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I’m blogging now at a new site, winstead wandering. You’ll find recipes, random thoughts, and snippets of life. I’d love for you to come by and let me know what you think.
My husband loves peanut butter cups. So much so, in fact, that for his last birthday he requested that I make these instead of birthday cake. I was cool with that, because I love them, too. Every time I’ve made them in … Continue reading
Confession: I’ve never had a Taco Bell Mexican Pizza. I have, however, made this copycat recipe at least once a week since I discovered it a few months ago. It’s that good. The recipe calls for refried beans- I make … Continue reading
Typically, casseroles aren’t really my thing. While I appreciate the convenience of a one pot dish, I find that casseroles often tend to have indistinct flavors and an unappealing consistency. That’s not to say I’ve never found a casserole I … Continue reading
If you’ve ready any of my previous posts, you might know that the combination of jalapeños and cheese is one I find irresistible- biscuits? sandwiches? I just don’t pass up an opportunity to eat anything with the name “jalapeño popper”. … Continue reading
For the last five years, it has been my mission in life to find a chicken spaghetti recipe that doesn’t use cream of mushroom and cream of chicken soup and Velveeta cheese. While I am absolutely on board with indulging … Continue reading
I’m always eager to read recipes on Pinterest that claim to be “one pot” meals. A quick, delicious meal that’s easy to prepare and only requires my husband me to clean one pan? Tell me more. More often than not, I’m disappointed by … Continue reading
I wasn’t a fan of onions or peppers when I was younger. Now that I’m not as young, I love them. Can’t get enough of them. I’m fairly certain peppers and onions are my love language. This recipe pairs the … Continue reading
These cookies. These cookies. Let’s be real for a second. Is there anything tastier than a well-made sugar cookie? I’m not talking about those crumbly, under-baked messes you buy from the “bakery” section of the grocery store. I’m talking about the real … Continue reading