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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Buttery Three Cheese Ham Sandwiches

Buttery Three Cheese Ham Sandwiches

It is not a secret. I have a butter problem. And don’t let that be confused with margarine. Or oleo. Or butter-flavored tub of spread. I love butter. Let me be honest, once you have made homemade butter you never go back. Having grown up with full access to Jersey milk from our cows, cream… 

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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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