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Travel Diary: New Orleans, LA

"Do you know what is means to miss New Orleans?" I certainly do! As I look back on all the photos of my best friend, Christina and I gallivanting about The Big Easy on our girl's getaway, I can't help but laugh and smile so big. We quite literally ate and drank our way through the… Continue reading Travel Diary: New Orleans, LA

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Savory Chicken & Onion Gravy Over Rice

When my brother and I were growing up, it was a lot of chicken and yellow rice, chicken and dumplings or simply oven-baked chicken. We would have some sort of chicken dish at least 2-3 times per week. Not complaining! I love chicken and I reckon my mom did too. One of our favorites was… Continue reading Savory Chicken & Onion Gravy Over Rice

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Instant Pot Spaghetti Sauce

Happy Hump Day! Who am I kidding? Wednesdays are the lesser. We all have that overly cheerful person in the office. You inevitably get stuck with them on the elevator, as they merrily ramble on with their "good mornings" and weather comments, sipping their second cup of coffee because you know they went to the gym already at 5 a.m. Meanwhile,… Continue reading Instant Pot Spaghetti Sauce

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Better Than the Box: Homemade Hamburger Helper

Whether you are in college, a parent in need of a quick weeknight meal for the kids or on a budget in general, you have probably eaten a skillet of Hamburger Helper. I remember Cheeseburger Macaroni Hamburger Helper being a staple in our household growing up. My dad would cook it for my brother and I whenever my mom… Continue reading Better Than the Box: Homemade Hamburger Helper

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5-Layer Touchdown Taco Dip

Football season is finally upon us. Can I get an "AMEN!"? Nothing is better to me than tailgating on a Saturday afternoon with family and friends, ice cold beers and football party snacks. It helps if your team wins too, which unfortunately didn't happen for Florida State this weekend. This dip was a winner at… Continue reading 5-Layer Touchdown Taco Dip

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Cheesy Potato Broccoli Chowder

Are you guys tired of potatoes in all of my recipes yet? Just go with it and embrace them because the world is a much better place with potatoes in it. Another honorable mention is cheese. In this case, our friends Parmesan and Cheddar are making an appearance. But really, cheese and potatoes just pair… Continue reading Cheesy Potato Broccoli Chowder

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Instant Pot Juicy Pot Roast

As many of you know, my favorite food on this earth is my Granny's beef stew. It's hearty, simple and contains all the main food groups: meat, veggies and potatoes...obviously. Since I have already posted my spin on my Granny's beloved beef stew recipe, I decided I had to post another comfort food fave of mine:… Continue reading Instant Pot Juicy Pot Roast