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What to Do with Leftover Ham

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2019

When the holiday is over and you are honestly tired of boring sandwiches, what to do with leftover ham is always a question! These leftover ham…

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Apple Butter Glazed Ham Sandwiches Close Up Square Crop

Apple Butter Glazed Ham

Posted on Apr 16th, 2019

Apple Butter Glazed Ham is a simple, sweetly spiced way to dress up your holiday ham, but it also makes a great ham steak if all you need is a quick…

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Twice Baked Breakfast Potatoes topped with bacon and parsley

Twice Baked Breakfast Potatoes

Posted on Apr 8th, 2019

Twice Bakes Breakfast Potatoes are a GREAT way to use up leftover baked potatoes. Not just for dinner anymore! This classic appetizer recipe also…

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Chinese Pork lettuce Wraps overhead image; bright green Boston Bibb lettuce, tender Chinese BBQ pork, and a little sticky jasmine rice.

Chinese Pork Lettuce Wraps

Posted on Apr 5th, 2018

Chinese Pork Lettuce Wraps are simple and delicious! Made with Slow Cooker Chinese Hacked Pork loaded with the flavors of Chinese BBQ (hellooooo…

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Jalapeno Popper Flatbread Recipe

Jalapeno Popper Flatbreads

Posted on Jan 12th, 2018

Jalapeno Popper Flatbreads are the cat's meow! Er ... the dog's bark. No. That's annoying. Jalapeno Popper Flatbreads are my carb-happy way to enjoy…

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Ham and Egg Brunch Cups Recipe

Ham and Egg Brunch Cups

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2017

Ham and Egg Brunch Cups are the perfect pick up item for your morning meal! Puff pastry filled with ham, egg, cheese, and a sweet mustard sauce make…

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Pulled Pork Breakfast Biscuits

Pulled Pork Breakfast Biscuits

Posted on Feb 19th, 2017

Pulled Pork Breakfast Biscuits are southern inspired and loaded with goodness. Breakfast really doesn’t get any more indulgent than this! Who…

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Crock Pot Cuban Pork Sandwiches

Posted on Oct 31st, 2016

Crock Pot Cuban Pork Sandwiches are my simple weekday way to feed my Cuban sandwich cravings. Let the pork cook low and slow all day and then the…

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BLT Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Fast Food Friday – BLT Lettuce Wraps

Posted on Aug 26th, 2016

Ten minutes of work yields a super satisfying meal. BLT Lettuce Wraps are low carb bacon-lover's treats! Especially while tomatoes are in…

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Apple Butter Breakfast Bake Recipe

Apple Butter Breakfast Bake

Posted on Jun 26th, 2016

Sweet and savory and super simple! This Apple Butter Breakfast Bake Recipe makes use of refrigerated crescent rolls, breakfast sausage, and of…

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Easy Cheesy Tamale Casserole

Posted on May 13th, 2016

Layers of corn tortillas, spicy shredded pork, caramelized onions, and loads of cheese make this Easy Cheesy Tamale Casserole a family favorite! Just…

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Bacon Wrapped Chicken recipe

Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Mushrooms and Sage

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2016

Tender chicken breast is topped with fresh sage and wrapped in bacon. Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Mushrooms and Sage is a simple, fresh, and fast meal…

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Super Bird sandwich Recipe

Super Bird Sandwich

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2016

A dang good diner classic. Grilled sourdough, deli Swiss, crispy bacon, juicy tomatoes, and natural slow roasted turkey breast! This Super Bird…

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Mustard Glazed Boston Butt Recipe

Low and Slow Mustard Glazed Blade Pork Roast

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2015

Barbecue is a holiday favorite in the south. We are celebrating with this Mustard Glazed Blade Pork Roast cooked in the oven low and slow. You don't…

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Caramel Apple Pork Chop Recipe

Caramel Apple Pork Chops

Posted on Nov 4th, 2015

Pork chops are pan seared and then cooked in a simple buttery brown sugar sauce with fresh sliced apples to make a totally fun (and fast!) fall…

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Bacon and Spinach Breakfast casserole with Crescent Rolls

Crescent Roll Breakfast Bake

Posted on Sep 14th, 2015

This Crescent Roll Breakfast Bake with bacon, spinach, and eggs is going to be your new favorite breakfast casserole recipe!  Want to Pin…

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Be All End All Slow Cooker Meatballs

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2015

This Be All End All Slow Cooker Meatballs Recipe will change your meatball game in the best way! You can make these with chicken, beef, pork, or a…

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Chicken Cordon Blue Pizza

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza

Posted on Aug 25th, 2015

This insanely delicious Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza starts with a creamy garlic sauce and is topped with ham, chicken, onions, and Swiss. Once slice…

