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The Mom’s BEST Chicken & Rice

The Mom’s BEST Chicken & Rice

This recipe solves a problem I have been dealing with for years! I am so relieved to have a ((yummy)) solution to this struggle, but based on how very easy the solution is — I can’t believe it took me this long to figure it 

Simple Crispy Pesto Chicken & Potatoes

Simple Crispy Pesto Chicken & Potatoes

Summer – whew. It’s a break for sure, but BOY are we busy! We enjoyed a nice trip to the lake last week and then squeezed in a double portion of busy when we got home. Doctor’s appointments, a slew of summer cooking classes ((check out my 

Oven Roasted ((Brown-Sugared)) Butternut Squash with Bacon and Fresh Herbs

Oven Roasted ((Brown-Sugared)) Butternut Squash with Bacon and Fresh Herbs

If all sides were judged solely for appearance, this one would be the all around winner. I mean really, can there BE a prettier side dish ((said in the best Chandler Bing voice ever)). The color of the herb seasoned butternut squash, coated in a light brown sugar crust & adorned with beautiful crispy bright red bits of sweet and salty candied applewood smoked bacon – this dish SCREAMS “Serve me at your Thanksgiving AND Christmas Feasts!! ((please))”. Continue reading Oven Roasted ((Brown-Sugared)) Butternut Squash with Bacon and Fresh Herbs

Mom’s BEST (simple) Cranberry Salad

Mom’s BEST (simple) Cranberry Salad

Mom’s Best and Simple Cranberry Salad! A few handy ingredients and mom’s tips turn this recipe into a tradition!

No-Peek Oven Roasted Merlot & Sweet Italian Sausage Spaghetti Sauce

No-Peek Oven Roasted Merlot & Sweet Italian Sausage Spaghetti Sauce

Why haven’t I done this before?? The flavors are AMAZING (deep and perfect) and it is a meal for the ages! So simple and I am in love with using one pot for the entire meal. The day I made this, I had just less 

3 Ingredient Fresh Sockeye Salmon Dinner!!

3 Ingredient Fresh Sockeye Salmon Dinner!!

One of my favorite meals is baked Sockeye Salmon! So yummy, so simple, so fast & so very healthy. The entire herd loves this meal ((I think Gracie loves it because it is pink!)). Have you ever baked salmon fillets?  Continue reading 3 Ingredient Fresh Sockeye Salmon Dinner!!

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake ((A cake that traditions are made of!!))

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake ((A cake that traditions are made of!!))

As far as food traditions go, this one ranks right up there! If there is a family gathering, a birthday, a reason to celebrate — or just because, chances are — this cake will be there. 

Cooking with Kiddos & Crayons in the Kitchen ((oh, and there is chocolate))

Cooking with Kiddos & Crayons in the Kitchen ((oh, and there is chocolate))

Every once in a while we have a sweet after dinner ((mostly when company is coming or we are celebrating)). I have 4 little sets of eyes that are keenly trained to detect the difference between dinner prep & dessert prep. All of the sudden,