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Calico Beans Recipe

This Calico Beans recipe is perfect for juggling all your other to-dos. Your oven takes care of cooking a hearty, flavor-packed meal while you tackle that neglected pile of laundry (or dive into your DVR queue). If you’ve ever seen a calico cat or wrapped up in a calico quilt, you know exactly what’s coming when I say “Calico Beans.” This is my grandma’s Calico Beans recipe, one she used to make when she needed a hearty, easy supper that’s straight up good, old-fashioned comfort food. A little cornbread on the side, and we’d all go to bed in...

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BBQ Meatballs

Tender, delicious meatballs smothered in a delicious, sweet homemade BBQ sauce. Easy enough to enjoy for a weeknight meal! Barbecue meatballs (BBQ meatballs) are a potluck tradition. They’re just so darn easy to make—and any good recipe yields a hefty number of meatballs. Plus, they’re always a hit. It’s not complicated to make them delicious! This BBQ meatball recipe is my all-time favorite, and whip it together anytime I need an awesome appetizer or a hearty potluck dish. This past year I serve it at a Super Bowl Party and got rave reviews.   The norm is BBQ crockpot...

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Turkey Meatloaf

This Turkey Meatloaf is unbelievably moist, tender and super full flavor! A few secret ingredients really make this recipe Amazing!!! Makes a Big loaf which is absolutely perfect for leftovers. The weather is cooling down, sweaters are making their seasonal debut, and the trees are turning gorgeous shades of yellow and red and orange. That’s right, fall is here. And with fall’s arrival comes a host of delicious meals and desserts. (Pumpkin pie, for example.) But one of my favorite things about fall is the re-discovery of hearty meals. Spring and summer lend themselves to lighter meals, often cooked...

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Brown Sugar Glazed Meatloaf !

I’ve been craving, I mean CRAVING, mad craving,  Meatloaf lately. I have to admit it’s one of my favorite meals on the whole planet! Strange as it may sound, I like this Meatloaf more than I like a good juicy steak! When I want Meatloaf, I know just which recipe to turn to…… Old Fashioned Brown Sugar Glazed Meatloaf……yes, I’m serious!!! This is everything a good meatloaf should be. Moist, juicy, flavorful and topped with a sweet, delicious, thick Brown Sugar sauce….. This is beyond YUM! This recipe is simple enough to whip up for a week night dinner....

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Bean and Sausage Soup

Soup! Oh, how I love a delicious, warm, comforting bowl of SOUP. This is a bean soup recipe I adore. Well actually, this is a bean and sausage soup. Who doesn’t love the combination of beans and sausage? This recipe is easy to put together. I use a package of 15 bean soup, ditching the seasoning packet. If you want you can always put together a combination of beans that you like. I just don’t make beans from scratch often enough for that to make sense.  Another thing I love about this soup is that it uses lean smoke...

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