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What Does Mango Taste Like?

For anyone that has never tried a mango before, you may be wondering what does it taste like.  To better understand how a mango may taste, it is good to find out more about them.   They are large oval-shaped sweet fruits with yellowish flesh. The…

Caramelized Brussel Sprouts with Brown Sugar, Bacon, & Blue Cheese

Caramelized Brussel Sprouts with Brown Sugar, Bacon, & Blue Cheese

Caramelized Brussel sprouts with brown sugar are a wonderful simple side dish.  To make Brussel sprouts even more wonderful add bacon and blue cheese for a sweet, salty, creamy, and nutty delight.  These sauteed Brussel sprouts are my favorite way to eat them. The flavor…

Wondeful Wednesday Blog Hop #440

Wondeful Wednesday Blog Hop #440

The leaves are changing and the days are cooler so let’s find out what the season brings in this week’s Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop! Join this week’s blog hop to find inspiration from dozens of bloggers for all things home and family including crafts, decor,…

Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Whipped sweet potatoes with heavy cream and a touch of nutmeg and vanilla is a comforting side dish.  Perfectly cooked soft sweet potatoes are whipped until fluffy and creamy for a fall comfort food classic side dish. This whipped sweet potatoes recipe has a satisfyingly…

Winter Dinner Ideas

Winter Dinner Ideas

These winter favorite recipes include all the best soups, salads, entrees, desserts, and more. There are so many choices that everyone will love including those with protein, fruits, nuts, grains, or squash. Some of the best comfort foods are craved and warming when the weather…

Instant Pot Cubed Sweet Potatoes

Instant Pot Cubed Sweet Potatoes

For a quick and simple way to cook sweet potatoes, this Instant Pot recipe is the best. Cubed sweet potatoes steam perfectly in the pressure cooker in no time for a wonderful healthy side dish.  It is the best side dish for any Thanksgiving table. …

Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop #439

Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop #439

Welcome to October and the Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop! Join this week’s blog hop to find inspiration from dozens of bloggers for all things home and family including crafts, decor, DIY, fashion, recipes, fitness, gardening, travel, home improvement, and so much more!     Welcome…

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Acorn Squash

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Acorn Squash

Brown sugar and apple stuffed acorn squash is an easy autumn recipe perfect for the slow cooker.  It takes just a few minutes to prep and gets all the ingredients into the Crock Pot.  As it cooks, the house will smell just like an apple…

Substitute for Worcestershire Sauce

Substitute for Worcestershire Sauce

  When you have a recipe that lists Worcestershire sauce as an ingredient and you do not have it, using a substitute or an alternate can be done.  For alternatives when you do not have Worcestershire, this list includes so many choices that there is…

How to Cook Turkey Bacon in the Microwave Oven

How to Cook Turkey Bacon in the Microwave Oven

It is easy to learn how to cook turkey bacon in the microwave oven. I have been microwaving both pork and turkey bacon in the microwave oven for years.  I always thought that microwaving bacon would result in uneven cooking or strips that were not…


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Caramelized Brussel Sprouts with Brown Sugar, Bacon, & Blue Cheese

Caramelized Brussel Sprouts with Brown Sugar, Bacon, & Blue Cheese

Caramelized Brussel sprouts with brown sugar are a wonderful simple side dish.  To make Brussel sprouts even more wonderful add bacon and blue cheese for a sweet, salty, creamy, and nutty delight.  These sauteed Brussel sprouts are my favorite way to eat them. The flavor…

Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Whipped sweet potatoes with heavy cream and a touch of nutmeg and vanilla is a comforting side dish.  Perfectly cooked soft sweet potatoes are whipped until fluffy and creamy for a fall comfort food classic side dish. This whipped sweet potatoes recipe has a satisfyingly…

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Acorn Squash

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Acorn Squash

Brown sugar and apple stuffed acorn squash is an easy autumn recipe perfect for the slow cooker.  It takes just a few minutes to prep and gets all the ingredients into the Crock Pot.  As it cooks, the house will smell just like an apple…

Chocolate Chip Cookies without Brown Sugar

Chocolate Chip Cookies without Brown Sugar

These homemade chocolate chip cookies without brown sugar are inspired by the original Toll House cookie recipe. If you do not have any, this cookie recipe using no brown sugar is for you.  You do not have to use brown sugar to bake fantastic fresh-baked…

Halloween Popcorn Balls

Halloween Popcorn Balls

Halloween popcorn balls are the easy festive holiday treat that all ages will love.  This recipe shares two Halloween marshmallow popcorn ball ideas; both a green monster popcorn ball and an orange popcorn ball design. Both are sticky with gooey melted marshmallows and packed with…