Homemade Baked Beans with Bacon

Baked Beans Baked beans is one of those dishes that I grew into. I didn’t like them as a kid, but I do now! And this recipe is the best one I’ve eaten. It’s much better than the stuff from a can. The flavor is richer, and much more deep. It’s smoky and a little …

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Tequila Lime Grilled Shrimp

Grilled Shrimp Grilled shrimp is one of my favorite things in the summer. They’re so easy to cook (and they cook fast) and they’ll soak up whatever flavor you throw at them. The smoky flavor that a grill imparts works really well with seafood in general, but shrimp especially. But the taste of fire isn’t …

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Grilled Vegetable Kabobs

Grilling! Is it that time again? I love it when the weather gets warmer and the world gets green! It means summer, which means grilling! And these Vegetable Kabobs are a great way to kick off the season! Grilling can be hard– you could even argue that it’s an acquired skill. And that might be …

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Cinnamon Crescent Rolls

Cinnamon Crescent Rolls

Crescent Rolls You know, crescent rolls. The little tubes of dough in your grocery’s refrigerated section. This store bought dough sure is handy. You can go from opening the package to fresh rolls in less than 20 minutes! It’s almost too good to be true. The rolls themselves are flaky and buttery, almost like a …

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Strawberry Frosted Vanilla Cupcakes

Strawberry Frosted Vanilla Cupcakes

Cupcakes There’s something so elegant about a dozen simple vanilla cupcakes. A cupcake is actually pretty hard to get right– many cupcakes are dense or dry, or overly sweet. We really love this recipe. The cupcake itself is light and fluffy, and it’s topped with our delicious Strawberry Frosting. Vanilla and strawberry compliment each other …

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