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Simple and Satisfying Side Dishes!


I love it when I have almost unlimited time to make dinner.  I can take my time, not rush and have all the ingredients for everything I ever wanted on hand.  Just kidding - I don't have many days like that.  I have days where I'm just happy that dinner isn't cereal or popcorn.  My Continue Reading...


20 Amazing Appetizers!


I love appetizers! They are easy to make and taste delicious. They are great for parties, potlucks and sharing. Sometimes I just make two or three appetizers for dinner, because I can. From pinwheels to meatballs and dips, this is an amazing list of 20 of my favorite easy-to-make and yummy appetizers. Bacon! Bacon! Bacon Continue Reading...


It seems like when it comes to breakfast foods, there are two categories: Breakfast-is-ready-already and Breakfast-will-be-ready-in-an-hour-after-I-do-something-with-these-30-ingredients.  But it doesn't have to be that way.  There is a middle ground between ready in 5 minutes and ready in 5 months. When it comes to breakfast: There is a way to have simple and satisfying without sweat Continue Reading...


Recipe – Corned Beef & Cabbage

corned beef & cabbage

When Irish eyes are smiling, it means that an angel gets its wings.  Nah, that ain't true.  When Irish eyes are smiling, it means that someone clapped to keep Tinkerbell alive.  That's a lie too.  Maybe it's when Irish eyes are smiling, a clipped coupon gets doubled?  That'd be cool, but probably not right either Continue Reading...


20+ Excellent Meatless Recipes for Lent!


Lent is almost here!  It's the time of year that some Catholics start thinking of ideas for meals that are meatless.  And recipes that most of the family will enjoy.  Without feeling too deprived. Using pinterest, it's clear that we're blessed to live in a time where there are almost countless recipes out there that Continue Reading...


Homemade Teriyaki Sauce


I love the flavor of teriyaki.  It's a nice and safe choice - when it comes to all kinds of things.  Stir fry.  Beef jerky. Marinades for pork and chicken.  I love it when making chicken fried rice.  If I go to a Chinese restaurant and there isn't a clear choice, teriyaki it is! So I Continue Reading...