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Ranch Dressing

Ranch Dressing You have to make this ranch dressing.  You won't regret it.  I promise.  It's herbaceous, tangy, and creamy.  It's a great appetizer with chopped veggies, as a sauce for a chicken sandwich, or simply as a dressing on mixed greens.  I'm pretty sure any way you eat it, you'll be happy. Recipe: Ranch…

Cinnamon and Sugar Muffins

Cinnamon and Sugar Muffins When I first made these muffins by Ree Drummond, I was immediately brought back to my childhood.  I loved making and devouring cinnamon and sugar toast. These, like my toasts, are buttery and covered in a hefty layer of cinnamon and sugar.  Since Ree's muffins are a bit on the sweet…

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Tis the season for everything pumpkin!  Here's a simple yet delicious recipe for pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.  What I love about these cookies: They are fluffy, not overly sweet, have a nice background of spice, and are a one bowl bake.  Make these for your kids, co-workers, or yourself.  Beware though,…

Homemade Pasta

Homemade Pasta Homemade pasta is my absolute favorite food.  I love it with ragu, meatballs, or simply with oil and parmesan cheese.  A few years ago I received a pasta maker attachment as a gift and questioned how often I would actually use it.  To my surprise, I use it frequently. In fact, this past…

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding Sticky toffee pudding is my all time favorite dessert.  It has a deep caramel flavor that truly makes me swoon.  Once topped with whipped cream, it's a dessert I could eat until I went blind.  If you live in Salt Lake City, Copper Kitchen has a dessert similar to sticky toffee pudding,…

The Best Shake and Bake Chicken

The Best Shake and Bake Chicken The best shake and bake chicken is inspired partially by my mom. I grew up eating my mom's shake and bake chicken.  To be honest, it was a large, overcooked chicken breast covered in boxed seasoned bread crumbs.  This version of shake and bake will rock your world.  The…

Company Potatoes

Company Potatoes I grew up eating these company potatoes.  My mom would make them for the holidays or for birthday celebrations.  Considering how tasty this dish is, you would think it would be harder to make.  I actually made this as a side dish for my wedding dinner.  Everyone I make them for raves about…