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Beef Jerky – Jalapeno and Pineapple Chili

One of my all time favorite snacks is beef jerky! Whenever we go on a road trip, it is a must have. This past weekend I decided to fire up the Traeger and make some of my own. I used … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cake

Are you looking for an easy to make dessert that is super good?? Well look no further, this Peanut Butter Cake is it! As you know Kris and I like to watch The Kitchen on the Food Network and this … Continue reading

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Grilled Half Chicken

Chicken is always good on the Traeger and now I have found a new favorite way to grill it. Half Chickens! If you cannot find half chickens at the store just buy whole ones and cut them in two. Easy … Continue reading

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Peach Cobbler – Traeger Style

What to do when you have a bag of fresh Georgia peaches? May cobbler on the Traeger, of course! I got the peaches at the farmers market and thought this would be a good way to use them. The Traeger … Continue reading

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Superhero Muffins

We are back! It has been awhile since out last post (darn work) but I needed to pass this recipe on. While we were visiting friends in Miami, Beth had these muffins for us. She got the recipe here – Superhero-muffins – … Continue reading

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Moroccan chicken in chraime sauce with sweet potato mash

I am sure you have all heard about meal delivery services. Well Kris and I decided to give it a try. With work and life being extremely busy we thought it would be a great experiment. I researched a few … Continue reading

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Beef Enchiladas

Kris and I were in Fort Dodge a couple weeks ago and had some beef enchiladas from Tres Amigos restaurant and they were mighty good. I was craving them here at home so made a batch of my own! Not … Continue reading

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Grilled Flank Steak and Cabbage

So it finally got above 10 degrees so that means it is time to grill! I picked up a flank steak and thought some grilled/braised cabbage would be a nice accompaniment. Plus these can both be done on the grill … Continue reading

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Sheet Pan Dinners

So I got a new aluminum sheet pan for Christmas and I love it. Think I have used it 10 times already!!!! Such an easy way to cook a delicious dinner and have only one pan to clean up. Less … Continue reading

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Pizza with Sweet Potato Crust

Pizza when you are trying to eat healthy?? That is usually not possible unless you have a sweet potato crust! I have seen cauliflower pizza crust but never sweet potato until we were watching The Kitchen on Food Network last weekend. Chef Geoffrey … Continue reading

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