Bring Home the Bacon…and Enjoy!

Mmm...bacon. I have a very (un)healthy appreciation for bacon and would eat it every day if it wasn't so darn expensive! I think bacon adds a great flavor to a variety of dishes, as shown by the diversity of these recipes. So, without further adieu, here are 9 yummy bacon recipes! 1. Bacon Mac and…

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More Than Mashed Potatoes {9 Potato Recipes}

I like potatoes – mashed potatoes, baked potatoes, French fries, hasbrowns...pretty much all potatoes. We've been in a meal planning rut lately, and I've been looking for some side dishes to shake things up, so I figured potatoes were a good place to start. And the oven-baked fries from Joy the Baker? They've been a…

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Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday: One Fish Two Fish Easy Snack Mix

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Today, March 2nd, is Dr. Seuss's birthday. Theodor Geisel, best known as the rhyming and riddling as Dr. Seuss who brought us The Cat in the Hat, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Horton Hears a Who, would have turned 107…

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Delicious, Mouthwatering Nutella Recipes

Although Nutella definitely isn't a health food -- despite the claims made in the commercials -- it's definitely yummy! I tend to eat it a spoonful at a time straight out of the jar, but these recipes have me inspired to try it in some of my baking instead. If you're a made-from-scratch kind of…

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Chicken Noodle Soup {9 Ways}

Oh, man. Last week our family battled the flu all week (the cold & flu kind, not the stomach flu kind...thankfully), and by Friday all six of us had it. Miserable. Anyway, I pulled out a rotisserie chicken that I'd put in the freezer a few weeks ago and made a pot of chicken noodle…

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Hot Drinks to Keep You Warm This Winter

I think the lure of coffee and tea comes not just from the taste and the pick me up they offer but also from the cozy warmth of holding a hot mug in your hand on a cold winter day. Wassail, spiced cider, black coffee and chai tea lattes are some of my favorites to…

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Hearty Winter Soup Recipes

I shared my made-from-scratch chili recipe a couple of months ago, and it ranks up there with tomato soup and chicken noodle soup as some of my favorite winter meals. Whether soup is already a staple in your home or you're looking to incorporate it into your diet, here are 9 mouth-watering recipes to help…

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Kid-Friendly Casserole or Hotdish Recipes

Although my husband doesn't share my sentiments, I love a hot casserole on a winter evening. My friend Shaina tells me that they're called hotdishes, not casseroles, in Minnesota, though. What do you call them where you live? The poppy seed chicken recipe below is my absolute favorite. A friend made a pan of that…

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Question of the Day: What’s Your Favorite Winter Comfort Food?

Although we have gotten hardly any snow at all this winter, it's been unbelievably cold and windy. Add  to that the fact that we keep our home at a ridiculously low temperature (currently 61 degrees), and I'm all about comfort foods that warm us up from the inside out. While I love a good soup,…

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Dips to Serve at Your Superbowl Party

The Big Game is coming in just a couple of weeks, and it's time to start thinking about the food. Dips make great party foods because they're easy to serve -- and eat! Choose from these 9 delicious recipes to serve at your party: 1. Gazpacho Dip with Garlic Pita Chips | Not Just Recipes…

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