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Fresh Tomato Soup

By admin / September 19, 2017

The end of summer always offers great big boxes of fresh tomatoes at discounted prices. Homemade sauce and tomato soup are on the menu when this happens. Here’s a nice recipe for homemade fresh tomato soup. I like it both chunky and smooth depending on my mood. Get the recipe by clicking next below.

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Sicilian Chickpeas with Escarole and Caramelized Onions

By admin / September 14, 2017

A big warm bowl full of creamy chickpeas tossed with wilted escarole, caramelized onions and raisins is the perfect meal when the season is changing. The raisins sounded weird to me but they offer this dish little pops of sweetness that counters the bitter greens and nutty chickpeas perfectly. Sicilian Chickpeas with Escarole and Caramelized […]

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Vidalia Onion Pie

By admin / September 5, 2017

Vidalia onions are mellow and sweet onions and especially good when baked into a creamy custard and topped with delicious melted cheese. This is an easy meal to make and works well with a simple salad or some fresh-sliced tomatoes. Believe it or not, it is also great chilled and straight out of the fridge […]

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Chopped Coleslaw

By admin / August 30, 2017

This chopped coleslaw tastes like KFC coleslaw. It is easy to make and tastes great as a salad or as a topping on a sandwich. Check it out by clicking next below.

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Key Lime Ice Pops

By admin / August 25, 2017

Ingredients 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup heavy whipping cream 3/4 cup fresh lime juice 5 teaspoons finely grated lime zest (from about 3-4 large limes) Pinch of salt 3 cups coarsely crushed graham crackers Directions In a large bowl, whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, cream, lime juice, lime zest and salt […]

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No Bake Eclair Cake

By admin / August 18, 2017

In the heat of the summer, I like to serve light, refreshing desserts and I definitely do not want to put the oven on. I found this recipe that is perfect for this scenario. To see this easy recipe, click next below.

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Spaghetti Squash with Feta

By admin / August 15, 2017

If you crave pasta but are trying to cut back a bit and choose healthier options, you have got to try this recipe! My dear friend, Deb, made this at a recent backyard get together.  I’ll tell you, if I didn’t know better I would believe I was eating an angel hair pasta dish. The […]

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Layered Cobb Salad

By admin / July 11, 2017

Looking for a salad to bring to a BBQ? This salad is perfect! You can start making this salad the day before. Make the vinaigrette and the salad components, like the hard-boiled eggs, bacon, and chicken, the day before and store them in the refrigerator. The salad can be prepped and assembled up to several […]

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7 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes For Special Occasions

By admin / June 12, 2017

There are times that you just want to create a slow cooker recipe for a special occasion. You don’t want your typical stew or curry that you make on a normal weekday. You want something healthy but delicious; something that your guests or your family crave for every time, there’s a birthday, anniversary, or a […]

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15 Minute Coconut Curry Noodle Soup

By admin / June 6, 2017

This is a nice recipe for curry lovers.  This soup recipe is quick and easy to make and can be served as an appetizer or as an entree. Give this super flavorful recipe a try.  15-minutes and you will have a Coconut Curry Noodle Soup that rivals your favorite Thai restaurant. Click next to get […]

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Dianne’s Zucchini Squares

By admin / June 5, 2017

Once again, thank you Dianne! I had these Zucchini Squares at a backyard bbq last week and had to have this recipe! Dianne cut these zucchini squares into bite-sized pieces and it proved completely addictive. I will definitely be making this recipe. I think that these squares would be great to have in the fridge for those […]

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Dianne’s Potato Salad

By admin / June 5, 2017

Thank you, Dianne, for sharing this delicious potato salad. This is the potato salad of my youth! I love this recipe which uses simple ingredients and makes a potato salad that will be a crowd pleaser. Ingredients 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 1 celery rib, chopped 2 tbs minced onion 3 tbs […]

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Brazilian Shrimp Soup

By admin / June 4, 2017

I will admit that I don’t know anything much about Brazilian food, but this recipe caught my eye. Everything about it sounds delicious. The ingredient that surprised me most about this recipe is the coconut milk. I didn’t know that coconut milk was used in Brazilian cuisine. I haven’t yet tried this recipe, but I […]

