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Fried Macaroni and Cheese Bites

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!  Last week I added a post to the blog for “Grandma’s Mac and Cheese.” Check that our here […]

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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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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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