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Funeral Potatoes (Cheesy Potato Casserole)

Funeral Potatoes (Cheesy Potato Casserole)
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If you have never heard of Funeral Potatoes, you are in for a treat! Potatoes mixed with sour cream, butter, white sauce (or a can of soup – I include instructions for both), and tons of cheddar cheese, then baked to perfection with a crunchy corn flake topping. It doesn’t get any better than cheesy
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One Skillet Shepherd’s Pot Pie

One Skillet Shepherd’s Pot Pie
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It’s like Shepherd’s Pie and Chicken Pot Pie got together and had a baby to make a One Skillet Shepherd’s Pot Pie! Regular skillet shepherd’s pie would feature mashed potatoes, but instead we are covering ours up with a super flaky pie crust, just like it’s a pot pie. It’s comfort food heaven!! So we
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Pan Seared Scallops in Creamy Champagne Sauce

Pan Seared Scallops in Creamy Champagne Sauce
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If you have never paired tender, buttery, pan seared scallops with a creamy wine sauce, you are totally missing out! Toss the whole thing with some fresh linguine and crispy crumbled bacon, and you have a very special dinner for two for Valentine’s Day (or any day really, because this stuff is legit.)  Eric was
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Ham and Potato Soup

Ham and Potato Soup
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Charlotte is so dang cute.  She is almost 8 months old now and is crawling all over. (Well, more like inch-worming all over, but it works.) You should have seen her face when she discovered the kitchen the other day. I am so paranoid that she is going to choke on something and have tried
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Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings
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My Grandma Georgia was a fabulous cook.  I’m sad that I didn’t become interested in cooking until after she had passed away.  She could have taught me some amazing stuff.  I love thinking about her every time I make a mistake in the kitchen.  On one of her first dates with my grandpa, she made
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Italian Sausage with Tomatoes and Penne

Italian Sausage with Tomatoes and Penne
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Although I try really hard to plan my menus in advance, it is more often than not that I am missing just one key ingredient for whatever I am craving.  It’s kind of frustrating because most days I am car-less (Eric and I share) so I can’t just run to the store whenever I want. 
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Fire Roasted Tomato Soup

Fire Roasted Tomato Soup
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Can we talk about how much I love my immersion blender? (wow, what a hook. I’m sure you guys are all dying to continue.) Seriously though, I never thought that day would come. My immersion blender was an engagement gift from my mother. It came in the mail a few days after Eric and I
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Cherry Tomato and Goat Cheese Pizza

Cherry Tomato and Goat Cheese Pizza
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I’m not really into making up my own recipes.  I know, kind of lame to admit that on my food blog (remember the whole food charlatan thing?) It’s mostly out of laziness. For me, cooking is all about the food, and I am just not willing to risk having experiments betray me.  I’m too cheap
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Mediterranean Pork with Couscous

Mediterranean Pork with Couscous
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I was so excited to bust out my Christmas decorations yesterday.  I have spent way too much time lately wandering around Target, drooling over the trees and the glass balls and the wreaths and the general sparkle and gleam.  In my head, my little apartment was going to look very similar.  This is what I
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