Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I’ve already got the wheels turning on what I want for dinner (and more importantly, dessert). Sometimes my husband and I like to have “fancy” meals on special occasions. You know, something that you might have at a restaurant and wouldn’t usually make at home. For us that tends to be something like a nice rib eye steak with a couple of sides and a decadent dessert. The two of us enjoy being in the kitchen together so the quality time is an added benefit to staying home and making a fun …

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Cheddar Drop Biscuits

Cheddar. Biscuit. Need I say more? Well, I’ll say a few words. These biscuits are loaded with a lot of cheddar cheese. A lot. So if you’re a cheese fan then you will love these. My husband and I enjoyed these with beef stew (stay tuned for that recipe) last weekend. Add in a glass of beer and it was the perfect meal for a cold winter day. This recipe did not come with a photo in the cookbook, which is a pet peeve of mine, but I went with it anyway. I had no idea what to expect but …

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How to Steam Brussels Sprouts Without a Steamer

I don’t think that side dishes are fun to blog about because, quite frankly, they tend to be boring and I have nothing to really talk about. Like “Here’s a recipe. Bye.” However, I find that side dishes are the recipes that I search for the most and if you’re like me then you want to see those here (even if they’re not as exciting as cookies). So without further ado, if you’re looking for a fantastic veggie side dish recipe, here you go. Simple and to the point today. 🙂 My husband and I make these “steamed” Brussels spouts …

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Buffalo Chickpea Salad

Guys, I’m obsessed with this salad. I have made buffalo cauliflower three times in the past 2 months. That’s hysterical since I originally said that I wouldn’t make it again because even though it’s delicious there are a lot of steps and it’s kind of a pain to make. Apparently, taste wins over convenience. With buffalo cauliflower on the brain lately, I couldn’t believe my eyes when I found this buffalo chickpea salad recipe. Why didn’t I think of that? I love chickpeas and I love the buffalo spices so this is a win win. You know, the buffalo spices …

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Ground Chicken Tacos

Hello, Taco Tuesday! Tacos are fabulous for countless reasons. They’re delicious, everyone loves them, and they are delicious. 😉 I also love that you can make them in less than 30 minutes. Put out all of the ingredients and let everyone prep their own. Kind of like a tacocuterie? You can use a premade taco seasoning packet for the meat. There is certainly nothing wrong with that. They are easy and delicious. However, I highly recommend this homemade version of taco seasoning because it only takes a couple of minutes to whip up and it’s so tasty. I like having …

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