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Fresh Cut French Fries

Crispy Fresh French Fries

Crispy Fresh French Fries are easier than you think. The double-fry method is the secret to a great fry! Crispy Fresh French Fries Crispy fresh french fries, right from your own stove. It is possible, and the secret, which actually isn’t much of a secret anymore but you may not know this, is DOUBLE frying …

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Garlic Bread Spread

Garlic Bread Spread

Easy and delicious Garlic Bread Spread for you to try! Never buy the frozen or pre-made variety, ever again. Is anyone ready for a savory recipe? I know I am! After the Christmas sugar high, I think we are all ready for something on the other side of the spectrum. Because my diet train got …

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Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Happy Thanksgiving OWYDers! Hopefully you are enjoying this day with friends and family, eating some delicious food, and taking a turkey induced nap later on. Here in our house, the turkey is in, and the rest is in the works. Still a lot to cook today! Rolls to make, pie to bake, cookies to mix …

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Garlic Fry Bread Recipe

Garlic Fry Bread is something you can’t forget once you try it. A decadent and amazing treat that your whole family is going to love! Garlic Fry Bread Things have been awfully quiet around these parts lately. I moved. Again. This is our 6th house in as many years. This time it was just across …

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Summer Pasta Salad Florentine

Summer Florentine Pasta Salad Pasta salad and summer BBQ’s go hand in hand where I come from. I know you have all had the various grocery store deli counter variety. The mushy pasta. The over sauced, over salted, wilted, who-knows-when-it-was-made kinds. I have rarely been impressed with any of them I have ever tried. The …

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Zesty Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad has been my favorite summer bbq offering for quite a few years. This one is always a hit at parties, and is so simple to throw together. Your family and guests are going to love it! Italian Pasta Salad We are currently in the great state of Washington to celebrate my sister-in-law’s …

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Cheddar Duchess Potatoes

Cheese, potatoes, egg yolks, and seasonings come together to make these cheddar duchess potatoes into something you will “wow” over! Cheddar Duchess Potatoes Before I set out to make these cheddar duchess potatoes, I had never tasted them before. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, but I knew that they looked amazing, and I knew …

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Simple Dinner Rolls

Home baked bread is one of the best foods there is. There is nothing quite like bread pulled fresh from the oven with some fresh butter on it. These simple dinner rolls are easy, and will impress your family with their warm, soft, chewy taste. This recipe is so versatile, you can use it as …

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Spanish Rice

  I’ve been working on this recipe for a long time. I love Rice-a-Roni in almost all varieties. Rice-a-Roni, Pasta-Roni. In fact, I really had a thing for ALL of those food-in-a-box meals. Hamburger Helper. Chicken Helper. Betty Crocker was my bff, which is much, much closer than the ‘besties’ I keep hearing about today. …

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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

These potatoes are the awesome. For real. I love them, and I could eat way, WAY too many of them if I allowed myself. Which I did, the morning after I made these, when I ate the leftovers for breakfast. Cheesy potatoes are a breakfast food, right? These are incredibly simple to throw together, and …

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Cheesy Garlic Drop Biscuits, also known as "Cheddar Bay Biscuits" at my favorite chain restaurant, and Lasagna Soup.

  Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. This might be my favorite food. They are probably 500 calories a piece, but they taste so amazing that they make me not care. The best copycat of a Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuit that I’ve ever come across, this one is a permanent entry in my personal recipe book. …

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