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  • Loaded Potato Soup

    Ingredients Serves 6-8 sides 4 slices of bacon 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter 1 ½ cups of onion, chopped 1 tablespoon of minced garlic (2-3 cloves) 5 cups of cubed potatoes, about ½ inch chunks (4-5 larger Russet potatoes) 1 stalk of celery, finely chopped 32 ounces of chicken broth ½ teaspoon of salt, or […] More

  • Seven-layer 30-minute salad

    Ingredients 1 pound bacon 1 large head iceberg lettuce – rinsed, dried, and chopped 1 red onion, chopped 1 (10 ounce) package frozen green peas, thawed 10 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese 1 cup chopped cauliflower 1 ¼ cups mayonnaise 2 tablespoons white sugar ⅔ cup grated Parmesan cheese   How To Make Seven-layer 30-minute salad Add […] More

  • Crockpot Chicken and Gravy

    hat you will need: 2lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts 14 ½ oz can chicken broth 2 packets of chicken gravy mix How to Make It: -Place chicken breasts in the crockpot. Pour in the chicken broth, cover and cook on high for about 3 – 4 hours or until chicken easily pulls apart. -Pour 2 […] More

  • Crock Pot Northern

    Ingredients: 1 16 oz package dried northern beans 3 4 meaty ham hock shank or meaty ham bone (about 1 1/2 lbs) 1 small onion diced water enough to cover beans salt & pepper to taste 1/3 cup light brown sugar Instructions: First step to prepaere this delecious recipe si to sort the beans for […] More


    Peas, celery, hard-cooked egg, shredded cheddar, and pimentos combine to make Pea Salad??? I didn’t think I’d like it ~ but it’s really good! INGREDIENTS: 1 (24 oz.) package frozen peas 1 c. chopped celery 1/4 c. chopped green onions (I just put in the whole bunch of green onions, chopped) 2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped […] More


    HOW TO MAKE BROCCOLI SALAD? This cold, crunchy broccoli salad topped with red onion and studded with bacon is the way all of your summer party fantasies should be. As a cold comfort meal, broccoli salad only wants to be taken to the next summer party. Yeah, it’s covered in a mayonnaise-based dressing what other […] More

  • Slow Cooker Ham and Potato Soup

    INGREDIENTS: 8 cups russet potatoes, diced 1 yellow onion, diced 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped 1/2 cup chopped celery 16 ounce Cubed Ham 2 packages of packages Smithfield Anytime Favorites™ Cubed Ham 1 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper 1/4 cup flour 4 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 cups heavy cream […] More

  • Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes Skillet

    The most tasty steak and potato meal you’ll ever try – simple and delicious! INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 pound (650g) flank steak (or ribeye steak, tenderloin, strip loin, strip steak…), cut against the grain 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 pound (650g) baby yellow potatoes, quartered 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped […] More

  • Apple Pie Filling

    I love apple pie filling! I also have a lot of recipes that call for canned apple pie filling… and it’s a little expensive… not to mention that homemade always tastes 1000 x better! This must be one of my FAVORITES and if you were looking for an easy recipe for apple pie filling… you […] More

  • Cheesy Hamburger Casserole

    This Cheesy Hamburger Casserole is just as easy to make as Hamburger Helper, and you can control the ingredients. Great weekday meal and the kids love it! yield: 8 SERVINGS prep time: 10 MINUTES cook time: 1 HOUR 45 MINUTES total time: 1 HOUR 55 MINUTES Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef 1 large onion, diced 1 tablespoon canola oil […] More

  • Grandma’s Cucumber Tomato Onion Salad

    Every picnic should have a bowl of this crunchy cucumber tomato onion salad sitting on the table. I am a mega fan of vinegar salads. Cucumber tomato onion salad is made with zesty vinegar and oil and totally hits the hunger spot! I love how fresh this salad tastes. Boy oh boy, my mouth is watering […] More


    INGREDIENTS: 8 cups low sodium chicken broth can sub water, beef, or vegetable broth for added flavor 1 leftover ham bone with meat or ham hocks, diced ham or 1 lb. cooked sausage 1 clove garlic minced 1 teaspoon chili powder (optional) 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes 1 lemon juiced 1 onion diced 1 package […] More