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Instant Pot Classic Goulash

This time of year has me hankering for a warm bowl of comfort food, curled up on the couch in a fuzzy blanket with Christmas movies on repeat. I am more of a Home Alone and Elf lover than a Hallmark channel gal. I know, I know. I probably just made some folks click away… Continue reading Instant Pot Classic Goulash

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4-Ingredient Jalapeño Popper Cheese Spread

Tis' the season blog family! The holidays are in full swing and I can honestly say I am...prepared. Gasp. For the first time basically ever I have all shopping done, decorations up, presents wrapped under the tree and a damn partridge in a pear tree weeks before Christmas. Who is she? While I am feeling… Continue reading 4-Ingredient Jalapeño Popper Cheese Spread

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Baked Lemon Chicken Thighs

It is finally Friday. This work week has absolutely draggggged on. I am welcoming the weekend with open arms and an open bottle of Pinot Grigio. If you are feeling a low key, easy recipe on this Friday evening, look no further than this juicy lemony baked chicken. With minimal ingredients and maximum flavors, you cannot go wrong with… Continue reading Baked Lemon Chicken Thighs

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Creamy White Chicken Chili

Happy 2019 everyone! I am so excited for my first post of the new year. I had so much fun posting on my blog and chatting with you all in 2018 and I cant wait for more of that in 2019. Thanks to everyone who has taken the time to read what my crazy ass… Continue reading Creamy White Chicken Chili

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Instant Pot Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup

I have to admit...I am not a huge Olive Garden fan. Gasp! But hear me out. You are either a die hard fan or just don't get the hype. I am the latter. My boyfriend, on the other hand, will never understand that because he is literally obsessed with Olive Garden. Specifically the soup and salad. Even though… Continue reading Instant Pot Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup

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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