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Category Archives: Cooking
This picture is kind of yucky but this soup is really good!!! I’ve been changing a lot about the way I run my home in 2014 (cleaning calendar, cooking more often, staying in budget) and it has been working out … Continue reading
I somehow happened upon this recipe. Searching for it again, I can’t find it anywhere!! If you know where it’s from, let me know:) This recipe is DELICIOUS! I made it twice in two weeks, which doesn’t really happen in … Continue reading
Gosh the holidays are really sneaking up on me this year. Thanksgiving is just a couple weeks a little more than a week away – are you ready? I do have to say I am NOT a fan of super … Continue reading
Okay so I know Summer is officially over! Whenever people talk about squash and zucchini in the summer they talk about “the bounty of their garden.” Well I don’t have a garden because I kill things quickly. My parents do … Continue reading
When I look at my recipe tab, I realize there are like 5 times more baked goods than dinner/ real food recipes. To be honest… that may be pretty typical of my life. My poor husband – my dinners have … Continue reading
Happy Labor Day! I have a couple coworkers who recently began working at my job after working as baristas. It was so fun to hear their excitement and shock at the schedule – “We get every weekend off?!?” and especially … Continue reading
Are you drooling yet? My husband and I absolutely LOVE queso dip and order it at every Mexican restaurant we go to. For Cinco de Mayo I really really wanted to try it homemade… and got the idea to smother … Continue reading
Years ago my parents compiled a binder of some of their favorite recipes and things they made while I was growing up. Waikiki Chicken was in there along with many other delicious things. A few of which are my dad’s … Continue reading
So this isn’t rocket science. I’m almost embarrassed to share it. BUT… if this meal isn’t in your repertoire – it should be!!! There are about 1,000 different combinations of Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches… I honestly throw things in the crockpot … Continue reading