September 2, 2020

Salad

Black Bean and Corn Salad with Chipotle Dressing is one of my all-time favorite side dishes! I love this recipe because it is versatile enough to go with any main course, but proud enough to stand alone as a yummy salad or dip. You can also use the chipotle dressing as a meat marinade or

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August 13, 2020

Beef Dishes, Entrees

My kids have their backpacks packed, their lunches made, and their alarm clocks set…they are so excited for school to start! I have to admit, I am ready for a sense of normalcy and routine after a super long, hard summer. But with the kids back in school and sports, that means it’s time for

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July 21, 2020

Desserts

I can’t tell you how many times my husband has snuggled up next to me late at night and asked, “Do you have any treats?” He knows I’m a big softy for his puppy dog green eyes and affectionate comments. I’ll smile and he’ll say, “Just a cookie or two. It’s because they’re so good!” In

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April 21, 2020

Breakfast Foods

Here in Knoxville, TN, we have been under a stay-at-home order for more than a month now because of the Coronavirus. I am going to the store only when necessary or when I need multiple things so that I can limit my exposure time. But last week I ran out of sliced bread and didn’t

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March 25, 2020

Desserts

Easter is right around the corner and you are probably beginning to plan your menu. When I am hosting a holiday gathering and providing the food, do you know what I start with? Dessert! This Lemon Meringue Pie is surprisingly easy to make and is the perfect, refreshing treat for Easter Sunday.How to Make the

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March 18, 2020

Entrees

Have you ever opened the pantry and been dismayed at the lack of variety? Have you ever thought, “Are there any recipes I can make with a bottle of ketchup and a package of onion soup?” Or have you ever been on a tight budget that you need to stretch even longer than usual? Then

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March 10, 2020

30 Minute Meals

Who doesn’t love a hot, meaty sandwich layered with tangy spread and grilled veggies? And who doesn’t love it in 30 minutes or less? Do you like doing dishes? Yeah, me neither! That’s why these Sheet Pan Italian Sausage Sandwiches are perfect for your next family dinner.How to Bake Sheet Pan Italian Sausage SandwichesThe beauty

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February 19, 2020

Entrees

On a busy weeknight, one of my favorite things to cook is a pork tenderloin. They are easy to season, go great with all kinds of sides, and cook quickly. This recipe for Cherry Glazed Pork Tenderloin makes you feel like you are in a 5 star restaurant, without the long wait or hefty price

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