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Super Easy Buttermilk Biscuits

By admin / June 4, 2017

I absolutely love Buttermilk Biscuits. I order them at breakfast anytime I am traveling in the south.  For me, a good buttermilk biscuit and butter along with a strong cup of coffee make the perfect breakfast. The problem with making buttermilk biscuits (at least at my house) is that I almost never have buttermilk in […]

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Honey Sesame Salad Dressing

By admin / May 30, 2017

Asian Honey-Sesame Salad Dressing is perfect for salads and it is also a great drizzling sauce for grilled chicken, shrimp, pork or steak. Try brushing it on salmon filets and then pan-seared them. Drizzled the filets with a bit more dressing just before serving for a delicious dinner entree. Click next below to see this versatile Asian Honey-Sesame Salad […]

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Slow Cooker Honey Apple Pork Loin

By admin / May 18, 2017

This is a really quick and easy meal to set up. The great thing about this meal is that once it is set up, you simply pop it into the slow cooker and walk away. This is particularly nice because on a warm day you are not heating up the house. Apples and pork are […]

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Vegetable Bean Dip

By admin / May 18, 2017

This is a super simple and really healthy dip that can be kept in the refrigerator for those snacking emergencies. It can be served as a dip or sprinkled over your favorite greens to spruce up a salad. You’ll love all the colors and textures this dip has to offer! Get this recipe by clicking […]

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Rice with Zucchini

By admin / May 17, 2017

This rice dish can be served as a main course or as a side dish. The recipe can be made “meatless” by exchanging vegetable broth for the chicken broth. You can also add diced chicken if you are looking to make this dish more substantial. See the recipe by clicking next below. 

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Health Salad

By admin / May 17, 2017

Simple ingredients make this healthy salad particularly good. The nice balance of sugar and vinegar is very refreshing and perfect as summer side or up-front salad. See the recipe by clicking next below.

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Zucchini Taco Roll-ups

By admin / May 4, 2017

This is a great recipe for Mexican lovers who are looking to lighten things up a bit. No taco shells, no corn chips and no flour tortillas in this recipe. Zucchini is what makes this recipe “healthier.” Want to shave even more calories from this delicious recipe, replace the ground beef with ground chicken or […]

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Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

By admin / May 1, 2017

Looking for a light and healthy, flavorful appetizer or spring dinner? This recipe will do it. These delightful Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps bring together fresh and spicy flavors with a delightful texture. Make sure that the iceberg lettuce you use is chilled and very fresh. It will make the difference between good and great Thai […]

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Pan-Seared Cod in White Wine Tomato Basil Sauce

By admin / April 20, 2017

Cod is a healthy fish very low in calories. It is the perfect fish for when you are looking to watch your weight or drop a few pounds. This recipe takes this light flaky fish and adds low calorie, high impact flavor. Quick to make, this is a perfect indulgence when you want something healthy for […]

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Bucatini Carbonara

By admin / April 18, 2017

A few good quality ingredients make this gourmet Bucatini Carbonara pasta dinner. Shallots, garlic, and fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese along with the creamy sauce which delivers the delightful smokiness of pancetta with a hint of salt make this an unforgettable treat. See this recipe by clicking next below.

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Zeppole

By admin / April 15, 2017

Getting back to basics. This recipe is the recipe my grandmother and her grandmother used. Simple and delicious. Be careful, the last time I made this recipe I had to make two more batches. They will disappear before you are done frying them! Check out this simple recipe by clicking next below.

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Island Pork Tenderloin

By admin / April 13, 2017

This recipe is a classic pork tenderloin with a twist. The ingredients in this recipe bring me back to being in the Caribbean. Cinnamon, cumin, chili powder, brown sugar…Different, but somehow really a nice change to the norm. Check out his recipe by clicking next below.

