Category Archives: Tried & True

Four Cheese Pizza {Homemade}

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: Fresh dough or refrigerated dough 1 jar of pizza sauce (I use homemade sauce) 1 small jar of petite diced tomatoes 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese 1 cup … Continue reading

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Pizza Topped Pasta

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 lb. of ground beef or turkey 2 cups of Mozzerella cheese 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese Pepperoni 1 box of Penne pasta 1 jar of spaghetti sauce (I … Continue reading

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Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

Servings: 4-6 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 lb. chicken 2 tbs. taco seasoning medium sized tortillas (I prefer flour) 1 small can green chilies 1/2 medium onion, chopped finely 2 cups of shredded white American … Continue reading

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BBQ Chicken Pizza

I’ve always found BBQ Chicken Pizza to be interesting. I like a piece or two when feasting at pizza buffet. For some reason lately, I’ve been craving it and I thought I’d try my hand it. It turned out to … Continue reading

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Dorito Casserole {Beef}

Servings: 4-6 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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Mini Churros

Recently when I made some homemade dough in the bread machine, I had some dough left over. I didn’t want to waste it so Teenager and I decided to try our hand at making some Mini Churros. They turned out … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Pull Apart Monkey Bread Recipe

This is a great recipe for easy cinnamon pull apart monkey bread recipe that uses homemade dough made my in my bread machine. Whether you use homemade dough or refrigerator biscuit dough, this is an easy recipe that’s great for … Continue reading

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BBQ Chicken Brining Recipe {Tailgate Tuesday}

I’m a bit overwhelmed this week and just too busy to even think straight. So I didn’t have a chance this past weekend to make the recipe for Tailgate Tuesday like I had hoped. I decided to share this amazing … Continue reading

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Guiltless Grilled Chicken Sandwich {Chili’s Copycat}

I love these copycat recipes from Todd Wilbur. Most of them are spot on! The teenager raved about this sandwich, even complimenting me by saying, “It’s the best chicken sandwich I’ve ever had, Mom…that you’ve made.” Servings: 4 Prep Time: … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Marinade

Love this marinade. It would be great with pork or chicken. Servings: 4-6 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: depends on the type of meat Ingredients: 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 tbs minced … Continue reading

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Chicken and Corn Chowder {Crockpot}

Servings: 12 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 5 hours Ingredients: 2 slices of bacon, diced 1 large onion 2 tbsp. minced garlic 1 small can of tomato paste ½ dried thyme 3 cups of low-sodium chicken broth 4-5 red … Continue reading

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Greek Steak Marinade

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes plus marinade time Cooking Time: 10 minutes

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Beefy Mac

I found this recipe in Sandra Lee’s cook book called Sandra Lee’s Semi-Homemade Fast Fix Family Favorites that I recently received from Paperback Swap. I found tons of recipes in this book that I want to try. This one was … Continue reading

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Lemon Cake with Cream Cheese Topping

This Lemon Cake is so moist and packed with lemon flavor. The Cream Cheese Topping adds just enough creamy sweetness. This all has my mouth watering! Servings: 8 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup of … Continue reading

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“Grape Salad… Yummy, Yummy”

Servings: 8 Prep Time: 5 minutes Refrigeration Time: 2 hours minimum Ingredients: Salad Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs green seedless grapes 1 1/2 lbs red seedless grapes 8 ounces sour cream 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 … Continue reading

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Chocolate Toffee Cookie Recipe

The other night I got off work and needed to have a dessert to bring to Teenager’s Boy Scout Christmas Party. I had some Devil’s food cake mix and toffee bits, which sounded like a yummy combination. So I threw … Continue reading

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Apple Pecan Cake

Before Thanksgiving I was thinking about desserts for Turkey day. I thought about the fact I love Pecan Pie and Rob loves Apple Pie, so why not put them together? I hunted around and found this recipe. They called them … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Popper Dip

My husband’s reaction to this recipe was “where has then been all my life?!?!” Servings: 12 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 3 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened 2 cup mayonnaise 2 (4 oz) can chopped … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

In this pic it’s been sitting out for awhile and it’s softened. Servings: 1 cheese ball Prep Time: 10 minutes + 3 hours for chilling Cooking Time: 0 minutes Ingredients: 1 package (8 oz) softened cream cheese 1/2 cup butter, … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Pumpkin Swirl Brownies

Yes, a recipe! Don’t have a heart attack! I’m so excited this weekend I got to do some cooking! With my new job, I’m not able to enjoy being in the kitchen much. I do miss cooking. So this weekend … Continue reading

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