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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Linkup #194

Due to fighting a spring cold, long hours at work, and trying to get my seriously overgrown yard ready for summer, it’s been that kind of week. I’m sorry to be late to the party again! And yet we still … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Stuffies

  This week’s state – Rhode Island. This state is known for Irish brown bread, Del’s lemonade, clam cakes, and this uniquely Rhode Island treat, Stuffies. These delicious treats are served all over the state – from roadside trucks to … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #193

Hey – isn’t is supposed to be spring? We had one glorious day of 77 degree weather, then right back to upper 40s and rain. I’m so looking forward summer and fresh fruits and vegetables and wearing flip flops! But, … Continue reading

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North Carolina Oven Barbecue Pork with Stout Coleslaw

North Caroline is known for some tasty cuisine! Pepsi Cola and Krispy Kreme donuts have their roots in the state. Blue crabs are in abundance off the coast and sweet potato pie calls North Carolina home. And then there is … Continue reading

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Super Easy Pork Chops and Sauerkraut

I was craving my grandma’s pork roast and sauerkraut, but it was a weeknight and there was simply not time to pop that roast in the oven for a couple of hours – and I don’t make sauerkraut. But then … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday – Falafel Burger

I don’t know about you, but I love falafel. I decided to give it a whirl as a burger and it came out delicious! Even my carnivore husband liked it! Boy – bean and cheese taquitos, falafel burgers – I’m … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner – Sunday link up #192

Éirinn go Brách! Ireland Forever! Yep, it’s St. Patty’s day – the celebration of the death of the patron St. Patrick. He was a British citizen that was kidnapped and sold into slavery in Ireland. After he escaped he went back … Continue reading

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New York Manhattan Clam Chowder

So many delicious foods associated with New York! The Romanian Jews brought Pastrami on rye; an Italian immigrant introduced coal oven pizza, and Bagels were shared by the Polish Jews. Bagels and Lox, another New York prize, was a combination … Continue reading

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Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

I keep seeing these sheet pan dinners but had never made one. I had some veggies that needed to get used so I thought – sheet pan! I added chicken thighs and made a delicious, super easy dinner. I’m hooked … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts – Roasted to Perfection

I love Brussels sprouts – steamed, fried, and roasted. These are full of flavor – sweet and delicious. Just the very basics. Super simple, super delicious and a perfect side dish to any meal.

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