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Spicy Thai Pork and Beef Lettuce Cups

Spicy Thai Pork and Beef Lettuce Cups

I really love this recipe for Spicy Thai Pork and Beef Lettuce Cups because Chase usually helps me when I cook this. This recipe was inspired by a recipe that I saw Gordon Ramsey  make on some show on BBC. Of course I didn’t write it […]

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How to Make Fresh Chunky Guacamole Dip

How to Make Fresh Chunky Guacamole Dip

This fresh, chunky guacamole dip recipe is Grant’s favorite. He asked me to make real guacamole one night after going to a mexican restaurant so I started  working on a fresh, flavorful recipe with big chunky vegetables. I always find ways to get Chase and Grant to […]

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Spicy Turkey Chili Frito Pie Recipe

Spicy Turkey Chili Frito Pie Recipe

I saw the traditional recipe for mexican chili frito pie for the first time while watching Food Network a few years ago. I never cooked chili but I love to make chicken tortilla soup and the similarity in the two recipes inspired me to create my […]

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Best Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe Ever

Best Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe Ever

I think that this is the best chicken tortilla soup recipe ever! This is another one of my top ten recipes, along with my spicy turkey frito chili pie. The recipe is simple but the end result is delicious. Chicken tortilla soup is my favorite so […]

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Healthier Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheddar Cheese

Healthier Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheddar Cheese

I’ve had broccoli salad a few different ways at different restaurants so I decided to make it a little healthier while still including all of the things that I love about broccoli salad, like bacon and cheddar cheese. Notice I said healthier, not healthy! This is […]

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How to Make Sugared Cranberries

How to Make Sugared Cranberries

I made my first cheesecake from scratch this Thanksgiving and it turned out amazingly! It was beautiful and delicious and everyone loved it so I felt proud considering I had never made one before. I wanted it to be special since it was for the […]

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Raw Honey Homemade Beauty Treatments and Pure Gold Raw Honey Review

Raw Honey Homemade Beauty Treatments and Pure Gold Raw Honey Review

I received three jars of Pure Gold Raw Honey from Mercola.com in exchange for this review so I thought that I would share a few delicious honey recipes and homemade beauty treatments in honor of Earth day. [wp_ad_camp_1] Dr. Mercola’s raw honey tastes so good! It’s not like the gooey […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Irish Coffee Recipe

St. Patrick’s Day Irish Coffee Recipe

Here in NC it’s snowing on St. Patrick’s day! It’s going to be Spring in just a few days so the weather here is just confusing. In honor of this unusually cold St. Patrick’s day I thought that I would share a quick recipe for […]

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