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Thai Sweet Chile Pork Pizza

This could be one of the most “controversial” posts I’ve written. Can you hear me laughing out loud over here? I Googled and Googled trying to determine if the correct name of this was “chili” or “chile”. Overall, it seems that both are “correct” but for most use cases “chili” is made from “chile peppers”… Read more »

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Slow Cooker (No Boil) Mashed Potatoes

A lot of my extended family grew up on farms or in houses where fresh vegetables were the norm. They are used to good ol’ fashioned mashed potatoes like grandma used to make. The only time this ever becomes a problem is when we have family gatherings and I make the mistake of making boxed… Read more »

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Creamy & Cheesy Italian Sausage Pasta

This recipe reminds me of a Hamburger Helper but it is better in every way. The sausage is a good change from the standard ground hamburger/turkey/chicken and the bell peppers give it a different flair. It’s visually appealing (in case you are making it for company) and the taste is out of the world! Plus,… Read more »

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Creamy Chicken Pasta Casserole

This is one of those recipes that if you get crafty you can make it without using a million pots and pans. I pre-cooked my chicken in the same casserole dish that I later baked the casserole in. I also used the pot I used to boil the water to mix the mixture up while… Read more »

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Porcupine Balls

These were always one of my favorites growing up and they are a family favorite at our house now. The recipe is super easy but results in a very hearty meal with minimal effort that will leave everyone cleaning their plate. Plus, if you have kids that love to help in the kitchen they will… Read more »

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Baked Ground Beef Taquitos

Taquitos are one of those insanely awesome easy finger foods that have the ability to be extremely versatile or super simple. They can be served as an appetizer, side dish, or main course depending on your need (and quantity). I love being able to make these at home instead of buying a box of frozen… Read more »