instant pot beef stew

The weather is cold enough now that I feel like it’s actually appropriate for me to be making stews and soups. Exhibit A 👆🏻 (Also see Chicken Gnocchi Soup + Vegetable Beef Soup for Exhibits B and C) Beef stew, get in my bell-ay. This is (one of the many reasons) why I love winter. Warm, hearty soul-feeding soups and…

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maple glazed pull-apart bread

Hello, maple-hugged goodness. Brought to you in the form of this super-simple, super-addictive maple glazed pull-apart bread. A can of refrigerated biscuits + a few simple ingredients come together to make the most amazing dessert/appetizer/snack (let’s be real. We ate this as a snack). So what exactly is maple glazed pull-apart bread? Let’s dive in. Biscuits, filled with maple butter…

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sweet potato casserole with brown sugar pecan topping

Let me start off here by telling you that I am not a sweet potato kinda girl. I’m all for the idea of sweet potatoes; they’re healthy, they’ve got fiber, etc., but I’ve just never liked them. Until now. Let me introduce you to this life-changing sweet potato casserole. Dramatic much? Maybe a little, but this casserole deserves it. So…

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crescent roll cheesecake

Let me introduce you to crescent roll cheesecake. This is one of those “I want something sweet but it’s a weeknight” desserts. This is one of those 6-ingredient wonder desserts. This is creamy-dreamy cream cheese goodness. This is crescent roll cheesecake. It’s two layers of cinnamon-sugared crescent rolls, with a light + fluffy cream cheese filling. It’s somewhere between a…

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favorite spinach artichoke dip

This is what cheesy-creamy dreams are made of. The only spinach artichoke dip recipe I will ever use. It’s so basic + so good. Here are a few reasons this is the best kinda dip: Cheese. Super simple to make – we’re talking just five ingredients. That’s right people, count ‘em up. The most perfect party app — Thanksgiving, Christmas,…

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chocolate pecan bourbon pie

Comin’ at ya today with a Thanksgiving recipe – naturally. I LOVE this time of year. I love the cold weather (not sorry about it). I love the anticipation of all the wonderful holiday moments to come, but mostly I love the good food enjoyed with people we love. Here’s what I don’t enjoy: pecan pie. I’m sorry, I’ve just…

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instant pot pulled pork

Pulled pork is a staple round our place. It’s one of the few ways I will eat pork (yes I know, I’m a strange person) and Grant loves any and all types of meat – bonus points if barbecue sauce is involved. Naturally, pulled pork WITH barbecue sauce is a hit. Fun fact: Barbecue sauce + me were not friends until Grant…

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insanely good pear crumble bars

Let’s give pears some love. Seriously – they’re the unsung hero of fall. Just as tasty + versatile as the apple or pumpkin, but much less celebrated. I fell in love with pears after buying some from a local apple orchard one fall, a few years ago. OH. MY. WORD. If you can get your hands on local pears, do…

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instant pot mac ‘n cheese

Can we talk about mac ’n cheese for a minute? It’s the ultimate nostalgic-childhood-comfort food. It’s something we probably all know how to make (yes, even those of us who seem to have been skipped over when they were handing out the cooking glands).  It’s something we all love. Here’s the thing you didn’t know – it’s SUPER MEGA EASY…

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best soft cutout cookies

You know what I hate? Biting into a cookie that LOOKS soft and hearing that loud CRUNCH. These, are not that cookie. They are, in fact, the best soft cutout cookies. They’re just the right amount of soft – and make the perfect base for any type of decoration. Soooo even though I made mine fall-themed (cus, obvi 🍁) you can…

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