Tag: make ahead

Chicken Spaghetti + Tuesday Randoms

chicken spaghetti

I’ve been waiting until the light was just right to take a picture of our entryway fall deco. I LOVE this little nook and the chance to decorate a little something extra that people can see when they first walk into our home. I also forgot to take a quick pic of the little bit

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Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Meatballs

mozzarella stuffed chicken meatballs

Hurricane Harvey is here! Well, technically not here where we are, but in Texas anyway. We’ve been spared the bad stuff for now, but we’re getting ready for flooding and some heavy winds. Until then… we’re just hanging out and playing with the big boy and cookin’ some yummy stuff. Jon Boy actually helped me

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Red Wine Pot Roast + Thursday Things

pioneer woman red wine pot roast

Is it fall yet? I mean for real. I’m ready for leggings, tunics, Bath and Body Works candles, and comfort food. Oh wait. I’m kind of workin’ all those things already. Sorry, not sorry. But really, c’mon fall. It’s friggin’ hot. I made this somewhat fancy pot roast on Tuesday, and boy did it not

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Weekend Recap + Egg in a Hole Benedict + Tomato and Garlic Hollandaise

egg in a hole benedict garlic tomato hollandaise

Before I get into the weekend’s festivities, I wanted to throw out a little humor. I saw this on Instagram and just had to share. I literally laughed out loud to myself. We had a great weekend with some sweet friends and their babies and family at a birthday party! Corey had a blast at

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Chicken + Dumplings & A Little Life Lately

chicken and dumplings

If you’re like me, when you hear Chicken + Dumplings, you think of the elementary cafeteria and the ‘mystery’ that would be slopped onto your plate and called Chicken + Dumplings. I had some friends who LIVED for Chicken + Dumpling Day. I was NOT one of those people. I dreaded that day. The soggy

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Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

loaded baked potato casserole

Who doesn’t love a loaded baked potato? Ohhmyygeeerrddd. When I was pregnant, I devoured potatoes. I found this recipe around that time, so naturally, it was an instant fave. I’ve played with the ingredients a little bit to fit our tastes + lifestyle, and now voila: Potato Nirvana. Potatoes + sour cream + bacon [bits]

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Better than Olive Garden’s Pasta e Fagioli

pasta e fagioli

I have so many great memories of going to Olive Garden after church with my girl friends in middle and high school. Sometimes one of our church sponsors would join us, too. We’d eat ridiculous amounts of breadsticks with Alfredo sauce [wish I could still do that w/o gaining 438 lbs.]. We’d laugh way too

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Streusel Coffee Cake

streusel coffee cake

If you’re looking for a do-ahead crowd pleaser, look no further, my friend. This lovely pan of delicious is extremely easy to make and can be stored in the fridge until you’re ready to chow down (if you can wait that long). So, I can’t post this recipe without getting a little sentimental. I made

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Michael Symon’s Cleveland Baked Beans

cleveland baked beans

I watched The ChewΒ again the other day [totally shocking, I know], and I saw this little number. I decided to make it for our Easter get together with our family a while back. It’s got a great balance of flavor to begin with, and you can definitely sub the canned beans for the dry if

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Hash Brown Egg Cups

Hash Brown Egg Cups

I’m always looking for something delicious and easy (preferably make ahead) that I can have for breakfast. I’m not a big weekday breakfast “chef”. I’d prefer something quick and easy so that I can sit down and sip my coffee [and watch crazy man run wild]. These little lovelies did not disappoint. I’m kind of

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