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Oven baked Parmesan-Coconut Artichokes

When I make these, I eat the entire batch myself without one bit of guilt! I also like to use a chipotle dipping sauce for these (that I ALWAYS have on hand) if I’m...
12 Kitchen Organization Tips that will Improve Your Life!

Spicy Crispy Chick Peas

These are delicious right from the oven, or served later at room temperature, plus they make a great portable snack when place into a baggie. 
12 Kitchen Organization Tips that will Improve Your Life!

Oven-Roasted Parmesan Broccoli

Who knew broccoli could taste so darn GOOD? We have fallen head-over-heels for this recipe and love how quickly it comes together. 

Creamy Chocolate Trifle On The Fly

This trifle was supposed to have chunks of brownies between the layers, but when I recently got ready to prepare the recipe, I realized I had forgotten to BAKE the brownies ahead of time....

Flaky Vodka Pie Crust

Over the years, I’ve tried many pie crust recipes and found several I really liked…until I would freeze them and roll out later. They would then be hard to work with and very frustrating....

Mile-High Meringue

This recipe came from my friend, Nan, who owns and operates Elsie Grace’s Gift Shoppe and Gourmet Mixes, in Frankfurt, Ks., also the home of Elsie Grace’s No Roll Pie Crust Mix – one...

Chocolate Meringue Pie

Creamy cocoa pudding poured into a tender crust, piled high with meringue that’s baked until golden brown. This recipe came to me by way of my friend, Sam Gatton. The original recipe called for...

Coconut Meringue Pie

Lots of my family members seem to adore coconut cream pie. I wasn’t a fan UNTIL I began using toasted coconut – what a game changer. Toasted coconut completely changes the texture of the...

Asian Chicken Stir Fry Sheet Pan Meal

Feed your family fast and economically with this easy and colorful sheet pan meal. 

Black Bean Salsa

One of my favorite things to make in R2D2: beans!! Today I added 1 cup dry black beans and 3 cups broth plus 2 tsp. chipotle sauce to my PC pot, locked the lid...