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pot of black eyed pea chili
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BLACK EYED PEA CHILI {Hearty & Comforting!}

Black Eyed Pea Chili is a comforting, meaty, and flavorful southern-style chili. This dish is full of earthy black eyed peas, hearty ground beef and hot sausage, all in a rich tomato broth. Serve with my traditional cast iron skillet cornbread for a perfect cold weather meal that is sure […]

skillet of cornbread
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This Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread is a southern staple. Soft and tender center with the coveted crispy golden edges, this recipes requires only 4 ingredients and can be whipped up in 5 minutes! Cast iron skillet cornbread is a wonderful side dish to so many meals. It pairs perfectly with everything […]

pot of hobo stew
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SUPER EASY HOBO STEW {Versatile Soup!}

Hobo Stew is a hearty soup, made with budget friendly ingredients, that is versatile and feeds a crowd! HOBO STEW Often called Hobo Soup, it’s an incredibly versatile soup/stew recipe that you can make at home, over a campfire, or in a slow cooker. Think of your favorite vegetable soup […]

dish of chicken casserole
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Absolutely creamy and comforting, this Million Dollar Chicken Casserole is super easy to make and perfect for freezing! MILLION DOLLAR CHICKEN CASSEROLE This is my family’s go-to comfort food! Super easy to make and is everyone’s favorite creamy casserole. At least amongst my friends it is. A hit at all […]

spoon of chicken spaghetti
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This chicken spaghetti recipe with rotel is going to be your family’s new favorite casserole! Tender pasta, creamy sauce, all topped with melty cheese! This cheesy chicken spaghetti is one of my favorite comfort foods! I love that I can mix it up a day or two ahead of time […]

pan of lasagna
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Homemade Lasagna is the king of pasta casseroles. The layers of noodles, the ricotta cheese, and an easy bolognese sauce, crowned with a layer of melted cheese. It never fails to please! CLASSIC HOMEMADE LASAGNA Lasagna is a word loaded with meaning. The word refers to a particular type of […]

platter of crab cakes
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BAKED CRAB CAKES {Muffin Pan Recipe}

These Baked Crab Cakes are made Maryland-Style and are unbelievably easy and delicious. Made with sweet flaky lump crab meat, Old Bay seasoning, and very little filler, these golden brown baked crab cakes are served with a slice of lemon and an incredibly flavorful tartar sauce. If you love simple […]

bowl of rice with spoon
Side Dishes

WILD RICE STUFFING {Family Favorite!}

Wild Rice Stuffing is a wonderful alternative to a traditional side dish. Full of earthy, savory flavors and lots of textures, it is a delicious and gluten free dish that is sure to be a huge hit! If you think stuffing is just for Thanksgiving dinner, then you are wrong! […]

bowl of rice
Side Dishes

PESTO RICE {Easy Side Dish!}

Pesto Rice is a bright and easy side dish that is full of flavor and ready in less than 20 minutes. The perfect partner to so many dinners. I’m always looking for new and inventive side dishes that aren’t the same old starch and vegetables. Getting stuck in a rut […]

pot of risotto with wood spoon
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Creamy Apple Risotto is easy to make, full of flavor, and the perfect bowl of comfort food. Topped with crispy, smoky bacon and ready in less than 30 minutes, start to finish. Serve this as the main event! APPLE RISOTTO Whether it’s fall or not, or even apple season, risotto […]