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This Girl Takes on Tamales

Tamales Have you ever tried to get a recipe for tamales from someone you know who actually makes them?  I assure you, this is not an easy task.  I have requested a tamale recipe from many friends and acquaintances over the years.  Every time I ask, I hear a variation of these responses: My family would…… Continue reading This Girl Takes on Tamales

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Crack Chicken-Instant Pot Style

I finally am brave enough to make a real meal in the Instant Pot!  I’ve heard great things about Crack Chicken, so I modified it a bit for the Instant Pot.  It is GOOD and you only need a few ingredients.  Oh, and it takes about 45 minutes to make from start to the dinner…… Continue reading Crack Chicken-Instant Pot Style

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Mary’s Sausage Stars

A Front Porch Bliss Favorite… Sausage Stars I’m not sure where this recipe originated, but my mom shared it with me.  She got the recipe from her neighbor, Mary.  It is my favorite recipe to make when we have a group of friends or family over-especially when football is on.  I typically leave the red…… Continue reading Mary’s Sausage Stars

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Simple Sausage and Onion Quiche

I bought 24 eggs recently.  We were going through them quickly, so I figured I might as well stock up a bit.  Of course, now that I had them all on hand…we didn’t eat any.  Since it’s Sunday, and they expire in a week, I threw together a casserole with six of the eggs.  It…… Continue reading Simple Sausage and Onion Quiche

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Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown

Today, I entered the grilled cheese academy’s grilled cheese recipe showdown.  I stuck with a pretty basic recipe, but after reviewing the 2015 winners, I hope to get a more complex recipe submitted before the competition closes tomorrow.  That said, the one I submitted is pretty dang tasty!  Here’s what I put together.. Sassy Summer…… Continue reading Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown