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Our Easy Creamy Ranch Chicken recipe is a perfect blend of juicy chicken breasts, tangy ranch dressing, and creamy goodness. With just a few ingredients and minimal preparation time, you can whip up this mouthwatering dish in no time. Ranch seasoning isn’t only for salads. Chicken and ranch pair so well. The first time I …

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If you love smoky bacon flavor, and crave something with a little more crunch, this Bacon Wrapped Pickle Fries Recipe is for you. This mouth-watering snack will have you licking your lips and reaching for more. These flavorful, bite-sized treats combine all the satisfactions of fried food with an intense smokiness from bacon. Not only …

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This cilantro lime slaw is crisp, crunchy, and tangy with a light, yet zesty vinaigrette salad dressing. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on this page. For more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. 5 Minute Vinaigrette Coleslaw Five minutes and minimal ingredients …

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Wake up and set the table a bit fancier and serve this Breakfast Orange Juice Drink. This simple mocktail uses homemade grenadine to turn up the flavor of orange juice. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on this page. For more information please read the disclaimer on …

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The zippy flavors and textures of this old-fashioned three bean salad really do make it the perfect summer salad to serve at any barbecue, potluck, or relaxing weekend meal. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on this page. For more information please read the disclaimer on the …

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Make this sunshine butter sauce in 5 minutes and transform just about anything from boring to fabulous. This recipe is so easy to make, yet it packs a lot of flavor. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on this page. For more information please read the disclaimer …

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Fried carrots and parsnips are often overlooked as a vegetable side dish. When they are caramelized, they have just the right amount of sweetness that compliments many main dish recipes. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on this page. For more information please read the disclaimer on …

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Caramel Coated Puff Corn is just the perfect combination of a crispy caramel crunch that is buttery, salty, and sweet. It is best to make two batches of this treat as it is a bit addicting. Caramel coated puff corn is a favorite of mine. It’s the perfect treat for family gatherings and parties, especially …

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It takes just a few simple ingredients to make these lovely applesauce cinnamon ornaments. Now is the perfect time for this DIY Holiday Craft. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on this page. For more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. There is …

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Many years ago, I made cinnamon salt dough ornaments with my daughter. She was so young; she barely remembers it. However, every year when we take them out of the Holiday decorations, we are greeted by that cinnamon smell. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on this …

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Whip up this smoked ham omelet for any day of the week. Making eggs like a restaurant chef is easier than you think. Once you learn how to make this recipe, the combinations of fillings are plentiful. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on this page. For …

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Grape Jelly Slow Cooker BBQ Meatballs is easy to make in the with only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes to prep!  Take these to a party and they will disappear quickly. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on this page. For more information please read the disclaimer …

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This Grape Jelly BBQ Sauce is made from just three ingredients. It has just the right amount of sweet and heat to add that perfect glaze. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on this page. For more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. …

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Learn how to make your own Sriracha mayo sauce right at home. Just like the restaurants do. It takes just four simple ingredients and a few minutes of your time. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on this page. For more information please read the disclaimer on …

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Find out how to make this easy homemade tartar sauce at home. It is creamy and delicious and a simply perfect complement to your seafood.  For years I worked in restaurants and this is how we made it. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on this page. …

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These Crab Rangoon Egg Rolls are just like the restaurant food you would enjoy when eating out with your family and friends. Simple ingredients and a few minutes in the fryer is all it takes to make these delicious goodies. Post contains affiliate links and we earn commissions if you shop through the links on …

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This quick Kool-Aid Pickles recipe is a very easy and fun recipe for kids to make. There are so many flavors of Kool-Aid to choose from for really pretty colors and unique flavors. If you’re looking for a fun and colorful snack to liven up your next party or barbecue, look no further than Kool-Aid …

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These chicken, ham, & beef sliders are just perfect for a weeknight meal, your next party, or game day snacking. Prepare enough to feed a crowd and pop them in the oven. 30 minutes to a delicious sandwich. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Baked …

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This recipe for skillet garlic green beans is a delicious side dish that is ready in just 15 minutes. Perfect for fresh produce and let’s face it, anything with garlic in the recipe must be scrumptious. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. The photo above …

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This easy cherry lemonade is a refreshing summer drink. No sauce pan or simply syrup are required. make this delicious treat in minutes for your family or your next backyard party. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Family Friendly Refreshing Summer Beverage This family friendly …

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Kids of all ages love this quick garlic toast. Make this in just a few minutes with any bread you happen to have available to you. Great addition to so many family meals as this is a family friendly side dish. If you’re a home cook looking for an easy, flavorful side dish to pair …

