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Comforting Chicken Noodle Soup Recipes

When temperatures drop, there's one thing that rises - the number of people coming down with a cold. How many times has grandma suggested a bowl of comforting chicken noodle soup rather than heading to a doctor? She may have...

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Creative Uses for Apple Cider

A fun weekend activity is heading to an orchard to go apple picking. Fall and apples go hand in hand. Besides grabbing a ton of apples, you can't leave without fresh apple cider. Tart and sweet, it's a fall must-have....

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Halloween-Themed Party Treats

While I may have outgrown trick or treating, I still love to celebrate Halloween. This weekend, I'm hosting a costume party for friends. I thought it would be fun to serve some Halloween-themed party treats for everyone to enjoy. "This...

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Pork Recipes Perfect for Dinner

Pork is a versatile and easy-to-cook protein. It can be roasted, pan-fried, baked, or slow-cooked. And, there are lots of cuts to choose from - pork chops, pork cutlets, ribs, pork loin, pork shoulder, and more. So, based on what...

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Southern Comfort Food Favorites

The South is known for many things, and comfort food is one of them. Sausage and biscuits, creamy grits, banana pudding, chicken fried steak, cornbread, sweet potato pie ... taste buds start salivating when thinking about Southern classics. While there...

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22 Butternut Squash Dinner Recipes

We love when butternut squash is in season! From chili to pasta to one-pan meals, butternut squash is so delicious in many of our favorite fall dinner recipes. Not only does this vegetable amp the flavor of your dish, but...

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Fall-Inspired Pie Recipes

If you love making a pie, fall flavors take baking to another level. Pumpkin and apple are quintessential fall pies. This season, though, why not incorporate other easy pie recipes? Think sweet potato, caramel, butterscotch, pecan, and more. Who doesn't...

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Cozy Chili Recipes

If you're looking for a new chili recipe for game day or need an easy dinner, these cozy chili recipes hit the spot. There's an assortment of styles that'll suit everyone. "This chili had the whole house smelling wonderful all...

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10 Chicken Dinners for Fall

Chicken is always a go-to option for dinner, and that's no different when fall arrives. With a neutral flavor, chicken can take tons of seasonings and pairs nicely with sauces. So, up the flavors in your dinnertime menu with these...

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Cheesy Crock Pot Dip Recipes

There’s nothing better than a cheesy crock pot dip on football Sunday! Just grab chips, pretzels or veggies, turn on the game and dig in. And there’s so many varieties of ooey gooey slow cooker dips too! From buffalo to...

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Healthy Fall Recipe Ideas

These healthy recipes are full of all the flavors of fall. Apple, sweet potato, butternut squash, corn, pumpkin, and Brussels sprouts are delicious (and nutritious) additions to fall recipes. Salads, sheet pan meals, chilis, and more recipes that highlight your...

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An Apple a Day Makes for Happy Taste Buds

I love apple anything year round. But once fall is really in full effect, I weave it into my daily cooking and baking. From breakfast to dessert, these Blue Ribbon recipes are filled with apples. "Rarely do I not have...

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17 Chicken Cutlet Side Dishes

Chicken cutlets are a simple and delicious dinner option when you're not sure what to make. Get creative and amp up the meal's flavor with what you serve on the side. These 17 chicken cutlet side dishes will elevate any...

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24 Classic German Recipes

From schnitzel to sauerkraut, we love German recipes! These authentic German recipes have been passed down through generations. Whether it’s Oma’s Linzer cookies, beer soup, or apple strudel, you’ll find a classic German recipe to make for dinner, Oktoberfest, or...

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14 Rice Casserole Recipes

Need an easy dinner idea? These rice casserole recipes are the answer! Picky eater approved, you’ll love these easy weeknight casseroles. Plus, there’s no end to the varieties and flavors for rice casseroles. Tuna, chicken, broccoli, hamburger, taco…the list never...

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Fantastic Fall Desserts

Besides the arrival of football, for me, fall also means it's baking season. Apple, pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, caramel ... my taste buds love all the warm flavors! These fantastic fall desserts will put everyone in a happy mood for fall's...

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Game Day Chili Recipes

When having friends and family over to watch football, there's nothing better - or easier - than serving a big batch of chili. Since recipes typically make a lot, chili is a delicious option to serve a crowd. Satisfying and...

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Hocus Pocus Party Food

‘Tis time! The witches are back! Our favorite cult classic, Hocus Pocus, has returned with a brand new film. So how do we celebrate? We obviously run amok (amok, amok, amok) with our love for the Sanderson sisters. These Hocus...

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Recreate Your Italian Favorites

You can't always travel to Italy or get to your favorite neighborhood Italian restaurant. But, you can recreate your Italian favorites at home. Whether you love chicken Parmesan or chicken marsala, crave crusty Italian bread, or need a meat sauce...

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Pasta Recipes for Any Budget

Pasta is a versatile option for dinner. It can be used with high-end ingredients and a restaurant-quality meal at home. Or, using simple pantry-stable ingredients you can still create a delicious meal. This week, I thought I'd share an assortment...