Monthly Archives: September 2015

Carnitas Nachos

Crockpots are awesome. They’re relatively low maintenance and fail proof. A win, win combination. Last Wednesday night, I stopped off at the store and purchased a 6lb. pork shoulder roast. I stabbed it with a knife all over, placed it … Continue reading

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Peppered & Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

Towards the end of summer, zucchini is one of those vegetables that, if not shredded and frozen, are hurriedly being used up. This is one of the ways I like to use them up. Chris and I are big fans, but … Continue reading

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Holy Moly Chicken

Chicken is a staple in our house and I always make sure to have some hormone free/ antibiotic chicken in the freezer. We all like it and it’s diverse enough it can be prepared 1,000 different ways. Ingredients: For the spice rub: ¼ cup … Continue reading

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Peach Dumplings

A friend of mine posted on Facebook that she had made these. They sounded so good that I asked for the recipe and she granted my request. I had 3 large peaches just begging to be used, so I halved … Continue reading

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Confession: it has only been within the last year in which I’ve learned I like guacamole. Always when ordering Mexican, it has been “Sin crema y no guacamole, por favor.” Sometime last summer, Chris had a craving for it, bought … Continue reading

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Tiramisu Bread

What’s that? Tiramisu in bread form? Oh, yes! Count me in. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 8oz. mascarpone cheese 3/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla extract … Continue reading

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Peach Bread

Sometimes I have the most random thoughts upon waking. More often than not, it’s a random song lyric. Weird, I know. Last week, I woke up with the thought to make peach bread. Peach bread…I’ve never even had peach bread, … Continue reading

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Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

While grocery shopping the other day, Chris picked up a box of yellow cake mix, and requested I make it. I told him I would bake him one from scratch and to put the box back. Ingredients: (For the cake) 1 cup … Continue reading

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Chicken Pockets

This is one of those meals that looks rich and fancy  and time consuming, but it’s not! A few ingredients for this and that and you’ve got a delicious dinner in no time. These chicken pockets are fantastic tasting and you’d never … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Pie

Finding something new to make for dinner that everyone will like lingers constantly in the recesses of my mind. I aim to please, most of the time. When I saw this video play on the Today Show, I was certain … Continue reading

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