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These Golden Grahams Treats are full of gooey melty marshmallows. If you have 5 minutes, you can make these snacks. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. If you love Rice Krispie Treats, I have a sneaky suspicion you might like these delicious dessert bars. At …

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Boiling corn on the cob is a classic and straightforward method that yields tender and juicy kernels. It’s a versatile dish that can be enjoyed on its own as a snack or as a delightful accompaniment to grilled meats, salads, or other summery dishes. So, gather your fresh corn and get ready to savor the …

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I am sharing a decades old recipe for creamed tuna on toast. This probably originated in the depression era. However, it is still just an easy, delicious, and quick meal for any day. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Depression Era Recipe This recipe came …

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This no-bake eclair dessert has layers of graham crackers and creamy vanilla pudding that is topped with chocolate. This is always a big hit at our house. Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Comfort Food Dessert This is one of those foods that everyone just …

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Oven-fried chicken has all of the flavors of deep fried chicken without all the extra fat and oil. This is how you make comfort food. Super easy family meals that has your family requesting you make this are keepers. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. …

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You won’t believe how easy it is to make your own homemade shrimp cocktail sauce. I have not purchased cocktail sauce from the store for decades. Use ingredients from your pantry to quickly whip this up. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. New Year’s Even …

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Frugal recipes like this easy creamed ham on toast can be just so delicious that you will find your family scraping out the pan to get the last bit. Simple ingredients and little effort to feed your family. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Easy …

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This Oven Roasted Asparagus recipe lets the vegetable shine through. Roast this side dish in the oven while you make the main dish. Delicious and easy recipe. Oven roasted asparagus is our favorite way to eat asparagus. It’s quick and easy to make. This can be on your dinner table in less than 30 minutes, …

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White Chocolate Puff Corn Crack only takes two ingredients, yet it is highly addicting. It is hard to have just one piece. A bit crunchy, salty, and sweet scrumptious treat. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. It only takes minutes to make this delectable goodness. …

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This easy banana cream pie is the first pie that I learned to make when I started working in a restaurant. No bake delicious, creamy and fresh goodness. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Easy Cream Pie This was the first pie that I learned …

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This 4 ingredient balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing recipe is easy and ready in under 5 minutes. Use pantry staples to whip up this delicious blend of savory, sweet, and tangy flavors. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Homemade balsamic vinaigrette is so incredibly easy to …

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This strawberry spring mix salad is packed with good-for-you-ingredients and dressed with an easy homemade balsamic vinaigrette. Just a simple and delicious combination. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. This strawberry salad is loaded with flavor, texture, and plant-based nutrients. Yet, it’s minimal and super simple to …

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This oriental salad dressing is a little sweet and tang at the same time. While this is the salad dressing used on the Ramen Noodle Cabbage Salad, it is also so delicious for an everyday salad. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Versatile Asian Salad …

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My daughter made this cucumber salsa this past week. This is more like a crisp cucumber salad. It is so light, refreshing, and scrumptious. We ate half the bowl ourselves. So, I just have to share this recipe with you. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us …

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This Swedish Cream Recipe is a thick and creamy dessert. Fresh taste. Achieve easy elegance for your next Holiday or party. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Swedish cream is a mixture of sour and fresh cream, is akin to crème fraîche, and much quicker …

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Tender pasta, creamy dressing, tender tuna, and a few other delicious ingredients make this tuna pasta salad great tasting comfort food. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. This tuna pasta salad is a classic! It easy, fast, and I usually have all the ingredients that I …

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These deviled eggs are perfect for snacks, potlucks, tailgates, and summer dinners. If you are on a budget, make sure that eggs are on the menu. Whenever these appear at a party, they are the first thing to disappear. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. …

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This savory slow cooker mushrooms recipe has just three ingredients create an indulgent tasting mushroom side dish. Here is a recipe for two distinct flavors of mushrooms. No matter which way you decide is your favorite, they are both easy to make and will have the crowd coming back for a few more. *Post contains …

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Use pantry ingredients to make sloppy Joes that will please a crowd. My grandmother never used a canned mix for making hers. Here is Grandma’s Sloppy Joe recipe. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Delicious Homemade Recipe Canned Versus Homemade Sloppy Joe Sauce I do …

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How to make roux is a basic recipe that will be used over and over in cooking. Use this to thicken sauces, gravies, soups, stews, and more. Learn something that professional chefs use often in their cooking.  *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Why use …

