saving Grocery Shopping Tips

Money Saving Grocery Shopping Tips

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Sep 03, 2011

hoppinjohn or Hoppin' John

hoppinjohn black-eyed peas

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Sep 03, 2011

My Father - He is The Man My Mother Molded!

My Father - Dad, Husband and the person of influence.

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Aug 20, 2011

Whod a Thought

I would have just provided you the meatless version of Chris's Lasagna!

Well, you know Chris & I are both meat lovers, and how can you blame us? And while my doc says lay off the red meat, how can you resist when you prepare and cook lasagna with so much love....?

Well, here is how and what I use for Chris's lasagna to make it a meat-lovers version, (sorry vegetarians I gave you first shot)....

1 - Pound of 90% Lean Ground Sirloin.

1/2 Pound of Ground Sweet Italian Sausage. (Make sure you find a market that finely grinds their sausage meat and uses little fat).

1 Whole Medium Sweet Onion.

Garlic powder, Salt and Pepper to taste.

Steam cook the sausage until done, then grind in your blender.

Saute the onion with 1 tablespoon Olive Oil until it sweats (turns translucent).

Add the ground sirloin and the ground sausage, salt, pepper and garlic to taste.

When fully cooked, drain and let cool then add it to the cheese layer.... Oh man, I'm so hungry... gotta go!


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Jul 31, 2011


Italianzucchini - Zucchini at its best!

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Jul 29, 2011

Ricotta Gnocchi

Ricotta gnocchi dough and expert tips.

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Jul 29, 2011

Fettucini Alfredo

Fettucini Alfredo - One of Grams' and Moms' favorite pasta meals

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Jul 20, 2011

Easy Dinners that prepare quickly.

Easy dinners that are fun to prepare and delicous to eat!

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Jul 20, 2011

Easy Chicken Cutlets

An Easy Chicken Cutlets recipe that makes chicken Fantastic!

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Jul 20, 2011

Deviled Eggs - The snack of champions...

Deviled Eggs - A hard to beat, easy to make appetizer.

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Jul 17, 2011

Chicken Wings - A Favorite of Louise

Chicken wings that will make your taste buds smile...

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Jul 17, 2011

Chicken Breast Recipes That will knock your socks off!

Got Chicken Breast Recipes?

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Jul 17, 2011

Breaded Chicken Breast Louise's Style

Breaded Chicken Breast the way Louise loved it.

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Jul 16, 2011

One Touch CanOpener

Onetouch CanOpener Review - Another Opinion on a cool tool.

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Jul 16, 2011

The All Deceiving Low-Fat Burger Sliders and Fries

A Low-Fat Burger and Fries that can be turned into Burger Sliders.

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Jun 19, 2011

Extreme Couponing Anyone?

Wow! With HGTV showing how everyday people are saving a bundle when shopping it is no wonder EVERYONE is trying extreme couponing. Heck, when our own government takes food and fuel out of inflation figures and we see smaller packinging with higher prices, what are we to do?

Well, we're trying to help! On every page of our site, we are offering you the opportunity to sign up for FREE INTERNET COUPONS.

While extreme couponing may be a craze now, coupons have existed ever since I was a child, and I'm older than dirt!

What do you have to lose? One of Chris's office workers has a huge book in alphabetical order...and, she just loves paying, well, almost nothing.

Our gift to you.

Happy Couponing,

John & Chris

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Jun 04, 2011

Cake Decorating and all that Fun Stuff

Hello Friends!

As you know we are always searching for good quality recipes and sites for you.

This time John found a cake decorating site filled with cool videos showing you how to make all those fun cakes, cookies and candy you see on those HGTV programs.

When you become a member, you have a plethora of information at your finger tips.

Cool tools, recipes, photo gallery and details on how to make those expensive cakes you see in the stores. In addition, there is a library and a forum where you can participate and become a cooking celebrity of sorts.

We do want to point out should you join, we will receive a small stipend for your membership. Also, should you decide to end your membership, that process is just as easy.

