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Essentials/ Italian/ Pasta

Thick and Chunky Garden Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce

This delicious homemade Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce is full of healthy and colorful vegetables. Fresh summer squash, zucchini, onions, sweet peppers and mushrooms simmer for hours and create a zesty sauce for your favorite pasta. Plus, we made it super filling with a mixture of sweet Italian sausage and lean ground beef.  Can’t wait to twirl this around on a fork.…

Beverages/ Essentials

How to Maked Iced Coffee with Mint Chocolate Flavor

This iced-coffee recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions, recipes and ideas are mine alone. #BrewAsYouPlease #CollectiveBias ♥ Where are all of my coffee lovers at? This cold-brewed Mint Chocolate Iced Coffee drink is for you. This is a bold and refreshing twist on your favorite morning beverage. This iced coffee is lightly flavored with…

The Very Best Cream Cheese Frosting
Desserts/ Essentials

The Very Best Cream Cheese Frosting

Frosting Fans, pay attention. This is the VERY Best Cream Cheese Frosting. Perfectly smooth, never stiff. Creamy and cream-cheesy, and excellent for piping and decorating. And it won’t melt and droop at room temperature! Hallelujah! This is our new go-to frosting recipe for all the goodies that need cream cheese frosting. You know…cupcakes, red velvet, carrot cake, brownies…puff pastries…my spoon.…

Steakhouse Mushrooms + Onions
Essentials/ Sides

Steakhouse Mushrooms and Onions

I love sauteed or grilled steakhouse mushrooms and onions. They are excellent on steaks, hamburger steaks, burgers, and chicken. Have you ever noticed how the ones you get in a restaurant or steakhouse taste so much better than the ones you make at home? Yeah, I did, too. So I experimented, and I think we have nailed the perfect Steakhouse…

Hey, this one is easy! One Pan Chicken Dinner with roasted potatoes and asparagus. Delicious, filling, and fast clean-up. Cook like a rock star.
Chicken/ Essentials/ Main Dishes/ One Pan

One Pan Chicken Dinner

If you are looking for an easy and delicious meal, this is it! Our One Pan Chicken Dinner features marinated chicken cutlets, seasoned potatoes and fresh asparagus. This is a great weeknight recipe, or on the weekends when you don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Oh and did we mention how fast clean up is?…

Homemade Enchilada Sauce
30 Minute or Less/ Essentials/ Mexican

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Store bought enchilada sauce is pretty cheap. And honestly it isn’t that bad. There is no shame in using it from time to time. I do it myself and am proud of it! But it is so easy to make your own homemade enchilada sauce, from scratch, using simple ingredients you already have in your pantry. When we make this…

Seasonal Produce Guide from Buy This Cook That. Save money, and shop produce when it is in season. buythiscookthat.com
Essentials

How to Shop in Season – Seasonal Produce Guide

Fresh seasonal produce is a must have in our home, and we hope it is in yours, too. We know that buying fresh and healthy fruits and vegetables can be expensive. One of the best ways to get the most produce value for your dollar is to buy in season. Pick items that are in season for the best possible quality…