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French Toast Pull Apart Bread recipe

Maple Bacon Pull Apart Bread

Posted on Aug 14th, 2015

This Maple Bacon Pull Apart Bread is a French toast lover's dream! Sticky, sweet, buttery, sprinkled with cinnamon and covered in bacon. Breakfast at…

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Bacon Cheeseburger Mushroom Appetizer

Bacon Cheeseburger Stuffed Mushrooms

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

 Baby Bella mushrooms are filled with a blend of lean ground beef, onions, garlic, and cream cheese. Topped with melted Swiss cheese, crumbled…

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Creamy Ham and Cheddar Pasta salad

Creamy Ham and Cheddar Pasta Salad

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2015

An easy pasta salad recipe that makes the perfect summer side dish. Creamy Ham and Cheddar Pasta Salad has a simple 3-ingredient dressing, shredded…

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The Ultimate Tomato sandwich

The Ultimate ‘Mater Sandwich

Posted on Jun 15th, 2015

This major southern classic is actually The Ultimate Tomato Sandwich - a kicked up version celebrating gorgeous garden tomatoes. DISCLAIMER: I am…

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Hot Bacon Vinaigrette Salad

Hot Bacon Vinaigrette

Posted on Jun 11th, 2015

Spinach salad is topped with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, hard boiled eggs, and bacon! Tossed with a Hot Bacon Vinaigrette Dressing, this…

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Slow Smoked Raspberry Chipotle Ribs

Slow Smoked Raspberry Chipotle Ribs

Posted on Jun 4th, 2015

This recipe turns out the most tender, sweet and spicy, fall apart, melt in your mouth, smoky flavored baby back ribs EVER. Slow Smoked Raspberry…

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Easy Breakfast Pizza on Naan

Easy Breakfast Pizza

Posted on May 1st, 2015

Easy Breakfast Pizza ready to serve, start to finish in just 20 minutes! Get your pizza fix and a hearty breakfast. Easy to customize with your…

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Prosciutto and Provolone Baked Egg Breakfast

Prosciutto and Provolone Baked Egg Breakfast

Posted on Apr 1st, 2015

The EASIEST way to serve fun brunch to a crowd! Prosciutto and Provolone Baked Egg Breakfast takes just 4 ingredients and a muffin tin, and you are…

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Roasted Jalapeno and Bacon Macaroni

Roasted Jalapeno and Bacon Macaroni

Posted on Mar 24th, 2015

Baked pasta in a spicy from-scratch cheese sauce made with sharp white cheddar and roasted jalapenos, and then topped with bacon crumbles. Roasted…

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Quick and Easy Brussels Sprout Hash

Quick and Easy Brussels Sprout Hash

Posted on Mar 16th, 2015

This quick, Easy Brussels Sprout Hash is perfect for any meal. Filling, healthy, and low carb this dish works as a side, a breakfast, or a main…

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Pulled Pork Pizza with a Copycat Mellow Mushroom Crust

Pulled Pork Pizza

Posted on Feb 27th, 2015

A Copycat Mellow Mushroom Pizza Crust topped with caramelized onions, Apple Butter Pulled Pork, bacon, pineapple, and 3 kinds of cheese. This Pulled…

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Apple Butter Pulled Pork

Apple Butter Pulled Pork

Posted on Feb 26th, 2015

Simple, full of flavor, and super versatile! This easy recipe for Apple Butter Pulled Pork is perfect on sandwiches, tacos, pizzas, and good old…

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Spicy Little Turkey Burgers with Jalapeno Bacon and Cheddar Jack Cheese

Flamethrower Sliders

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2015

Inspired by the Flamethrower Grillburgers at Dairy Queen, these Flamethrower Sliders pack a deliciously spicy punch! With spicy cheddar cheese,…

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Barbecue Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

Barbecue Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Posted on Jan 20th, 2015

This might just be the best Barbecue Grilled Chicken Sandwich I've ever had! Thin chicken cutlets are soaked in a quick brine, and then grilled.…

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Breakfast Salad

Breakfast Salad

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

Mixed greens, warm herb potatoes, peppered bacon. a perfect egg -- Breakfast Salad is a totally filling and healthy meal any time of the day, but it…

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Breakfast Burgers with Maple Sriracha Aioli

Breakfast Burgers with Maple Sriracha Aioli

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2015

The best breakfast EVER. Breakfast Burgers with Maple Sriracha Aioli are made with a blend of ground beef and pork sausage. Topped with a fried egg,…

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Christmas Morning Casserole

Christmas Morning Casserole

Posted on Dec 17th, 2014

A super simple casserole made with refrigerated biscuits, eggs, cheese, and bacon. Christmas Morning Casserole is perfect for long lazy mornings with…

