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Spinach and Mushroom Salad

Spinach and Mushroom Salad

Sometimes simple is just the best and this simple mushroom and spinach salad is no exception! The mushrooms here are soaked for a short bit in lemon water to take that raw flavor away and the dijon dressing just really brings it all together. This…

Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

Looking for a festive item to make for Halloween but don’t love elaborate or candy filled treats? If you answered yes to any of this, then these are for you! Pumpkin Rice Kripsie treats are made with only a little bit of pumpkin puree and…

Apple Dumplings

Apple Dumplings

Traditional Apple Dumplings are an easy and delicious dessert that anyone can make with just a few simple ingredients! The only real work involved is peeling and coring your apples and the rest is just assembly. This is a great dessert to have on hand…

Pressure Cooker Pork Carnitas

Pressure Cooker Pork Carnitas

Pork Carnitas is the perfect filling for so many recipes and finding time to cook an entire roast pork for this can be challenging. That’s where the pressure cooker comes in handy! In less than 45 minutes (including the rest time) you can have an…

Homemade Tomato Soup

Homemade Tomato Soup

There is nothing more classic than a delicious bowl of homemade tomato soup. This tastes nothing at all like soup you buy in a can and for anyone who has never had homemade tomato soup or thinks they don’t like it, they need to give…

Aperol and Soda

Aperol and Soda

Looking for a great way to make a mixed drink that requires almost no work and tastes great, then I introduce you to Aperol! Aperol is an Italian liquor made with Rhubarb and it is slightly sweet and slightly bitter and it goes so well…

My Famous Blackened Spice Rub

My Famous Blackened Spice Rub

Homemade spice rubs are so easy to make and with a little inspiration from others or your own imagination, you will be on your way to some amazing meals after you make your own! I call this my famous blackened chicken spice rub because I…

Spaghetti with Pancetta and Mushrooms

Spaghetti with Pancetta and Mushrooms

Spaghetti with pancetta and mushrooms is a great easy dish that you can make as a weeknight meal or a special meal because it looks and tastes wonderful and it’s so easy to make. The pancetta is an Italian bacon that flavors the olive oil…

Condensed Milk Vanilla Sauce

Condensed Milk Vanilla Sauce

I have gotten so much great feedback about this condensed milk sauce that came from my Italian Bread Pudding recipe that I decided to make a post for it on it’s own. This sauce is very easy to make and so absolutely decadent and delicious.…

Greek Yogurt and Avocado Dip

Greek Yogurt and Avocado Dip

Greek yogurt and avocado work perfectly together to make a creamy and delicious dip. This dip can be used for chips, veggies, french fries or even on top of chicken or as a dressing. This is perfect for those overripe avocados that you thought you…