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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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Chicken & Bacon Pasta

I was super excited to throw this recipe together. However, when I placed it on the table my kids weren’t thrilled about the peas and carrots in this recipe. I told them they had to have some veggies one way or another! I, personally, like the sweetness that the peas and carrots add. After trying …

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Dorito Chili Bowl

I don’t know about you but this cold weather has me wanting to stay at home and not go anywhere. However, everything is getting back into the swing of things, so I don’t have much choice but to go out. Here in Auburn, we usually have a few days of 30 degree weather each year, …

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Spinach Artichoke Dip

One of the very first appetizers that I made was this one. It’s crazy to think that I published this recipe back on my old blog back in 2006! How time flies so quickly. Anyway, this Spinach Artichoke Dip is easy and yummy. It makes a ton, but will be gone in no time. Perfect …

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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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Cheesy Potato Soup {Crockpot}

The weather here is getting colder (at least a few days each week) and I love that because that means its soup weather. This Cheesy Potato Soup can be prepared in the crockpot and who doesn’t love that! Servings: 12 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 5 and half hours Ingredients: 5 pounds russet baking …

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Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

It’s the time of year when pumpkin patches are visited, jack-o-lanterns are carved, and pumpkin seeds are toasted. My kids always enjoy collecting the seeds from the pumpkin, getting all that ooey-gooey inards off the seeds, and toasting them. These always turn out great. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Ingredients: Pumpkin seeds …

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Frito Pie

One of my favorite dishes that my Granddad made growing up is Frito Pie. I mean how can you turn down seasoned ground beef, cheese, and Fritos! This is one of those meals I also used to help Granddad make. This is a great meal to prepare with your kids, because it’s easy to prepare …

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Southwestern Salsa

I always enjoy going to “covered dish” events. Being the foodie that I am, I love food and trying new recipes makes me heart and my taste buds happy. When we were at the lake with our Scout Troop, I got to try a few new recipes that I kept a mental note of. One …

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One-Pot Chili Mac

Servings: 6 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 lb. hamburger meat 2 tbs. of minced garlic 1 small onion, diced 1 can of tomato sauce 3 cups water 10 oz elbow macaroni sprinkle of salt and pepper 1/3 cup of Chili Powder 1 can of black, pinto, or kidney beans (rinsed/drained) …

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Pizza Monkey Bread Bites

Alex and I were home one night and I needed to make something quick and easy for dinner, because he was wanting to watch a movie. I thought it would be fun to get him in the kitchen and these Pizza Monkey Bread Bites were a perfect recipe to have him help with. Monkey bread …

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Buffalo Chicken Paninis

Here’s another Recipe Remix with the Buffalo chicken. Yeah, so I’m a little obsessed, but really, who doesn’t love making something one night and then being able to pull it out the leftovers (that you made on purpose) and you them in a new recipe! These Buffalo Chicken Paninis are so yummy, easy, and different …

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Chess Cake with Pecans

Chess Cake with Pecans is just one of the yummiest desserts I’ve ever had. Now I’ll admit when I indulge on dessert, I usually want it to have chocolate in it. However, on occasion I crave something more like this and I also know that some people don’t care for chocolate as much as I …

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Tater Tot Hamburger Pie

The other night I found a package of tater tots that I had forgotten about. Since I had forgotten they were in there means, they had been in there too long. I decided I needed to use them. I was able to whip up this Tatortot Hamburger Pie, which my family enjoyed. Servings: 4 Prep …

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Mini Buffalo Chicken Pot Pies

A couple weeks ago I posted a yummy recipe of Chunky Buffalo Chicken. I made a triple batch of it because I had several pounds of chicken that I thawed out and it needed to be used. I love to do things like this to help expedite a meal later in the week. This saves …

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Chili {Crockpot}

It has been crazy, crazy cold. We got back home on Monday from 80° South Florida weather for 11 days, so this is quite a shock to the system. It was 14° yesterday with a windchill of -2°. I know you folks in the North have no pity on me, but I’ll just say I …

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Parmesan Potatoes

I’m always looking for ways to change up potatoes. These Parmesan Potatoes are so easy and a family pleaser. Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup of olive oil 1 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 tsp. garlic salt 4-6 Yukon gold or russet potatoes, cut into thin wedges Directions: …

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