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Garlic and Herb Roast Pork Sweet Potato Hash

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2014

Tender Smithfield Garlic and Herb Roast Pork is served over sweet potatoes, onions, apples, and kale for an easy dinner hash bursting with the…

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BBQ Pork Bites with Apple Bacon Slaw

BBQ Bites with Apple Bacon Slaw

Posted on Oct 29th, 2014

Crunchy little bites of puff pastry stuffed with BBQ pork and topped with an easy, totally addictive apple bacon slaw. This appetizer is perfect for…

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Pork Tenderloin Sliders with Apples and Caramelized Onions

Pork Tenderloin Sliders

Posted on Oct 13th, 2014

Easily my favorite sandwich for fall! These Pork tenderloin Sliders are piled high with lean herb-rubbed pork, caramelized onions, apples, and garlic…

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Sausage and Egg Breakfast Tacos

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Tacos

Posted on Oct 1st, 2014

Such a fun morning meal! Sausage and Egg Breakfast Tacos are easy to prepare for one or many -- and they come together fast! Crumbled pork breakfast…

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Linguine Carbonara with bacon and Crispy Brussels Sprouts in a white bowl

Linguine Carbonara with Bacon and Crispy Brussels Sprouts

Posted on Sep 19th, 2014

An easy pasta dish that screams comfort-food delicious. Linguine Carbonara with Bacon is one of those dishes you nearly always have the ingredients…

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Sausage and Butternut Squash Breakfast Scramble

Sausage and Butternut Squash Breakfast Scramble

Posted on Sep 16th, 2014

A simple, good-for-you, filling meal that's loaded with flavor. Sausage and Butternut Squash Breakfast Scramble makes a terrific weekend breakfast,…

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Breakfast BLT

Breakfast BLT

Posted on Sep 10th, 2014

Is there anything better than crisp bacon, fresh lettuce, and summer tomatoes on toast? As it turns out, there is! Add an egg to your basic BLT to…

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Hunka Burnin' Love Elvis Banana Bread

Elvis Banana Bread

Posted on Jul 10th, 2014

This Hunka Burnin' Love Elvis Banana Bread is moist and fully loaded with peanut butter and mini chocolate chips, and it's topped with candied bacon!…

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Paunch Burger Recipe

Paunch Burger

Posted on Jun 12th, 2014

Parks and Recreation fans will recognize this take on Pawnee, Indiana's most famous burger joint. The Paunch Burger is a triple decker with 3 kinds…

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Bacon Caesar Pasta Salad

Posted on May 17th, 2014

Need a quick dinner or a side to take to a cookout or BBQ? This Bacon Caesar Pasta Salad is IT. You can even make parts of it the day before in…

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Slow Cooker BBQ Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Slow Cooker BBQ Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Posted on May 6th, 2014

Rubbed and seared pork is doused in KC Masterpiece® 35th Anniversary Blend and slow cooked for several hours yielding totally tender,…

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Spring Onion Scones with Cheddar and Bacon Butter

Spring Onion Scones with Cheddar and Bacon Butter

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

These Spring Onion and Cheddar Scones are the perfect addition to any breakfast or brunch. Always tender and buttery with the perfect amount of…

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Spring Pizza with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Asparagus

Sun Dried Tomato and Asparagus Pizza

Posted on Mar 16th, 2014

Are you guys getting as excited about spring produce as I am?! Forget the fact that they are weirdly calling for freezing rain in North Carolina…

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Black and Blue Salad

Black and Blue Salad

Posted on Jan 29th, 2014

I think I am doing this all backwards. It is freezing cold, half the country is covered in snow and ice, you probably want soup, and I am giving…

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Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed Potato Skins

Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed Potato Skins

Posted on Jan 24th, 2014

Boys are weird. I can say that because I live with two growing and one grown up members of the male species and every single day they do weird…

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Hoppin John Party Dip

Hoppin’ John Party Dip

Posted on Dec 30th, 2013

 This recipe is like Hoppin' John meets hummus meets bean dip. I was sort of iffy on sharing it because let's be honest here, black eyed peas…

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Baked Honey Mustard Ham Sandwich Recipe

Baked Honey Mustard Ham Sandwiches

Posted on Nov 19th, 2013

These Baked Honey Mustard Ham sandwiches are made on sweet Hawaiian rolls and are topped with a delicious poppy seed onion dressing. Easy to make,…

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Bacon Spinach Breakfast Casserole

Bacon Spinach Breakfast Casserole

Posted on Nov 1st, 2013

  At some point in time I became a sleep wimp. I'm not exactly sure when it happened, I just know that it did and I CANNOT…

