Cowboy Caviar

cowboy caviar

Disclosure: I am being compensated by Cans Get You Cooking for my participation in this campaign as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. Please note, this post contains affiliate links.  As always, all opinions are my own!  Yippie kai yay! How I love cowboy caviar. This recipe is a hybrid of about three different recipes I’ve collected and… 

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Tangy Chicken Salad

tangy chicken salad

Around the time I discovered the Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans group, I was just beginning to branch out with my culinary desires.  I hated learning to cook growing up and I had 3 male roommates for several years during the “college” age.  Once I started to realize how much I enjoyed my time in… 

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Slow Cooker Teriyaki Pineapple Pork

teriyaki pineapple pork

Growing up, there was a family I knew that had Hawaiian roots.  Every so often they would put on full blown Luau parties with entertainment and food.  They had groups of boys that would perform Haka (Maori war dance) as well as playing out combat scenes.  These events were a staple of my childhood. When… 

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Picadillo Tacos

picadillo tacos

I was researching the origins of the mealtime holiday known as “Taco Tuesday” and couldn’t come up with a definitive origin story, although a couple of restaurants have laid claim to the phrase, either in the late ‘70s or early ‘80s. “The Lego Movie” seemed to bring the cry of “Taco Tuesday!” back into the… 

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Chicken and Dumplings

chicken and dumplings

Growing up, I had the good fortune to have a mother that liked to try all kinds of different dishes.  There was no boring repeated spaghetti night or casserole night (at least not that I remember).  The only constant was leftovers-Sunday.  Occasionally my mom would ask my siblings and me what we would want for… 

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Sausage Paprika Skillet

sausage-paprika skillet

Ever get stuck in a hotel room for the day nursing a case of altitude sickness? No? Just me? This recipe came about after this Floridian flew from sea level to Denver and drove up to 8,000 feet in the span of 24 hours. Apparently you’re not supposed to do that because some people (me)… 

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