Bacon and Mushroom Mac n Cheese and a Mac n Cheese Tip From Our Mom
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Bacon and Mushroom Mac n Cheese and a Mac n Cheese Tip From Our Mom

Okay, I know, it’s from a blue box, but even pre-packaged foods can  be elevated and made more nourishing with some imagination and a handful of stuff from your fridge.  Today I had what was left of some sad looking mushrooms and a few strips of bacon, all of which had to be eaten.  Enter … Continue reading

Togo’s Chili Cheater Recipe
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Togo’s Chili Cheater Recipe

Many years ago, my husband worked for the sandwich chain Togo’s.  Although I’m sure the actual recipe is probably proprietary and locked in some vault somewhere next to KFC’s secret blend of eleven herbs and spices, he has come up with his own Togo’s chili cheater recipe that rivals the real deal.  Good on its … Continue reading

Chicken Tortilla Soup Leftovers – Part 1 – Chicken Nachos
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Chicken Tortilla Soup Leftovers – Part 1 – Chicken Nachos

This week Amelia brought me a whole pot of her awesome Chicken Tortilla Soup.  It’s not even my birthday!  We ate a good bit of the soup by itself but the leftovers made great dishes in their own rite.  Assuming you actually have any leftovers, these nachos make a filling meal and are easy to … Continue reading

Chicken and Roasted Garlic Lavash Roll-Ups
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Chicken and Roasted Garlic Lavash Roll-Ups

The title says it all right?!?  We have to give a phat shout out to our sister, Theresa, the OGG (original go-getter) and mother extraordinaire, who, despite a hectic work and family schedule, still manages to throw down some awesome grub like this! Heat oven to 325.  Season chicken breasts and thighs with salt, pepper … Continue reading