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Homemade Take 5 Bars / Pecan Turtles

In Desserts On February 22, 2014 1 Comment

My good friend Anna Swain posted this recipe on her Facebook Timeline and it looked sooo good I couldn’t wait to try it. It’s a very flexible recipe and… Read More »


Meatball Stroganoff

In Entrees On February 10, 2014 3 Comments

I came across this recipe over at Menu Musings. According to Top & Exclusive Foods , it isn’t one of those “measure everything out” recipes. At least when… Read More »


Cinnamon French Toast Bake

In Desserts On December 20, 2013 Comments Off on Cinnamon French Toast Bake

This recipe from Pillsbury‘s website looked so good when I stumbled upon it looking for something different to do with their canned cinnamon rolls. Their recipe calls for… Read More »


Chicken & Green Chili Pasta Casserole

In Entrees On December 20, 2013 Comments Off on Chicken & Green Chili Pasta Casserole

I found this recipe at Joyful Momma’s Kitchen looking for an easy weeknight dish. It didn’t disappoint and it tasted like a chicken enchilada, only with pasta in place… Read More »


Mexican Tortilla Casserole

In Entrees On December 20, 2013 Comments Off on Mexican Tortilla Casserole

I came across this casserole recipe on Facebook when I was looking for a quick weeknight meal. I’m  usually hesitant when I come across recipes that feature some… Read More »


Meatball Sub Casserole

In Entrees On October 18, 2013 Comments Off on Meatball Sub Casserole

I came across this recipe on Plain Chicken a while back. It’s a fast meal to prepare for a weekday night. I modified it slightly, though, because the original… Read More »

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Burrito Casserole

In Entrees On May 7, 2013 4 Comments

I came across this recipe on Just A Pinch but modified it quite a lot to fit the ingredients I already had on hand. The original recipe called for… Read More »

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Blueberry Pie Bars

In Breakfasts, Desserts On May 5, 2013 Comments Off on Blueberry Pie Bars

I came across a blackberry beauty on Pinterest from which, as most recipes with blackberries do, made my eyes salivate a little. Allergies, aside, I knew that blackberries… Read More »


Sugar Crumb Crispies

In Desserts On May 4, 2013 2 Comments

I came across yet another sweet crescent recipe at chef-in-training. They reminded me slightly of the dessert pizza at Pizza Hut. No matter how much I manage to… Read More »

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Baked Meatballs & Pasta

In Entrees On May 2, 2013 2 Comments

Sometimes all I need is a little inspiration for dinner. I know everyone has to have this exact same problem. You have something in the freezer but what… Read More »

Chicken Enchiladas

“Layered” Chicken Enchiladas

In Entrees On April 30, 2013 6 Comments

Here’s a way to get your enchilada fix without having to go through the whole rolling and stuffing process that usually happens when preparing traditional enchiladas. Instead of… Read More »

Avocado and Cheese Baked Chicken

Avocado & Cheese Baked Chicken

In Entrees On April 27, 2013 Comments Off on Avocado & Cheese Baked Chicken

If you’re like me and are always wondering “What can I do with this chicken?” that you’ve thawed out for dinner, you begin to get that dazed and… Read More »

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Chicken Alfredo Lasagna

In Entrees On April 26, 2013 3 Comments

We’ve all made lasagna, right? I always use oven-ready lasagna noodles because no matter how many of the regular lasagna noodles I boil, they either fall apart or end… Read More »

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Mexican Chicken Casserole

In Entrees On April 20, 2013 5 Comments

Here’s a great casserole I came across at Southern Plate that was so easy, it only took about five minutes to prepare.  It’s one of those awesome “mix all… Read More »

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White Chili

In Entrees On April 18, 2013 Comments Off on White Chili

This is another one I owe to my sister.  She made us all a big pot of this when I was visiting Louisiana for Easter.  It’s a one-dish… Read More »

Easy Cheese Danish

Easy Cheese Danish

In Breakfasts, Desserts On April 16, 2013 3 Comments

I came across this recipe on Pinterest which looked “somewhat” familiar to the cheesecake bars I’ve made recently.  These, however, looked suitable for breakfast as well as dessert…. Read More »

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

In Entrees On April 14, 2013 Comments Off on Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

I really love chicken cordon bleu.  Just the idea of stuffing cheese and meat inside a chicken breast and covering it in crunchy bread crumbs makes my salivary… Read More »

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Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

In Desserts On April 13, 2013 1 Comment

I didn’t think these cheesecake bars could get any better.  But they did!  At first I didn’t think this actually warranted a whole new recipe but because they… Read More »