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Spaghetti and Meatball Soup

By admin / April 4, 2017

This spaghetti and meatball soup is the ultimate comfort food!  Everyone loves spaghetti and meatballs. This recipe is perfect to make when you are looking to get that great spaghetti and meatball comfort food feeling but are looking to change things up a bit. I sometimes make this delicious soup a few days after we’ve […]

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Easy French Onion Soup

By admin / March 30, 2017

This is a quick and easy French Onion Soup recipe that can be made and served either as a meal or as an appetizer. Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups sliced onions 4 (10.5 ounce) cans beef broth 2 tablespoons dry sherry (optional) 1 teaspoon dried thyme salt and pepper […]

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Cucumber and Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

By admin / March 28, 2017

Sometimes combining things that you wouldn’t think go together really works well. This is the case with this Cucumber and Strawberry salad. Combining the freshness of cucumber with the tangy sweetness of fresh strawberries and the creamy saltiness of feta is delightful. Topping it with your favorite poppy seed dressing puts this salad over the top. Give […]

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KFC Copycat Baked Beans

By admin / March 27, 2017

I recently went to KFC for their fried chicken. Most often, I order mashed potatoes and biscuits with coleslaw. This time I ordered baked beans and mac and cheese. KFC baked beans are the Best baked beans I’ve ever eaten. I was on a quest to replicate their recipe. Yesterday I did it! This recipe […]

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Scallops with Lemon-Basil Sauce

By admin / March 24, 2017

Here’s a simple recipe for sea scallops that allow the scallops to be the star. No fancy ingredients in this recipe. I like to serve this over angel hair pasta, but it can just as easily be served over a bed of greens for a light and healthy lunch. Check out the recipe by clicking […]

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Mashed Potato Puffs

By admin / March 24, 2017

These super easy mashed potato puffs are absolutely perfect for when you are looking to simplify serving. Made in a cupcake tin, these mashed potato puffs are served individually and are portion controlled. I’ve been known to make this recipe with leftover mashed potatoes. The one thing that will make a difference in the outcome […]

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Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Potatoes Au Gratin Copycat Recipe

By admin / March 24, 2017

Ruth’s Chris is always a treat. I’ve been there time and time again and I’ve never been disappointed in anything I’ve eaten. The potatoes au grautin are one of their signature dishes. They pair well with any meat or fish in my opinion. Though they are super indulgent, every once in a while it is nice […]

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Coconut Milk Flan

By admin / March 22, 2017

This recipe is perfect for anyone who loves both flan and coconut. This rich, creamy flan is the perfect finish to any meal. I love that this dessert is made to be an individual, portion controlled dessert. Check out his recipe by clicking next below.

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Mexican Chicken Soup

By admin / March 17, 2017

Everyone loves chicken soup and everyone has a family recipe. Basic chicken soup is great but sometimes I like to change things up and make my chicken soup really flavorful. This recipe for Mexican Chicken soup is a recipe full of flavor. It serves as a meal because it is really hearty. I love it. […]

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Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread

By admin / March 12, 2017

I came across this recipe for Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread which is made with buttermilk. This simple recipe is perfect to have on hand for St. Patrick’s day. Soda bread, in my opinion, fits into most any part of the day. I love it with a cup of coffee in the morning and I […]

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Hot Texas Wiener Sauce for Chili Dogs

By admin / March 1, 2017

Being from Jersey, Hot Texas Wieners are a thing. I grew up going to the Hot Grill on Lexington Avenue in Clifton. Once you’ve had those hot dogs, nothing will compare. The Hot Texas Wiener Sauce recipe below is the closest I’ve come to replicating the Hot Texas Wiener from my childhood. The recipe appears […]

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Confetti Beef Tacos

By admin / February 27, 2017

This has got to be the easiest, most family friendly meal ever. These Confetti Beef Tacos are inexpensive to make and are quick and easy. They are perfect for the busy weeknight dinner. Feel free to change out the meat. I’ve used ground turkey or ground chicken. Both work just as well. As far as […]

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Lynne’s White Meat Chili

By admin / February 23, 2017

This recipe for White Meat Chili is probably the best chili I’ve ever had. I love using pork/turkey vs. beef. It offers a different flavor and texture. It is loaded with 4 varieties of beans which offer delightful texture and huge flavor. Thank you, Lynne, for sharing! White Meat Chili Recipe Ingredients 1 medium Vidalia […]

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Swedish Pancakes with Lemon

By admin / February 17, 2017

These Swedish pancakes are very different from IHOP pancakes. They are light and thin very delicate. They can be served with any type of fruit or berries. I usually serve them with whatever fruit is in season. In the winter, lemon is perfect! Get this delicious recipe by clicking next below.

