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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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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

Homemade Pasta Dough Recipe
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The Only Homemade Pasta Dough Recipe You Will Ever Need!

How To Make Pasta Dough I will show you step-by-step how to make fresh pasta from scratch with a pasta roller and by hand!  Make fresh pasta dough is simple and doesn’t have to cost a lot of money.  I have also included a recipe for spaghetti and meatballs for you to try with your… Continue reading The Only Homemade Pasta Dough Recipe You Will Ever Need!

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Technique Tuesday – Guide To Chicken

Chicken is the traditional stand-by because it’s cheap, versatile and popular. Chicken is among one of the most essential ingredients to learn how to cool. It can be made into one-dish casseroles, grilled and placed atop a salad, roasted, pan-seared and my favorite, fried! Chicken is high in protein, low in fat and contains no… Continue reading Technique Tuesday – Guide To Chicken

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Technique Tuesday – Mastering Sauces

Sauces are poured, ladled, dipped, spooned over or in one way or another added to a dish. Sauces are designed to accompany the main ingredient and bring the whole thing together. A sauce can be a vinaigrette, used to emphasize the flavors in a salad or a hollandaise sauce, which can be spooned over flawlessly… Continue reading Technique Tuesday – Mastering Sauces

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Technique Tuesday – Grilling

Grilling in general is hot, fast and accomplished over direct heat – usually somewhere between 350 to 500 degrees. Boneless meats, fish filets, fruits and vegetables are absolutely delightful cooked this way. Furthermore, there are also special ways to grill bone-in meats, whole fish and game requiring in-direct heat, a touch of smoke, using wooden… Continue reading Technique Tuesday – Grilling