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10 Homemade Salsa Party Bar Recipes

With Cinco de Mayo and summer coming up around here, I’m hoping to put together a salsa party bar at one of our next gatherings. I’ve been inspired by this chips and salsa bar party from Bakin Bit and the apple bar party I had last fall. A themed party bar is not that hard to pull […]

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Leftover grilled hamburger chili recipe -

Leftover Grilled Hamburger Chili

Next time you cook hamburgers on the grill, consider cooking extra.  This way you can make chili with the leftovers for one of your next meals. Back when I was a single mom, one of my moonlighting jobs was as a cook in a corner tavern. My friend was the owner and she had a […]

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Chimichurri sauce made with cilantro and lime rather than vinegar and parsley, goes very nicely with many Mexican dishes and as a salsa or pico de gallo -

Lime and Cilantro Chimichurri Sauce

If you can get past the part about jamming your mini food processor, and I’m sure most of you don’t have that problem, then you will really enjoy this variation of chimichurri or chimmichurri sauce as either a homemade salsa or as a marinade for cooking meat.  I was given this recipe from a workmate […]

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An easy one pot chicken cacciatore recipe, that can be made in advance and cooked on low for several hours in the oven or in the crock pot -

Easy One Pot Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Cacciatore means hunter in Italian but in the cooking world it’s a style of cooking that brings together several basic ingredients like onions, tomatoes and peppers.  Chicken Cacciatore is one of my all time favorites and we have tried many recipes along the way. I say we because I wasn’t always the one doing the […]

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Beer Bread Mix Guinness Brown Bread

I don’t drink Guinness beer very often, but I do love brown bread, probably more than I should.  I don’t know why it’s so much better than plain old white bread or wheat bread for that matter, but after making some brown bread with a can of Guinness beer and a package of beer bread […]

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Turkey Soup

My mom always made turkey soup the day after Thanksgiving with the turkey carcass and all the Thanksgiving leftovers.  And I mean right down to adding cranberries and sweet potatoes to the soup, too.  What I always liked about her recipe was that it wasn’t based on exact ingredients, but rather what was left over […]

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Nashville Hot Chicken is the Food to Try When

Nashville hot chicken is the food to try when visiting Tennessee and the country music capital of the world. What is Nashville hot chicken? It’s southern fried chicken with a peppery spice rub that is usually so hot, it has its own rating system.  The ratings may vary from chicken shack to chicken shack.  We […]

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Left over Grilled Steak Soup More or Less - StowandTellU

Leftover Grilled Steak Soup, More or Less

It’s steak-on-the-grill night!!   By the time dinner is over, there’s not an ounce of steak left, right? Well, let’s just imagine for a moment that there is. That someone wasn’t hungry, or someone didn’t show up, or someone bought the family size portion because it’s a better value!!! Now you have a piece of steak […]

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Shortcut Sun Tea - StowandTellU

Shortcut Sun Tea

I’m sharing this recipe today over at Inspiration Café for their Bloomin’ Marvelous Link Party where the girls from the café are hosting a party full of garden inspired projects and recipes from around the world. I haven’t been able to do very much gardening this summer, but one of my favorite summer beverages is […]

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The Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich (in a Crock pot)

Chicago and deep dish pizza are often considered synonymous.  I couldn’t agree more; but have you ever had a Chicago Italian beef sandwich?  Having grown up in a small suburb just outside of Chicago, if you weren’t Italian, then you knew plenty of people who were. Mom and pop Italian joints were everywhere and pizza, […]

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St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Shaped Sugar Cookies – No Cookie Cutter Needed

St Patrick’s Day shamrock shaped sugar cookies – no cookie cutter needed…Can you say that ten times fast? Whew!!  But there’s really no better way to describe these cookies.  They’re shaped like shamrocks, one of the many symbols for St Patrick’s Day.  You can make these without a floured surface, rolling pin, and cookie cutter, […]

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Valentine Individual Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies – No Cookie Cutter Needed

Because every heart is different, these individual heart shaped sugar cookies might make an interesting statement for a Valentine’s Day treat.  Each heart cookie has its own heart shape.  Sounds difficult to make, but they’re actually quite easy, and you  wont’ need a cookie cutter, rolling pin or floured surface.  You may have seen my […]

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Super Bowl Time Football Shaped Sugar Cookies – No Cookie Cutter Needed

It’s almost Super Bowl time again, so if you looking for some food ideas, here is an easy method for making football shaped sugar cookies,  and the best part is that no cookie cutter is needed.   The football cookie idea is from my niece, Colleen, who read my post last fall on ghost shaped […]

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Diy Recipe Book Binder

Make your own recipe book binder to help you organize all of the recipes that you print out from your favorite online recipe sources.  If you have a binder that you no longer use, you can easily re-purpose it into a useful holder for recipes.   I made this one for my son to take […]

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Quick Mint Oreo Cookie Treat

Here is an easy and delicious treat to serve at a party or give as a gift to teachers, neighbors, co-workers, and the like. You make them with Mint Oreo cookies and they are kind of like Oreo Balls, but can be made in less than an hour.  They’re easy enough to make that kids […]

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