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The BEST Party Dip

The BEST Party Dip

The BEST Party Dip! Who doesn’t need an easy and awesome dip recipe for your snack and graze boards? This recipe is hands down my favorite cheesy dip – and at first bite, you’ll fall in love with it too!

Mezzi Paccheri with Spring Peas & Candied Bacon

Mezzi Paccheri with Spring Peas & Candied Bacon

About 5 years ago, I found myself in a predicament ((I imagine most moms find themselves in)). Dinnertime was upon us and there I was – AGAIN begging my kids to eat something green. This time the something green was peas. All four were mid-refusals 

Cheesy 3-Meat Breakfast Cups

Cheesy 3-Meat Breakfast Cups

This easy breakfast  should probably be considered part of the “Busy Mom” series because it is so easy, but I usually make something like this when I have a little more time in the morning.

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Strascinati Pugliesi with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce & Crisp Candied Bacon :: Another Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology!

Strascinati Pugliesi with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce & Crisp Candied Bacon :: Another Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology!

With the first bite, this delicious pasta will knock the socks right off of your feet — or at least it will make you want to lick your bowl, the serving spoon and the saucepot. It buckled my knees – in that “did I just 

Bacon & Swiss Hot Onion Dip (Part 2 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Bacon & Swiss Hot Onion Dip (Part 2 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Okay friends, I am going to blast a few recipes out over the next week. There will be very little commentary – not because they are not commentary worthy, but because this momma is full-up with life. These are TOO GOOD to them let slip away into my 

Candied Pepper Bacon

Candied Pepper Bacon

It is the little things in life that often bring the biggest smiles, right? Like flipping the light switch and the room fills with light. Or that first sip of a fresh cup of tea. Or when your little one brings you a rose petal and a heart-shaped rock while chirping the words “I got these for you momma.” Or diamonds. Yes, it is the little things that fill in all of those dry spots that seem to form too quickly in the everyday parts of life.

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Mexican Jumping Beans – ((Taco Seasoned No-Peek Bean Soup))

Mexican Jumping Beans – ((Taco Seasoned No-Peek Bean Soup))

There are so many things I love about beans – but I think my favorite is how hearty & healthy they are. Oops, that’s two things – sorry.  I know I have shared a lot of bean recipes on Food for a Year, and this 

Cheesy Bacon Meatball Potato Casserole ((a real crowd pleaser))

Cheesy Bacon Meatball Potato Casserole ((a real crowd pleaser))

There comes a point when it is time for a change — right?? Well, I needed something different for dinner. I did a quick scan of my freezer, fridge and pantry and this is what I created: “Meatball Casserole”. I normally go down the Italian 

Garlicky Brown Sugar & Bacon Oven-Roasted Chicken Wings

Garlicky Brown Sugar & Bacon Oven-Roasted Chicken Wings

Chicken wings just may be my new favorite speedy meal idea! One the night we ate these for dinner, I actually made 2 different flavors and served them together. I was trying to hedge my bets I guess – thinking, “If they don’t like one, surely they will like the other!”. Continue reading Garlicky Brown Sugar & Bacon Oven-Roasted Chicken Wings

BLT on a stick with Homemade Buttermilk Herbed Dressing

BLT on a stick with Homemade Buttermilk Herbed Dressing

BLT — it is my most favorite sandwich. Toasted white bread, a smear of mayo, thick cut salty bacon, crisp iceberg & a juicy slab of ripe, juicy summer tomato.  I am just not sure it can get any better. That is why I was 

Bacon & Brown Sugar Coated Oven Roasted Chicken Legs – How to feed the fam tasty food on the cheap!

Bacon & Brown Sugar Coated Oven Roasted Chicken Legs – How to feed the fam tasty food on the cheap!

Yes!! This meal was everything this momma looks for when feeding the herd: Tasty Cheap Easy Pleasing to all

Oven Roasted Crispy Chicken & Rainbow Veggies with Gremolata & Bacon

Oven Roasted Crispy Chicken & Rainbow Veggies with Gremolata & Bacon

Isn’t this a gorgeous meal?? You can’t help but feel good about your cooking skills when putting this into the oven. But before I tell you all about how wonderful this is and how I know YOU CAN DO THIS, don’t zone out into your thoughts of “I could never do this!” or “what is a gremolata…sounds too fancy” or “I do good not to burn mac N’ cheese, so I am not even attempting this!”. If you can chop ((without loosing a thumb)) then you can do this.

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