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Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Sauce

By admin / February 9, 2017

This delicious pork tenderloin with mustard sauce dinner is perfect for a weeknight dinner. Few ingredients and easy preparation will have dinner on the table in 1/2 an hour. I like this served with egg noodles, but if you have a mashed potato fan, that works perfectly with this recipe. To see the recipe, click […]

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Healthy 5-Ingredient Granola Bars

By admin / February 7, 2017

There is something to be said for healthy snacks that taste sinful.This healthy recipe is one that will have you thinking you are indulging. Click next below to see this recipe.

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Roasted Pork and Potatoes

By admin / January 31, 2017

Whenever I’m in the mood for comfort food I’m brought back to Sunday afternoons at my grandmother’s house. Dinner was served in the middle of the afternoon and the kitchen always had something wonderful in the oven. William Sonoma’s roast pork loin recipe reminds me of a dinner my grandmother might have made. Simple, comfort […]

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Chicken Taco Cupcakes

By admin / January 26, 2017

Hand-held chicken taco cupcakes are great to serve as an appetizer or as a fun meal. Kids love these! If you prefer, these work well with beef instead of chicken. You could even use shrimp or ground turkey. The best part is that you can add whatever toppings you like or let everyone add their […]

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Pecan Pie Fudge Brownies

By admin / January 24, 2017

This recipe brings two favorites together in one delicious hand-held treat. Pecan pie is rich and super indulgent. Brownies are a standard favorite. Put them together and you have something altogether extraordinary! Betty Crocker nailed this recipe! It is like a from-scratch recipe that uses fudge brownie mix which makes things so much easier. Pre-sliced […]

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Caramelize Onions

By admin / January 23, 2017

Caramelized onions are a great addition to lots of meals. I love to serve them with steak, pork roast, and I even like sauteeing them with mushrooms. If you are looking to add some real flavor to a meal, include these caramelized onions and watch ordinary become extraordinary. See this simple recipe by clicking next […]

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Shrimp Quesadillas

By admin / January 23, 2017

Shrimp Quesadillas make a very nice appetizer or entree. They look pretty on a platter and can be made in a variety of ways. This recipe includes sun dried tomatoes which make this recipe a bit different. Alter ingredients in to make it perfect for your family…or have everyone make their own quesadilla. Owning a […]

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Chili Lime Yogurt Dip with Salsa Pita Chips

By admin / January 19, 2017

Simple, healthy ingredients make for a great up-front appetizer or snack. Plain non-fat Greek yogurt is perfect for this recipe. Dips are great with veges, pita chips, tortilla chips or just about anything. Chip & Dip Bowl To see the recipe click next below.

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Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

By admin / January 18, 2017

I know that chocolate molten lava cake is a favorite for many so I went in search of an easy-to-make version that I could set up easily and serve to a group of guests effortlessly. This version fits that bill. The crock pot makes this super easy – just set it up and let it go. […]

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Hot Cowboy Dip

By admin / December 28, 2016

A hot dip brings people around the coffee table. Here is a hearty hot dip that is perfect served with tortilla chips. Add some sliced jalapenos to jack it up a bit if you like it spicy and enjoy. Click next below to get this recipe.

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Easy Thumbprint Cookies

By admin / December 16, 2016

Some cookies are classics at the holidays. This is one of those in our household. Just a few ingredients make these simple indulgent cookies.  The rich, buttery cookie adorned with your favorite preserve and dusted with a light layer of powdered sugar is bound to be a hit. Give these cookies a try. Click next […]

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Chicken Scampi

By admin / December 13, 2016

I made this last night for dinner and was really stunned by how delicious this chicken scampi turned out. I have never made a scampi without lemon but interestingly, I didn’t miss it. The rich, creamy sauce, onions, and tender chicken served over angel hair pasta made this a recipe that was fit for entertaining. […]

