Guinness Beef Stew (Crock Pot)

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I love a good beef stew in the winter, but love it even more when my crock pot does most of the work. Since it's almost St. Patrick's day, I adapted … [Continue reading]

Shamrock Mini Mint Cheesecakes

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I love the presentation on these little buggers...who knew that hearts could work overtime on St. Paddy's day? I got these adorable heart silicone … [Continue reading]

Cheater’s Baileys Irish Cream Brownies

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What do you do when you need an Irish-themed dessert and you don't have much time? You cheat. You pull out a box of brownie mix and doctor that … [Continue reading]

This is 40! Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookie Bars

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Y'all, today is my birthday. A BIG birthday. I'm entering my fourth decade begrudgingly, but if I have to do it -- I would like it known that these … [Continue reading]

Oscar-worthy: Salted Caramel Krispie Treats

Did you watch the Oscars last night?  I DVR-ed them and started watching about 9pm so I could fast forward through the commercials and some of the … [Continue reading]

One-Pot Chicken Enchilada Chili

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Oh my gosh, was this ever good. And hearty. And healthy. And filling. I don't know about your kids, but mine don't like to see all the beans and … [Continue reading]

Kid Pick: Homemade Applesauce in the Crock Pot

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Do your kids go through those packets of applesauce from the store faster than lightning? Mine do. I keep them in their own little drawer in my pantry … [Continue reading]

Hearty Baked Rigatoni with Sausage

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This is a never-fail recipe for me -- I've been making it for almost as long as I've been cooking. During our Snowpocalypse last week (where they … [Continue reading]

Simplest. Dessert. Ever. Bruléed Fruit Cups

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A couple of years ago we endured what we've affectionately named "The Blizzard of Oz". It amounted to three days straight of missed school and was, … [Continue reading]

Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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These cookies were featured in Bon Appetit last month, and intrigued me because they used three -- three -- different kinds of sugar. I figured … [Continue reading]