Beer braised beef with carrots and potatoes

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Flavorful beer braised beef with carrots and potatoes, cooked slow and low in the oven is an effortless weeknight meal. One bite of this tender, juicy, tad spicy beef is going to send you over the moon. One pot meals are by far my favorite dinners. The thought of having just one pot to wash… 

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Oven baked glazed chicken drumsticks

glazed drumsticks with twice baked potato casserole recipe

Crispy on the outside, tender and moist on the inside, these full of flavor oven baked glazed chicken drumsticks are as easy to make as they are delicious. Growing up, chicken was served almost every single day at dinner. My mom worked at a chicken slaughterhouse and she would bring home chicken all the time…. 

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Twice baked cheese and bacon mashed potato casserole

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Kick up your classic mashed potatoes a few notches with this twice baked mashed potato casserole loaded with 3 types of cheese and crispy bacon! (plus my tips and tricks for the best mashed potatoes) If I have to narrow down our dinner meals to 3 must-haves potatoes and meat would be one of them. I grew… 

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3 ingredients whipped cheese spread

3 ingredients whipped cheese spread recipe

With only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time, these whipped cheese spread crackers are my newest obsession! Dress them up to fit your cravings or leave them plain. Either way, you won’t stop eating them! These crackers …. they are beyond words! Easy to make, irresistible and totally addictive! You won’t be able to… 

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Beans, tomato and raisins bruschetta

beans, tomato and raisins bruschetta recipe

Toasted ciabatta slices topped with beans, tomato and raisins, bruschetta is a quick and easy party appetizer, last minute dinner idea or a afternoon snack! Throwing a dinner party is always a lot of work. No matter the time of the year, no matter how many guests you have over, there’s always lots of cooking… 

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Overnight eggs benedict casserole

overnight eggs benedict casserole recipe

There is nothing like waking up to a delicious eggs benedict casserole awaiting you with little or no effort on your part just ready to be placed in a hot oven until the aroma wafts through the house. With all the stress that Christmas morning brings, there’s nothing like a make-ahead casserole to save the day. I… 

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Easy rice, vegetables and sausage casserole

easy rice, vegetable and sausage casserole recipe

Weekends are always the busiest days of the week. As much as I try to find some free time there are a million things left to be done Saturday or Sunday. Grocery shopping & meal planning, soccer games, birthday parties, house chores. We hardly have any time to sit down. Rush, rush, rush to get… 

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Potato crusted quiche

Potato-Crusted Quiche recipe

A nice change from the traditional crust of a quiche, this potato crusted quiche is very easy to make and so delicious will be a favorite in your family. Summer has come and gone. Before I knew it, I’m already buying school supplies for my baby girl, sorting though the closet to see what clothes still… 

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Cherry Tomato Quiche

tomato quiche recipe

Chock-full of tomatoes, creamy ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan and fresh basil this flagrant and flavorful tomato quiche is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. One of my absolute summer pairing fresh tomatoes, cheese and basil. May it be in a toss salad along with other garden vegetables or in an easy caprese salad (or even skewers)…. 

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Zucchini, bacon and rice casserole

zucchini bacon rice casserole recipe

One mixing bowl and one casserole are needed to make this cheesy zucchini, bacon and rice casserole. Make it ahead of time and bake it just before dinner. It happens every summer. Zucchini make their way in my farmer’s market basket saturday after saturday. Although I have a couple of favorite recipes, each week I’m looking… 

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Make-ahead vegetable and bacon egg bake skillet

vegetable bacon egg bake recipe

Whether you’re serving 2 people or a crowd, it can’t get easier than this make-ahead vegetable and bacon egg bake skillet! 15 minutes of prep time tops! Monday to friday I’m an oatmeal, banana and peanut butter kind of breakfast girl. It fuels me enough to get through the morning craziness. Although, on rare occasions… 

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Crustless zucchini quiche

crustless zucchini quiche recipe

A simple quiche recipe made with only 4 ingredients, this wonderful crustless zucchini quiche makes a satisfying brunch meal all summer long. Zucchini and other summer squashes have been abundant in backyard gardens, farmers’ markets, and grocery stores for weeks now and they have been so cheap, every week I end up picking up a bunch of them…. 

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Slow baked potatoes and chicken skillet

slow baked potato and chicken skillet recipe

Tender chicken drumsticks cooked on top of layers of thin sliced potatoes and onions make this potatoes and chicken skillet an mouthwatering, flavorful meal. One of my family’s favorite dinner is pairing chicken with potatoes. May it be simply roasting them, throwing them on the hot grill of turning into a comforting meal, it is always a… 

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Veggie stuffed bell peppers

veggie stuffed bell peppers recipe

This easy dinner recipe is brought to you by Pompeian Olive Oil. All opinions are 100% mine. Packed with a tasty mixture of vegetables, pine nuts and raisins, these flavorful stuffed bell peppers are perfect for an easy weeknight dinner. Stuffed bell peppers have always been comfort food. Ask any Romanian, actually ask pretty much… 

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Three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata

Three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata recipe

An easy meal that goes from fridge to table in less than 30 minutes, this three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner! It may still be summer vacation but for me it’s one of the busiest time of the year. Between playdates at the park, enjoying some sun at… 

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Slow baked red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes

slow baked red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes recipe

Slow baked in a low-temperature oven, this red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes has a rich, deep flavor from the well seasoned red wine and tomatoes marinade. I love having friends or family over for dinner. As much as I love cooking just for my family there are recipes I need more adults in the… 

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