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Chili Rubbed BLT Sandwich

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
A BLT sandwich is another one of those classic American favorites. Readily available ingredients, easy prep and most always a delicious snack or meal. What makes this version a little more exciting is taking thick slices applewood smoked bacon and rubbing them with a simple chili rub. Bake it in...

Rotiserrie Chicken w/ Heirloom Tomatoes

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Salads
One of my most favorite go-to premade grocery ingredients that help me with my "great everyday meal" recipes, is none other than organic rotiserrie chicken. Rotiserrie chicken is roasted perfectly every single time, and a quick and delicious meal when dinner seems impossible to get on the table. This recipe is...

Campanelle w/ Fresh Creamy Corn Pasta

Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Pasta, Vegetarian
Fresh sweet corn is abundant during the summer months and there are many ways to eat them. This recipe is light, simple and a great way to showcase a summer favorite! Campanelle pasta is a short cut pasta, also called "Ballerine". If you can't find this particular kind of pasta...

Pantry Basics w/ Homemade Marinara

Pasta
As Momma Cuisine, I hope to empower moms by showing them that great meals can be done using simple ingredients and basic cooking techniques. Making meals for the family on any given day is a tough task to tackle. Many busy moms have to answer the burning question, “What’s for...

Recipe: Garden Veggie Omelet

Entertaining/Holidays, Vegetarian
On a Saturday morning when life is a little slower, I like to make a nice breakfast to start off the day with the family gathered together talking about the week we left behind. This recipe is simple, using pantry staples and has a very elegant presentation. It's great for...

Recipe: Tropical Fresh Fruit Salad

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Salads
Fresh fruits are abundant during the Summer months and we often buy so much that they end up rotting in the fridge! Thankfully, that happens rarely in my house where we enjoy eating fresh fruits daily. Fruit salads can showcase any and all fruits in season. This recipe puts a...

{lifestyle} Planning for Your Event

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays
Planning a gathering in your home can seem like a daunting task. Having to clean the house, straighten up backyard, and especially preparing all the food, can almost make you feel like backing out of your special event. However, having your best friends and family around to enjoy each others...

Recipe: Watermelon Popsicle & Green Tea Ice Cream

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
The weather is FINALLY summer-like and there's nothing more nostalgic than sitting on the porch with the kids eating popsicles. Store-bought popsicles are full of high-fructose corn syrup and added preservatives and ingredients. Making your own helps you control the sugar you give your kids, and you'll immediately taste the...

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Slow Cooker Plum Cherry Chocolate Bread Pudding

Slow cooker, Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Baked/Roasted
Recipe sponsored by Kenmore Bread pudding has got to be one of my most favorite desserts. It's rich, gooey and can be made with so many different combinations.  You can find this recipe in the Kenmore livemore blog.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Lemon Herb Dutch Oven Roasted Chicken

Poultry, Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
A great chicken dinner never goes out of style and my recipe for Dutch Oven Roasted Chicken takes simple ingredients and turn them into an elegant dish that’s perfect for dinner parties. See the full recipe in the Kenmore livemore blog: https://inspiration.kenmore.com/dutch-oven-roasted-chicken-recipe/ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Fall Confetti Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash

Vegetarian, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I love squash! When roasted it becomes tender and sweet and perfect for stuffing. Acorn squash in particular is just the right size to cut in half and make into personal sized meals perfect for a holiday or any day.  Fall Confetti Rice Stuffed Acorn...

Chicken & Mushroom Spaghetti in Spicy Red Wine Tomato Sauce

Poultry, Pasta, 30 minutes or less
This recipe is sponsored by Dreamfields Healthy Pasta A big hearty plate of pasta is perfect for chillier fall nights. In this recipe, I took Dreamfields spaghetti and made one of my favorite sauces, Spicy Red Wine Tomato Sauce with chicken and mushrooms.  This recipe is also delicious with shrimp...

Easy Puff Pastry Empanadas on The Jam TV Show

Pork, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted, Video recipes
Empanadas is the Spanish hand-pie, with delicious flaky dough stuffed with ground meat and vegetables. In my version, I used a sheet of store-bought puff pastry coz to be honest I don't think I have ever made my own crust for empanadas. I don't have to! There's so much great...

Stars and Moons Lunchbox Pasta Salad

Salads, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Pasta
This recipe is sponsored by Dreamfields Pasta (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); One of the best advices I can give about how to make great lunch boxes for kids is to keep the food simple, fresh and delicious. I'm not really the type to do "cutesy" food. But sometimes, I...

A Chicago Classic: Eli's Original Cheesecake with Illinois Peaches and Cream

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays
Food is something to be celebrated. Especially when it’s dessert, and especially when it’s locally grown.  That’s why Illinois soybean farmers joined local foodies and others for a soy-inspired farm-to-table dinner this summer at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago’s Smart Home.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Three chefs...

Premade Slow Cooker Meal Pouches with Ziploc Vacuum Sealer

Beef, Kid-friendly, Slow cooker, Entertaining/Holidays
Sponsored by Ziploc Brand Vacuum Sealer I never thought just how helpful my Ziploc Brand Vacuum Sealer until I actually started to use it. Meal prepping take some work up front, but it pays off when you have the ability to create great everyday meals in those busy school and...

Toaster Oven Mexican Pizza

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Baked/Roasted, Video recipes, 30 minutes or less, Entertaining/Holidays
Sponsored by Kenmore (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Back to school means mommas everywhere are looking for quick, simple, affordable but delicious and healthy recipes. It's a lot to ask day in and day out! But, don't worry. Momma and Kenmore have come together for a series of Dorm Room...

Summer Corn and Sausage Rigatoni

Pasta, Pork, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Entertaining/Holidays
In the Midwest, sweet summer corn is THE ABSOLUTE BEST. Driving through the countryside is something I love to do and it has the best places to pull over and buy fresh summer corn straight from the farmers. Freshly picked corn is perfect for this recipe, Summer Corn and Sausage...

Dorm Recipes: Microwave "Stir Fry"

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
Recipe exclusively for Kenmore. Video produced by Kenmore. Ramen has long been a dorm room staple. These days there are many kinds of microwavable ramen. To keep it true to the old school dry ramen, I took a package to make a "stir-fry" version using ingredients laying around and easy to...

Grilled Cheese with Blueberries #BackToStrangewich

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes
This post is sponsored by Mirum Shopper. All opinions are mine, oh, mine!  My son is almost 16 years old and it’s the time for me to start teaching him more recipes, get him excited and having fun in the kitchen. Since he was about 10 years old, he’s been...