Take a peek at what they have to offer.

You do not have to be a pastry chef to understand and do what they demonstrate.

As always, thank you for stopping by. We truly enjoy your input so keep it coming.

Best Regards, Chris & John

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Apr 23, 2011

Uses for Coffee Filters and did you know there are Easter Chickens?

Every now and then you come across information that peaks your interest. Tidbits and trivia that just is so interesting it makes you stop and think.

And all the while you read about the topic, you say to yourself “That is so common sense."

In addition you assume, everyone else knows that too, letting it go never to pass on the tidbit to your friends or family.

Or you may feel inferior to a friend or sibling who went to college and now they are constantly reminding you of that and they know better... Kind of like our President but I digress...

But - Who Knows? Some things can be amusingly useful and just may provide a topic of discussion that is light, interesting and helpful to others, such as when I recently visited one of our site links we are famous for providing our readers and clicked on their Hard Boiled Eggs link.

Had I had been an Agriculture major I might have been aware of this.

So, with the Easter Bunny hot on our tail, there are such things as real live Easter Egg Chickens!

Should you be contemplating the next 4-H project for your children, you can raise these birds.

Moreover, the education your child will receive will forever be part of your lives.

In addition, you can shelve your Easter Egg coloring kit because what you will discover is amazing! So Click here .

I did mention in the title of this blog new uses for coffee filters but do not have enough space in the blog to cover it.

Because of the space restriction, we will send you an email with the list of useful things you can do with coffee filters.

Again, I apologize for the inconvenience but it is what it is... see our Contact Us ... Also, we value your privacy and will not use, share or sell your email. However, if you sign up for Troys Tasty newsletter (see top right of page) we can keep in touch. Thank you!

Apr 17, 2011

The Easter Bunny Is Coming!!

Hi There!

With all religous holidays, there is something special waiting for those who believe.

The Christian holiday of Easter is upon us. Family gaterings will take place, but not all family members will be able to eat all the same foods due to some type of allergy.

We recently had the honor of finding a great site for those who enjoy eating but have an allergy to gluten.

What? Yes, there are a couple in our family who are allergic to eggs, and gluten.....yes, we try to provide for those needs and sometimes don't know where to look.

So while preparing your menu for Easter, check out our links page for great gluten free cooking!

Chris & John

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Apr 09, 2011

No Government Shutdown here! A Rebirth of Help is a click away...

Can you believe it?

All the news about shutting down the government and how the Republicans/Tea Party congressmen/women want to cut programs for the sick, elderly, and whatever else is DEMOCRATIC RHETORIC! They had the opportunity to balance the budget when they had complete control of the government, but they CHOSE NOT TO PUT TOGETHER A BUDGET. They want an OPEN ENDED CHECKBOOK!

Would you print money to fill your checkbook if it meant handing the bill to your children? I think not! Common sense says otherwise...

Now the Democrats are whining and making s____ up to make the Republican/Tea Party members look terrible in the eyes of all Americans.

What a shame.....The American Tax Payers want spending and mismanagement to end but like adolescents, the Democrats keep doing the same thing over and over again expecting a different result from the tax payers! Hmm.... sounds like the definition of insanity to me....

I am with the consensus the existing congress should all be ousted... but I digress....

So.......to stay on topic....And Keep with the American Spirit..... Help our economic situation...Keep our expenses down.....Use our ingenuity.....We have re-birthed our recipe site links page (no Federal Funds Used Here) to provide you a plethora of links to benefit you!

We spanned the globe looking for people, culture, and ideas to help you balance your budget at home.

The Best Part is it FREE for you to glean.

Click the link below, have a taste of great at-home recipes and pull some budget busting tips from our link partners.

There is No Government Shutdown here! The Rebirth of Help is a click away...

Chris and John

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Mar 19, 2011

Six Secrets that can save you from Indigestion!

We all agree that cooking food requires some skill and degree of safety in the kitchen when using hot stoves appliances and cutting instruments, but do we all remember.......

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