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Creamy Beef Gravy in a Gravy Boat

Creamy Beef Gravy

This recipe is how my mom made her gravy for years and years. Simple no-fuss method of a great tasting creamy beef gravy. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Homemade Gravy Gravy Thickening Methods Normally, I start my gravy with a Roux. This assures that …

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Grandma's Sloppy Joes 1

Grandma’s Sloppy Joes

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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Homemade Applesauce

This applesauce if full of flavor! Just the right amount of sweetness with a hint of cinnamon. I like to have a few apple pieces left in the homemade applesauce too. Just seems to make it more of a snack. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us …

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Apple Blondies

Apple Blondies are just a perfect way to use those fresh apples in the fall. Send these apple bars over the top with a large scoop of ice cream. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. In the Fall, we have many kind neighbors and friends …

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How to Make Roux 1

How to Make Roux

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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Creamy Ham and Potato Stew

Creamy Ham and Potato Stew

This creamy ham and potato stew is very easy to make and the best thing about it is that you can add other ingredients and it still turns out great. Delicious with full-bodied flavor.  *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Stew on a Cold Day …

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Cowboy Caviar Recipe

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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Easiest Crab Salad Recipe 1

Easiest Crab Salad Recipe

This crab salad is a quick and easy recipe that can be used in a variety of ways. Have it plain, as a dip, with macaroni, or even on bagels. Whichever way you decide is your favorite, this is a recipe that you will want to save so you can make it often. There are …

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Pigs in a Blanket

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. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Still a Family Treat While I do not have any young …

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Classic BLT Sandwich 1

Classic BLT Sandwich

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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Sweet Stabilized Whipped Cream 1

Sweet Stabilized Whipped Cream

This sweet stabilized whipped cream is just the perfect topping for any dessert. It is easy to make and holds up in the heat. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Whipped Cream Holds up in the Heat Recently, our choir had a pie sale. I …

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Cherry Hand Pie Recipe 1

Cherry Hand Pie Recipe

 It is pie season and making cherry hand pie is a fun way to make a delicious snack out of a pie. You can use any pie filling for a hand pie, today I chose cherry. Hand pies can also be savory too. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on …

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Peanut Butter Pie

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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Classic Double Crust Pie Recipe 1

Classic Double Crust Pie Recipe

Use four simple ingredients for this classic double crust pie recipe. This recipe is a good go-to recipe when you want a no-fuss pie crust. Tried and true, works every time.  *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Tips for a Better Pie Crust Ingredients Tips …

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Homemade Vanilla Creme Brulee 1

Homemade Vanilla Creme Brulee

Take five simple ingredients and make your own homemade vanilla creme brulee and feel like a chef in your home. Delicious and creamy dessert with a hint of vanilla. It is hard to have just one custard tart. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Fancy …

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Coleslaw with Purple Cabbage 1

Coleslaw with Purple Cabbage

Homemade coleslaw is so easy to make. This coleslaw with purple cabbage creates such a beautiful side dish to serve with your favorite meal. This recipe is crunchy, creamy, with a little bit of sweetness.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Colorful …

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Flavorful Chicken and Vegetables

This flavorful chicken and vegetables is so easy to make for a delicious weeknight meal. If you are looking for a restaurant quality recipe to make at home, this one is for you.  *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. It takes about 45 minutes from start to …

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Decadent Caramel Pie 1

Decadent Caramel Pie

This is truly a decadent caramel pie that is just perfect for any occasion. If you bring this to your next holiday dinner, you’ll be sure to get some compliments.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Simple Ingredients There are no fancy …

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Rolo Pretzel Turtles

Rolo Pretzel Turtles

Seriously Addictive-These little chocolate and caramel snack candies are pure Heaven. Rolo Pretzel Turtles are easy and delicious-using only 3 ingredients. Once you try one, it will be difficult to have just one.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Turtle candies are …

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Fresh Fruit Sparkling Mimosa 1

Fresh Fruit Sparkling Mimosa

A few months ago, my daughter made a fresh fruit sparkling mimosa. It was a delicious drink for our family gathering. We couldn’t stop filling our glasses.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. This mimosa was so good that we finished it …

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Homemade Croutons 1

How to Make Homemade Croutons

Homemade croutons have a crunch on the outside with a tender softness on the inside. There is a definite difference in a homemade crouton and a store bought pre-packaged crouton. While the pre-packed croutons are good, when you don’t have time to make your own, they are hard and dry; we like these better. These …

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Taco Soup Recipe 1

Taco Soup Recipe

If you want to make an easy soup with great flavor, give this taco soup recipe a try. Need a meal on the table quickly after a long day at work? This soup can be made in 30 minutes with just a few ingredients.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more …

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Crock Pot Pork Roast

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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Simple Roasted Carrots

