Tag: dinner

Hoisin Glazed Bone-In Ham

Hoisin Glazed Jones Bone-In Ham is a snazzy update to your usual holiday ham!

I am grateful to Jones Dairy Farm for providing me with this gorgeous bone-in, fully cooked ham so I could develop this holiday ham recipe for you. While I was compensated for this post, all opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make this blog possible!

Thanksgiving can keep …

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Prosecco-Brown Sugar Glazed Bone-In Ham

Jones Dairy Farm ham

Disclosure: Jones Dairy Farm sent me a semi-boneless, fully-cooked ham for this post and will be providing the product for the giveaway, as well. No other compensation was received. All opinions and photos remain my own.

Certain foods are expected to be paired with certain times of year. Burgers always make me think of long …

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Sopressata and Genoa Salami Calzone

Emeril's Sopressata & Genoa Salami Calzones

I have a serious problem. When others are getting changed into their jammies, settling down with a book in their beds, I find myself in the kitchen, putting together recipes better suited for the daylight hours. Is there an Anonymous group for that?

I fully intended only to prepare the Semolina Pizza Dough from Emeril’s …

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Old Time Beef Stew

beef stew and bread

There will always be certain meals that make fantastic leftovers. Given an extra night in the fridge, the flavors create this dimension absent upon first serving. Knowing you’ll have something even better than last night’s dinner for lunch today certainly helps break up the weariness of the workweek!

Old Time Beef Stew is one …

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Baked Ziti

plate of baked ziti

Temperatures have dropped and leaves are changing–it’s starting to feel like Fall around here. Cool weather like this calls for hearty meals. Food that sticks to your bones. Food that warms you from the inside out. Food that keeps you satiated for hours to come. Food that makes you think of home, childhood, and family …

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Cilantro Chicken Thighs and Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes

Cilantro Chicken and Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes

In my family, when there’s a special occasion, someone better bring the Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes. It’s just not Thanksgiving or Easter without them. If you dare try to substitute regular, boring, ole mashed potatoes, you better be prepared to be strung up by your toes. Nothing can beat them.

Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes is an unusual …

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Lazy Lasagna…Not So Lazy

Lazy Lasagna

When it comes to dinner, I often run out of steam, too worn out from the day to care much about what goes on everyone’s plates before bedding down for the night. Peanut butter and jelly are just fine with me. Whatever is effortless and makes the least mess is great–after all, it’s just the …

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Beef Bolognese

beef bolognese

As you can probably tell, I love to bake. It’s my escape from life’s problems, my chance to create and share with the world. Cooking, on the other hand, doesn’t bring me quite as much joy. I get stuck there, not always sure how to proceed, and frustration ensues. It’s just not as intuitive to …

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Baked Mac and Cheese

baked mac and cheese

There are days when all you want to do is hang out in your sweatpants, unkempt and unmade, snuggling under the covers while trying to repair the rents in your soul. There doesn’t necessarily have to be a cause–an identifiable reason–for this black hole to suck you in, leaving you flapping around helpless, unable to …

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup

broccoli cheddar soup

When the semester is in full-swing, you’ll often find me at Panera Bread, sprawled across an armchair in front of the gas fireplace. I can concentrate on my assignments without my children interrupting me and soak up some of that warmth; a pseudo-hominess in the most unlikely place.

Most of the time, I try …

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