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Brownie Surprise Cake

Brownie Surprise Cake

I let my followers on Twitter decide what type of recipe to post and a Dessert won!  I knew right away that this Brownie Surprise Cake would be my choice. When I bake cakes, I love to doctor up a cake mix because the possibilities are endless. It is so easy to do and it changes the texture and taste of an ordinary cake mix. No one will ever have a clue that this delectable cake started with a box…

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Gameday Food: Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

Gameday Food: Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

🏈 Football Season is fast approaching and I couldn’t be more excited. My Carolina Panthers first pre-season game is Thursday night (Aug. 9)! Football means several things in my house, one is that it is loud because I am yelling at the TV and two, it means good food! (It also means my husband’s complaining about me watching too much football…I didn’t even know there could be too much football!)

These Philly Cheesesteak Sliders are easy and delicious! They are a perfect Gameday finger food and they are also great to take to any family gathering.

Smarter Kitchen: Rich & Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Fettuccine

Smarter Kitchen: Rich & Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Fettuccine

Here is a dish that isn’t for the crock pot but can be on the table in 30 minutes! This Rich & Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Fettuccine is definitely a way to work smart in the kitchen and this is one of my kids favorite meals! As most others, my recipes are inspired by recipes I have seen. I do not remember where I got the original recipe but I have added new ingredients, doubled the sauce recipe ingredients (almost)…

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Smarter Kitchen: Jen’s Slow Cooker Brunswick Stew

Smarter Kitchen: Jen’s Slow Cooker Brunswick Stew

Nothing says comfort food like a nice big bowl of hearty Brunswick Stew! This traditional dish is famous in the south, so famous that there is a battle brewing over what state it belongs to. Brunswick, Georgia and Brunswick County, Virginia both lay claim to this rich stew. To find out more about this delicious feud, read this Southern Living Article. The good people of both the town of Brunswick, Georgia, and Brunswick County, Virginia, equally and passionately claim to…

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Smarter Kitchen: Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Potatoes

Smarter Kitchen: Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Potatoes

I am always looking to find ways to do things that make life easier. “Work smarter, not harder” are definitely words I believe in and I try to implement this into life whenever possible. To mix things up a little, I want to introduce you to something that I have used to make my life easier long before I got sick. SLOW COOKER COOKING! These handy small appliances definitely makes getting to the table easy and fits into my “work smarter” attitude….

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