Posts Tagged ‘Recipe’

Sweet Cornbread Recipe

Simple sweet cornbread

Heather says: This is a very basic, dense, slightly sweet cornbread recipe. It is not to be confused with cornbread cake which, as one may imagine, is even sweeter and more cake like. Corncakes usually contain flour to lighten the batter. The recipe as written below is safe for those on a gluten-free diet as…

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Lemon Shake-Up Recipe — A Refreshing Summer Drink

Bobbie says: Ah, summer. The scorching heat, the overwhelming humidity. Fun times. Well, when life hands you lemons, shake things up a bit and make Lemon Shake-Ups. Depending where you live, you may have had these treats at a local fair or carnival. For the uninitiated, a Lemon Shake-Up is basically a freshly made, individual lemonade.…

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Simple Chunky Blue Cheese Dressing and Dip Recipe

It’s scrumptious as a dip for buffalo hot wings and celery sticks. Use a dish of Simple Chunky Blue Cheese Dip as the star of a raw veggie tray.

Note from Heather: When I updated the images on this recipe, I added 3 green onions, chopped, used fresh ground black pepper, and used *gasp* bottled lemon juice. Don’t tell Bobbie 😉 Bobbie says: This recipe for Simple Chunky Blue Cheese Salad Dressing and Dip was the result of the quest of a lifetime. I…

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Gluten Free Dressing for Thanksgiving

gluten-free dressing recipe

Heather says: Dressing is and always has been my favorite part of Thanksgiving Dinner. I love it day of and straight out of the fridge over the next few days. It turns out Ray has missed dressing the last few years. I always make a cornbread dressing that is gluten free without modification, but we…

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Apple Cider Pancakes

Heather says: Whenever birthday season rolls around, we like to give the birthday child a few treats of their own choosing, within reason. I do believe my middle child is a budding foodie. The days leading up to his birthday he talked about how he wanted to have apple pancakes for breakfast, something we have…

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Shredded Pork Burrito Bowls

With this burrito bowls recipe we get our Chipotle fix for significantly less than half the cost, with plenty of leftovers for school lunches.

Heather says We’ve been working hard to reduce our meals out. We’ve come a long way since we first started dating and I’m thrilled about that. However, we both sometimes miss items found at certain *cough* Chipotle *cough* restaurants. We’ve agreed to work on finding meals or recipes that satisfy those urges without breaking our…

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Crockpot Friendly Sticky Chicken Recipe

Heather says I honestly don’t know why this recipe is called “sticky chicken”, I have the feeling it is a recipe that has evolved over the years and doesn’t exactly resemble its origins or maybe it was a family nickname. This recipe for chicken in the crockpot was a favorite on a message board I frequented…

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

 Heather says: Buffalo chicken dip is a favorite around here. It’s also ridiculously simple and worth knowing how to make in case you’re ever invited to a sportsball  potluck type event. Go team go. I’ve had buffalo chicken on the brain recently and I was poking around Plain Chicken -a client from my day job…

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Butternut Squash, Poblano, and Bacon Skillet

Heather says I admit it, I fell off the menu planning wagon last week, the produce piled up, and around time to make dinner I stared into the depths of the refrigerator trying to pair flavors. Finally I turned to Google and found an Emeril Lagasse recipe that looked like a good starting place. The following is…

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Tomato Pie Recipe

Heather says: Two years ago I stumbled upon the deliciousness that is tomato pie. The framework for this recipe can be credited to Paula Deen, but it has been played with enough, to call it my own. Before giving this pie a shot, make sure you have fully ripe tomatoes. I know, I know it’s…

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Zucchini Bread, Regular and Gluten-Free

Gluten Free Zucchini Zucchini Bread

Heather says: It may be zucchini season where you live -assuming you’re in North America– if not, it soon will be. While we love zucchini in lots of ways, the CSA is outpacing our ability to eat this awesome vegetable. Ray, who is unfortunately allergic to wheat, mentioned how his grandmother used to make zucchini…

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Cabbage Slaw with Lime, Honey, and Cilantro

Easy Cabbage Slaw with Lime, Cilantro and Honey

Heather says This ridiculously easy recipe is what I refer to as a ratio recipe. You can scale it up or down depending on how many or few you are serving.   : Lime and Cilantro Cabbage Slaw : Great topping for tacos 1/2 head of green cabbage, sliced thinly or shredded 2 TBSP lime…

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Stupidly Simple: Radish Slaw Recipe

Heather says: I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I was finally able to take advantage of our local CSA. If you’ve never participated in a CSA, it’s a program where you pay a farm a predetermined amount at the beginning of the growing season. The farm then divides up the produce harvested between…

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Sausage and Sweet Potato Soup

Hearty Sausage, Kale, and Sweet Potato Soup

Heather says: I saw some version of a sausage and kale soup floating around on Pinterest. Last week I wanted soup one night instead of whatever was planned*. The soup was so good, it became something that I had to be able to replicate. Around here, soups are made willy-let’s throw everything we want into…

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