Easy Chicken Tacos – A Shared Recipe

I just love when you share a recipe with me!  I am always on the look out for tried-and-true recipes and when they come from friends and family that puts them right at the top of my list! My niece, Christina, sent this recipe through her Facebook page.  Here is what...

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July 4th Menu Planning

With the 4th of July celebration sneaking up on us this week I have seen all kinds of yummy and sometimes really cute menu items. From the website Real Women of Philadelphia comes these cute little marshmallow pops that feature a Tub of SNACK DELIGHTS Dark Chocolate. ...

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Stay Cool With Melt-In-Your-Mouth Pot Roast

You may not think "pot roast" is a very exciting or blog-worthy recipe.  But when my sous-chef dish-washing mom came home from her visit in Kansas City earlier this month I wanted to greet her with some down home comfort food.  I was picking her up at the Nashville...

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Healthified Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

One of my favorite new websites is www.livebetteramerica.com.  It is dedicated to Health, Food, Fitness, and Relationships.  The term healthified has been coined from the writers and I enjoy learning how to take an original recipe and healthify it by lowering the fat...

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Cheese Frenchee and A Walk Down Memory Lane

Cheese Frenchee and A Walk Down Memory Lane

If you were lucky enough to grow up in the Midwest in the 1960's or 1970's you just may have fallen in love with the Cheese Frenchee.  I was and I did.  Just the name evokes fond memories of sitting at the King's Food Host in Scottsbluff, Nebraska or...

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Kale – Queen of the Greens!

If you haven't eaten kale lately, it is time to jump on the bandwagon and join the health craze for kale!  Even though my southern-born and raised husband grew up eating collard greens and turnip greens, kale wasn't cooked up in his granny's kitchen.  But last year as...

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BBQ Pulled-Pork 4 Times in 2 Weeks – Priceless!

BBQ Pulled-Pork 4 Times in 2 Weeks – Priceless!

I know, I know!  Food blogging 101 says "do not post the same foodie thing 2 months in a row."  However, I am quite sure whoever wrote that rule never ate Roast Pork With Onions and Apples quickly followed by some finger-lickin' BBQ Pulled Pork with Root Beer! ...

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The Brioche That Killed My Kitchen Aid

It's Tuesdays with Dorie where a group of bakers and bloggers bake up the same recipe from Dorie Greenspan's book, Baking With Julia.   Then we brag, I mean, blog about our results. A year ago I made my very first attempt at brioche dough.  To say it was a success is...

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Home Again and Panfried Steaks

It has been 17 days since my last blog post and I must confess I have really missed the opportunity to blog, share pictures, thoughts, and recipes!  My mom and I just returned from 16 days on the road.  Our travels took us to Kansas, Nebraska, and Colorado for three...

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Roast Pork with Onions and Apples

Roast Pork with Onions and Apples

When I drive into town I always pass this little building with a big black smoker sitting next to it.  Often times the air is filled with a smokey BBQ smell and the sign says  "BBQ PORK BUTT".  I don't know about you, but pork butt just doesn't sound very appealing to...

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