Mexican Hot Chocolate {Slow Cooker}

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A Mexican hot chocolate recipe that requires you to just toss everything in a slow cooker and let it all cook up. This hot cocoa is made with melted chocolate, not just cocoa powder, spices like cinnamon and a hint of chili powder. The flavor is so rich and delicious, just the way hot chocolate…

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Beef Stew with Mushrooms Over Egg Noodles

A hearty beef stew that’s loaded with flavor from mushrooms, garlic, onions, and fresh thyme.  I serve my beef stew with mushrooms over a bed of egg noodles. Tender chunks of beef with slow cooked mushrooms surrounded by so many bold flavors. It is the ultimate comfort food! Well lookie here. Looks like we’re going to…

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Candied Pecans

Easy to make candied pecans that require less than 10 ingredients! They’re perfect as a topping on salads or main dishes and desserts, like pumpkin pie. Did I mention that a handful is perfect for a snack? You can also give these as gifts in a cute jar for the holidays! My house. It smells… AMAZING!…

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Perfect One Hour Whole Roasted Chicken

This is the perfect one hour whole roasted chicken recipe. Basted with butter and sprinkled with herbs. The skin is perfectly crisp and the chicken is juicy and tender. This roasted chicken recipe is beyond simple to make and doesn’t require any trussing! Hi friends! Today is Totally Absolutely Completely and Obviously One Hour Whole Roasted Chicken…

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Pasta e Fagioli Soup {Olive Garden Copycat}

A hearty veggie and protein loaded Pasta e Fagioli soup, loaded with kidney and cannellini beans, fresh herbs, and lots of carrots and celery. This soup is a copycat version of Olive Gardens and it is to die for! I made mine with simple ingredients and it takes just 30 minutes from start to finish to…

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Breakfast//Brunch

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Mexican Hot Chocolate {Slow Cooker}

A Mexican hot chocolate recipe that requires you to just toss everything in a slow cooker and let it all cook up. This hot cocoa is made with melted chocolate, not just cocoa powder, spices like cinnamon and a hint of chili powder. The flavor is so rich and delicious, just the way hot chocolate…

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Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti with White Chocolate Drizzle

A crunchy, made from scratch, twice-baked, cranberry pistachio biscotti that’s topped with a white chocolate Drizzle. They’re lightly sweet and go great with a cup of coffee. This biscotti is perfect to share with family and friends for the holidays! Hi there! Yes, it’s been a while. And I have so much to catch you…

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Buttermilk Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Cheddar Bay Biscuits made with buttermilk and cheddar cheese. Theses biscuits are even better than Red Lobsters version. Brushed with garlic butter when they’re fresh out of the oven, they are just so irresistible! And you don’t even have to go to Red Lobster for them anymore! Ya’ll we’re just over a week away from Thanksgiving!…

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Snack// Quick Bites

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Candied Pecans

Easy to make candied pecans that require less than 10 ingredients! They’re perfect as a topping on salads or main dishes and desserts, like pumpkin pie. Did I mention that a handful is perfect for a snack? You can also give these as gifts in a cute jar for the holidays! My house. It smells… AMAZING!…

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Gruyere, Mushroom, & Caramelized Onion Bites

Caramelized onion bites with sautéed crimini mushrooms, balsamic caramelized onions, and applewood smoked gruyere cheese. Thee perfect little appetizers! They’re made with puff pastry and take no time at all to whip up! These are the perfect appetizers to serve your guests this holiday season. Boom! Flakey puff pastry topped with balsamic caramelized onions, sauteéd mushrooms,…

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Loaded Mashed Potato Balls (For Thanksgiving Leftovers)

Mashed Potato Balls are the perfect way to use up leftovers from Thanksgiving! They’re loaded with cheddar cheese, parmesan, garlic, chives, spice, and coated with panko breadcrumbs. This is the perfect way to use up those mashed potatoes for a crispy snack or appetizer! Oh hi there. Meet my golden brown snacky snack thats loaded…

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Lunch

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Beef Stew with Mushrooms Over Egg Noodles

A hearty beef stew that’s loaded with flavor from mushrooms, garlic, onions, and fresh thyme.  I serve my beef stew with mushrooms over a bed of egg noodles. Tender chunks of beef with slow cooked mushrooms surrounded by so many bold flavors. It is the ultimate comfort food! Well lookie here. Looks like we’re going to…

