jalapeno corn bacon salsa party dip recipe-2

Need a great party salsa besides the typical tomato type? This corn jalapeno bacon salsa/dip is just the thing! Just a few minutes and a few ingredients, and you’re on your way to Yum-Town.


homemade egg rolls

These homemade baked egg rolls are a snap to make, and so delicious you’ll want to triple the recipe. Try serving them at your next party – they’ll be a hit!


corn on the cob - how to boil

Want to know how long to boil corn on the cob? This no-fail method will make sure you never have to search for the best way to cook corn on the cob again.


Balsamic Green Beans and Onions Recipe

I love green beans basically any way a person could cook them. But sometimes I like to mix it up a little bit, and make something a little more exciting than just adding butter, salt, and pepper. I made this dish as a side to our main course when my in-laws were visiting recently, and


Easy Chilled Cucumber Salad 1

This easy chilled cucumber salad recipe is another of my family’s favorite super-simple recipes, and since the cucumbers at the Amish market have been absolutely beautiful, we’ve been happily munching this for months now. It comes together in just a few minutes, and it’s a great addition to dinner, but the leftovers are even better


Easiest Crispy Oven-Roasted Potatoes

I love to cook, and trying new recipes is really fun for me. But when we settle into normal life, and cooking isn’t necessarily the focus, I tend to return to the basics. Simple food, simply prepared. Easiest Crispy Oven-Roasted Potatoes These crispy oven-roasted potatoes are a favorite of my husband and I. Sometimes my son enjoys


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Get your kids in the kitchen and make these delicious crispy Greek potatoes!


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These homemade Paleo Skittles are slightly chewy snacks made with tons of whole fruits and vegetables. A great healthy snack for toddlers on the go.


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This week’s cookbook review had me walking out of the grocery store with bags full of artichokes, tomatoes, cured meat, and mushrooms. I could tell it was going to be a delicious week.


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A couple of weeks ago, I bought a bunch of apples and whipped up some Cinnamon Applesauce. I didn't use any “established” recipe, but how can you go wrong with something so simple? All applesauce is is cooked apples, mushed up or blended, really. I filled my crock pot with apples, peeled (because they're not


Paleo Cauliflower Hummus

This book. Is. A. Gamechanger. There are books explaining the hows and whys of Paleo, which might have a few recipes. Then there are cookbooks with lots of Paleo recipes and full-color photos, and usually a brief introduction and maybe a shopping list or “how to stock your pantry” type feature. But Practical Paleo by


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Maybe 2 years ago, my mother-in-law gave me this cookbook, A Harvest of Pumpkins and Squash. I love fall, fall weather, fall foods… so I’ve enjoyed leafing through it and finding inspiration in its pages. Until this weekend though, I’m not sure I had actually made a recipe from the book as it was written!



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