Crockpot Meals

This Mongolian Beef just came out of my slow cooker, and boy let me tell you, I’m in love! I’ve made many a Mongolian beef recipe in the past and the steak is often tough, chewy, and flavorless. Y’all KNOW how I love my Crockpot, so I decided to try flank steak in the slow

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Chicken Dishes

January 2nd…the most dreaded day of the year. Christmas is over, it’s time to go back to work, and you know you have to do something about the holidays that have collected around your midsection. It’s time for healthy recipes and cutting back, but after all the splurging your palate has grown accustomed to good

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Side Dishes

Roasted asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables to make because of how quick and brainless it is. I mean, who doesn’t like a perfectly seasoned side dish in 10 minutes? I serve this roasted asparagus with a variety of main courses and sometimes even toss it into more robust salads. Let me show you

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Desserts

A couple of weeks back a good friend of mine gifted me a large bag of freshly picked apples. She had gone apple picking with her kids while on vacation in Michigan and was kind enough to share some with me when she got home. I immediately knew I wanted to make Dutch Apple Pie

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Special Occasion Recipes

There is such a thing as Mom-food. How do I know this? Because I am a mom. Mom food is multi-faceted and full of variety. It includes everything from salads to spaghetti sauce, from cinnamon rolls to chocolate. But in my book all Mom-food must meet 3 necessary requirements: 1) Be delicious. Like so delicious

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Side Dishes

Do you have a BBQ or cookout coming up? It seems like my calendar is filling up with all sorts of outdoor potlucks! I am always looking for a great dish to share among friends, and this Easy 30 Minute Baked Beans Recipe is just the ticket. I got the recipe from Baking with Mom

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Helpful Tips

Have you ever bought shrimp for a recipe and come across this unappetizing scene? Yep, me too. I’m not the biggest fan of buying shrimp that has not already been peeled and deveined. I like to know that some of the dirty work has been done for me! But sometimes buying a pound or two

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Pork Dishes

If you have been following my blog for any length of time, you have probably noticed by now that I like to keep things simple. I’m not a frilly cook. Maybe I would be if I had more time and energy, but my three kids, dog, and cat do an excellent job of using up

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