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Recipes

From Plate Art to Granola Bar Cookies

From Plate Art to Granola Bar Cookies

My kids love arts and crafts. Unfortunately, I can’t keep everything they make or we would be swimming in drawings, coloring papers and projects covered in glitter. I’m not very excited about throwing things away either. So, I try to look for projects we will […]

Sweet Lemon Pepper Baked Chicken Wings Recipe

Sweet Lemon Pepper Baked Chicken Wings Recipe

These crispy, sweet and flavorful wings started out as a copycat recipe, but evolved into something totally different. This wings recipe is one I’ve perfected over the months to have a wonderfully crunchy skin with the perfect balance of lemon and white pepper. Between this […]

Spinach She Lovely Burger Recipe

Spinach She Lovely Burger Recipe

Fresh baby spinach is my go-to ingredient for a lot of recipes. I use it as a replacement for lettuce and more. We rarely have lettuce in our home, and when my Swiss Chard is in season, I sometimes use that in place of spinach. […]

Gourmet Apple Bison Jeans Burger Recipe

Gourmet Apple Bison Jeans Burger Recipe

  Burgers are a weekly meal in our house, so I’m all about changing up the combinations. I’ve been having fun with the Bob’s Burger’s pop culture names, so I made up one of my own, which inspired some very interesting flavors. Apple Bison Jeans […]

I Know Why the Cajun Burger Sings Recipe

I Know Why the Cajun Burger Sings Recipe

A slightly spicy burger with a savory topping of cheese and roasted veggies, this delicious item was inspired by Bob’s Burgers Season 3, Episode 16. I Know Why the Cajun Burger Sings is a play on the title of Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the […]

Bob’s Burgers Inspiration: Little Swiss Sunshine

Bob’s Burgers Inspiration: Little Swiss Sunshine

We are big burger fans here. If you ever watch Bob’s Burgers, then you knew he always has a creatively named Burger of the Day on the restaurant chalkboard that references pop culture or contains a play on words hinting at burger ingredients. In “Moody […]

Chick-fil-A Sauce Copycat Recipe

Chick-fil-A Sauce Copycat Recipe

Around here, we love Chick-fil-A Sauce. Here is my copycat sauce recipe. A batch is plenty for a full bag of waffle french fries. Leave a comment if you try it! Copycat Chick-fil-A Sauce ¼ cup mayo 2 Tbs. honey 1 ½ Tbs. BBQ sauce […]

I Cooked a Lobster for Spring Break

I Cooked a Lobster for Spring Break

Every time we go to the store, the kids want to look at the lobsters. Knick really likes eating lobster. Can you see where this is going? I couldn’t. Knick randomly told me this week that we should cook a lobster over his spring break. […]

Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Ingredients 1.5-2lbs top sirloin (or other beef), cut into thin strips 2 cups beef stock, divided (add extra stock if simmering longer for a tougher beef cut) 8 oz fresh Bello mushrooms, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 6 Tbs butter, divided […]

Veggie Garden Meatloaf Recipe

Veggie Garden Meatloaf Recipe

I’ve never been a meatloaf fan, to be honest. When a friend brought me a version of this for a meal, I was pleasantly surprised. I changed the recipe quite a bit over the years, but I loved the integration of veggies. Normally I feel […]