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Parmesan Honey Pork Roast

By admin / December 8, 2016

The slow cooker makes life so much easier and I often use it, but I have never used a slow cooker for a holiday meal. Having said that, I will tell you that this Parmesan Honey Pork Roast may be my first exception. I am considering making this for my Christmas eve dinner. This recipe […]

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Easy Jelly Donuts

By admin / December 7, 2016

Celebrate with these delicious and fluffy jelly doughnuts, or sufganiyot, as they’re called in Israel. You are going to love this recipe because it is made in a bag so it’s super easy to make and easier to clean up! As with all real bread, cakes and donuts you must eat them right away because homemade […]

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No-Bake Rice Krispies Peanut Butter Granola Bars

By admin / December 5, 2016

The perfect thing for the on-the-go family. No-bake Rice Krispies Peanut Butter Granola Bars are packed with protein and flavor. These are great for a fast breakfast, an afternoon snack, or a bit of a sweet with a cup of tea. Real ingredients – Real good! Check out the recipe by clicking next below.

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Oven Caramel Corn

By admin / November 29, 2016

Caramel corn brings back childhood memories. This recipe is super indulgent because it includes pecans and/or almonds. This is one of those snacks that is great to have around during the holiday. You never know when someone will drop by and you will need to serve a snack. This oven caramel corn will store well […]

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4 Ingredient Toffee

By admin / November 29, 2016

I’m gearing up for the next holiday. I know, I know – we just got through the last one. The Christmas holiday is a bit different in that it extends to many different entertainment occasions. Some people do a cookie exchange while others are in need of a hostess gift. This recipe for 4 ingredient […]

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Cranberry Almond Broccoli Salad

By admin / November 29, 2016

There are lots of variations of broccoli salad and most are good. I like this one because it includes sweet, tart, and salty flavors along with a delightful array of textures. If you want to keep it vegetarian, eliminate the bacon. Feel free to add other things that you love – like white raisins, chopped […]

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Creamed Turkey

By admin / November 29, 2016

With lots of turkey left-overs, I went in search of new ideas and recipes. This one stood out. Creamed Turkey is similar to Chicken Ala King and equally good. It is a great way to use up that leftover turkey. Serve in a bowl with a nice crusty bread or do the traditional chicken ala […]

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Honey Glazed Apple Cider Shrimp

By admin / November 28, 2016

These snappy shrimp will melt in your mouth. Sometimes the best recipes have the fewest ingredients. This is one of them. It is the combination of ingredients that makes this dish so delicious. I like to serve these shrimp over jasmine rice, but you can easily make an argument for serving them over angel hair […]

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Spaghetti with Broccoli Rabe and Salami

By admin / November 17, 2016

I came across this recipe from Rachel Ray while watching her show on tv. She has been creating recipes with 5 ingredients or fewer (except for “pantry” items). This was one of those recipes. I made this last night and have to say that it is a keeper recipe. Surprisingly simple to make and really […]

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Chocolate Peanut Brittle

By admin / November 7, 2016

Knowing how much everyone loves chocolate makes this chocolate peanut brittle a great addition to any holiday gathering. Peanut brittle is fun to make and is always well liked. I am always amazed at the power of chocolate. I recently made this Chocolate peanut brittle and was stunned to see it disappear. Pretty, delicious, and […]

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Bake-Ahead Eggs

By admin / November 4, 2016

This is a brilliant recipe I found on Frugality Gal’s website. How easy can you make this? Who doesn’t like an “Egg McMuffin?” The problem is it is difficult to make them for a group of people so that everyone is served at the same time. This solves that problem. I will be making these […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole

By admin / November 4, 2016

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I am beginning to think through my menu keeping “easy” in the thought process. I came across this recipe for a Sweet Potato Casserole that really appealed to me. It can be made ahead and heated as the turkey rests and is a bit different from the normal sweet […]

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Pumpkin Pancakes

By admin / October 17, 2016

There is nothing better than big fluffy pancakes. I don’t spend a great deal of time on making breakfast so I always have Aunt Jemima Complete pancake mix on my shelf. This may sound lazy, but I don’t believe in reinventing the wheel. Aunt Jemima Complete pancake mix makes awesome pancakes. Because we are into […]

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Easy Beignets

By admin / October 12, 2016

These beignets are light, delicious, and easy to make. This recipe makes the perfect light dessert, an addition to a breakfast or brunch or an afternoon snack. Click next below to get this wonderful recipe. 

