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Wilted Spinach Salad with Caramelized Shallots

I had some spinach to use up so I searched online and found this recipe on Martha Stewart. This salad turned out to be very quick and simple to make and it made a wonderful and healthy side dish...

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Baked Chicken and Sharp Cheddar Taquitos

We had friends come over for dinner and I wanted to make something quick and simple. I grabbed a rotisserie chicken from the store and chopped up all the meat with some cilantro, bell pepper, poblano pepper, onion, lime,...

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Banana, Blueberry, and Lemon Muffins

I had a few very ripe bananas to use up so I went in search of a fun new recipe to make. I found this recipe on Dragon’s Kitchenand couldn’t resist making them and I am so glad I...

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Southwestern Casserole

I saw this Cooking Light recipe on Myrecipes and decided to make it for dinner. I adapted it a bit by adding more spices, more green chiles, cilantro, and avocado. This recipe was simple to make with very little...

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Potato Tian with Caramelized Onions and Parmesan AND the Giveaway Winner

I was recently sent some wonderful little potatoes from Tasteful Selectionsto try. Since I am originally from Idaho, it only makes sense that I love, love, love potatoes! I received two bags, one of a mixture of yellow, red,...

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Flavorful Flank Steak

I got this Alton Brown marinade from the Food Network website. It was so quick and easy to make and the marinade was SO FLAVORFUL! I really, really loved the flavor this marinade gave to the flank steak. I...

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Double Chocolate Almond Cookies AND a Giveaway

**Giveaway has ended** There are many perks to being a food blogger and one of them is getting to try wonderful products and cookbooks. I was recently contacted by Tate’s Bake Shopto host a giveaway on my site. I...

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Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

I wanted to make some biscuits to go with the White Bean, Chorizo, and Kale Soup I made for dinner recently. I found this Cooking Light recipe on Myrecipes and decided to give them a try. I was surprised...

White Bean Soup with Chorizo and Kale

White Bean Soup with Chorizo and Kale

The weather has been cold and rainy lately so I decided to warm us up with a pot of soup. I found this recipe in my Cooking Light – Novemberissue and I was excited to make it. My husband...

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Cranberry-Orange Muffins

I love the flavors of orange and cranberry combined so I was excited to try these flavors together in a muffin. They were super simple to make (my kids helped) and they turned out even tastier than I imagined....