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This cowboy caviar recipe is a fresh and healthy salad with simple ingredients. Talk about color! If you like black beans, black-eye peas, corn, avocados, and tomatoes, this recipe is for you. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. This delicious bean salad is so versatile …

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This key lime pie recipe is a classic. Four ingredients for the filling and three ingredients for the crust. Get rave reviews about your pie that was easy to make. There are affiliate & ad links throughout this website. I will receive a commission. More information in the about us section. Tropical Key Lime Pie …

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This classic pigs in a blanket recipe is wonderful for getting kids involved in cooking. Once they help make these, they will be willing to eat them too. They are the perfect party food, and they’re so easy to make. Just wrap little sausages in Crescent rolls, and bake them until they’re golden brown. Serve …

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This classic BLT sandwich is one of those awesome summer foods. When the tomatoes from the garden are ripe, it is time to break out the bacon and lettuce. This BLT sandwich has been a family favorite since my childhood. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us …

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This classic graham cracker pie crust recipe has been a staple in dessert making for many years. Three simple ingredients make a no-fail pie crust. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. A Word About Crushing Graham Crackers Depending on what I have available to me …

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When you want to make something impressive and tasty, this amazing lemon meringue pie is the dessert to make. The tart and creamy lemon custard filling is topped with mile-high meringue. Light, airy and scrumptious. This pie just melts in your mouth. Fresh lemon taste with an impressively high meringue top. Easier to achieve than …

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This fresh strawberry pie is quick and easy to make. The freshness of the strawberries are the center of attention in this recipe. Add a dab of homemade Whipping Cream and you have a perfect pairing. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Ingredients in Strawberry …

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This sweet stabilized whipped cream is just the perfect topping for any dessert. It is easy to make and holds up in the heat. Do you love baking and making beautiful desserts, but hate having to settle for store-bought whipped cream? Are you tired of your homemade desserts not having that perfect finishing touch? Frustrated …

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This peanut butter pie is just the right amount of creaminess. It is just the right amount of sweet and fluff to make this a pie that you will crave. At least I do. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Peanut Butter Pie Done Just …

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The slow cooker means comfort food to me and this crock pot pork roast will not disappoint. When we have family coming for the holidays, even if I have to work the whole day, I can have a delicious meal on the table that the whole family looks forward to having.  *Post contains affiliate links*at …

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It does not get any easier than this simple roasted carrots recipe. Cooking vegetables in their most natural form really lets their unique taste shine through.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Delicious and flavor-packed carrots Some people like to add extra …

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Great amount of tang and creamy taste in this cranberry fluff recipe. This has to be the easiest recipe I have ever written. Just two ingredients.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. When I was growing up, my mom used to make …

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Sometimes I want a quick and easy lunch and Tuna on toast is a great way to have a healthy, satisfying meal or snack. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. This is one of those four ingredient recipes that are easy on the budget. A …

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This mandarin orange creamy dressing is easy to make and tastes great. An oldie but goodie family recipe. Everyday creamy goodness on a salad. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. My grandmother used to make this Creamy Mandarin Orange Salad Dressing for me when I …

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Our family LOVES these creamy cucumbers. Yes, you read that right. Extremely simple recipe! Only three ingredients. Simple cucumber recipe. With warmer weather around the corner, it’s time to enjoy the fresh flavors of seasonal produce. Does anyone else get excited by all the delicious fruits and vegetables that come into season in the summer? …

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The French break bake for two is so simple and yet fancy enough for a special breakfast in-bed kind of meal. Mix the ingredients, bake, and enjoy the full-flavor creamy bread. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Easy Baked Recipe This meal is very easy …

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Chocolate Truffles can be flavored with a variety of flavorings. Our family enjoys these truffles every year during the holiday season. Creamy chocolate taste. very easy to make, but they look elegant. They taste like a creamy chocolate ganache in a little package. My entire family is a lover of all things chocolate. We could …

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Lots of peanut butter and chocolate taste. Only cooking required is melting the chocolate in the microwave. This recipe is requested at the holidays. 2 ½ Cups powdered sugar
2 Cups crushed graham crackers (can purchase this in a box or use a food processor to crush them fine)
24 oz. peanut butter, any kind. (I prefer Jiff or Skippy creamy)
¼ lb. soft butter (1 stick)
Melting chocolate for coating (I prefer

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5 Minute Microwave Recipe
I have made these marshmallows many times. When you are in a hurry and realize that you are the treat mom for the meeting…this is my go-to! It takes 5 minutes or less and you are out the door. When my daughter was young, I kept the ingredients on hand at all times. So many times, I am so glad I did. Of course, there was never any left and they were always requested.

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