Chicken and Broccoli Penne in a Bacon Cream Sauce

Food 1747

Did I have your attention at the mention of bacon? The other day, when I was brainstorming names for this dish, I rattled this one off to my husband, to which he replied “I’d order it off of a menu.” Sold. Pretty fance name though. Sounds like I spent hours on the dish. To be perfectly…

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The Best Brownies in the World

Food 1667

Yes, I realize that I am sounding quite complacent, announcing to you that these brownies are “The Best Brownies in the World.” After all, how many brownies have you enjoyed in your lifetime? If you are like me, likely you cannot recall each brownie, and likely, you couldn’t even begin to rank them from worst…

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Memorial Day and Southwestern Coleslaw

Food 1700

What comes to your mind when Memorial Day comes around? For many of us (myself included), Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer. This means flip-flops, barbequing hamburgers and hot dogs, picnics, homemade ice cream, and ice cold buckets of beer. For most American children, it means that school is almost out. And of course, for many…

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Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup

Food 1750

For the past few months, time seems to have flown by at an incredible rate. It seems as though I barely have enough time to complete the “must-finish” tasks each day. Work, family, lawn work, the garden, dishes, the shed that still remains half-painted…and let’s not forget feeding the family with reasonably healthy meals, all…

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