One Pot Chili Mac

One Pot Chili Mac is the best weeknight meal for fall. Less than 30 minutes, one pot and packed full of flavor.

Fall weather is begging for this One Pot Chili Mac. Done in less than 30 minutes in just one pot. This flavorful, simple weeknight meal is sure to be added to your cold weather rotation. Did anyone else grow up adding cooked elbow noodles to leftover chili the next day? I definitely enjoyed the leftover

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Cracker Barrel Chicken and Dumplings

Cracker Barrel Chicken and Dumplings is a wonderful copycat of the restaurant favorite. Simple to make for cool nights.

This copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken and Dumplings recipe takes some time to prepare but is super simple and so perfect for fall. **Recipe Update: this recipe was originally shared in 2011. Photos and text have been updated to better reflect the direction of this blog. If you need some comfort food in a bowl, THIS

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Instant Pot Mexican Chicken Stew

Instant Pot Mexican Chicken Stew

This quick and easy Instant Pot Mexican Chicken Stew is slightly spicy, super hearty and filling. Just what you need on a chilly winter night. Ok guys, I am officially obsessed with my Instant Pot. I’ve made rice, stocks, tried several different blogger recipes along with some experiments and I’m hooked. This was my first

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Slow Cooker Potato Corn Chowder

Slow Cooker Potato Corn Chowder

Slow Cooker Potato Corn Chowder is sure to become a fall favorite. Green chiles bring a little spice while the creamy potatoes and sweet corn bring the comfort. It all cooks up in the slow cooker for a simple dinner. We are having our first day of true fall weather around here and I think

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Cheesy Chicken Wild Rice Soup

This Cheesy Chicken Wild Rice Soup is creamy, warm and hearty on these cool fall days. Shredded chicken, wild rice and veggies bulk up the lightly cheesy soup base to create the perfect dinner for your family. This weekend we celebrated Hannah’s 3rd birthday with a mermaid pool party at our local YMCA. To say

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Wisconsin Cheese Soup with Bacon and Pretzel Croutons

A few weeks ago, I reached out to you all on Facebook asking for any recipe that you would like to see featured during the upcoming holiday season. I got some fun requests and go right to work on them and this Wisconsin Cheese Soup was one of them.  I have to say, I wasn’t too sure about

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Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup

We ran errands today with the car windows down. DOWN. It was 70 degrees outside. We’ve had quite frigid weather the past month or so with a decent amount of snow so it was a total miracle. And it’s supposed to be this nice all week. Do you think winter is maybe, just finally over?

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Loaded Broccoli Cheese Soup

It seems like people fall into two categories when it comes to soup, love it or hate it. My boys both moan and groan when they find out we’re having soup for dinner. It doesn’t matter what kind, they still complain. The grown one says it’s not filling enough. The little says it’s too hot

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Chicken Stock

It is so easy (and cheap) to make your own chicken stock at home. I don’t know why it took me so long to finally do it myself and share with you all. This recipe is incredibly flexible and you can throw in whatever produce/herbs you have in your crispier. After Thanksgiving I used the

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