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Poor Man's Mongolian Beef - not so spicy. Served with broccoli.

Poor Man's Mongolian Beef

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By Kimber Flory
This delicious, easy one pot meal is a family favorite of my husband's. While it ...
So good even the cat was like

Aunt Squishy's Poutine Casserole

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By Lynsee Gilbert
A French-Canadian delight (poutine) married with the invention of a French-Canadian immigrant living in America ...

Chili Cheese Dip

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By Amy H.
This is super easy, with minimal ingredients. Great appetizer in a hurry or on a ...
Cowboy beans - a cold weather favorite

Cowboy All Day Beans

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By 'Ria Murphy
Beans are often a cheaper buy than other base ingredients. When I was raising my ...
Beef Fauxganoff with baby peas

Beef Fauxganoff

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By 'Ria Murphy
When my children were young they wouldn’t eat steak of any kind. Or roast. But ...
Buttery, sweet and so Moorish!!

Betty's Easy Caramel Popcorn

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By Betty Bramanis
Chewy, sweet and oh so buttery caramel popcorn. I like LOTS of caramel so ...
Dragon noodles with chicken in a bowl with scallions sprinkled on top.

Dragon Noodles With Chicken

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By Anne Jordan
This is one of my family's favorites. It's cheaper than eating out and you can ...
(4 ratings)

Sage 'mater Chops (tomato Pork Chops)

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By Gina Davis
Ok y'all these chops....oh boy.....THESE CHOPS! I stumbled upon success with these guys! Doing ...
Perfect lunch.

Italian Sausage And Peppers

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By Meghanne-Renée Godwin
I made this dish when I was on a budget yet had a little extra ...
(1 rating)

Not Your Grandma's Broccoli And Cheese Soup!

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By Tiffany Young
A creation of my crazy mind :D as you see I also serve mine with ...
(1 rating)
This is just a super savory baked sandwich.  Packed full of flavor!

Cheep Cheep Chicken.......ciabatta

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By Gina Davis
CHEAP CHEAP ANYTHING is GREAT! This hot chicken bread is so fast, easy and ...

Rhubarb Lemonade

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By Cindi Marie Bauer
I love this lemonade! It's sweet, tart, and yet very refreshing!
Oven fried chicken like you've never had it before!

Omg-oven Fried Chicken

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By Sherry Monfils
I love fried chicken, who doesn't? But I was getting bored with my healthier "fried" ...

Crystallized Ginger

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By Dave T.
A small jar (2oz) of crystallized ginger is over $8.00, most fresh ginger is around ...
Photo of Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies.

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

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By Cindi Marie Bauer
I never thought one could make a peanut butter cookie without flour, but you actually ...
Witches Hat Cookies

Witches Hat Cookies

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By Cindi Marie Bauer
These are such cute cookies to make for Halloween!
(2 ratings)

Never Ending Buttermilk

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By Connie Brannen
I love buttermilk and I believe the cultures in it are good for your gut!

Homemade Mosquito Spray

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By Connie Brannen
I love this natural spray.
Home made sour cream!  YUMMY!

Homemade Sourcream

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By Connie Brannen
Y'all Know that I'm a cooking from scratch kinda gal! Well here's a new recipe ...
Freshly made! I prefer to double layer mine and use a fork. ;) Enjoy!!

Chicken Dinner Sandwhich

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By Dana Clark
I do this in place of shredded chicken to round out meals sneakily for my ...
I have also prepared this meatless casserole using a four cheese blend (as shown in photo), instead of the mozzarella cheese. Surprisingly it turned out to be quite good.

Meatless Italian Macaroni Bake

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By Cindi Marie Bauer
About four years ago, I happen to come across this tasty "meatless" macaroni dish at ...

Butterscotch Haystacks

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By Elizabeth Lancaster
It's NO secret, we have a LARGE family :) So for this years Christmas party ...
(1 rating)

Poached Eggs On Toast

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By Cindi Marie Bauer
I love poached eggs on toast, but never knew quite how to make them till ...

Cream Of Mushroom Soup

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By Cindi Marie Bauer
A delicious homemade cream of mushroom soup, that's a family favorite!