Have you ever looked at the ingredient list for something and just known in the pit of your soul that your taste buds would love it?? That’s how I feel about this dressing. It’s fabulous on all kinds of things, especially salads involving chicken and avocado. I even used the leftovers, adding a bit more…

Honey-Citrus Vinaigrette
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So have you had a hard time finding a brand of Teriyaki sauce that you like at the store? Or even more likely, have you ever found yourself quickly approaching dinnertime and you think you have nothing to make? Well, I’m here to tell you that I’m willing to bet that you always have the…

Teriyaki Sauce
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This is just a brief overview on different techniques you can use to thicken certain dishes, usually things like sauces, gravies, and soups. I don’t want to get too into things here just because it’s a topic with a lot of information, so I just want to give you the most basic information. I’m sure,…

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This is one of my family’s favorite meals. Both kids and adults gobble it up every time I make it.  I love the combo of a savory spice rub combined with a sweet honey glaze. It’s pretty quick and easy too. You don’t have to think ahead about marinating because you’re just throwing together a…

Spicy Honey Chicken
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How’s that for an oxymoron? Chicken Thighs One of my most favorite Best Bite Quotes (yes I have more than one) is Kate saying, “I can tell you right now that I’m a breast girl and Sara prefers thighs” haha, still makes me giggle. I do like thighs, but only for certain recipes, and in…

The Skinny on Thighs
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Toasting coconut, like like toasting nuts, brings out natural oils and creates amazing flavor and a fuller dimension. Plus, it just looks pretty 🙂 There are a few ways to do it. You can do it on the stove top in a pan, bake it in the oven, broil it in the oven, or even…

How to: Toast Coconut
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I’ll tell you straight up that this is not the only French toast recipe you’ll ever need; actually, I’m not sure that ANYONE “needs” deep-fried refined carbs coated in cinnamon sugar and possibly topped with syrup. This is special occasion French toast–I usually make it about once a year, if that. That being said, you…

Puffed French Toast
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For me, cinnamon sugar is one of those things where I have a hard time getting the proportions right. Too sugary. Too cinnamony. So when I found a “recipe” for cinnamon sugar, I kept it with my Treasures of Truth so I would never again wander down a path of unrighteous cinnamon overuse. It’s just…

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One of my favorite things to take to a summer pot-luck is a big basket of rolls or cornbread and a bowl of sweet, fluffy honey butter.And not to get all braggy braggy, but I don’t think I’ve ever taken it without at least half of the people there asking what my “secret” is!You’d think…

Honey Butter
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With Memorial day coming up, I’m sure lots of you will be out braving the grill so I thought I’d share one of the coolest tips about cooking steak. Admit it- how many of you have served up a steak that looks like it was attacked by Freddy because of all of the knife marks…

Great Tip: Testing Steak Doneness
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So babyback ribs. I love a good salad as much as the next girl, but my all-time favorite, special-night-out foods? Shrimp, a great steak, or ribs. Don’t worry, I’ve never attempted all three at the same time! I guess the good thing about ribs is that they’re generally too expensive to buy on a regular…

Babyback Ribs
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If I’m craving some sort of baked good and my cupboards are bare, this is my go-to comfort food.We make scones for breakfasts, brunches, desserts, all kinds of things.They are plain, and lightly sweet, with a light and airy texture.The mild flavor is perfect because they are best eaten while slathered with butter and some…

Basic Baked Scones
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