Spinach Artichoke Bowtie Pasta

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We love spinach artichoke dip in our house. It's typically an appetizer for us, but I wondered if I could turn the flavors into a full-fledged meal that the kids would like. I did, and...bonus...it's super easy and fast. You can get the sauce done while the pasta is boiling and have the whole … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Butterscotch Cookies

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I think I inherited my love of butterscotch. (Can you inherit food cravings?) Both of my parents adore it -- they'd probably choose it over any other flavor for dessert. My kids love it too. I made one batch of these cookies with butterscotch chips and one with peanut butter chips; the … [Continue reading]

Opening Day! Blueberry Shortcake Squares

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If we've never met in person (or you're not on my Facebook feed), you might be blissfully unaware that we are big Kansas City Royals baseball … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Chip Caramel Pretzel Cookies

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These are our absolute favorite cookies, and have been for a year or so. These are the cookies I make to bring to someone's house after they've had a … [Continue reading]

One-Pot Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Don't run away because there's a long list of ingredients in this recipe. Most of them are spices, which take just a second to scoop and dump in the … [Continue reading]

Kid Favorite: Thai Peanut Chicken and Noodles

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This is a meal I make all the time, but never actually write down the recipe. Do you have those? The meals that the whole family likes, but you make … [Continue reading]

March Madness Taco Bites

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Hmmph. I must really like you. My beloved Jayhawks made a pitiful exit from the NCAA tournament last weekend, and I'm still sharing this recipe with … [Continue reading]

March Madness Slam Dunk: Pepperoni Swirl Bread

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Living in Kansas, NCAA tournament time is right up there with birthdays and anniversaries in terms of importance. We don't miss a game that our … [Continue reading]

Snickerdoodle Bars

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Snickerdoodle. It's one of my favorite words of all time. When we got a fish, I wanted to name him Snickerdoodle. We named him Mighty. When we got … [Continue reading]

Last-Minute Lucky Charms Cupcakes

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Need something super stat for St. Paddy's day? I've got you covered. My kids saw a version of these cupcakes online. Since they start with a cake mix, … [Continue reading]