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Cheesy Bacon Potatoes

I love potatoes, bacon, and cheese! Side dishes just don’t get much better than this. Cheesy Bacon Potatoes Ingredients 6 medium potatoes 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese 4 pieces fresh cooked bacon broken into pieces, or 1/4 cup bacon bits 2 cloves garlic...

Favorite Flavors of Ireland – Recipe & Review

I was so excited to try out this new cookbook in preparation for St. Patrick’s Day. I love cooking, but haven’t tried out a lot of Irish recipes. I was actually surprised at how simple the food is. There’s a lot of bread, meat, potatoes, cabbage, and carrots in...

Colored Eggs

Ingredients 1. Eggs 2. Water 3. White Vinegar 4. Food coloring 5. Lemon juice First step is to hard boil your eggs. Place the desired number of eggs in a pan (I usually throw in a few extra because one or two usually crack), fill the pan with cold...

Tuna Casserole

I don’t know about you, but this time of year, with school activities, extra activities for the kids, and work, I’m super busy and just don’t have a lot of time to make dinner. This is one of my favorite quick meals. I can mix it up quickly then...

Ham and Cheese Ore-Ida Totchos

 My husband went out to dinner the other night with some co-workers so I thought it would be a good night to try out a newOre-Ida Totchos recipe with my Ore-Ida Tater Tots. The kids were skeptical at first but once they started eating, they all told me how much...

Fudge

Fudge

I just love Fudge! It’s one of my favorite holiday treats. I make it every year in December. The only thing about fudge, I like chocolate and my husband likes peanut butter. Actually, wait, that’s not a problem. I get to eat all the chocolate fudge myself. Well, this...

Graham Cracker Houses

Instead of gingerbread houses – which are way too much work with kids – we make graham cracker houses. We invite a bunch of friends over and make graham cracker houses. I usually build a bunch of houses the morning before the party so they’re dry and ready for candy when...

Corn Pudding Recipe

One of my favorite holiday recipes is Corn Pudding. With eggs, butter, and whipping cream, how could it not be! This is a favorite among all my guests and I rarely have leftovers. People will return for seconds and thirds. Corn Pudding Cook time: 50 minutes  Oven Temp: 350 ...

Sweet Potato Casserole

This is one of my favorite holiday recipes. Something I make for my family year after year. And something they request year after year. Even my kids who won’t normally eat sweet potatoes gobble this up as fast as I can serve it to them! Sweet Potato Casserole Oven...

Turkey Cupcakes

Many thanks to Airheads and Smiley 360 for the awesome free box of Airhead candy to make some fun holiday snacks with! This project was way easier than it looks! Even the kids made some. With Thanksgiving coming up, my thoughts turn to turkeys. And even the best roasted...