“Crack”aroni salad

I’ve been making this recipe for 15 years! Every summer it’s found at every camping trip and barbecue from May through September. People demand it of me! And who am I to argue? It’s easy, cheap, and delicious. I love this recipe because I can make a batch large enough…

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The Best Damn Chicken Noodle Soup on Earth!!!

Yet again I find myself in search of the ultimate version of a dish. I scour recipes, play a lot of trial and error until finally, it all falls into place. One delicious, satisfying place. And then I share it with you! Let me introduce you to the best damn…

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Pot Pie

Have you ever tried to make chicken cordon bleu? It’s a royal pain in the ass! I’ve never had it come out right. The chicken is too dry, the sauce is too thin, the breading falls off, the cheese falls out, the roll falls apart after taking the toothpicks out!…

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Spaghetti and Meatballs Soup

Spaghetti and Meatballs Soup

I’ve been sitting on this recipe for a month! I’ve been so distracted with house stuff that the idea of writing a recipe post seemed so small and insignificant in comparison. Well now that I’m over that, I’m sharing, darn it! This was so easy to make and so tasty.…

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Fully Loaded Crock Pot Chicken Chowder

Winter is definitely here. It’s been a surprisingly cold winter for Washington to be sure. We’ve actually had several days barely below freezing and a couple of snow dustings. That’s crazy talk for our typically mild climate. We haven’t had a good snow in at least 4 or 5 years.…

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The Best Damn Fettuccine Alfredo On Earth!!!

Best Damn Fettuccine Alfredo on Earth

I’ve been in love with fettuccine alfredo since forever. The rich and perfectly smooth parmesan sauce and thick noodles are enough to make anyone swoon. I consider this recipe my number one signature dish. This is the one I make when I really want to impress my guests. This recipe took about…

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Baked Spaghetti

Do you ever want spaghetti but with a little something extra? You know me, I’m all about the extra which is how this recipe came about. With a yummy layer of cream cheese on the bottom and melty mozzarella cheese on top, how could you not want to devour this…

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20+ Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

I am one of those people who loves the leftovers more than the actual meal itself…. I’m pretty sure that’s true. Mountain Man and I get so excited about Thanksgiving meal that we’ll do our own private 2 man cook off all to ourselves just so we can get our…

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Chicken Tetrazzini

This pasta dish filled with chicken, mushrooms, and cheese is the perfect comfort food!  Don’t you just want to dive in to that? I did…. twice! Yes, two bowls full! I couldn’t stop eating it. Every time I took a bite, my eyes rolled back into my head. I was so…

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Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings

Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and dumplings is extraordinary crockpot comfort food. Hot chicken soup with vegetables and savory herbs topped with cheesy garlic dumplings. This is a great fall Sunday dinner with excellent leftovers for Monday. Chicken and dumplings is a dish I’ve been fascinated by since I was a teenager. When I…

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