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A Perfect Weeknight Dinner for Cold Winter Days – CrockPot Beef Stew Recipe

A Perfect Weeknight Dinner for Cold Winter Days – CrockPot Beef Stew Recipe

CrockPot Beef Stew is easy, hearty and comforting.  It’s the perfect winter meal.  And with only 10 minutes of prep, this delicious meal will slowly cook all day filling your home with a heavenly aroma, making your mouth water anticipating the first bite! CrockPot Beef Stew was […]

Weeknight Dinner Solutions – Easy 30-Minute Pierogies with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

Weeknight Dinner Solutions – Easy 30-Minute Pierogies with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

Pierogies have always been one of my favorite dinners.  Especially when they are cooked with sweet caramelized onions and bacon like in this easy 30 minute recipe. I wish that I had a good story about these pierogies, like they came from my great grandma […]

This Homemade Cranberry Sauce Will Be The Standout Dish At Your Thanksgiving Dinner | Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

This Homemade Cranberry Sauce Will Be The Standout Dish At Your Thanksgiving Dinner | Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

This was one of the first Thanksgiving recipes that I ever made from scratch.  The recipe is ready in about 30 minutes, and after one taste you’ll ditch the can forever!  All you need to make this Homemade Cranberry sauce is fresh cranberries, water, sugar […]

Save Space In The Oven This Thanksgiving With This Simple Stovetop Butter and Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Save Space In The Oven This Thanksgiving With This Simple Stovetop Butter and Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

These are so sweet, tender and quick to make you’ll find yourself making them at least once a week with dinner!  Ready in only 30 minutes these carrots will not only save you space in your oven on Thanksgiving Day, but they will save your […]

Make Your Guests Mouths Water This Thanksgiving With This Classic Thanksgiving Side Dish – Easy Homemade Green Bean Casserole Recipe with Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Make Your Guests Mouths Water This Thanksgiving With This Classic Thanksgiving Side Dish – Easy Homemade Green Bean Casserole Recipe with Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Green Bean Casserole is the classic Thanksgiving side dish.  Before I even got the chance to take a picture of the inside of this green bean casserole, the entire thing was gone!  I love green bean casserole, and what makes this recipe so much better […]

Follow These Simple Tips This Thanksgiving For The Perfect Mashed Potatoes | Best Ever Mashed Potatoes Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Follow These Simple Tips This Thanksgiving For The Perfect Mashed Potatoes | Best Ever Mashed Potatoes Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Mashed Potatoes and Turkey with Gravy together at Thanksgiving go together like peanut butter and jelly.  These pictures really do not do these mashed potatoes justice – I was rushed at dinner time, and didn’t have a chance to get any good pics, but I […]

Perfect Pie Dough Tips and Homemade Pie Dough In The Food Processor Just In Time For Thanksgiving with Thanksgiving Pie Recipe Ideas | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Perfect Pie Dough Tips and Homemade Pie Dough In The Food Processor Just In Time For Thanksgiving with Thanksgiving Pie Recipe Ideas | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Pie at Thanksgiving is almost everyones favorite part, but as a host, we usually dread making pie dough from scratch because it takes forever and makes a big mess, BUT if you have a food processor, homemade pie dough can be made in about 10 […]

Make Homemade Cream Of Mushroom Soup To Use In Your Favorite Recipes With This Cheap and Easy 15-Minute Recipe – Ditch The Can and Elevate Dinner with This Easy Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Make Homemade Cream Of Mushroom Soup To Use In Your Favorite Recipes With This Cheap and Easy 15-Minute Recipe – Ditch The Can and Elevate Dinner with This Easy Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Last month I shared a recipe for Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup.  Very similar to that recipe, this recipe for Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup is absolutely delicious, you’ll even debate eating it on it’s own! I really wanted to elevate my Thanksgiving dinner this year, […]

Mexican Made Easy | An Easy Homemade Recipe For Refried Beans That Will Make You Ditch The Can| Easy and Delicious Homemade CrockPot Refried Beans Recipe

