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Easy Homemade Hamburger Helper

I know Hamburger Helper isn’t that classy. But sometimes we just like things that are easy and taste good. And I don’t think there’s anything wrong with that. I can’t honestly remember the last time I purchased or prepared a box of Hamburger Helper. It’s not that I never have, it’s just that with awesome […]

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Spaghetti and Garlic Toast Grilled Cheese

I just don’t know what to say about this, other than to beg you to make extra spaghetti and meat sauce next time just so you can make these sandwiches with the leftovers. I’ve included my spaghetti recipe first, to make earlier in the week, with lots of leftovers for these sandwiches later on. Feel […]

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Pepperoni Florentine Pizza

Can I just let the pictures do the talking on this one? Pepperoni Florentine Pizza This comes back to my issue with naming recipes. I had this crazy idea to make a pepperoni pizza with a spinach-pesto-alfredo sauce and tomatoes. It was awesome! But now what do I call it? Pepperoni pizza with Spinach Pesto […]

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20 Minute Creamy Tomato Soup from Scratch

I came across a veggie-loaded slow cooker tomato soup a couple months ago, and absolutely loved it. But since then it had been bothering me that I haven’t come across a good, from scratch tomato soup that was quick and used only one pot. Often you’re cooking the soup and adding a roux separately, and […]

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Spaghetti and Meatball Pie

Come on now. Pasta. Cheese. Tomato Sauce. Cheese. Italian Sausage Meatballs. Cheese. What’s not to love? I’m a little nutso for Italian food. Which puts me in the bad books, I guess, according to all of the anti-wheat literature springing up in the last couple of years. I refuse to rule out any foods completely […]

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Slow Cooker Creamy Tomato Soup

I see all kinds of recipes on Pinterest showing parents how to sneak more vegetables into their kids’ food. I pin those kinds of recipes for myself. I hate vegetables. I mean, I’m okay with potatoes. Corn. Cooked carrots and peas are tolerable. But aside from that? No. Way. Because of this I was always […]

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