Creamy Pinto Beans (in the Instant Pot)

Growing up beans were a staple.  They are cheap, filling, and delicious. A big bowl of pinto beans and cornbread is a quick and easy meal. We’ve now made these beans every other week for the last few months. They are that good. My picky husband totally agrees.

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Sweet and Spicy Cornbread

I love cornbread. Sweet or savory. It doesn’t matter. We went to a friend’s chili cook in the fall and someone made the most incredible sweet cornbread my husband or I had ever tasted. I’m not exaggerating. It’s like a dessert. So if you are averse to sweet cornbread this one may change your mind.

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Lemon Basil Pasta Purses (in the Instant Pot)

We have a bottom freezer refrigerator and I swear it is useless. I try to organize it so that you can see everything but inevitably food gets pushed to the bottom to be forgotten. That’s where I found half a package of frozen pasta purses I purchased from CostCo over the summer. I assume it was from the summer since it had a June 2016 “best by” date. Heck it could have been from the spring.  Continue reading

Citrus Pork (in the Instant Pot)

Citrus Pork in the Instant Pot

My picky husband and I have been feasting on citrus pork and black beans bowls (and tacos) the last two weeks. I was pleasantly surprised by how much I loved the citrus pork and even more surprised when my picky husband repeatedly requested it multiple times. I definitely found another quick and delicious weeknight meal to make in my Instant Pot. Continue reading

The Best Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

These are the cookies that won my picky husband’s heart forever. I’m not a huge peanut butter fan but even I was smitten with these thick, soft, and chewy cookies. They are the best peanut butter cookies I’ve ever tasted. Most peanut butter cookies are dry and leave little to be desired but these are nothing short of amazing. My picky husband even loves them more than his new favorite Butterfinger Krispy Treats. Continue reading

Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Pumpkin Caramel Frosting

Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Pumpkin Caramel Frosting

Can you believe we are a little over two weeks away from Thanksgiving?!? It feels like fall just arrived and now Thanksgiving is literally right around the corner. I’m thinking of all the different items I need to make, buy, or assign. The only thing I know is that I am making this pumpkin sheet cake.

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