Pantry Green Beans

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Whether they’re store bought or home canned from the summer garden, this is an easy recipe for using your canned green beans from the pantry. Simple ingredients and a fast cook time make this a winner for any night of the week. First things first…it all starts with bacon. Of course it starts with bacon!…

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Spiked Cider Punch

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Need an adult drink for Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving? Spiked Cider Punch is so easy that it takes less than 5 minutes to make, serves a crowd, and has a short list of ingredients. It has the distinctively crisp flavors of fall that make you want to walk through leaves and go on hayrides. Friendly reminder,…

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Boosted Cheddar Bacon Jalapeño Poppers

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I have what feels like a million jalapeños in my garden right now. I’ve made salsa. I’ve made cowboy candy. I’ve given some away. I’ve freeze dried some. Today I decided to make some jalapeño poppers with them. Of course, I had to put my own twist on an old favorite. So what makes these…

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Yellow Wax Beans Roasted With Pancetta

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Yellow wax beans roasted with pancetta is one of those super easy side dishes, full of flavor, using one pan, and healthy too! Whether you have a plethora of these in the garden to use up (as I do) or you buy them from your local store or farmer’s market, these make a great addition…

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Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

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This is an easy to make breakfast casserole that’s freezable and gluten free! Very Few Ingredients make this hash brown breakfast casserole easy to assemble! Eggs- I originally came up with this to use up some eggs. I have 12 chickens and I have a lot of eggs. Even though some of my ladies are…

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Easy Blackberry Syrup

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If you have a bumper crop of blackberries, blackberry syrup should be one of your go-to ways to use them! It stores longer than the berries themselves, is easy to make, and has a variety of uses. How to make blackberry syrup: It’s a pretty easy process that involves only a few ingredients. I use…

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Summer Berries and Cocoa Cream

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This is a simple dessert that comes together in less than 10 minutes and doesn’t require you to heat up the kitchen! Perfect for summer! Enjoy my take on classic berries and cream. What Ingredients do you need for berries and cream? There are just 5 ingredients in the simple dish! (I’m counting berries as…

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Breakfast Fried Rice

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Fried rice is one of those fast and easy dishes that help you use up whatever is on hand. In this case, I’m using things up that would make a great breakfast dish. If you’ve been keeping fried rice reserved for dinner or lunch, you’ve been missing out! *Tip Use leftover rice! I cannot stress…

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