Recipes Archive

Snickers Cake

It’s my birthday week, so today I decided to make my birthday cake. I made this Snickers Cake. It is moist, fluffy, and just so good. It’s hard describe how delicious it is. You will not be able to eat just one piece! Servings: 16 Prep Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 …

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Crockpot Honey Garlic Lil’ Smokies

Y’all, as you may have noticed I have been in such a cooking slump lately. I just have no excitement or desire to cook and it seems that when I do get in the kitchen, nothing turns out the way I imagined it would. Anyone else feel my pain here? However, I do have a …

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Peach Cobbler Dumplins

The other night I had some leftover peaches that needed be gobbled up before they went bad, so decided to take my Apple Dumplin recipe and use the peaches and turn it into Peach Cobbler Dumplins…to. die. for! Servings: 16 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 can crescent rolls 4-5 yellow …

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Gluten Free Oatmeal Cheerios Bars (Updated)

My family and I love to go hiking. We enjoy hiking year round, so even on our summer vacations we’re usually in a location not far from hiking trails. It’s important to be prepared when hiking by bringing water and a healthy snack. Fruit and some type of granola/fruit bar is usually my go to …

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Hummus Made Easy #sponsored

This post was sponsored by The Women Bloggers, LLC and #SoapBoxInfluence. The opinions are entirely mine except those reported to me by my coworkers. A special thanks to the Kendal King Group creators of #HummusMadeEasy Campaign. In today’s world, life is go-go-go! More is expected of us in less time which causes us more stress. …

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Cadbury Mini-Brownie Bites

Rob loves him some Cadbury eggs, so I decided to try to incorporate that into one of my favorite desserts; brownies! These, Cadbury Mini-Brownie Bites, are so easy and yummy. Perfect for the Spring and Easter season. Servings: 20-24 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 4 …

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Cheesy Chicken, Bacon, and Ranch Orzo

The other night I was craving cheesy homemade macaroni, so I was anxious to not just have it as a side. Instead wanted to make it a meal. I looked in the fridge for some inspiration. I found some bacon that needed to be used soon. After some thought, I decided to do Chicken, Bacon, …

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Italian Meatball Burger

This is one of the best burgers I’ve ever had/made! This meatball burger is to die for. The basil, cheese, and sauce gives this burger so much flavor. Servings: 4-5 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes

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Taco Party for Game Day #GameDayFavorites #giveaway #ad

Winner of the $10 Paypal is… Michelle Held!! Growing up when I would go visit my Dad one of our favorite Mexican places had something on the menu called a Taco Party. They would bring out a tray full of yummy topping for tacos along with taco shells and meat. I’ve been thinking about the …

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Hot Tiger Dip

Here’s a dip recipe that is great hot or cold. This is one of my favorites to make during football season. With football commencing for both college football and NFL in the next few weeks, I decided to share this recipe in case you’re looking for a new recipe to make. Today I’m serving up …

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Mini Cheese Stuffed Meatloaves

I love this recipe. I’ve actually been making mini meatloaves for awhile, so when I saw this recipe to add cheese. I knew it would be great for the mini ones as well. What I also love about this is that you can make it ahead and even freeze them if need be. You can …

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Chicken Strip Sliders

This is more of an idea than a recipe; Chicken Strip Sliders. Sandwiches is an easy throw together recipe often needed for a last minute tummy filler. They can be as simple as a grabbing some slider buns, chicken nuggets, or strips and your favorite sauce (honey mustard, BBQ, etc.) This week, I took it …

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies

It’s that time of year again, when we get back in the kitchen to whip up yummy treats. Cookies, candies, cakes, pies, and brownies! Brownies? Yes, these Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies are a great alternative to your typical brownies. Servings: 18 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 8 oz. …

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Hawaiian Chicken Marinade

Growing up, one of my favorite places to eat was Steak & Ale. Anybody remember that restaurant? I even had one of my birthday parties there and invited a bunch of my girlfriends back in elementary school. We all go dressed up in nice dresses and had a lovely dinner at Steak & Ale. My …

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Hamburger Pasta Soup {Crockpot}

I love when I’m scrounging around in the kitchen for something for dinner and the ingredients just fall into place. That’s what happened the other night when I was looking for something to make in the crockpot for the next day. Lately I’ve been on a quest to buy 1 new ingredient once a month …

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Praline Sweet Potatoes

One of my all time favorite holiday recipes is this recipe that my Granny passed along to me, Praline Sweet Potatoes. So amazing. I was never a fan of sweet potatoes/yams until I tried this. I have people beg me every year to make this, so it is no doubt a must try! Servings: 8 …

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Praline Pumpkin Pecan Cake

I’m always on the lookout for different variations of holiday desserts. I get bored with the normal pumpkin or pecan pie. This Praline Pumpkin Pecan Cake is a true crowd pleaser. Pecan Pie + Pumpkin Pie = this delicious dessert! Servings: 12 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 50 minutes Ingredients: 1 can (15 oz) …

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Sausage and Rice Stuffed Peppers

I don’t know about you, but I occasionally get a serious hankering for stuffed peppers. Lately I’ve been wanting to try something a little different. I found a recipe by Martha Stewart and I while I’m not a huge fan of hers, I decided to give it a try with a few alterations. This turned …

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Crockpot Meatballs with Ragú #simmeredintradition #ad

Being married to an Italian decedent, I’ve heard stories of Rob’s great grandparents who came over “on the boat” from Italy to New York. With little money and lots of hope, the one thing they were armed with was tons of delicious recipes passed down from their family. This is much like the story of …

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Spicy Chicken Veggie Soup

In the morning before I left for work, I threw the raw chicken (each chicken breast cut into 4 or 5 big chunks to help them cook quicker) along with the chicken broth, carrots, onions, and garlic. I allowed that to cook for about 4 hours on high. When I came home and lunch, I …

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