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Potato Kielbasa Soup

This potato kielbasa soup recipe is full of cheese, crispy sausage pieces, and potato chunks! It’s a hearty and cheesy soup, perfect for lunch or dinner. My Eastern European heritage has definitely influenced my life and what I eat. My Austrian grandmother was a baker and my Hungarian grandfather was a butcher. Together, they grew …

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Bacon Brie Apple Crostini

A quick bacon brie apple crostini recipe – creamy brie, crumbled bacon, and sweet apples topped with maple syrup on crispy crostini. Apples and cheese are delicious when paired together. I often snack on red apple slices and sharp cheddar cheese – don’t knock it till you try it! If you’re like me and love …

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Meatball Tortellini Soup

This easy meatball tortellini soup is hearty and perfect for lunch or dinner! Made with store-bought tortellini and giant homemade meatballs! Most of the time when I am cooking, I try to make everything from scratch. I guess in many ways I have gotten on the no-preservative wagon. The other day, however, I was at …

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Breakfast Black Bean Burger

This post has been sponsored by MorningStar Farms®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. All over the interwebs I see posts about “brinner.” In case this is the first time you’re hearing this word, it’s a mashup of breakfast and dinner. I see so many pictures of people eating pancakes or waffles at night. But …

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One Pot Spicy Sausage Pasta Skillet

Looking for an easy 30-minute meal? Try this one pot spicy sausage pasta skillet with jalapeños, andouille sausage and pasta. Dinner has never been tastier!  My cheesy tomato pasta skillet recipe is the inspiration behind this recipe. It’s easy to make, delicious and can be quickly put on the dinner table. It also totally inspired today’s recipe …

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Spicy Sausage Corn Chowder

My spicy sausage corn chowder recipe will warm you up for sure! It’s easy to make and feeds a crowd or makes enough for leftovers. Cold nights call for delicious hot meals. I actually have dreams where I’m eating big bowls of steaming soup in front of a fireplace. I do not have a fireplace …

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This easy orange honey ham is perfect for Easter or Christmas dinner. You only need 4 ingredients to get this easy holiday meal on the table.

Easy Orange Honey Ham

This easy orange honey ham is perfect for Easter or Christmas dinner. Start with a spiral-cut, pre-cooked ham for a simple, delicious meal! You only need 4 ingredients to get this easy holiday meal on the table. My family is a ham family. Christmas and Easter dinners are always ham. And if you don’t like ham… well …

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