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Karen Robiscoe is a delighted but distant member of Phi Theta Kappa & an honors grad of SBCC. A professional & personal chef, she currently resides in those first two initials, but she’s better described by these: LQTM, as well as a product of white flour Cheerios & disinterested parenting.

An aspiring novelist, Karen has had poetry, short fictions & creative non-fictions published both online and in print. While she waits on those bucketloads of cash to roll in from the pending release of her urban fantasy: SPIRITED REMIX, she works as a personal chef, and as such, hopes to share some 9 years worth of everyday meals, and specialities with the Hub community. You can keep up with her myriad interests here & CHARRON’s CHATTER dot com.

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  • Fruits Salad Recipe
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    Fruits Salad Recipe

    3 years ago

    Summertime...and the living is breezy. Stay light as the wind with this refreshing medley of fruits, avocado, & herbalicious honeyed yogurt dressing--ready in an a-peeling 20 minutes!

  • Vegetarian Sloppy Joe Recipe
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    Vegetarian Sloppy Joe Recipe

    3 years ago

    Vegetarian Sloppy Joes. You won't BELIEVE how tasty a meatless burger can be until you try this fabulous recipe. Hitting on all 4 cylinders: it's also easy, quick and inexpensive to prepare!

  • Vegetarian Enchilada Casserole Recipe
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    Vegetarian Enchilada Casserole Recipe

    3 years ago

    Luscious & layered: chips, beans, protein crumbles & cheese prove carne can be a nickname for fairway workers instead of an ingredient, while a handful of herbs & spices rounds out this Mexican treat.

  • Falafels Recipe
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    Falafels Recipe

    3 years ago

    Just 'cause it's vegan, doesn't mean it isn't great! Quick & inexpensive, once you try this easy-peasy recipe, you'll wonder why you waited so awfully long to make this tasty treat a dinnertime staple

  • Gnocchi in Dill Sauce Recipe
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    Gnocchi in Dill Sauce Recipe

    3 years ago

    It's a dumpling! It's a pasta! It's a potato...? Yes, Gnocchi in Dill Sauce--& even gnocchi just plain--is a delicious, pillow-like pasta dumpling made from potatoes. Easy, inexpensive & tasty, too.

  • Cranberry Sauce Recipe
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    Cranberry Sauce Recipe

    3 years ago

    Skip the canned log, and make your own cranberry sauce! Simmered in port wine, and finished with the bright taste of oranges, this recipe is as sweetly received as it is easy to make.

  • Chicken and Tortilla Soup Recipe
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    Chicken and Tortilla Soup Recipe

    4 years ago

    Chicken Tortilla Soup is tasty...No ifs, buts, or ANDs about it. This prep is a snap, too, ready as quick as Speedy Gonzales, blending the chili flavors, cilantro, avocado & other tastes you love.

  • Jack Daniels Baked Beans Recipe
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    Jack Daniels Baked Beans Recipe

    4 years ago

    This classic comfort food scarcely needs an introduction. Navy beans, broiled peppers, apples, carrots , & other veggies are counted along with the beans, while Jack Daniels gives it extra kick!

  • Eggplant Caponata Recipe
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    Eggplant Caponata Recipe

    4 years ago

    Eggplant Caponata is a sweet & sour dish haling from Sicily, & its Mediterranean influence delights. Capers, pine nuts, basil, raisins, & a wealth of other goodies make the sauce-friendly veggie pop!

  • Chicken Picatta Recipe
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    Chicken Picatta Recipe

    4 years ago

    A light, lemon caper sauce to compliment the delicate taste & texture of thinly pounded, egg dipped chicken breasts. Add some pasta & you're hitting on all 4 cylinders! A quick & easy prep, too!

  • Cream of Tomato Soup Recipe
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    Cream of Tomato Soup Recipe

    4 years ago

    Fresh, tomato soup. A classic from the word "go". Seasoned with aromatic basil, and finished with light cream, heirlooms make this soup exceptionally memorable.

  • Linguine and Clam Sauce Recipe
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    Linguine and Clam Sauce Recipe

    4 years ago

    Linguine with fresh clams. You don't have to live near the shore to dig this shellfish dinner-or sail the 7 seas to find these 7 ingredients! Ready in minutes, you'll be back at the beach by sunset!

  • Mushroom Risotto Recipe
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    Mushroom Risotto Recipe

    4 years ago

    Creamy like pudding, but savory like pilaf, preparing rice risotto-style elevates a simple side dish into something spectacular. Hearty enough to be the entrée, it's as easy to make as it is tasty.

  • Macaroni & Cheese Recipe
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    Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

    4 years ago

    Macaroni and Cheese. Fluffy pillows, favorite flicks & friends. For those days life beats you up, this comfort food is sure to treat you right. As easy to make as opening a frozen dinner of the same.

