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InstantPot Rice 101

Learn how to cook the perfect rice in your InstantPot in 6 easy steps. My InstantPot is quickly becoming my favorite kitchen appliance.  There is just so many ways to use the InstantPot from cooking Rice to serve as a side dish, hard-boiling eggs, or to cooking the main course.  It's a pretty handy little… Continue reading InstantPot Rice 101

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Ice Cream 101: Making Homemade Ice Cream is Easier Than You Think! Start With This Classic French Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

French Vanilla Ice Cream is easy to make, and is the best ice cream you'll have had all year!   There is something about ice cream that brings you back to your childhood, on a hot summer day, or the first time you made it yourself.  Keep on reading to learn the basics about making homemade ice… Continue reading Ice Cream 101: Making Homemade Ice Cream is Easier Than You Think! Start With This Classic French Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

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Turkey 101: How To Brine A Turkey

Thanksgiving is just a few days away, and if you're thinking of brining a turkey this year, follow these tips for a moist, flavorful bird! Brining a turkey is extremely easy, it has a basic ratio of water to salt and sugar that you can add your own, flavors to.  This year, I cheated and… Continue reading Turkey 101: How To Brine A Turkey

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Can-It-Forward and Win! How To Can Your Own Salsa and Giveaway! #canitforward

Today is a day to celebrate the joys of fresh preserving where canners, gardeners and food enthusiasts alike can share the simplicity of home canning with delicious recipes made from ingredients at the peak of freshness!  For me, this was canning my Summer Salsa with the fresh veggies from my garden!  Join in the fun on… Continue reading Can-It-Forward and Win! How To Can Your Own Salsa and Giveaway! #canitforward

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Make Mornings Easy! How To Cook Bacon In The Oven

There are so many ways to cook bacon; in a skillet, on a griddle, in the microwave, deep fried, but the best way of all is to bake it in the oven!  If you've ever wondered how diners have that perfectly flat and crispy bacon, and yours is always curly and crumbly, it's because of… Continue reading Make Mornings Easy! How To Cook Bacon In The Oven

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30 Delicious Meals to Cook in September with a FREE Printable Grocery List and Recipes

September is probably my favorite month.  It marks the start of fall (my favorite season), the start of football and, September is Hunger Action Month in America. Last month, I received a ton of feedback from all of you about the menus, asking for printable recipes, and commenting about items not included on the grocery… Continue reading 30 Delicious Meals to Cook in September with a FREE Printable Grocery List and Recipes

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How To Cook For Beginners – The Essentials Series with 15 Easy Kid-Friendly Recipes Included

This is an old post that I have decided to give a new spin on and give a much-needed update.  This post is great for the beginner, or the seasoned chef who is looking for some new recipes!  Mostly all of the recipes included in this series (and mostly all of my recipes) have pictures… Continue reading How To Cook For Beginners – The Essentials Series with 15 Easy Kid-Friendly Recipes Included

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Looking For A Week Night Meal Solution Your Kids Will Actually Eat? Try This Easy 20 Minute Meatball Sub Recipe

Who doesn't love meatballs and melty cheese?  Even the pickiest eaters at my school, devour these easy meatball subs.  Anthony actually asked for these for breakfast, so I heated up some leftover meatballs and started assembling. These meatballs subs really couldn't be easier, and are a great recipe for kids to help with in the… Continue reading Looking For A Week Night Meal Solution Your Kids Will Actually Eat? Try This Easy 20 Minute Meatball Sub Recipe

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Get A Head Start on Spring Cleaning! DIY Tub Scrub Recipe and Free Printable Spring Cleaning Checklist

I recently dyed my hair bright red, and my red hair has left me nothing but issues in my bath tub, leaving stains EVERYWHERE!  After a little bit of looking around on Pinterest, and a little bit LOT of experimenting cleaning the house, I have come up with my favorite version of "tub scrub".  I use this… Continue reading Get A Head Start on Spring Cleaning! DIY Tub Scrub Recipe and Free Printable Spring Cleaning Checklist