Cheesy Broccoli Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Cheesy Broccoli Twice Baked Sweet Poatoes

One of my favorite foods in all the land is a twice baked potato filled with butter, bacon, cheese and sour cream. But trying to be healthy and all doesn’t quite mesh with the feelings I have towards that glorious potato. So what do you do when you want a comforting, creamy potato but not all

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Chorizo Scramble

Chorizo Scramble

This is our last week of summer around here. The kids start school on the 15th so it’s back to routines for us. Although we are trying to squeeze in as much summer fun as we can into this week. We plan on hitting the pool, children’s museum and a baseball game for our last

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwiches

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Fried chicken is the best food in all the land. It’s a known fact. You know what makes it even better? Soft, fluffy bread. Oh, and cheese. These Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwiches will be a family favorite in no time. School starts up in 11 days. 11 DAYS. This summer was our busiest yet and

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Pizza Manicotti

Pizza Manicotti

Is pasta not the best family meal? In our house, it’s something that everyone will eat without complaining so I reach for it on days when I don’t feel like fighting the good fight at dinner time. And this Pizza Manicotti has proven itself to be the new pasta favorite around here. I was chomping

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Homemade Ricotta

Homemade Ricotta

I made homemade ricotta this week. Be amazed friends. And go make some because it’s ridiculously easy with stellar results. I’ve had homemade ricotta on my list of foods to try making at home forEVER but it always intimidated me. Part of the problem was I never really looked into how exactly it was made so

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Asiago Black Pepper Popcorn

Asiago Black Pepper Popcorn

Friday nights are movie nights at our house. That means a fun dinner that we get to eat in front of the TV. The kids feel like we’re breaking the rules and I think that’s what they enjoy the most. Halfway through the movie, we pause it and pop some popcorn. Because it’s just not

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Bacon Cheeseburger Macaroni Salad

Bacon Cheeseburger Macaroni Salad

I have a confession to make. You know those burger places that serve burgers spread with peanut butter, jalapeno infused raspberry jam and bourbon bacon? They are all well and good and I applaud their creativity but when it comes down to it, that’s just too whacky of a burger for me. I mean, sure I

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Cheese and Caramelized Onion Pierogi

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I decided to go Eastern European this month and attempt something I’ve always wanted to try making at home, pierogi. I’ve only ever had the frozen variety so I was super excited to see how delicious a homemade version would taste. The difference is incredible, as I had predicted, and I can’t wait to make them

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Trashed Macaroni and Cheese

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I’m officially back on pasta and bread. Limited but they are back and I’m so very happy. So the first thing I did was combine all my favorite junk foods to trash up a classic, childhood favorite. Bacon, three types of cheeses, pasta, jalapenos and potato chips combine to create this glorious Trashed Macaroni and Cheese. Oh

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