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Sausage Stuffed Jalapeños

These Sausage Stuffed Jalapeños are the perfect easy appetizer. Something anyone will love! This post is sponsored by Mirum, but opinions expressed are my own.  You guys know how much I love appetizers. I would live on them if that was a responsible adult choice. At the top of this list would be these Sausage…
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Roast Turkey

This Roast Turkey recipe is the best! With my detailed video and step by step instructions you will know how to brine a turkey like a pro. This is the perfect Thanksgiving Turkey; after making this recipe you’ll never use another again. Today I’m going to share with you the best Roast Turkey recipe, and…
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Crockpot Lasagna

Crockpot Lasagna is a delicious slow cooker meal with the best sauce ever. Make this recipe and come home to an amazing and comforting dinner. I’m not sure if there is anything that says comfort food to me in the same way lasagna does. Noodles, delicious sauce, and cheese come together in a magical way…
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How to Make a Charcuterie Board

A Charcuterie Board is the perfect appetizer for a party. It also makes a fun and delicious family dinner recipe! Making a charcuterie board doesn’t have to feel hard or complicated, I have tons of tips and tricks to make this easy! Have I mentioned to you guys how much I love making charcuterie boards…
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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip is the answer to easy party food! This buffalo chicken dip is the perfect appetizer recipe. I have such a great easy appetizer for you today. I love making appetizers, and I think that they easily can come together to replace a meal. It makes for such a fun family movie…
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Chicken Dumpling Soup

Chicken and Dumplings is such a perfect comforting meal. This will become a treasured recipe that you come back to over and over. Today is the first official recipe under the name Simple Joy! I am so excited – kid on Christmas morning excited. And Chicken and Dumplings is the perfect inaugural recipe. This amazing…
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Wine & Glue is now Simple Joy!

Today is a HUGE day! Today we are announcing: Wine & Glue is Rebranding to Simple Joy! We could not be more excited to share this news with you, news that has been more than a year in the making. Most important thing you need to know: There is nothing you need to do differently.…
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Italian Stuffed Peppers

These Italian Stuffed Peppers are a family favorite and I know they will be for you too! With my tips and tricks, this will be an easy meal you adore. My kids absolutely love this stuffed pepper recipe. In fact, they know the smell! They have been known to come into the kitchen as I’m…
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Shrimp Scampi

This Shrimp Scampi is the perfect easy pasta recipe that comes together in just about 30 minutes. It’s delicious comfort food! Sometimes simple recipes are the best. This isn’t an overly complicated recipe, but that doesn’t mean it is anything short of delicious. Butter, lemon, wine, and pasta come together with shrimp pin this amazing…
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Pickled Green Tomatoes

Pickled Green Tomatoes are the perfect recipe for the leftovers of your garden. This recipe takes about 10 minutes to make, and is absolutely delicious. This summer my middle kid fell in love with gardening. It was so sweet to watch, since she is named after mom mom, who was gardener at her core. Our…
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Crockpot Applesauce

Crockpot Applesauce is the perfect recipe to make with freshly picked apples. Easy to make and delicious, this homemade applesauce will become a family favorite. The other day I was thinking about when it was just my oldest and me all day together. I sort of wish I could go back in time and savor…
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Crockpot Chili

This Crockpot Chili recipe is a winner! Hearty and full of flavor, you will love coming home to this great dinner. I truly love soup season so much. It brings back memories for me of watching my mom cook in our kitchen, the dark fall sky visible behind her in our steamed up kitchen windows.…
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