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Skillet Green Bean Casserole

Skillet Green Bean Casserole

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my newsletter to the right and check out what I have up so far! Thanks for visiting!  Green bean casserole was never something that my family made growing up. I never knew what was in […]

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Fried Plantains – The Family’s New Favorite Side

Fried Plantains – The Family’s New Favorite Side

  Has the common every day banana ever introduced you to its starchy cousin, the plantain? I would never dream of frying a banana, but for plantains, that’s the PERFECT way to prepare plantains. I was introduced to this delicious commodity back in my senior […]

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Taco-Chili Cornbread Casserole

Taco-Chili Cornbread Casserole

  Cornbread holds a very permanent place in my heart. A very warm comforting spot that goes perfect with soups, chili, or just a nice side to any heart and saucey dish. That’s why I think my Taco-Chili Cornbread Casserole is the perfect combo. It’s […]

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Mushroom Stroganoff with Feta Cheese

Mushroom Stroganoff with Feta Cheese

  Before making the switch to home cooking, Hamburger Helper was something that was regularly made in the house. Admittedly, I loved it. It always had so much flavor and was so freaking easy to cook. I wasn’t as educated in the world of processed […]

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Fried Rice: Better Than Take-Out

Fried Rice: Better Than Take-Out

  Fried rice has never been a dish that amazed me. At least not from a restaurant. The best I can ever remember having is from a Hibachi restaurant. It’s just always so much better. As Good as it Gets? At a certain point after […]

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Chickpea Kale N’ Rice Stoup – (stew+soup)

Chickpea Kale N’ Rice Stoup – (stew+soup)

  Admittedly, this recipe was not planned…because this recipe was born from one of those many moments that started with the question, “What’s for dinner?” After the question was asked in this instance, I took to the fridge and pantry. I saw a giant bag […]

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Summertime Roasted Veggies

Summertime Roasted Veggies

  I’ve got cherry tomatoes coming out of my ears right now. Because of that, I’ve ended up doing more posts recently about cherry tomatoes. I guess I could write these posts up and publish them at other times throughout the year, but hey it’s […]

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Cherry Tomato and Zucchini Salad – Simply Summertime

Cherry Tomato and Zucchini Salad – Simply Summertime

  In my house this time of year you’ll find my window sills in the kitchen lined with seemingly glowing, bright red cherry tomatoes. Whether or not we plant these guys, we’re going to end up with them.”Volunteers” or plants that start from a rogue […]

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Zucchini Involtini

Zucchini Involtini

  This recipe is Living and breathing proof that my incessant love for cookbooks pays off after all. Through my hours off reading cookbooks like they were the Harry Potter series, I end up with an idea like this one. From time to time at […]

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Onions: Why They’re in Everything

Onions: Why They’re in Everything

    Onions… They’re in darn near everything. Raw or cooked, these guys seem to make their way into almost any and every dish. But why? Why do these pungent bulbs stick their nose into nearly every dish? Going into this post, I didn’t know […]

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