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Pasta e Fagioli Soup {Olive Garden Copycat}

A hearty veggie and protein loaded Pasta e Fagioli soup, loaded with kidney and cannellini beans, fresh herbs, and lots of carrots and celery. This soup is a copycat version of Olive Gardens and it is to die for! I made mine with simple ingredients and it takes just 30 minutes from start to finish to…

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Italian Orzo Tomato Spinach Soup

This soup is loaded with classic Italian flavors and it’s simple to make! Orzo tomato spinach soup is completely vegetarian friendly and it’s so warm and comforting! The perfect soup so serve on a chilly day. You guys! I am in love with this orzo tomato spinach soup. My heart beats Tomatoes. Parmesan cheese. Itty-bitty, cutesy…

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Vegetarian

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Gruyere, Mushroom, & Caramelized Onion Bites

Caramelized onion bites with sautéed crimini mushrooms, balsamic caramelized onions, and applewood smoked gruyere cheese. Thee perfect little appetizers! They’re made with puff pastry and take no time at all to whip up! These are the perfect appetizers to serve your guests this holiday season. Boom! Flakey puff pastry topped with balsamic caramelized onions, sauteéd mushrooms,…

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Loaded Mashed Potato Balls (For Thanksgiving Leftovers)

Mashed Potato Balls are the perfect way to use up leftovers from Thanksgiving! They’re loaded with cheddar cheese, parmesan, garlic, chives, spice, and coated with panko breadcrumbs. This is the perfect way to use up those mashed potatoes for a crispy snack or appetizer! Oh hi there. Meet my golden brown snacky snack thats loaded…

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Italian Orzo Tomato Spinach Soup

This soup is loaded with classic Italian flavors and it’s simple to make! Orzo tomato spinach soup is completely vegetarian friendly and it’s so warm and comforting! The perfect soup so serve on a chilly day. You guys! I am in love with this orzo tomato spinach soup. My heart beats Tomatoes. Parmesan cheese. Itty-bitty, cutesy…

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Dinner

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Beef Stew with Mushrooms Over Egg Noodles

A hearty beef stew that’s loaded with flavor from mushrooms, garlic, onions, and fresh thyme.  I serve my beef stew with mushrooms over a bed of egg noodles. Tender chunks of beef with slow cooked mushrooms surrounded by so many bold flavors. It is the ultimate comfort food! Well lookie here. Looks like we’re going to…

Read More »

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Perfect One Hour Whole Roasted Chicken

This is the perfect one hour whole roasted chicken recipe. Basted with butter and sprinkled with herbs. The skin is perfectly crisp and the chicken is juicy and tender. This roasted chicken recipe is beyond simple to make and doesn’t require any trussing! Hi friends! Today is Totally Absolutely Completely and Obviously One Hour Whole Roasted Chicken…

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Persian Cranberry Rice Pilaf

Fragrant, slightly sweet, and delicious, persian cranberry rice pilaf. This rice pilaf is perfect to serve as a side for Thanksgiving. It’s studded with dried cranberries and pistachio and super fragrant from sweet saffron. This saffron rice will be a hit all around! Are cranberries the best or are cranberries the best? Yes. And yes….

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Dessert

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Mexican Hot Chocolate {Slow Cooker}

A Mexican hot chocolate recipe that requires you to just toss everything in a slow cooker and let it all cook up. This hot cocoa is made with melted chocolate, not just cocoa powder, spices like cinnamon and a hint of chili powder. The flavor is so rich and delicious, just the way hot chocolate…

Read More »

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Candied Pecans

Easy to make candied pecans that require less than 10 ingredients! They’re perfect as a topping on salads or main dishes and desserts, like pumpkin pie. Did I mention that a handful is perfect for a snack? You can also give these as gifts in a cute jar for the holidays! My house. It smells… AMAZING!…

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Raspberry Almond Linzer Cookies

Soft cut-out shortbread cookies filled with raspberry jam and topped with another cookie. Linzer cookies are sandwich cookies made with an almond shortbread dough. Use your favorite cookie cutters to make your favorite shapes! Okay guys, we’re rounding off our cookie week with linzer cookies. This week I’ve brought you 5 different cookie recipes. We…

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