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Texas Ranch Water

Texas Ranch Water

Texas ranch water is a refreshing 3-ingredient cocktail recipe. Ranch water is simply the easiest tequila cocktail you can make at home.  This ranch water recipe is what is in the original cocktail and nothing like what comes in most store-bought canned drinks that are…

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…

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. …

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…

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…

Pasta al Forno (Baked Pasta)

Pasta al Forno (Baked Pasta)

Pasta al Forno is a baked pasta casserole everyone will love. This easy recipe for baked rigatoni has tomato sauce, cheese, and more for a great dinner.  It is a comfort food Italian classic dish.  The pasta is tossed in a homemade garlic basil tomato…

Stewed Pears

Stewed Pears

Stewed pears are an easy recipe to turn fresh pears into an even sweeter treat.  The pears are simmered in a cinnamon sugar sauce that is similar to a simple syrup.  It creates a beautiful fragrant glaze to these classic Fall fruits.  As it cooks…

Instant Pot Cream of Celery Soup

Instant Pot Cream of Celery Soup

For the best homemade cream of celery soup, make it in the Instant Pot. It is a creamy, rich, and comforting recipe.  If you love cream of broccoli or cream of mushroom soup, this is the recipe for you. This cream of celery soup is…