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Bacon + Cabbage = True Love

Bacon + Cabbage = True Love

I am pretty sure bacon + anything = true love, but when bacon meets cabbage, sparks fly!

One thing leads to another and all of the sudden…

One thing leads to another and all of the sudden…

[metaslider id=834] A little over a week ago, I began preparing meals for our Spring Break trip. I describe some of those steps here and here.

Birthday in the bag

Birthday in the bag

I think there is an invisible list of rules that exists with regard to birthdays for my children..((somehow the words “list” and “rules” just seemed to suck all of the fun out thinking about birthdays – oopsie)). Well, the rules are flexible – more like guidelines and procedures.

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This Hobo Dinner just may change your life!

This Hobo Dinner just may change your life!

 The first time I had a Hobo Dinner was when I was 12. Mom, Dad, Mike & I were camping in the summer in CO. Once the tent was sent up, the campfire wood was gathered and the campfire was built, mom and I started […]

Lemonberry White Chocolate NomNoms

Lemonberry White Chocolate NomNoms

I taste tested this NomNom variation after my herd fell asleep for the night. I decided to make two new NomNom batches in hopes of starting the first morning of the new school week off right.

“Buongiorno” Chicken Tacos

“Buongiorno” Chicken Tacos

Tuesday’s are an especially busy day in our home. If I haven’t made a dinner plan by 8 a.m., there most likely will be no dinner that night. Do you have days in your week like that? (more…)

Resident Egg-spurt

Resident Egg-spurt

 Let me tell you about one of my VERY most favorite things: diamonds eggs.

‘Tis the reason NOT to season

‘Tis the reason NOT to season

I recently wrote about the advantages and simplicity of bulk browning here. But, what I didn’t discuss is exactly how to brown the meat. I would imagine there are two “browning camps”.

Brown is the new cherry lifesaver

Brown is the new cherry lifesaver

 

Browning 2 lbs UN-seasoned ground beef.
Browning 2 lbs UN-seasoned ground beef.

I just love cherry lifesavers. There is a reason these candies are called lifesavers – they give you that little boost when everything around is strained or your your mouth is dry, or you are about to fall asleep while driving, or the kiddos are screaming, (more…)

“Under Pressure”

“Under Pressure”

Over the last week, I have been hearing from all of my Instagram and Facebook friends regarding a very important topic: plug-in kitchen appliances. I recently asked, “What countertop kitchen appliance do you use the most?”. The answers ranged from coffee makers to blenders and […]

One small recipe for mankind, one GiANT recipe for me.

One small recipe for mankind, one GiANT recipe for me.

This is the recipe that started it all for me — Click HERE to view.

Spicy Teriyaki Tacos

Spicy Teriyaki Tacos

I am a huge fan of teriyaki! I can’t imagine a veggie or protein that would not “sing” after taking a bath in a glorious, sweet and salty teriyaki marinade.

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