Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Bacon

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Yes, potatoes are my love language. It’s hard to admit this next fact, but I’d choose a variety of them over a steak any day. That’s wrong. I know it and admit it. This post has been sitting in a draft for four years. It’s time I hit publish, even with the original photo and […]

Oh, So Easy, Tex Mex Chicken Chili (or Soup)

Oh So Easy Tex Mex Chicken Soup

Our family stirs up varying debates. Sometimes topics run deep and introspective, swapping between politics, religion and other politically incorrect table talk discussions, while others, well, they are a debate for debate sake. Tonight’s debate sparked discussion on chili vs. soup. You see this delicious and oh, so easy Tex Mex Chicken Chili, er, Soup […]

Homestyle Beef Stew

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  There’s nothing like thinking back on your early childhood and remembering the sounds and smells of the kitchen. A good ole fashion beef stew is one of those recipes that sends our scenes swirling, not to mention, it’s whole foods at their finest. I’m going to let you in on a little secret that […]

Easy Onion Cakes

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Remember when you were a little kid, and there were some foods you just wouldn’t touch? For me, onions were near the top of my list, if not at the very top. If a meal had onions in it, you’d better not tell me or I was immediately turned off. Now, I can’t think of […]

Potluck Green Bean Casserole

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Were you a church potluck attender or gatherings that you rack your head wondering what to make? Well, if you grew up in church, or attended family reunions, you probably remember at least one green bean casserole showing up on the buffet table. I’m convinced the French fried onions on top are simply a lure […]

Simple Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Simple Shepherd's Pie

It was 6:15 o’clock last night, and I had no plans for dinner. I looked at the clock and panicked. Time had slipped by in a flurry of  “What in the world.  It was just 2:00. Where did the afternoon go?” By 6:25, this epitome of all comfort foods dish was heating in the oven. […]