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Cheesy Potato Pancakes

By admin / October 11, 2016

Talk about a versitile recipe! These Cheesy Potato Pancakes are always a hit and can be served as a snack, an appetizer, a meatless meal, main entree, or as a side dish. You’ll want to make sure to make a lot as they do become addicting. I like to serve them with sour cream, but […]

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Hawaiian-Style Hot Dogs

By admin / September 27, 2016

Hot dogs get a makeover in this recipe featuring grilled hot dogs that sit in a sweet and savory bun with honey mustard and a delicious, crunchy topping that will make these dogs a family favorite. What’s not to like about these Hawaiian-style hot dogs topped with a delicious pineapple salsa and honey mustard? Give […]

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Cranberry Vanilla Bean Scones

By admin / September 21, 2016

Scones have to be one of my all time favorite things to make…and eat. These Cranberry Vanilla Bean Scones are quick and easy to make. There are many different types of scones but these have a wonderful combination of ingredients. They are a bit little tart due to the cranberries, lemon zest, and buttermilk, but […]

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Shrimp Creole

By admin / September 21, 2016

Thicker than a gumbo but filled with all the flavors of southern cooking, the tomato-based shrimp creole is definitely comfort food. Served over piping-hot rice and packed with spices (and a bit of a kick), shrimp creole is a favorite in New Orleans. How can you make it your own? How long you simmer it […]

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Pumpkin Spice Buttermilk Cake

By admin / September 18, 2016

If you’re a pumpkin fan and can’t wait for the fall and all that comes with it, then this recipe is for you. Cream Cheese icing is delicious on this pumpkin spice cake. I’ve even served it with a chocolate icing. Check out this video. Click next to get the recipe!

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Tortellini Tomato Soup with Italian Sausage & Spinach

By admin / September 16, 2016

Soup season is upon us! Yeah! This hearty, spicy, Italian Sausage, Spinach and Tortellini soup is a perfect one-pot meal on a cool evening. I am one of those who loves high impact flavors so when I make this soup, I use hot Italian sausage and add extra spice by adding some cayenne pepper.  When combined with […]

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Dorito Chicken Casserole

By admin / September 14, 2016

If you are looking for a quick and delicious Mexican casserole dish, this Dorito chicken casserole is the perfect meal for you. If you’ve got leftover chicken, it can be used for this recipe. If you do not, you can cook the chicken any way you like—in the oven, on the stove top, or on […]

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Chili Cheese Dog Dip

By admin / September 14, 2016

This is a hearty dip loaded with homemade chili, cheese, hot dogs, bacon, and more. Don’t be intimidated by the somewhat longer list of ingredients – it’s totally worth it and not actually difficult at all, nor is it expensive to make given the insane amount of dip it creates. You can serve this with […]

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Parmesan Hash Brown Cups

By admin / September 14, 2016

Hash browns are always great when you order them out – nice and crispy. Making them at home offers some challenges and often produces a soggier result. I am guilty of flipping before it is time. These Parmesan Hash Brown Cups take all the guesswork out of making hash browns. This recipe forces you to […]

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Whipped Feta Tzatziki Hummus

By admin / September 12, 2016

This Whipped Feta Tzatziki Hummus is the real thing. Starting from dried chickpeas, everything that goes into this recipe is healthy and delicious. Hummus is one of those foods that I can eat instead of dinner. I always feel I’m eating healthy but in addition, I feel indulged. This Whipped Feta Tzatziki Hummus brings together […]

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Lasagna Soup

By admin / September 12, 2016

Lasagna is one of our favorite pasta dishes, but it can be a hassle to make, considering you have to cook the noodles and prepare all the different layers individually. Thankfully, it’s easy to get the classic lasagna flavors we love in an easy, one-pot soup that’ll have you coming back for more! Filled with […]

