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Shredded Chicken Burritos

As you can tell from my recipe blog, we LOVE Mexican food. My kids can’t get enough and it’s the same for my husband and me. I wasn’t in the mood to cook a big meal (90 degrees outside)...

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Okay, so what’s not to love about a cookie made with peanut butter, brown sugar and chocolate chips? I wanted to make a treat for our friends who were watching our kids while my husband and I went on...

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Mushroom Manicotti

I haven’t made this dish for a really long time and was so excited when I stumbled across my old recipe. It’s a bit time consuming but worth it! It’s cheesy and gooey and so delicious. My son had...

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Banana Bread

My daughter and I had some alone time today and we decided to make a loaf of banana bread (we had two very ripe bananas to use up). We had a great time laughing, making a mess and creating...

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Mom’s Potato Salad with a Twist

My mom is a great cook and one of her best dishes is potato salad. It’s a huge hit with everyone that eats it. I have never made it before and decided to give it a try – I...

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Baked Barbecue Ribs

This is a family favorite – especially for my sister Leslie. My Dad always grills ribs for special occasions and they are the best. I decided to make some for friends who were coming over for dinner but instead...

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Pancakes with Raspberry Sauce

I make pancakes every Saturday for my kids… it’s a tradition. This morning my son wanted to help make the pancakes and he wanted a berry sauce instead of regular syrup. We had a fun time cooking side by...

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Shredded Beef and Caramelized Onion Tostadas

I made a big batch of shredded beef this week and needed to use it up. I made tostadas tonight with shredded beef, chili beans and caramelized onions along with cheese and sour cream. They were a perfect combination...

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Vegetarian Three Bean Chili

I love chili, stew, soup – anything I can slow cook in my dutch oven. I decided to make a vegetarian chili today because it was rainy and cold – perfect weather for chili! It turned out really tasty,...

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Tuna Fish Sandwich

Everyone has a recipe for a tuna sandwich. The key to my sandwich is the sweet or dill pickles and a bit of pickle juice. It makes the sandwich pop with flavor & prevents it from being dry. I...