Mexican Made Easy | An Easy Homemade Recipe For Refried Beans That Will Make You Ditch The Can| Easy and Delicious Homemade CrockPot Refried Beans Recipe

I love a recipe that I can use in multiple recipes.  Like my CrockPot Spaghetti Sauce, or Chicken Cutlets, or even a juicy and delicious Herb and Garlic Roasted Chicken, and this recipe for Homemade CrockPot Refried Beans will make you ditch the can once and for […]

A Halloween Recipe Guaranteed To Impress Your Kids – Hot Dog Spiders In Dirt with Homemade CrockPot BBQ Baked Beans Recipe | Homemade Beaners and Wieners

A Halloween Recipe Guaranteed To Impress Your Kids – Hot Dog Spiders In Dirt with Homemade CrockPot BBQ Baked Beans Recipe | Homemade Beaners and Wieners

Who doesn’t love beaners and wieners?  It’s a kid-friendly recipe sure to impress any night of the week.  This recipe for Homemade CrockPot BBQ Baked Beans uses ingredients you probably already have in your pantry and some dried navy beans.  These beans cook all day […]

A New Side Dish Perfect For Almost Any Meal – Quick and Easy Creamy Parmesan Polenta Recipe

A New Side Dish Perfect For Almost Any Meal – Quick and Easy Creamy Parmesan Polenta Recipe

Creamy Parmesan Polenta makes the perfect side dish to any meal.  The recipe is so simple, I really just follow the recipe on the bag of Polenta, and in 20 minutes, I have a creamy, cheesy side dish that makes the perfect addition to any […]

A Quick, Simple and Easy Week Night Recipe That Everyone Will Love – Crispy Chicken Cutlets

A Quick, Simple and Easy Week Night Recipe That Everyone Will Love – Crispy Chicken Cutlets

These breaded chicken cutlets are perfect for a weeknight meal and can be made into so many other recipes like chicken parmesan, or chicken marsala.  If you’re following my October Menu, this is the recipe from last Thursday, October 15th, but I wasn’t able to […]

A Halloween Dinner You Can Make In Only 15 Minutes!  Make These Mini Mummy Pizzas With Your Kids This Halloween | Halloween English Muffin Mummy Pizza Recipe

A Halloween Dinner You Can Make In Only 15 Minutes! Make These Mini Mummy Pizzas With Your Kids This Halloween | Halloween English Muffin Mummy Pizza Recipe

Pizza is a staple for Halloween.  I remember as a kid, having to order our pizza for Halloween dinner at 4 in the afternoon so that we could have it before we went out trick-or-treating.  Pizza is still a staple in my home as an […]

How To Roast The Juicest Most Tender Chicken Breast You’ll Ever Eat – Herb Roasted Chicken Breast Recipe

How To Roast The Juicest Most Tender Chicken Breast You’ll Ever Eat – Herb Roasted Chicken Breast Recipe

If you are tired of the same old chicken, this herb roasted chicken breast is the recipe for you!  This is the most tender chicken you’ll ever eat!  Serve it on its own, on top of a salad, or use in any of your other […]

It’s Easier Than You Think!  Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup – Ditch The Can with This Simple 5 Minute Substitution for Cream of Chicken Soup from Scratch

It’s Easier Than You Think! Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup – Ditch The Can with This Simple 5 Minute Substitution for Cream of Chicken Soup from Scratch

This recipe is so easy, you’ll start to wonder why you’ve never made homemade cream of chicken soup before.  Use this recipe for any of your favorite recipes that call for cream of chicken soup. Cream of Chicken Soup can be used in so many […]

Leftover Chicken?  Try This Easy Homemade Chicken Broth with Leftover Chicken Bones

Leftover Chicken? Try This Easy Homemade Chicken Broth with Leftover Chicken Bones

Don’t throw away those leftover chicken bones!  Instead, use them to make a healthy homemade chicken broth to use in a variety of your favorite recipes like chicken noodle casserole or chicken pot pie or even in homemade enchilada sauce! Making homemade chicken broth not only […]