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Roasted Yams with Maple, Dried Cranberries and Pecans

This side dish is so delicious! The combination of the soft yams with the crunchy pecans, tart cranberries, and sweet maple is wonderful. I love how easy it is to make and that it has very little clean up....

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Tomato Tian

Here’s another wonderful side dish for the holidays. I love making Vegetable Tianbut this time I decided to keep it all about the tomatoes. I picked up some beautiful yellow tomatoes at the store recently and decided to make...

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Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole

I won’t be cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year because we are heading to a friend’s house to enjoy her amazing cooking. I decided since I wouldn’t be cooking a turkey feast to share with you all, I could at...

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Potato Crab Chowder

I got three different meals out of one can of crab – I love that! For the last crab recipe I decided to make a Cooking Light Potato Crab Chowder I found on Myrecipes. It looked hearty, filling, and...

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Crab Quesadilla with Homemade Guacamole

I think my new favorite flavor combination is crab with avocado. I loved the Cilantro and Lime Crab Salad with Avocado Halves so much I decided to use the same flavors together to make a quesadilla for lunch the...

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Cilantro and Lime Crab Salad in Avocado Halves

I picked up a tub of lump crab meat recently so I decided use some of it to make a quick and delicious salad to put into avocado halves. I found a recipe on Epicurious that looked simple and...

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Garlic Basil Knots

I wanted to make some rolls to go with the Roasted Vegetable Minestrone I made for dinner recently. I decided to use my Mom’s Dinner Rolls recipe but instead of making them into rolls, I cut the dough into...

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Roasted Vegetable Minestrone

We have all been struggling with terrible colds this week so I made a big pot of minestrone soup. I decided to roast the veggies before adding them to the soup for extra flavor. It was so simple to...

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Teriyaki Chicken Thighs

I wanted a quick and healthy meal for dinner. I found a tasty looking recipe on the Food Networkby Ellie Krieger for teriyaki chicken thighs that looks simple and delicious. I adapted the recipe a bit by using chicken...

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BSU Tailgating Adventure

Just a little recap of my weekend… My sister is a HUGE FOOTBALL FAN!! She and her family absolutely love football and are the biggest Boise State University Bronco fans EVER. They own a huge motor home that they...