Monthly Archives: January 2016

How to Make a Pimiento Cheese Ball

This cheese ball was often a staple when I first started spending time around my husband’s family, and it’s still one of my husband’s favorite snacks. Handed down from his grandpa, this is definitely a crowd-pleaser! And with only four … Continue reading

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Barbecue Beef Sandwiches

This is the kind of recipe that you need in your back pocket when you’re hosting a party: delicious and flavorful as if you’ve put in a lot of effort, but – really and truly – ridiculously easy. This is … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Plan #64

We are starting a new format for our Weekly Meal Plan posts. We will each take turns sharing something that was a highlight from our week, whether that is a new recipe, something that surprised us (good or bad), or … Continue reading

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Scotcheroos

One of the first recipes I ever made on my own was Scotcheroos. My mom worked, so anytime we had an evening potluck, I’d get off the bus, head inside, and get started on a batch of Scotcheroos to take … Continue reading

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How to Make a Sheet Pan Meal

I love roasted vegetables. I think that roasting carrots and onions brings out their natural sweetness, and roasted potatoes have the perfect balance of crispy outside and melty inside. Sometimes, though, I struggle to cook a protein dish along with … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Plan #63

We are starting a new format for our Weekly Meal Plan posts. We will each take turns sharing something that was a highlight from our week, whether that is a new recipe, something that surprised us (good or bad), or … Continue reading

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No-Knead Bread

The first time I made this bread, I was so surprised and excited. I made this! It looks like something from a bakery! And it was… easy! I always forget how good simple food can be. There are only four … Continue reading

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