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Smoked Mashed Potatoes

Our Loaded Smoked Mashed Potatoes make a great addition to any meal! Add as many (or as few) of the extras as you want, and try to resist making an entire meal out of just these delicious, creamy, smooth, and cheesy mashed potatoes. Smoked Mashed Potatoes Maybe you have had mashed potatoes before, but have …

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Pacific Northwest Clam Chowder

Pacific Northwest Clam Chowder is made with fresh clams, clam base, white wine, potatoes, celery, onions, herbs, and LOVE. It is really amazing. Only with no heavy cream and not quite as much roux, you can call this Washington State Clam Chowder Light. Clam Chowder Recipe When you make a classic clam chowder, it seems like …

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Traeger Smoked Baked Potato

Smoked baked potatoes are a side dish staple in our house! You can make a baked potato on the grill but, fair warning, after you do one you may never want to make them any other way. I am also going to show you the differences between how to grill potatoes and how to make …

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Smoked Salmon Chowder

Smoked Salmon Chowder

This smoked salmon chowder is a classic seafood chowder but with a thinner more delicate broth, made without a roux. Packed with potato, celery, carrots, and lots of delicious lemon pepper smoked salmon! Smoked Salmon Chowder Chowder is one of the best kinds of soup in the world, in my book. I LOVE it. Rich, …

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Steak and Potato PIe

Steak and Potato Pie Recipe

Steak and Potato Pie is the ultimate fall comfort food. You’re going to love this amazing use of leftover steaks or roast beef. Steak and Potato Pie Last Saturday we made steaks for the family, and I ended up with 5 extra. HOW this could ever happen in this house, I have NO idea. These kids can …

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Easy Fresh Hashbrowns

Easy Fresh Hashbrowns are so much better than the bagged frozen variety! Easy Fresh Hashbrowns I LOVE a good convenience product now and then. I try and make as much as I can from scratch, but sometimes all my brain can muster is opening a can of beef ravioli or tossing together some mac and …

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French Onion Stuffed Meatballs

French Onion Stuffed Meatballs are the ULTIMATE comfort food. Combining the best of so many worlds with super-flavorful caramelized onions, tender, juicy meatballs, and lots of gooey cheese – these are SO worth the work. French Onion Stuffed Meatballs Now that the weather is turning a bit, I can finally share with you guys one …

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Pan Fried Potato Wedges

Pan Fried Potato Wedges

Sometimes the simplest things in life really are the best things. A relaxing day filled with doing whatever YOU choose to do. A fresh, crisp fall morning with mist still hanging in the air and the sun breaking through in golden rays. A hot cup of fresh coffee, ready and waiting for you when you …

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Easy Beef Stew

Easy Beef Stew

This Easy beef stew is one of our favorite recipes around here. Beef stew in a sourdough bread bowl is like all of my favorite things in one carby meal. You have to try this easy dinner recipe. Your family will love it!  Easy Beef Stew Recipe Lately I’ve been lamenting the RAIN RAIN RAIN …

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Pasties ⋙

Pasty Recipe

My Pasty Recipe is a traditional Cornish Pasty that was a staple in the Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan area back in the olden days. Pasties are meat and vegetable-filled pastry pockets that are warm, hearty, and delicious. Wrap them in foil and bring them for lunch, or make a bunch for dinner. Cornish Pasty Recipe …

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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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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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