Stoic & Genuine

  Since opening it’s doors last summer, I have been casually stalking the menu of this impeccably sourced, multi-coastal seafood restaurant of James Beard winner Jennifer Jasinski, located in revitalized Union Station.  The menu is always changing and is creative, casual, elegant, and fresh all at the same time.   And in celebration of our…

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We are in the process of renovating our kitchen!!!  So there won’t be any cooking or baking going on for the next month, give or take a few weeks. As long as there isn’t a natural disaster or a catastrophe from our amateur doing, I will post photos when the project is complete.  

Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip

Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip

Why do the weekends go by so fast?  I think it’s ’cause I’m getting old and sick of not winning the lottery!!  Two dollars is totally worth the hopes and dreams of one day disappearing indefinitely to the South Pacific. . . I would need to take my crock pot though so I can make…

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Cinnamon Sugar Breakfast Muffins

CinnamonSugarBreakfastMuffins

I’m so sorry that these go against healthy New Year eating but they are just too delicious not to share!!!  If you like cinnamon sugar, you’re gonna love these!   I made THEM without the papers at first but decided to use cupcake liners so they are a cinch to remove from the muffin pan. …

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Most Popular Recipes of 2014

Chimichurri Shrimp

Hope you all had a wonderful holiday!  Here are the top 10 recipes of 2014.   Nothing like a list full of cheese, cheese, and refined carbohydrates!   10.  Chimichurri Shrimp 9.  Beer Battered Fish Tacos  8.  Nutter Butter Truffles  7.  Lasagna Meatball Stew  6.  Lemon & Tuscan Herb Chicken Drumsticks  5.  Mexican 7 Layer…

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Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Every year I raid the clearance section of Sur La Table the week after Christmas for foodie glass ornaments! ‘Cause I’m cheap that way! Anything shiny and new, like a moth to a flame, my little booboomunchkin butt is all over this!  These cookies are everything a cookie should be. And I have been eating them every…

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Game Day Food

GameDayFood

Tomorrow Denver plays KC so we will be at home yelling at the TV instead of freezing our asses off like we did last week!  I wanted to share some of the recipes we take to tailgate parties or make at home to snack during the games.  These are some of our favorites! Pizza Dip –…

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Smokey Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

Smokey Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

My mom always made a few different types of cheese balls around the holidays.  I would steal one of them and a box of crackers and disappear into my room. . .I know, I know, my issues started early!!! This is the first time I actually made one instead of buying one….and we may or…

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Holiday Side Dishes Worth Unbuttoning Your Pants For.

HOLIDAY SIDE DISHES

Cream & Cheese Baked Potatoes – Heather Christo  Honey Roasted Butternut Squash With Cranberries & Feta – Peas & Crayons Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes – Le Creme De La Crumb   Shredded Brussel Sprouts with Bacon & Balsamic – SGK Loaded Hasselback Potatoes – Damn Delicious Forbidden Rice – A Spicy Perspective Maple Meringue Sweet…

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Homemade Biscuits and Breakfast Sausage Gravy

Biscuits and Gravy

Breakfast of champions and a very close tie with Eggs Benedict.  The one dish my husband wanted step by step instruction on how to make in case I died tomorrow.      So good it will give you a southern accent!  Here’s the step by step: Start by making the biscuits.  Mix together dry ingredients…

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Lasagna Meatball Stew

Lasagna Meatball Stew

This is a hearty and different way to get the best parts of lasagna…the cheesy gooey-ness, the noddles, and yummy Italian meatballs.  This also makes my skirt fly up. Mix the ingredients together in a bowl.  Get in there with your hands.  Clean hands. Roll into bite sized balls.  This recipe makes a large batch…

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