Hunk of Meat Monday: Bowtie Pasta and Sausage

Bowties and sausage recipe

Have you ever become obsessed with something? So obsessed it makes the people you life with crazy. This bowties and sausage recipe brings to light two obsessions in the Beyer household: a pot and smoked sausage. The pot is my obsession. It is the Le Creuset Enameled Cast-Iron 3-1/2-Quart Round French Oven in cherry. Big… 

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Quick Spicy Beef Burritos

Quick Spicy Beef burritos on corn tortillas

We can all pretend that we are always ready to whip up a meal for our starving kids. But, after being on the road or on a plane for a month straight, I would rather everyone just make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. When I came across the recipe for quick spicy beef burritos in… 

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Low-Carb Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Chicken Cordon Bleu gluten free

I love creamy casseroles in the winter time. The problem now is for the most part they have flour in the sauce or the pasta. But, this chicken cordon bleu casserole creation can be completely flour free. Now, of course, the bread crumbs I put on part of it have flour, but almond meal can… 

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Cheesy Garlic and Brown Sugar Pork Chops

brown sugar and garlic pork chops

The only thing that may have made these baked pork chops better is a splash of bourbon. Inspired by the garlic brown sugar chicken recipe I make, the cheesy garlic and brown sugar pork chops were delicious and easy. I mentioned easy. The most complicated is dicing garlic. Honestly. A few simple steps and you are… 

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Butternut Squash Souffle – Day 6 #FarmsMatter

Butternut squash souffle

In the fall all the local farm markets are full of pumpkins and squash. Where I live I am lucky enough to have two farm families who raise produce and multitudes of squash. Every year I think this will be the year I raise my own squash, but by early fall, I am over keeping… 

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Hunk of Meat Monday: Spicy Garlic Baked Chicken Legs

Spicy Garlic Baked Chicken Legs

On Day 4 of the 30 days of #FarmsMatter, I am reminded why chicken farms are a gift from God. You see, I grew up gathering eggs at my grandparent’s house. And then butchering said chickens. When the chicken raising ended, I was sure I would never have to butcher a chicken again. WrONg! My… 

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Hunk of Meat Monday: Crock Pot Sausage Queso Dip

Crock Pot Sausage Queso Dip

If I had to eat only one cuisine the rest of my life, I would pick Mexican. Or Tex-Mex. Or America’s version of Mexican. And this three ingredient sausage queso dip would be a staple. Did you catch that? Three ingredients. And for flavor’s sake I throw in a fourth ingredient. I love the Adobo… 

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The Secret to Quick Meals on Busy Nights

how to microwave pasta

You know when you have a way to save time in the kitchen, but don’t yell it from the the mountaintops because you think your friends already know it? Well, that happened to me recently. A few of us were sitting around when one of my friends said “Thank goodness someone told me about Leah’s… 

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Hunk of Meat Monday: Crock Pot Chicken Philly Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Philly Sandwich

I love Philly Cheesesteaks. Love them. My husband loves them. So, when I had some peppers to use up, I decided to see if I could get a thumbs up on the chicken Philly sandwich version of the the beloved beef cheesesteaks. The taste testers gave me two thumbs up for the meal. They even… 

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