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Crispy Cinnamon Roll Popcorn

Crispy Cinnamon Roll Popcorn

  Lately in our house, our snack game has been off. It’s like if we get hungry anytime outside of normal meal time, we may as well just drink some water. I feel like my family and I go through spells like this from time […]

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20 Minute Chili For Baked Potatoes

20 Minute Chili For Baked Potatoes

  I have a severe weakness when it comes to chili. I will devour any and all chili that I come in contact with and haven’t had very many different kinds that I didn’t like. That’s one of the reasons why I came up with […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash – Looks Odd, Tastes Great

Roasted Butternut Squash – Looks Odd, Tastes Great

I’ve had an odd relationship with squash as a good my entire life. Like so many other foods in my life, I just started eating squash regularly in the last 2-3 years. For some reason, I thought ALL squash were for decoration. I know now […]

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Hearty Chickpea Salad

Hearty Chickpea Salad

The most recent pack of Goya Brand Chickpeas has not lasted me nearly as long as they normally do. Part of the blame belongs to this recipe for Hearty Chickpea Salad. Think of this as your brand-new replacement for tuna or chicken salad.

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Creamy and Tangy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy and Tangy Mashed Potatoes

These are most definitely NOT your mama’s mashed potatoes. I guess there is a chance that they are, but I had never heard of these creamy and tangy mashed potatoes before I met my wife. Now, I’d rather not have them any other way. Rooted […]

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Slow Cooker Baked Potatoes

Slow Cooker Baked Potatoes

  First and foremost, I’m not a slow cooker fanatic. You won’t see me trying to make a slow cooker version of every recipe under the sun. Slow cooker baked potatoes, however, will save your butt in all kinds of situations. That said, the slow […]

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Grandma’s Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Grandma’s Baked Macaroni and Cheese

At Grandma’s House, Everything is Better When you hear the words “Grandma’s Mac and Cheese,” do you think of a pot of smooth, creamy macaroni and cheese on the stovetop? Or maybe you think of baked macaroni and cheese, with a crisped cheese top and […]

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Simple Creamy Coleslaw

Simple Creamy Coleslaw

  Far too often is the cool, creamy and tangy best friend of barbecue run down with too many ingredients. Whether it be the contents or the dressing, the key structural components seem to get lost. That’s why I stick with this no-nonsense, simple and […]

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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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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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