Jen’s Green Bean Casserole

I started with the basic recipe and have perfected it through the years. I always get great comments on it, and of course the true test no leftovers! My husband started urging me to make a double batch so he can have some left over. It’s an easy recipe to go up or down for …
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NATIONAL TV DINNER DAY – September 10

National TV Dinner Day is observed annually on September 10th.  In 1953, C.A. Swanson & Sons changed the prepackaged meal business forever. Introducing the TV Dinner revolutionized frozen food. In 1962, Swanson stopped using the name TV Dinner. However, in the United States, the term remains synonymous with any prepackaged dinner purchased frozen from a …
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NATIONAL TOAST DAY – Last Thursday in February

Would you believe National Toast Day honoring the humble slice is on the Last Thursday in February? But it is so very versatile. It carries a multitude of jams, jellies, marmalades and fruit compotes. We don’t stop there. Toast transports proteins and veggies, sprouts, and soaks up sauces and drippings. Perhaps we have overlooked the …
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NATIONAL KETO DAY

On January 5th kick off your New Year’s resolution with The Keto Diet. The easiest change, and best thing you can do for you and your family. Okay we’ve all made those resolutions about diet an exercise, now what? I know there are a lot of choices out there. Me I’m staying with what works …
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NATIONAL SLOW COOKING MONTH – January

National Slow Cooking Month in January encourages us to make delicious meals and maximize our time by using our slow cookers. Also known by the brand name, Crock Pot, slow cookers come in a variety of sizes and styles. Nearly every family in the United States owns at least one slow cooker. If they don’t, …
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NATIONAL CHILI DAY

National Chili Day on the fourth Thursday in February honors one of America’s favorite winter dishes–chili. It’s also known as chili con carne (chili with meat). February 25, 2021 Chili is most commonly made up of tomatoes, beans, chili peppers, meat, garlic, onions, and cumin.  However, cooks offer up so many variations to the basic chili …
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Jen’s Loaded Nachos

I These started out as a great alternative to traditional recipes of tacos, enchiladas, Doritos casserole. They make a great meal, snack, or game day favorite too.I wash mine in the dishwasher and reuse at parties, on special occasions and if it breaks it was disposable to begin with. Ingredients 2 lbs minced beef or …
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Irish Skillet Dinner

Prep: 15 minutes.       Level: Easy Cook: 20 minutes.       Serves: 4 Description Beef and bacon meet potatoes and cabbage, in an Irish Skillet Dinner We found this on Pintrest and is a family favorite we normally make a double batch and there are rarely any leftovers. Ingredients 1 cup beef broth1/4 cup Apple Juice2 Tbsp White …
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HOMEMADE SOUP DAY. February 4th

For most of us it’s still getting pretty cool outside. If you have snow I’m sorry…this is why we live in Florida. Before the jokes begin, we live in northwest Florida. We have a different climate than other parts of Florida. We had done and ice just several years ago. Anyway if its cold outside …
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Loaded Potato Soup

Ingredients 2 lbs Yukon Gold Potatoes cut into 1/2 inch chunks1 medium yellow onion diced1 pint heavy cream1/2 cup milk1 cup mozzarella cheese1/4 cup Sour Cream4 Tbsp Chives ( I use fresh minced)1/2 tsp Italian seasoning1/2 tsp black pepper1/4 tsp saltPinch of red pepper flakes if desired1 cup shredded cheddar cheese8 strips crispy bacon, crumbled …
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