Category Archives: make ahead

Jan 20

Instant Pot Beef Stew

Yep, another recipe using my IP! I can’t help it – it’s just too easy. Biscuit recipe coming soon! And yes, those were made in the oven 😉 Instant Pot Beef Stew adapted from Imperfectly Happy 2 pounds stew meat … Continue reading

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Jan 6

Minestrone in the Instant Pot

Happy New Year! 2017 is going to be a great year, I just know it! Especially when it comes to easy meals…and I have my Instant Pot to thank for that. This minestrone was delicious and of course, super quick … Continue reading

Posted in Instant Pot, Italian, main dishes, make ahead, pasta, QuickAndEasy, soup | 2 Comments
Aug 24

Gemista

Happy Monday! And happy (or maybe not-so-happy) end of August! Summer is flying by and before you know it, there will be all things pumpkin and apple. Until then, I’m enjoying what’s in season and plentiful. This is one of … Continue reading

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May 6

Warm Bean Dip

Hope everyone had a great Cinco de Mayo! We had a delicious lunch at work where people contributed their Mexican dishes. Everything was great! And I quickly realized I shouldn’t have halved my recipe… I couldn’t snap a pic fast … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, beans, cheddar, cheese, cream cheese, dip, low carb, make ahead, Mexican, QuickAndEasy, snacks | 1 Comment
Jan 2

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

After buying fresh crabs not long ago, and struggling to get a decent amount of meat from them after cleaning them (don’t ask!), I had to come up with a recipe to use the little that I had. I decided … Continue reading

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Dec 5

Peas & Onions with Leftover Ham

I know lots of people are starting to plan their holiday menus right now, so I bring you one of the dishes I made for Thanksgiving. It’s perfect when you’re pressed for time since it takes only minutes to make, … Continue reading

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Dec 1

Rainbow Cookies and $100 PayPal Cash Giveaway!

Entry-Form Momma Lew and her blogger buddies are having a Holiday Cookie Swap Party and you are all invited! Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the cookies that each blogger has prepared for you! Rainbow Cookies from Lidia Bastianich … Continue reading

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Nov 25

Pumpkin Pie with Southern Comfort Whipped Cream

The big day is almost here! I thought I’d throw in one more recipe for you to consider putting on your menu. It’s a great way to jazz up an ordinary Thanksgiving day dessert. This pie takes no time at … Continue reading

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Nov 18

Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Cake

It’s a good thing this cake tastes way better than it looks! Are you a pumpkin fan? Cinnamon roll fan? If so, you’ve found your next favorite cake. And wait until you see how easy the recipe is. It was … Continue reading

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Oct 27

Chorizo and Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Enchiladas are by far one of the easiest dishes to make, and definitely one of my favorites when entertaining. Make ahead, pop right in the oven to reheat, spend more time with your guests…perfect! These were a big hit recently … Continue reading

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