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Potato Leek Soup with Bacon

Posted on Sep 4th, 2013

  I hope that soup is appropriate for some of you right now because for me it's just wishful thinking for the time being. It is…

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Grilled Peach and Bacon Pizza

Grilled Peach and Bacon Pizza

Posted on Aug 27th, 2013

 A super fast grilled flat bread pizza recipe with fresh peaches, crisp bacon, whole milk mozzarella, and basil. Grilled Peach and Bacon Pizza is a…

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Crock Pot Pork Sandwiches with Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Salsa

Posted on Jun 19th, 2013

So I guess this week I'm stuck on sandwiches. They are basically the easiest thing to feed a house full of guys. SANDWICHES. Put all the food…

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Overhead view of a BBQ bacon burger, bun off and spread with bacon onion jam

BBQ Bacon Burgers

Posted on Jun 12th, 2013

These BBQ Bacon Burgers are a grilling season staple! Juicy beef burgers are topped with cheddar, crisp bacon, BBQ sauce and bacon onion…

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Carrabba’s Copycat Pollo Rosa Maria

Posted on Jun 4th, 2013

Blam-O!!!                                                                      …

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Strawberry Balsamic Wedge Salad

Posted on May 22nd, 2013

Well, I'm here. But I lost a whole entire day. Let's talk about what happens to a food blog when the internet dies. Actually... let's talk…

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Pepperoni Pizza Rolls

Pepperoni Pizza Rolls

Posted on May 9th, 2013

Welcome to my kids' favorite food in the whole wide world. If I made these Pepperoni Pizza Rolls, Tacos, Quesadillas, and Cheeseburgers on a…

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Lightened Up Loaded Bacon Cheese Fries

Lightened Up Loaded Bacon Cheese Fries

Posted on Apr 25th, 2013

Okay. Stop right there. I need to tell you that I DO know you can't really lighten up loaded cheese fries. But I made a helluvan effort here and…

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BLT Sliders with Cucumber Dill Sandwich Spread

Posted on Mar 26th, 2013

This rescue puppy of ours is a sneaky girl. Not eat-the-shoes sneaky or get-in-the-trash sneaky or even snatch-food-from-the-table sneaky.…

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Bacon and Blue Cheese Pierogies

Bacon & Blue Cheese Pierogies

Posted on Feb 8th, 2013

This is definitely a weekend project. Great for a rainy Saturday or a lazy Sunday. This meal had been living in my brain for WEEKS, ever since I…

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Bacon & Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Jan 16th, 2013

So here's the ironic thing about these cookies. 3 days ago I got wise and finally downloaded a calorie counting/ fitness tracking app on my phone.…

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Five Fast Weeknight Meals

Posted on Jan 14th, 2013

What had happened was... I had every intention of sharing something new and delicious with you today. I've made it several times. Worked out the…

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Easy Bacon Sweet Potato Hash

Posted on Nov 25th, 2012

Evan, my 9-year-old, has been inspired by our recent explosion of Christmas decorating to ask me all kinds of questions about my pal Santa…

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Cheesy Spinach & Sausage Roll

Posted on Nov 14th, 2012

Cheesy Spinach & Sausage Roll. Goooood stuff. Like really REALLY good stuff. So good in fact, that I had to put it in two places!!! Just…

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A Few Favorites

Posted on Nov 2nd, 2012

Heyyyyyyy. It's the weekend!!! And this weekend is oh so special because it has an extra hour in it. I'm not sure why that extra hour always…

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Summer Pizza

Posted on Jun 29th, 2012

I'm melting! I'm melting!!!! Are you tired of reading about how flipping hot it is? Yeah, me too. But that's too bad, because it is really…

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Slow Cooker Chinese BBQ Pork Recipe

Slow Cooker Chinese Hacked Pork

Posted on May 1st, 2012

Slow Cooker Chinese Hacked Pork is like a pulled pork recipe with a Chinese five-spice twist! Learn how to make this tender, flavorful Chinese BBQ…

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Bacon & Eggs

Posted on Apr 14th, 2012

Yesterday, while revealing my new blog about how Trailer Trashtastic my mobile home can be, I also made a promise of yummy pasta all cheesy bacon…

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Chad’s Gimantico Weekend Omelet

Posted on Mar 3rd, 2012

"Gimantico" is a word my little brother made up when he was... 4 maybe? It was sometime in the middle of his Jurassic Park phase and his reptilian…

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Cuban Pork Sandwiches!

Posted on Jan 24th, 2012

  This is the city that inspired the food craving that lasted for more than a year. Asheville,NC. We don't live far from Asheville...…

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Breakfast Stack

Posted on Jan 20th, 2012

In a house full of men (two in training, one full-grown) you stack blocks. And laundry. There are stacks of dinner dishes, car magazines, and XBox…

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