  • Seafood Pasta with Veggies Recipe
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    Seafood Pasta with Veggies Recipe

    4 years ago

    Bay Scallops & Rock Shrimp take this pasta primavera to Sea level, and who doesn't love the beach? The meal's easy prep leaves plenty of time for fun in the sun, & added protein gives you extra pep.

  • Tuna Casserole Recipe w Albacore
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    Tuna Casserole Recipe w Albacore

    4 years ago

    You CAN jazz up tuna casserole! Use fresh, mushroom gravy & replace standard, canned tuna with chunkier, canned albacore. The cans keep it easy & affordable, & the albacore still elevates the result.

  • Chicken with Yogurt Sauce Recipe
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    Chicken with Yogurt Sauce Recipe

    4 years ago

    Get zesty at dinner with a taste of the Mediterranean! Yogurt, veggies & herbs come together to dress up this chicken dish, & it's so sinfully easy to make you'll definitely get to the Greek on time.

  • Chicken in Orange Sauce Recipe
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    Chicken in Orange Sauce Recipe

    4 years ago

    Duck, duck...chicken! Chicken in orange sauce, to be precise. A spin on the classic quacker dish, West Coast meets Far East to create this "far out" sweet & savory combination in 30 minutes or less.

  • Manicotti Recipe
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    Manicotti Recipe

    4 years ago

    Manicotti isn't just delicious, it's fun to say! With enough decadent Italian cheeses to satisfy, fresh tomato sauce & basil balance the indulgence, & pasta gives you pep!

  • Eggplant Parmesan w Fresh Marinara Recipe
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    Eggplant Parmesan w Fresh Marinara Recipe

    4 years ago

    Combined with my fresh marinara recipe available here at Charronschatter HUB pages, this Eggplant Parmesan redefines delicious, & will have your kids asking for seconds of a nutrient-rich dinner.

  • Marinara Sauce Recipe
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    Marinara Sauce Recipe

    4 years ago

    There's nothing better than home-made marinara sauce, & heirlooms make this recipe one you'll want to use for generations to come. All fresh ingredients please the palate, & bring maximum vitamins.

  • Broccoli Soup Recipe
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    Broccoli Soup Recipe

    4 years ago

    A spoonful of cheese helps the broccoli go down, & this recipe is phone commercial cheesy! Velvet smooth & still packing a punch in the good-for-you department, your kids will love it as much as you.

  • Blackened Fish Recipe
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    Blackened Fish Recipe

    4 years ago

    Nothing like a fish dish with a bite, to let you know the fish are biting! Better still, this easy spice rub takes about 5 minutes to mix, making for a quick fixin' dinner you & your family will love!

  • Shrimp Scampi Recipe
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    Shrimp Scampi Recipe

    4 years ago

    What better compliment to the delicate taste of shrimp, but a tart, simple sauce? Light on the lemon, & heavy on the wine, this is ready blink-of-an-eye quick, so you can enjoy the beach!

  • Crab Cakes Recipe w Fresh Crab
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    Crab Cakes Recipe w Fresh Crab

    4 years ago

    Dazzle your dinner guests with this sumptuous crab cake recipe featuring fresh, Alaskan King Crab! Putting the "art" in culinary art, my step-by-step photos guide you through the tantalizing process.

  • Hair Care for Long-Haired Gals
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    Hair Care for Long-Haired Gals

    4 years ago

    You can have healthy, l-o-n-g hair at ANY age! These practical & easy tips take you from flat to fluffy, & from frizzy to shiny in less time than it takes to blow dry--a big no-no for good hair.

  • Potato Salad Recipe w Dill
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    Potato Salad Recipe w Dill

    4 years ago

    Sum-Sum-Summertime--just begs for a cold, satisfying meal, & potato salad fits the bill to a Tee. Hard-boiled eggs provide protein, & taters load the carbs, while celery brings fiber & antioxidants

  • Best Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
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    Best Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

    4 years ago

    Who doesn't love the fulsome taste of Butternut Squash Soup? A winter squash that's not just for winter anymore, add a few spices to an easy mise en place, blend & boom. An hour or less to table, too!

  • Corn Cakes Recipe
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    Corn Cakes Recipe

    4 years ago

    Not just for muffins anymore, this quick & easy recipe for corn cakes incorporates fresh corn for extra appeal, and a few flips on a skillet seals the deal. Add honey to sweeten, or gravy for savory.

  • Italian Frittata Recipe
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    Italian Frittata Recipe

    4 years ago

    If you're craving Italian, but pasta is too heavy, lighten up with a fluffy frittata. Basil, oregano & tomatoes deconstruct marinara, and provolone & ricotta brings those pleasing cheeses to plate.

