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Slow-Cooker Chicken Fricassée

Raise your hand if you struggle to get a delicious homemade dinner that your entire family will like during the week? It’s okay, my hand is raised. People assume that if you are a food blogger, this comes naturally to us. It doesn’t. It’s not easy juggling the extra-curricular activities of three kids, volunttering at […]

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Orange Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwich

I’m down to the last giant bag of oranges from our visit to the orange grove. I’m feeling a little sad. My family and I have really enjoyed the freshly squeezed orange juice every day. And I’ve enjoyed baking and cooking with the oranges and trying them in everything. It’s to the point where no […]

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches by FamilySpice.com

Slow Food USA’s $5 Food Challenge: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches

If you haven’t heard, there was a foodie challenge this weekend. Slow Food USA challenged foodies to make a home-cooked meal that would cost $5/person or less. Over 30,000 people all over the country participated in this fabulous challenge. The premise is to show that you can make delicious, nutritious and healthy meals for your […]

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What Do You Do When A Foodie Can’t Eat?

What Do You Do When A Foodie Can’t Eat?

It’s funny, but this subject came up during Camp Blogaway. Greg from Sippity Sup talked about when his mouth was wired shut and he couldn’t eat, what would he blog about? I didn’t think, listening to his story, that I would be facing a similar dilemma. No, my mouth isn’t wired shut. For the past […]

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Oxtail Bourguignonne

Oxtail Bourguignonne

How do you start your week with a simple roast chicken and end it with Oxtail Bourguignonne? I don’t know. That’s how I fly in my house! I realized I was getting burned out in the kitchen and I needed to jump start myself out of my rut. I found this recipe in my February […]

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Beer Braised Pot Roast with Herb Dumplings

Beer Braised Pot Roast with Herb Dumplings

My parents have been visiting us from Texas this past month. They have been enjoying themselves with the grandchildren, spoiling them and having fascinating conversations with them. The kiddos spent the night at Mimi and Papa’s so hubby and I could sneak a date in. I had an earful of stories the next morning waiting […]

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Kalamata Olive and Sun-Dried Tomato Pot Roast

Kalamata Olive and Sun-Dried Tomato Pot Roast

Pot roast is one of those classic family dinners. And why not? It’s easy to make, can be made in the slow cooker or in a Dutch oven. It’s also a very inexpensive cut of meat whether on sale or not. I have listed many versions of the pot roast, and now I have added […]

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Ina’s Company Pot Roast: Barefoot Bloggers

Ina’s Company Pot Roast: Barefoot Bloggers

Well, Thanksgiving has come and gone. Some of you spent the day in the kitchen, others spent the day on the sofa recovering from their big meal! And today, millions of you are braving the crowds, looking for deals to start your Christmas shopping. Me? I looked online and found that nothing I wanted was […]

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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Oct. 21 – Oct. 27

Grocery Deals and Recipes: Oct. 21 – Oct. 27

Well, after a great week of deals last week, this week is a bit of a downer. Again, nothing Earth-shattering in the grocery arena, although San Diego’s local grocer, Henry’s Marketplace, has some fabulous deals with their fresh produce. It is times like these that you dip into your stockpile in the freezer and enjoy […]

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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Aug 26 – Sep. 1

Grocery Deals and Recipes: Aug 26 – Sep. 1

The grocery flyers are out, and this week has some great bargains. Pork shoulder country style ribs are on sale at Vons/Safeway for only 97¢/lb, and available at Albertson’s for 99¢/lb. You can also get at Albertson’s a chuck roast for only $1.79/lb. If you didn’t stock up on whole chickens last week, you can […]

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