Holiday traditions – Fruit Salad Recipe

Fruit salad - yummy yummy

I'm so happy to share one of my favorite holiday recipes with you in this year's "Bake, Craft and Sew-Along...hosted by Rachel at A Southern Fairytale My grandma's fruit salad is a holiday tradition for me and one I hope my boys will pass down. Along with the turkey and stuffing is one little bit of the past that carries on. Isn't that the best thing about family recipes? They keep our history ...

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Mexican Chicken Casserole

Mexican Chicken Casserole

Casseroles are such an easy way to get dinner to the table - this Mexican Chicken Casserole is one of my family’s favorite dishes~and my most asked-for recipe… Photo, courtesy the lovely Ali (now blogging at Jam hands)   [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:3] Enjoy! Post Sponsored by “Cans get you Cooking”, in an effort to show how versatile canned foods CAN be. You can learn more about ...

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Quick and Easy Salsa

quick and easy salsa

This is one of the easiest and tastiest salsa recipes you'll ever come across! The fact that it comes from a can means you can have it all year round! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:2]  This quick and easy salsa keeps well too - I make a jar's worth at a time and it lasts a week or more (actually it usually gets eaten way before that!) Post Sponsored by "Cans get you Cooking", in an ...

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Cheesy Chicken Mexican Dip

Cheesy, hot dip, chicken dip, Mexican dip

Happy day after Memorial day! It's one of those holidays that just screams BBQ, grilling, fresh fruit and yummy dips...this is one of my family favorites. It's a staple on game day in the fall, and a must have for picnics, potlucks and parties in the summer...did I mention easy? That too! This is what you'll need: Chicken, cheese (I used cheddar jack), refried beans, salsa or canned tomatoes ...

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My Favorite Rice Recipe

The BOMB rice

I am a HUGE fan of Alton Brown - I give him total credit for learning how to cook. I watched the shows and read the books...I think it was because he added the SCIENCE into the explanation of cooking. When you have an understanding of the basics, it's easy to adapt them into more complex dishes. This has become one of our favorite recipes, and a go-to side dish - it's highly adaptable - you can ...

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