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One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese

April 23, 2015

Some things just never go out of style. I’m constantly laughing as I watch my kids recreate games from when I was a kid. Like when they place a strip […]

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One Pot Turkey Stroganoff

6 comments April 10, 2015

It rained! Yay! Unless you live in Arizona or Nevada, you’re like, “Ya. So?” But this is great news for California, where rain is almost an anomaly. And without the […]

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Skillet Beans and Rice with Kielbasa

23 comments February 23, 2015

Happy Monday, friends! Hope you all had a good weekend. Ours was filled with basketball…and baseball. Yep. Baseball season is officially here. One more game of basketball left and then […]

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{One Pot} Baked Rice with Sausage and Broccoli

12 comments October 25, 2014

Could not wait for both kids to be in school FT. I would have full days (well, full-er…) to get so much done. I could focus. Uninterrupted. A nice long […]

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Quick and Easy Meatloaf

24 comments October 23, 2014

This recipe was developed by me for V8 and their fun VegOut campaign! All opinions are 100% my own. You know that saying, “Pictures don’t lie” ?? Well, sometimes they […]

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Cheesy Potato Casserole (a.k.a. Funeral Potatoes)

September 18, 2014

Gotta love it when the Target circular arrives and their “Weekly Wow” deal is “buy 1, get 1 free” or “10 items for $10” – because who doesn’t like a […]

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Kielbasa and Cabbage Skillet

169 comments March 11, 2014

It’s Sunday and I’m sitting here at 5:22am typing. But it’s really 4:22. Well, no. Now it’s really 5:22. Ah, Daylight Savings Time. I understand the reasoning behind it, but […]

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Coconut Curry Veggie Stir Fry

16 comments February 13, 2014

Did I ever tell you about that 50 pound bag of rice I bought a few months ago? Um, I’m down to my last few cups! So everyone who thought […]

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Penne with Sausage and Mushroom Ragu

9 comments January 12, 2014

This was one of those “time to clean out the fridge and pantry” type dishes. Not to down play it, because it was super yummy. But you know what I’m […]

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Pasta e Ceci

25 comments October 24, 2013

Wanna hear a funny story? Well, not funny like wet-yourself-comedy-show-funny, but funny like amusing. Mmm k. I’ve been making this dish for years. Many years. I originally got the recipe […]

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Easy Cranberry Chicken

27 comments October 17, 2013

This is one of the very first recipes I ever posted back in 2009, when I was merely cataloging my favorite childhood dishes. Cranberry Chicken goes way back to my […]

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Easy Chinese Orange Beef Stir-Fry

23 comments October 10, 2013

Paul and I both work from home. This has its perks…and its downside. But it’s been like this for so long, I barely remember a time when it wasn’t. One […]

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Easy Cashew Chicken

57 comments September 19, 2013

This super easy recipe is a standard in our house and one of my favorite one-pot dishes. A while back I made it so often that everyone got tired of […]