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Mandarin Salad

By admin / September 9, 2016

This is one of my favorite salads! My sister-in-law makes this salad and has brought it to family gatherings. She gave me this recipe and I had to share. As with many of my favorite recipes, this salad has lots of textures – almonds, celery, green onions, iceberg lettuce, and mandarin oranges. The dressing is […]

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Raspberry Brie Dessert Pizza

By admin / September 6, 2016

I started with my basic pizza crust recipe and added a bit of honey to help tie it to all the sweet, delicious things I was going to pile on top. Like slices of brie, raspberry preserves, fresh raspberries and chopped rosemary. And as if that wasn’t enough, I added candied pecans and honey after […]

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Slow Cooker Smothered Buritos

By admin / September 6, 2016

The only limes that I’ve been able to find throughout the past few weeks of recipe-making have been intimidatingly large. As in REALLY HUGE. As in close your eyes and picture a softball, but then imagine that it has a green rind surrounding it– that’s what these limes look like. They kind of freak me out (“but WHY are they so big?”), […]

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Sweet Buffalo Shrimp

By admin / September 5, 2016

You have to try these sweet, tangy, tender shrimp …but watch out, they could become addicting. This simple recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes! Throw it together just before guests arrive and dazzle them! Check out how simple it is to make these Sweet Buffalo Shrimp by clicking next below.

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Reeses Ice Cream Cake

By admin / September 1, 2016

I love this recipe. I am always looking for great dessert recipes especially ones that I know everyone will love. This recipe fits the bill. First, it is an ice cream cake! Do you know anyone who doesn’t love ice cream? Check out this recipe. It is sooo easy. The ice cream used is ice […]

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Irish Soda Bread Waffles

By admin / August 29, 2016

Irish soda bread is delicious but somehow is only consumed near St. Patrick’s Day. Kind of crazy, but true. With that in mind, being an Irish Soda Bread lover, here is a recipe to bring Irish Soda Bread into the house year round. Waffles are a treat in our house. I love making them and […]

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How to make Perfect Steak

By admin / August 22, 2016

How many meat puns does it take to drive the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen mad? It doesn’t steak a lot. But luckily, cooking the perfect steak doesn’t steak much either (sorry): All you need is good seasoning, perfect timing, a hot pan, a little patience, and a beautiful steak. Watch food director Carla Lalli Music […]

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Gnocchi with Ricotta

By admin / August 21, 2016

I’m kind of new to Gnocchi. I bought it recently (because it was on sale) and was very surprised to find that I really liked it. I wondered how it had taken me so long to find this treasure. Since I’d never made gnocchi at home, I went in search of a nice simple recipe. […]

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Bacon Broccoli Mushroom Quiche

By admin / August 17, 2016

Quiche is a very nice summer meal whether you are serving it for breakfast or brunch or if instead you are planning to serve it as a lunch or light dinner. The ingredients in this quiche are easily found in the markets year-round, but this recipe is easy to alter based on whatever fresh produce […]

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Beef Goulash

By admin / August 16, 2016

I am craving good old-fashioned beef goulash. It is summer and I’m running around so I’ve decided to make it in the crock pot. I started it on the stove to brown the meat, then popped it in the crock pot to let it do its thing. I will be serving this tender, delicious goulash […]

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3 Ingredient Jalapeno Poppers

By admin / August 14, 2016

Sometimes you need a sure-fire appetizer that you know everyone will love but you don’t want a lot of work. This 3 Ingredient Jalapeno Popper recipe is just the right for that situation. 3 simple ingredients and in about 15 minutes you will be serving a lot of happiness! Click next to Watch the Video […]

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Stuffed Lobster

By admin / August 12, 2016

This recipe will not be for everyone. It does require you to use live lobsters. However, if you are okay with that, this is a great recipe. I don’t often post recipes that cost a fortune, but this one really got me. The ingredients are costly but the fished dish is a gourmet treat. Beautiful […]

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5 Ingredient Roasted Tomato Tart

By admin / August 12, 2016

Garden tomatoes are being picked faster than I can use them. They are sweet and delicious so I am always in search of new recipes that showcase these delightful tomatoes. I found this simple 5 ingredient Roasted Tomato Tart recipe on Rachel Ray’s website. It is the perfect recipe for this time of year. The […]

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