Recipes Archive

Thanksgiving Recipe Round-Up

If you’re like me you’re busy planning what you’re going bring or serve for Thanksgiving. I thought it would be fun to gather up some Thanksgiving recipes. What are your go to Thanksgiving recipes? Appetizers Spinach Artichoke Dip Thanksgiving Charcuterie Boards Spicy Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites 15 Minute Candied Spiced Nuts Crockpot Honey Garlic Lil’ …

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Cajun Gravy (Copycat Popeye’s)

Tired of that powdered gravy mix? This recipe takes just a little bit of time to make, but it is SO worth it. This is a Cajun Gravy Copycat Popeye’s recipes and it is amazing! Servings: Plenty Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 tablespoons minced green bell …

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Honey Baked Ham

Many years ago, I decided to start a new tradition. I’ve probably talked about this before, but I finally have a half way decent photo to share. Anyway, on Christmas Eve we always go to church that afternoon or evening and then the boys would come home and open their 1st gift which was always …

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Pinwheels Recipes – Mix & Match

Hey yall! Long time no recipe. I mean LOooooong time. Like years! Ouch! Dang. Well anyway, I recently made these Cajun Ranch Pinwheels for a work function and had a couple people ask about the recipe. Luckily, I had a couple pictures of them so I decided to share them along with some other pinwheel …

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Pumpkin Bread

Growing up my Granny, my Mom’s mom, was the best cook in my family. She always had banana nut bread or pumpkin bread stocked up in the freezer and any time I was walking out the door, she’d tell me to stop by the freezer and grab some bread to bring home. Ugh! How I …

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Andouille Cajun Dressing

This year for Thanksgiving I wanted to try something other than the Apple Cornbread Dressing that I normally make. I found one from Emeril. I tweaked the recipe just a tad and was so glad I made it. Everyone loved it. It is a bit spicy, so if you like spicy then great. If not, …

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Sausage Balls

Sausage Balls have become part of our Christmas tradition. This Sausage Ball recipe is one that my Grandfather started making back before I was even born! An in law of ours brought this recipe to our family. My Granddad loved it, but tweaked it a bit through the years. We made them every Christmas. I’ve …

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Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies

Lately I’ve been in a cookie making mood. I love these cookies that have chocolate chips, rice crispy cereal, and toffee bits. Such a yummy combination and a fun way to mix up your everyday chocolate chip cookie. The toffee bits add a flavor punch and crunch, along with the rice crispy cereal that adds …

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Jalapeno Poppers – Repurposed Leftovers

Hey guys, I’m here with the follow up recipe for you to use up that Jalapeno Popper Dip if you didn’t finish it off. I know sometimes when I bring a dish to a potluck and there is so much food. A lot of times many of the same type dish shows up and your …

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Jalapeno Popper Dip

This is a post that I posted on my old blog back 5 years ago maybe. I will never forget though Rob’s reaction to this recipe was “where has then been all my life?!?!” I’ve wanted to make the dip again, but my family just really isn’t big dip eaters. I have used the leftovers …

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Spicy Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites

I recently wrote about being burnt out with all the same recipes. I’ve been on a quest to find and tweak new recipes. Today I have a great one for ya! Get this! Spicy Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites! If you’re not too into Spicy or it bothers your stomach, feel free to leave out the …

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Frontera Fajita Sauce

Today I wanted to share with you a new to me food product that is so good! I’m usually not a fan of ready made sauces like this, but decided to give it a try. My boys love fajitas, but I find it a chore to marinade meat ahead of time and fire up the …

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Instant Pot Spaghetti

Over this time of quarantine, I’ve stepped out of my comfort zone and have really tried to up my Instant Pot game. I thought through what I make on a regular basis that isn’t really that great and Spaghetti actually came to mind! Yeah, my Spaghetti is never that great. The sauce ends up runny. …

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Chicken & Sausage Bowtie Pasta

Like I said last week on Friday Favorites post, Rob has been making this recipe for years. And with us being home and me cooking nearly every night, I’ve been pretty religious with making a menu each week. That way when lunch and dinner roll around I’m not scrambling to figure something out. The fam …

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Chicken and Corn Chowder {Crockpot}

Thanks to all everyone that came over from Amber I Am‘s blog! Her Southwestern Chicken Soup recipe has me ready to hop in the kitchen for sure! Is it cold where you are yet? Last week we finally felt the resemblance of fall weather here! Hallelujah! Although here in Alabama it basically goes from full …

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Butter Cake Bars

Recently we celebrated my Father-in-law’s birthday and I wanted to make a cake, but wanted something other than your typical chocolate cake. I hunted around my recipes and found a recipe for butter cake. I had all the ingredients and it didn’t seem complicated so I gave it a shot. With a couple tweaks it …

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Chicken Pot Pie

School starts tomorrow, so again on my the hunt for some easy, make ahead comfort foods. Frozen Chicken Pot Pie was one of my favorites growing up. Around my house, I try to avoid frozen meals especially for dinner. These chicken pot pies with ready made pie crust in ramekins are easy to whip together …

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French Onion Sliders

I think summer is a great time to try new recipes. For us there’s less evening activities and that means I can come home and not have to run here and there before settling in to cook dinner. These French Onion Sliders are so amazing. I’ve seen several other bloggers do similar recipes, so it …

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Mock Shoe Corn

I’ve got another great dish for you today from The Texas Cowboy Cookbook. Ever heard of Mock Shoe Corn or Maque Choux? It’s a spicy version of Indian succutash that became popular with the Cajuns in Lousiana. Well I love Tex-Mex and Cajun food, so I figured I couldn’t go wrong with this recipe. A …

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Mexican Pot Roast {Crockpot}

Happy June, y’all! Are your kids out of school yet? Both mine are and I am so glad. I love summer because we aren’t running here and there in the evenings after work. Most nights I can go home and relax. I just haven’t had much of the cooking vibes lately, so I decided to …

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