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Smothered Chicken

Smothered Chicken |

This year I decided to put together recipes to make an entire Valentine’s Day meal. The recipes make enough that it can be a Valentine’s Day meal for the whole family, if you’d like. If not, on some of the recipes, you can scale back the amounts to make it for two. On those recipes... Read More

Creamy Homemade Caramels

Creamy Homemade Caramels |

One of my favorite things about Christmas is homemade caramels! My grandmother would make them and now my mom makes them. There is just nothing better than the homemade version. It is something I look forward to each year. Something about that soft, sweet, chewy, sugary, butter confectionary that just calls to me. I can’t... Read More

Pecan Pie Bark

Pecan Pie Bark |

I can’t believe that it will be Christmas in 1 week! When planning what to do this week on the blog, I decided to make it a sweet treat week worth of recipes. All of the recipe work great to give out as a last minute gift or are excellent if you need to take... Read More

Pear, Pomegranate, and Spinach Salad

Pear, Pomegranate, and Spinach Salad

Festive but simple, that is what the salad recipe I have for you today is. It is easy to make but looks so amazing. I love the crunch and flavor that you get with pomegranate arils and they are perfect for a salad. I also love using pears in the salad. They don’t get enough... Read More

Buttermilk Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Buttermilk Herbed Mashed Potatoes |

Mashed potatoes are a common side, but for Christmas you want to make them special and kick them up a notch. This recipe does just that. These potatoes include buttermilk along with some fresh herbs.They are the perfect ingredients to take regular mashed potatoes to extraordinary mashed potatoes. Those fresh herbs just amazing flavor and... Read More

Slow Cooker Cranberry Citrus Holiday Ham

Slow Cooker Cranberry Citrus Holiday Ham |

This week I decided to focus on what to make for Christmas dinner. I have a week of recipes that you can add to you Christmas dinner or use all of the recipes for a complete Christmas menu. We are kicking off the week with the main dish and I have a simple ham recipe... Read More

Eggnog Sugar Cookies

Eggnog Sugar Cookies |

I remember a song as a young girl that says “Christmas cookies and holiday hearts, that’s the way the holiday starts”. Well, I am starting off the holiday month with cookie recipes. They will be perfect to make for a cookie exchange or treat plate for neighbors. First up is an eggnog sugar cookie. I... Read More

Individual Patriotic Jello Salads

Individual Patriotic Jello Salads |

The 4th of July is right around the corner and everyone will be sporting their red, white, and blue. So why not bring those colors to your table too. I have a super simple recipe today for individual jello salads that show those great patriotic colors. And you really only need 3 ingredients to make... Read More

Italian Sea Shell Pasta Salad

Italian Sea Shell Pasta Salad |

Pasta salad is a summer staple for any gathering. However, there are so many ways you can serve it up. Well, I have a tasty way to serve it up for you all today. What makes this salad amazing and loved by all is the diced pepperoni and salami. Now if you’d rather make this... Read More

Berry Cheesecake Salad

Berry Cheesecake Salad |

I love fresh berries and my local grocery store has had them on sale for amazing prices recently. Now you could serve berries just by themselves at your next summer gathering or you could serve this berry cheesecake salad. You can use any combination of fresh berries in this salad. I used strawberries, raspberries, blackberries,... Read More