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Leftover Remix: Homefries

Vegetarian
There are other ways to eat leftovers besides simply heating them up the next day.This recipe for Homefries takes leftover roasted potatoes and carrots from your holiday dinner and turns them into a perfect breakfast accompaniment to your fried eggs or omelet the next day.

Side Dish: Herb Roasted Potatoes & Carrots

Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays, Vegetarian
This side dish is incredibly simple and a perfect side to any holiday main dish.I used readily available pantry ingredients on this night. But please, try this out using fresh minced garlic, fresh parsley, rosemary, thyme and oregano and it’s just as good, if not better!

Leftover Remix: Orcchiette & Shredded BrusselsSprouts Soup

Entertaining/Holidays, Pasta
This recipe is using leftover brussell sprouts from your Thanksgiving dinner. If creating from scratch, feel free to substitute cabbage for the brussell sprouts. Also, the recipe calls for dried Italian seasoning. But sometimes, while making big holiday feasts, you are left with an abundance of fresh rosemary, thyme, parsley,...

SIDE DISH: Brussels Sprouts w/ Applewood Smoked Bacon

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays
This side dish is a classic Thanksgiving side. There a couple different ways to make this. Some use pancetta, I used applewood smoked bacon. You can add dried cranberries and walnuts (at the very end) to this if you want to fancy it up too! Some recipes call to boil...

Breast Cancer Awareness: Smashed Berry Mascarpone

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays
For Breast Cancer Awareness month, I wanted to share an easy and fun, and of course pink recipe. Mascarpone cheese is widely used in Italy in desserts and is a creamy, soft white cheese that is “sweeter”, very much similar to spreadable cream cheese. With the addition of frozen strawberries...

Fresh Plum Pastry

Desserts
Liven up your hump-day with a nice treat for you and your family. This fruit pastry recipe is so simple using store bought puff pastry and fresh fruit. Wow your dinner guests with this homemade dessert that could easily compete with the store-bought kinds, and will make you look like...

Mexican Chili

Beef, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
The Indian Summer has passed the Midwest, and cold and chilly days have finally graced us. People are now craving hearty meals that leave them feeling warm and cozy. This recipe puts a Mexican twist to a favorite, Chili!

Balsamic Meatloaf

Beef, Kid-friendly
Meatloaf to some is very homey. To other's it brings back bad memories of bland tasting, unappealing dinners that they would rather forget. This recipe uses a slight twist. It actually came about when I was experimenting with a new meatloaf recipe. I only intended to add a splash of...

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Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Video recipes
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Salads, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes, Entertaining/Holidays
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Poultry, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Pasta, 30 minutes or less
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Beef, Slow cooker, Kid-friendly, Video recipes
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Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Pasta, 30 minutes or less, Vegetarian
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Desserts, Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays
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Salads, Vegetarian, 30 minutes or less, Entertaining/Holidays
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Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker, Baked/Roasted, Video recipes
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Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
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Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted
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Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted, Kid-friendly
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