Smoked Gouda Muffin Tin Potato Stacks

Smoked Gouda Muffin Tin Potato Stacks: layers of thinly sliced potatoes, topped with smoked gouda ~ tender on the inside, crispy edges on the outside.

Side Dish | November 7, 2016 | By

Smoked Gouda Muffin Tin Potato Stacks: layers of thinly sliced potatoes, onions and smoked gouda cheese plus a hint of lemon ~ tender inside, crispy golden edges outside.

If you love potatoes as much as I do, you’ll be all over these Smoked Gouda Muffin Tin Potato Stacks. Layers of thinly sliced potatoes blended with creamy smoked gouda cheese and hints of fresh lemon and thyme.  The stacks are baked until tender inside with crispy golden edges outside.

These potatoes are a hit on holidays, but easy and quick enough to make any day. 

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Bacon Sweet Potato Hash

Bacon Sweet Potato Hash: diced sweet and russet potatoes, crispy bacon and a slight tang from apple cider vinegar. Goes from breakfast to dinner!

Side Dish | March 5, 2017 | By

Bacon Sweet Potato Hash ~ sweet and russet potatoes come together with crispy Applewood smoked bacon, onions and peppers plus a slight tang from apple cider vinegar for the ideal comfort side dish.

If you’re here for a delicious dish that goes from breakfast to dinner ~ or brinner, you’ve found it with Bacon Sweet Potato Hash.

The combination of crispy, salty bacon and tender, browned potatoes can’t be beat ~ diners across America swear by it, but this dish also includes sweet potatoes along with russets, Applewood smoked bacon, onions and peppers and a hint of tang from apple cider vinegar for a rustic, hearty dish that’s so simple you could probably make it with your eyes closed, but because we’re using a sharp knife, that could be dangerous so I don’t recommend it.

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Honey Chipotle Glazed Meatloaf

Honey Chipotle Glazed Meatloaf ~ perfectly seasoned meatloaf with a slightly sweet, boldly spicy caramelized honey chipotle glaze baked on top and cheddar cheese inside.

Dinner | February 17, 2018 | By

Honey Chipotle Glazed Meatloaf ~ cheesy meatloaf with a slightly sweet, boldly spicy caramelized honey chipotle glaze baked on top.

Honey Chipotle Glazed Meatloaf ~ perfectly seasoned meatloaf with a slightly sweet, boldly spicy caramelized honey chipotle glaze baked on top and cheddar cheese inside.

Meatloaf doesn’t always have the best reputation. It’s been known to be greasy, dry, flavorless. The stuff that’s passed by in the cafeteria line and sometimes even at home. Honey Chipotle Glazed Meatloaf is just the recipe to set all those outdated, preconceived notions about meatloaf aside. 

This meatloaf is perfectly seasoned with a slightly sweet and yes, boldly spicy glaze that with the magic of the baking process caramelizes ~ and as if that’s not enough to get you to the table on time, I added some grated sharp cheddar cheese, inside too.

My standard meatloaf is a classic recipe I’ve been making for years, smothered in mushroom gravy but the last couple of weeks I’ve been cleaning out the pantry and refrigerator before we leave on vacation, creating some new recipes with the ingredients I found.

A can of chipotle peppers in adobo was just what this Honey Chipotle Glazed Meatloaf needed to take it to the next level. As comforting as its classic cousin, but with sass. Lots of sass.

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Parmesan Breaded Pork Chops

Parmesan Breaded Pork Chops: a classic comfort recipe. Juicy, tender pork with a crispy, parmesan breading. It's that meal they'll all want to come home to.

Dinner | January 16, 2017 | By

Sometimes I just crave classic, old-fashioned comfort food. Parmesan Breaded Pork Chops ~ crispy, golden breading on the outside, tender juicy pork inside. Sunday dinner with a touch of nostalgia for the dinners Mom or Grandma used to make. 

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Best Cheeseburger

Best Cheeseburger ~ tasty, juicy grilled beef with minced onions loaded with flavor. Grills in just a few minutes. Nothing fancy, nothing finer.

Dinner | April 14, 2015 | By

Everyone has their own idea of what makes the single Best Cheeseburger, but there are a couple of things we can all agree on: the burger need to be juicy and it needs to be delicious. Beyond that, whether beef, turkey, even veggie – in my book they also need a layer of melted cheese. The ingredients in this recipe may raise an eyebrow, but you’ll have to trust me on this ~ they come together in grilled perfection. Nothing fancy. Nothing finer.

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