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Pinterest Project: The Green Monstah.

I’ve started a project to find out if some recipes posted to Pinterest really are that great-or are merely really nice looking photos.   In the last post I took the softball approach. I knew when I looked at the … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Sunday: Super Easy Chicken Salsa

It’s been a while since I’ve done a slow cooker recipes.  The holidays threw me off, then it was tough to get going again.  But, I’m back (by that I mean I did a slow cooker dish this week, next … Continue reading

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Quin-Whaaa? (Cooking with Quinoa)

This week I tried Quinoa, and Real Simple is largely to blame. The February 2011 issue had “The 30 Healthiest Ingredients” and I quickly scoured the list to see what I was eating regularly, and what I would put on … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Sunday: Brown Foods

I should admit something. I take issue with all brown meals. I think that they don’t look healthy, or balanced. Often I’m right, (it’s typically rice & chicken, etc) I view color as nutrition. This especially holds true for Green. … Continue reading

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Making a Mess (and Cleaning Up One)….with Manicotti.

Earlier this week I had a lot on my mind.  I was tense and stressed, but knew there wasn’t much I could actually DO about it.  I was in one of those moments where I was just stuck over thinking. … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Make a Mess…Not a Menu

This post is a bit challenging for me. That’s because it’s embarrassing to write.  I made a simple yet Vital mistake, and ruined my meal tonight. All week-long I’d been trying to come up with something to make for Slow … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Sundays

I’ve decided to create a new weekly tradition.  Slow Cooker Sundays. Most of my life, Sunday evenings have been spent picking up something, or having a hodgepodge meal. I decided to change things up.  Especially after considering the benefits: (I’d … Continue reading

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Classing Up A Campfire Classic

Fair Warning: This dish can be messy when eating.  It’s gooey, but so good.  If you want your house to be a sticky mess, serve it to kids, but don’t say I didn’t warn you if they leave a sticky mess … Continue reading

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps In A Cinch

I think Arkansans have gotten used to the heat. Maybe our brains have become cooked and melted because I was startled at hearing many (even I chimed in) at “Oh just mid-upper 90s? That’s great!” It is not great.  It … Continue reading

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A Tasty Summer Salad

In recent weeks those dreaded Dog Days of Summer have sunk their teeth into Arkansans weak from heat.  Days have been over 100 and combining that with the humidity, the walk from doorstep to car has been insufferable. While the … Continue reading

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