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Recipe: Quiche “Laurrene”

As I’ve mentioned a bunch, I am the worst cook and hate to cook. But baking I can handle. So quiche is quickly becoming my go-to breakfast-for-dinner meal for my family, and it’s actually winning me some points around the house! I generally use this Quiche Lorraine recipe from Pillsbury, with a few modifications. The…

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I was contacted recently by Cotton Patch Cafe to try out their newly renovated restaurant (which reopened August 22) and was treated to a free meal for my family in return for blogging about it. Since Cotton Patch is already my favorite source of guilty-pleasure southern cooking, I couldn’t say no. And I am happy…

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Welp, I’m back on the wagon. (After gaining COUGHFOURCOUGH pounds in the seven days I was in Houston…) AnyWHO, when I have had success in eating better and losing weight, it had a lot to do with planning meals. Meal planning is a simple and effective way to save a lot of money each month,…

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Since I’ve been eating at home so much more, I decided it was high time I share some of my winning recipes. Winning because they are easy, tolerable for someone like me that hates to cook, and downright DELICIOUS. So here’s number one on the list: Steak Salad. Specifically,┬áthis recipe from Kirsten at Mission Delectable┬átruly…

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Crock-Pot Mexican Chicken

This is an old standby in my house because it is SO EASY even I can do it. Place in Crock-Pot: A pound of skinless, boneless chicken thighs (you might have to trim some fat first) 1 can Rotelle 1 packet Taco Seasoning Then just set it on low all day. By the time you…

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Turkey Brine

Alton Brown is my Food Network hero. I would probably do anything that man told me to do in regards to food. Cover a 3D printed duck in blue chalk and kosher salt before eating it at room temperature? Done. He is a genius. If this were a different time we’d make him a demi-god…

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