Sesame Beef and Broccoli

Sesame Beef and Broccoli is super simple and packed full of flavor. Perfect for weeknight dinners since it's done in less than 30 minutes.

Skip the takeout and make your own Sesame Beef and Broccoli at home in less time than it takes for delivery. Super simple and packed full of flavor. **Update: the recipe, photos and text have been updated since the original posting date in 2012. Chinese food is always my go-to when we’ve had a long,

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Lasagna Roll Ups

Lasagna Roll Ups are the perfect way to get all that classic lasagna flavor in less than half the time. Perfect for weeknights and freezer friendly.

When you’re craving that homemade classic but don’t quite have the time, whip up these Lasagna Roll Ups. All the flavors of traditional lasagna with a lot more whimsy. **Update: The photos and recipe have been updated since the original posting date in 2011. The photos were hard to look at, the text has been

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Sweet Heat Beef Jerky

Sweet Heat Beef Jerky

Homemade beef jerky is easier than you might think. Follow this step by step recipe for Sweet Heat Beef Jerky and you’ll never buy the store-bought stuff again. Getting back to real life after vacation is so dang hard. Am I right?! Restocking the fridge, getting back into a routine, keeping the kids alive. It’s

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Beer Marinated Steak Tacos

Beer Marinated Steak Tacos

If you’re in the Taco Tuesday everyday camp, you don’t want to miss these Beer Marinated Steak Tacos. Slightly citrusy, char grilled and topped with a deliciously creamy avocado sauce these will be the star of your next gathering.  We eat a lot of tacos. I love the versatility and often simplicity of them. I

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Bourbon Bacon Meatballs

Bourbon Bacon Meatballs

Bourbon Bacon Meatballs are the perfect appetizer or main dish to devour while watching the Kentucky Derby this weekend. These meatballs are part ground beef, part ground bacon and tossed in a delicious homemade bourbon barbecue sauce. I’m teaming up with a huge, lovely group of fellow food bloggers and food photographers on Instagram today

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Cheeseburger Tostadas

Cheeseburger Tostadas

I’m combining an American favorite and Mexican classic to create these delicious Cheeseburger Tostadas. Crispy corn tortillas topped with seasoned ground beef, melted cheddar cheese, pickles, lettuce and tomatoes.  It’s finally, officially feeling like spring and that makes me all kinds of happy. We spent a gloriously beautiful weekend outside enjoying this newfound warm weather

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Caramelized Onion Gruyere Stuffed Meatballs

Caramelized Onion Gruyere Stuffed Meatballs

If you’re feeling like fancy-ing up your Super Bowl party this year, these Caramelized Onion Gruyère Stuffed Meatballs just have to be the star. Sweet, delicious onions and ooey gooey cheese combine to create the perfect elevated appetizer or main dish. You guyyyys. Second snow day in two weeks. Well, last week it was for

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Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

These Sloppy Joes put a fun spin on a childhood classic and make weeknight dinner a total breeze.  *Edit: this post was originally shared all the way back in 2011. I have updated the text and photographs to reflect my updated style and voice.    Do any of you have one of those meals, dishes or foods

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Chili Pot Pie with Cheddar Drop Biscuits

Chili Pot Pie with Cheddar Drop Biscuits

Chili Pot Pie with Cheddar Drop Biscuits is the ultimate fall meal on a chilly night. Spicy, hearty chili topped with super simple cornmeal cheddar biscuits will be all you crave. I love me some comfort food. It’s my jam and also probably the reason why I can’t get rid of these pesky pounds hanging

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