Easy Homemade Pizza (or Pasta) Sauce

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When a recipe mentions homemade pizza sauce, I typically tune that out and immediately substitute a great store bought variety because why make homemade with a 10 Minute Dinners philosophy? Ignore that now! 🙂 There’s nothing better than whipping up a multipurpose easy homemade pizza (or pasta) sauce, and since we’re doubling and tripling the […]

Homemade Peach Salsa

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When I am in the mood for something sweet and savory, I thoroughly enjoy the Mango Salsa we keep stocked in bulk. Yet right now,  fresh peaches are in season and tomatoes are a plenty from the garden, so there’s nothing quite so enjoyable as whipping up our own fresh Homemade Peach Salsa. It makes […]

Teriyaki Pork Kabobs

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When the smell of the grill fills the summer air, there’s nothing I love more than sitting outside enjoying a wonderful meal with family and friends. Last weekend, I was at a gorgeous wedding and the main course (grilled chicken) was served on skewers with a delightfully, refreshing cucumber dipping sauce. It reminded me of […]

Western Chicken Spaghetti

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Asking my husband to go out and grab something from our “Redneck freezer,” is asking for a talking to, but I did it anyhow. Yes, that freezer is so stuffed, that when he went out,  I prayed  the chicken would be right near the top, or his frustration level would be sky high. It wasn’t. […]

Black Bean and Corn Salsa with Lime

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Sometimes I watch cooking shows and hear the commentators, judges, chefs, et al use certain words to describe foods like “earthy,” or “fresh.” I then wonder to myself, “What does fresh taste like?” Admittedly, I understand better now that my palate is broadening. I remember eating my Beef, Barley, and Mushroom Soup and thinking, “Oh, […]

Crock Pot Meatball Sub Sandwich

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This has been a week on the run, and our three teen boys have been mumbling about the fact that it’s quite impossible for them to gain weight (so not fair) when there’s nothing to eat. Now, lest you think I let them get away with that, no, I do not. Those comments were quickly […]