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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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Beef Enchiladas

My family LOVES Mexican food!  Were talking L-O-V-E-S  it! We eat it at least once a week if not more often. Living in SoCal we have a lot of great authentic restaurants to choose from. But, honestly, there’s nothing like homemade Mexican food. In my family, we’re constantly looking out for great Mexican food recipes. As you can imagine, there aren’t many recipes that fit that bill. So I was excited to have everybody at the dinner table give a big “thumbs up” to this new recipe for beef enchiladas. These authentic beef enchiladas are delicious, sure to be a regular at your...

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Broccoli Salad

This Broccoli Salad is the best I’ve ever tried! It’s absolutely loaded with yummy flavors. Broccoli, bacon, grapes, dates, and cheese all tossed in an amazing homemade sweet orange dressing that will totally rock your taste buds!!! Say hello to your new favorite salad 🙂 My friends and family will tell you, I’m not a huge veggie eater. I blame it on my Dad. He doesn’t love them so much either. It’s a rare occasion that I actually ever see him eat them. He tries to fool everyone by putting them on his plate and moving them around a bunch,...

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Sloppy Joes!

I LOVE Sloppy Joes! They’re one of my favorite things to make for dinner. They’re quick and easy to prepare and yummy and fun to eat. I mean…….who can be totally serious or uptight when you’re taking a bite of a Sloppy Joe and just a bit of it squeezes out of the bun?? After a long hard day at work, this is what I’m looking for……something yummy, quick and a bit capricious. This is my go to recipe for Classic Sloppy Joes! They’re sweet, a little tangy, and very satisfying. If you don’t like a Sloppy Joe that...

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Ancho Maple Black Beans

I have a thing for beans. I think it’s cuz one of the only things my dad ever made for dinner, when I was growing up, was beanies and winnies. He didn’t make dinner often. And clearly, he wasn’t much of a cook! But he was always kinda excited about the whole thing when he did have to feed us. My mom was the cook in the family! Anyhoo, like I said, I have a thing for beans. They’re one of my favorite side dishes. Here’s a recipe for Ancho Maple Black Beans that really knocked my sock off!...

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