  • Chicken Coconut Curry Recipe
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    Chicken Coconut Curry Recipe

    4 years ago

    The flavors of Southeast Asia can be mild or spicy--or mild & spicy, both! Coconut milk soothes the savage pepper beast in this curry dish, & your hand determines how much cayenne gets to "play".

  • Lime Meringue Pie Recipe
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    Lime Meringue Pie Recipe

    4 years ago

    Tart and sweet, dense and fluffy...hard to believe a few simple ingredients can yield such a palate-pleasing pie...but it does! This lime meringue pie is as simple as it is straightforward!

  • Pasta Salad Recipe - Veggie Style ♥
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    Pasta Salad Recipe - Veggie Style ♥

    4 years ago

    Tri-color Pasta, smoked cheese, herbs, broiled bells, kalamata olives & more make this your one-stop shop for a delicious, summer dinner. Mad knife skills bring this cutting board to plate in 30 mins.

  • Spinach Mushroom Quiche Recipe
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    Spinach Mushroom Quiche Recipe

    4 years ago

    Summer's coming, and what better way to lighten up than to eat light! This quiche features cheddar cheese, bella mushrooms & spinach, and a little prep brings it to table in a just over an hour.

  • Potato - Leek Soup Recipe
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    Potato - Leek Soup Recipe

    4 years ago

    This simple but oh-so-delicate soup is a great warmer-upper, and as easy to make as mashed potatoes. Fresh leeks give it extra flavor, & taters give you the carbs you need to perform at your best!

  • Chili Non Carne Recipe
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    Chili Non Carne Recipe

    4 years ago

    Chili Non Carne is loaded with peppers & tangy red sauce, beans & spices, & topped with cheddar & cilantro. Like its name implies, there's no beef--& if you skip the bouillon, it's totally vegetarian!

  • Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe with Home-made Sesame Dressing
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    Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe with Home-made Sesame Dressing

    4 years ago

    West meets East for this go-to Chinese Chicken Salad. Fresh, Sesame dressing knock this dish into the next stratosphere, and it goes from cutting board to plate in 40 minutes! Yum--says me!!

  • Spaghetti Putanesca Recipe
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    Spaghetti Putanesca Recipe

    4 years ago

    A provocative pasta sauce that's molto spicy! Discreetly translated in English to mean: "in the style of a courtesan", this red sauce has anchovies, capers & as many or as few hot peppers as you like!

  • Red Snapper Veracruz Recipe
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    Red Snapper Veracruz Recipe

    4 years ago

    Hailing from Veracruz Mexico, this tangy red sauce compliments the delicate flavor of Red Snapper--aka Rockfish--perfectly. Capers & olives make it extra zesty, from pan to plate in 40 minutes!

  • Eggs Florentine Recipe
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    Eggs Florentine Recipe

    4 years ago

    A take on classic: Eggs Benedict, Eggs Florentine adds a delicious spinach medley, swapping Sauce Mornay for Hollandaise, & turkey for ham. So tasty, it's easy to go vegetarian & skip meat altogether!

  • Sauce Mornay Recipe
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    Sauce Mornay Recipe

    4 years ago

    This tasty sauce enhances any number of dishes. From plain veggies, to Chicken Cordon Bleu, to Florentine & Alfredo Pasta, you can't go wrong with this mild & pleasing addition.

  • Cole Slaw Recipe
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    Cole Slaw Recipe

    4 years ago

    Quick & easy Cole Slaw recipe. Sure, you can pick slaw up at the deli counter, but fresh is ever so much better. It takes 20 minutes to make on the outside, and is a nice break from salads.

  • Tuna Blue Salad Recipe
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    Tuna Blue Salad Recipe

    4 years ago

    Easy Weeknight Dinner--Vegetarian Salad starring albacore & blueberries, gorgonzola, asparagus, bell pepper & more. Ready in 20-30 minutes, tops, this salad is good & good for you!

  • New England Style Clam Chowder Recipe
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    New England Style Clam Chowder Recipe

    4 years ago

    New England Style Clam Chowder Recipe--make this with bacon, if you're a meat-eater, or without, if you're not!

  • Garlic, Cheesy Toast Recipe
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    Garlic, Cheesy Toast Recipe

    4 years ago

    Since this is my 1st recipe Hub ever, I am keeping it simple with a recipe for: Garlic Cheesy Toast. This recipe yields 12 toasts, and includes storing instructions for leftover, uncooked portions.

  • Cooking Tips & Other Hot Topics by Charron's Chatter
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    Cooking Tips & Other Hot Topics by Charron's Chatter

    3 years ago

    Premiere Hub introducing Chef Charron of Charron's Chatter. Summary of content at CharronsChatter Hub: Focus on vegetarian recipes, healthy recipes, cooking tips, and product & service reviews.

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