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Turkey Italian Sausage and Mushroom Pizza Braid

I didn’t feel like making a big dinner so I decided to grab a few ingredients from the grocery store to make a homemade pizza. Instead of a regular pizza my kids and I decided to make a pizza...

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Toffee Crunch Dip with Apple Slices

This recipe is from my sister Dana. She makes this dip for holidays, birthdays, and tailgating for the BSU Bronco football games. It’s always a huge hit when she makes it and never lasts long. The dip itself is...

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Flaky Buttermilk and Chive Biscuits

I made some flaky biscuits to go with the Cheese and Potato Soup I was serving for dinner recently. I decided to add chopped chives to the biscuits because I thought they would pair nicely with the soup. I...

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Mixed Greens with Apples, Sunflower Seeds, and Croutons with a White Cheddar and Chive Vinaigrette

My friend Kyle found a new vinaigrette that was filled with white cheddar and chives so we put together a very simple salad using mixed greens, apple, sunflower seeds, and croutons to go with the Cheese and Potato Soup we...

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Cheese and Potato Soup

We were having friends over for dinner and I wanted to make something warm and comforting since it was a very cold and rainy day. I found this cheese and potato soup on Mary’s site called One Perfect Bite that...

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Vegetable Pot Stickers

I found this recipe from Ming Tsai on the Food Network site and couldn’t wait to make them. It was a bit time consuming but so worth it because they turned out fantastic. These were truly the best tasting...

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Asian Style Pork Chops

I had some thick cut pork chops to use up so I went in search of a recipe online. I found this one at Life’s Ambrosiathat sounded simple and delicious. I adapted it just a bit by using fresh...

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Roasted Baby Potatoes with Parsley and Butter

I wanted a simple side dish to go along with the Blackened Flank SteakI served for dinner. I found some baby potatoes and parsley in the refrigerator so I decided to roast the potatoes then toss them with a...

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Blackened Flank Steak

While perusing one of my favorite food blogs, Nibble Me This, I saw this recipe for a blackened dry rub for steaks. I had a flank steak in my fridge that I needed to use up so I decided...

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Banana Banana Bread

I love to experiment with baking by adding fruits, chocolates, and nuts to different muffin, bread, and cookie recipes. However, sometimes I just want to bake simple recipes really focusing on the main ingredient. I had four ripe bananas...