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 that

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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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Slow Cooker Shredded French Dips

Slow Cooker Shredded French Dips

What’s better than a six ingredient dinner? One that cooks in slow cooker. These Slow Cooker Shredded French Dips are the ultimate of easy dinners that will make for a smooth weeknight. **This post was originally shared in 2011 and remains a family favorite so it’s time to give it some love and bring it

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Baked Enchilada Meatballs

Baked Enchilada Meatballs

These Baked Enchilada Meatballs bring all the flavors of enchiladas without all the work. Meaty, saucy, cheesy perfection.  I’m all about flavor mash-ups and putting a fun twist on traditional fare. As a food blogger I obviously have to go there otherwise I would be sharing what thousands of others have already created. I spend a large

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