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Cookie Butter Cookies

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Ever since I introduced my brother to the sugary goodness that is Biscoff Cookie Butter, he’s been a fan.  So naturally, when special occasions arise, I look for treats that incorporate the good stuff into the recipe.  Most recently, I decided to go meta with cookie butter cookies.  After scouring Pinterest for recipes, I decided… Read more »

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Beefy Mac & Cheese

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Beefy Mac & Cheese   Ingredients 1 teaspoon each dried basil, cumin, and dried oregano Salt and pepper 3 cup canned crushed tomatoes 2 lb lean ground beef 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 2 cup chopped onion 2 cup chopped green bell pepper 2 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 lb box elbow macaroni 2-3 cup grated cheddar… Read more »

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Tips for Easter Eats

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Hosting for Easter this year?  Here are some of the best ideas and tips for Easter meals and desserts that we found on mom blogs, Pinterest and the like!  Just follow the links and say hello to Spring:   Want to make pastel deviled eggs?  Try this: http://www.foodjimoto.com/2011/04/easter-eggs.html   Bunny butt cupcakes might be the cutest… Read more »

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Snap & Shop

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Shopping with kids can be a nightmare. My boys are 3 and 5, and I am sorry to be honest, but it doesn’t get any easier. They can get very anxious after a shopping trip lasts a little too long. For the most part, the boys still sit in the cart. The little one sits… Read more »

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Seared Catfish Creole

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Seared Catfish Creole   Serves 8. Ingredients 4 whole catfish, cleaned with head and tail removed 1/2 cup prepared yellow mustard 1/4 cup cracked black pepper 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup butter   Directions Pat the catfish dry, and spread a layer of mustard over the surface. Place the cracked pepper onto a plate,… Read more »

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Taco Bowls with Guac-A-Salsa Salad

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Taco Bowls with Guac-A-Salsa Salad Ingredients 1 package corn tortilla chips, any brand or color (yellow, blue, red or white) will do 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), divided 1 1/2 pounds ground beef 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely chopped 2 medium onions, chopped, divided 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon… Read more »

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Italian Chicken & Orzo

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Italian Chicken & Orzo Serves 6. Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces 1-1/2 small zucchini, chopped 1-1/2 (10 ounce) tubs PHILADELPHIA Italian Cheese and Herb Cooking Creme 3/4 cup chopped tomatoes 3 cups hot cooked orzo pasta Directions This recipe’s Ingredients were scaled to yield a new amount. The directions… Read more »

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Irish Soda Bread

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Spring, St. Patrick’s Day, and all things green are coming our way (we hope)!  Why not get an early start with a loaf of Irish Soda Bread, courtesy of the Barefoot Contessa? Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for currants 4 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1½ teaspoons kosher salt 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) cold unsalted butter,… Read more »

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Meet Milton!

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Milton is the new MVP in our house! He has totally changed meal time for my family. Who is Milton? The mealtime companion I wish I would have known about four years ago! He is a silly looking friend to help your little one to learn about healthy and courageous eating, and that’s just the… Read more »

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Easy Taco Pie

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Easy Taco Pie   Ingredients: 1 pound lean ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 1 package (1 ounce) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix 1 can (4.5 ounces) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles, drained 1 cup milk 2 eggs 1/2 cup Original Bisquick® mix 3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese… Read more »

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