Monthly Archives: February 2016

Fresh Homemade Salsa

I’m of the belief that if you have the ingredients on hand, homemade is always, always mo’ better than jarred. I also wonder, why buy “fresh” salsa when it’s so easy to make at home? Not to mention cheaper. I almost … Continue reading

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Cuban Style Pork Shoulder

For a slightly different taste, use the following marinade for your pork burritos. To be honest, I was surprised the flavoring wasn’t more intense as I’d let it marinate for nearly 24 hours prior to cooking. I guess I was expecting … Continue reading

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Cheddar’s Banana Bread

As a family, we generally eat out once a week, and given our schedules, this tends to occur on a Friday night. One of our go-to restaurants is Cheddar’s. I’d first gone there with Chris way back when on one … Continue reading

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pie

Oh, friends! If you, like so many of us, love the perfect pairing of peanut butter and chocolate, then this might just find it’s way into your dessert rotation. It’s smooth, creamy, and oh so filling so a little bit … Continue reading

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Ham & Salami Stromboli

  Sometimes what was originally intended for dinner falls to the wayside when unexpected life events throw a wrench into your plans and you have to come up quick with Plan B. Thankfully, I had all the ingredients on hand last … Continue reading

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Breakfast Pillows

These are perfect for a weekend brunch, and any leftovers make for a quick (reheated in the microwave for 40 seconds) breakfast to go. Ingredients: 2 cans of crescent rolls 12 eggs S&P bacon, cooked & crumbled 1 green onion, … Continue reading

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