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Our Favorite Copycat Chipotle Recipes

Our Favorite Copycat Chipotle Recipes

If we could eat at Chipotle every week we would, but that is just not doable.  So we have scoured the internet to find a collection of Copycat Chipotle recipes that we can make at home.  The chicken burrito and chicken burrito bowl are our favorites, so that is what Michael makes when he creates...
Easy Slow Cooker Meatballs

Easy Slow Cooker Meatballs

I always find myself asking people for recipes when I go to a potluck, and my school’s Christmas lunch was no exception.  My friend brought Slow Cooker Meatballs and they were delicious, so of course I had to ask her for the recipe.  When I found out how easy they were to make I just...
Slow Cooker Braised Pot Roast with Brown Gravy and Vegetables

Slow Cooker Braised Pot Roast with Brown Gravy and Vegetables

Recently I was given a copy of Melissa’s Southern Cookbook to review, and while trying recipes from the book one in particular became a family favorite immediately.  The Slow Cooker Braised Pot Roast with Gravy and Vegetables was pretty easy to put together and made my house smell good all day long.  And when it...
Slow Cooker Poutine Recipe

Slow Cooker Poutine Recipe

I have yet to make my way to Canada but I’ve heard many great things about Canadian Poutine.  Poutine is a dish made from French Fries topped with gravy and cheese curds.  It might sound unusual, but once you’ve had it you just might be hooked.  Even though I have yet to try traditional Poutine,...
Five Fabulous Truffle Oil Recipes

Five Fabulous Truffle Oil Recipes

Ever since I had my first helping of Truffle Fries at a restaurant I’ve been in love with all things truffle.  Since our budget doesn’t allow for us to eat out every night I bought myself a bottle of White Truffle Oil from The Flying Olive (located at the Friendly Market and at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate)....
Cincinnati Chili Spaghetti Pie

Cincinnati Chili Spaghetti Pie

Growing up in the Greater Cincinnati area makes it hard not to love “Cincinnati Style” Chili.  It’s not like your traditional hearty chili recipes, Cincinnati chili has a bit of sweetness to it and it’s perfect atop noodles and smothered with cheese.  We have our local preference on where to dine for Cincinnati Style Chili,...
Ten Perfect Pool Dinners

Ten Perfect Pool Dinners

It’s pool season!  My family’s favorite time of year!  We have passes to our local swim club, so we spend a lot of time at the pool over the summer months.  My favorite time of day to visit our pool is late afternoon and early evening.  I like to have dinner at the pool and...
Salmon the Colonel's Way

Salmon the Colonel’s Way

I’ve been trying to shake things up in the kitchen on Fridays during Lent this year.  We’ve been trying lots of new ways to enjoy seafood.  Last week was a scrumptious Seafood buffet and then this past Friday I made Salmon…the Colonel’s Way.  What’s the Colonel’s Way you ask?  It’s salmon sprinkled with Maple Powder...
Lenten Seafood Dinner

Lenten Seafood Dinner

This year during lent we’ve been trying to find ways to make our Friday night dinners interesting.  I’ve made Salmon, we’ve attended a Fish Fry at Old Saint Mary’s in Over the Rhine, and then this week I decided to make a seafood smorgasbord for dinner.  I had some shrimp in the freezer, but I...
Easy Garlic Chicken

Easy Garlic Chicken

Are you looking for an easy dinner recipe?    I have just that for you.  You should try this Easy Garlic Chicken recipe that I concocted this week.  The weekend got away from me and I never made it to the grocery store and had to make dinner with what I had on hand Monday night.  Which...
Our Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes

Our Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes

My slow cooker is my best friend during a busy school week.  I really don’t know what I’d do without it.  I love the sort meals where you can dump it in the slow cooker for the day and come home to a delicious meal.  I’ve put together a list of our Favorite Slow Cooker...
Campfire Dinner:  Meat & Veggie Packets

Campfire Dinner: Meat & Veggie Packets

I feel like my family was stuck in a rut with our camping menu when we take our annual camping trip to Red River Gorge, so I was intrigued when I came upon a recipe for Meat & Veggie Packets from the 100 Days of Real Food blog. I was determined to make this meal...