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Skillet Green Bean Casserole

Skillet Green Bean Casserole

  Green bean casserole was never something that my family made growing up. I never knew what was in it, what it tasted like or anything. I just remember every year seeing the French’s or Campbell’s commercial showcasing green bean casserole every Thanksgiving. It always […]

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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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Shakshuka – The Dish You’ve Been Missing Out On

Shakshuka – The Dish You’ve Been Missing Out On

  My wife stumbled upon a picture of this dish one day on her phone. Neither of us had even heard mention of this dish anywhere before, but the picture looked like something that would be right up our alley. What is this mysterious dish […]

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Skillet Lasagna – No Baking Required!

Skillet Lasagna – No Baking Required!

  Have you ever wanted lasagna, but didn’t want to go through all the work? Like cooking the ingredients first, cooking the noodles, layering everything in a pan. BAKING IT. Or maybe it’s just too hot outside to bake a lasagna. Regardless of whatever is […]

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Fried Green Beans

Fried Green Beans

  They’re greeny… They’re beany…. They’re fried-y? (Like how some people say Friday) Ok so the last one was reaching a little. They’re fried great beans! I have to say, when my wife and I first came up with the idea of making fried green beans […]

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Family Friendly Jambalya

Family Friendly Jambalya

  I think I can say that I have a favorite food. I said “I THINK”. There are just too many options, but I think I can definitively say that this one will stick around as the number one contender. My birthday was last week. […]

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Quick and Robust Tomato Sauce – No More Pre-Made

Quick and Robust Tomato Sauce – No More Pre-Made

  Long gone are the days that I reach for a jar of pre-made tomato sauce for a rushed weekday meal. I now reach for a can of crushed tomatoes. They’re the perfect base for my quick tomato sauce and require little effort to be […]

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