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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Quick Homemade Pork Gravy

Gravy should be flavorful and creamy. This quick homemade pork gravy delivers on both. I made a pork shoulder roast a few months ago in the crock pot and saved the drippings.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. A Few Simple Ingredients …

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Crispy Pork Egg Rolls 1

Crispy Pork Egg Roll Recipe

When I go out to eat, I love to have the egg rolls. They have always seemed so hard to make. This pork egg roll recipe will definitely measure up with what you get in the fancy restaurants. The outside is crispy and the inside is packed with flavor.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional …

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How to Make Amazing Cabbage Rolls

Are you a fan of cabbage? Enjoy the tender cabbage leaves stuffed and rolled with beef and rice that was simmered in a delicious tomato sauce. Learn the steps of how to make these Amazing Stuffed Cabbage Rolls.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on …

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Light & Refreshing Fruit Cocktail

Light & Refreshing Fruit Cocktail

This light and refreshing fruit cocktail is a fast and simple way to serve dessert or just have a tasty snack. Serve for an everyday meal, celebration, or holiday meal. *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. This is such a light & …

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Cranberry Fluff Recipe 1

Cranberry Fluff Recipe

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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Deep Dish Apple Pie Recipe 1

Deep Dish Apple Pie Recipe

This deep dish apple pie recipe is so tasty and the crust is so flaky that it is hard to have just one piece. Wow your guests with a pie that looks like it came from a bakery.  *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Time-Saving …

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Quick and Easy Tuna on Toast 1

Quick and Easy Tuna on Toast

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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Simple Baked Spaghetti

Sometimes everyone is faced with leftovers Simple Baked Spaghetti. That perfect meal that gives a new life to leftover food. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Frugal Living If you are like me, you are frugal when it comes to the family food budget. If …

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Mango Chutney Pork Steak 1

Mango Chutney Pork Steak

This Mango Chutney Pork Steak was so easy to make. It only takes a few minutes to build flavor, but it is so worth it. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Fork-tender Pork Steak with amazing flavor! Family Favorite Few Ingredient Flavorful Meal The mango …

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Caramel Banana Bread

Caramel Banana Bread

This Caramel Banana Bread is Sinful! Delicious and moist bread that is great for breakfast or dessert. The caramel takes it over the top. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Dessert Banana Bread So, the two pieces on the picture that are cut – I …

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Decadent Chocolate Cake Trifle

This chocolate cake trifle is so moist and full of deep chocolate flavor. So rich with a hint of cream. OOH, so good! *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Have your cake or a fancy chocolate cake trifle Moist chocolate cake, delicious frosting, and fresh …

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candied carrots

Simply the Best Candied Carrots

Candied Carrots that have just the perfect glaze. These are so tender and delicious. Easy cooking recipe the whole family will thank you for. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Make a side dish that children and adults just can’t seem to get enough of! …

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How to Make Sun Tea

Have you ever made sun tea? The weather has turned warm in Wisconsin and the temperature is close to 90 degrees. To me, that means it is time to start making sun tea. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. While I could brew the tea …

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Asiago Cream Sauce and Chicken 1

Asiago Cream Sauce and Chicken

This Asiago Cream Sauce can be used with chicken or pork chops. Easy, delicious, and plenty of Asiago cheese flavor in the cream sauce, which compliments the chicken. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Today, I had to make a quick meal in 30 minutes. …

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Ultimate Creamy Salad Dressing

This ultimate creamy salad dressing is a simple and delicious family recipe that has been passed down from my grandmother. My daughter makes it for her family now. This is one of those recipes that is so easy and tasty, I am guessing it will be made for years to come. *Post contains affiliate links* …

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Creamy Cucumbers with Miracle Whip

Creamy Cucumbers with Miracle Whip

Our family LOVES these creamy cucumbers. Yes, you read that right. Extremely simple recipe! Only three ingredients. Simple cucumber recipe. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Cucumbers can be a Delicious Salad, Side Dish, or Snack Tonight, I came home from work late and I …

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Sweet Pepper Soup 2

Sweet Pepper Soup

30 minutes cooking. I prep the vegetables while the hamburger is cooking to save time. I also turn off the soup once it is boiling and let the rice continue cooking in the hot soup.
Ingredients:
1 Tbl. Oil
4-5 Lbs. of Hamburger (I prefer Ground Chuck)
1-10 ¾ oz. can of Campbell’s Tomato Soup
1-14.5 oz. can of Diced Tomatoes (not drained)

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Rice Krispie Treats

This is my go-to recipe when I need to have a quick snack for my daughter’s friends, class, 4-H group, or anything else she might need to be the snack person for. These Rice Krispie Treats are always a hit too. There is always an empty pan to bring back home.  *Post contains affiliate links*at …

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