Pappardelle with Italian Sausage

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Need a quick mid-week dinner that makes a large serving for leftovers on another day?  Sure we all do.  Here is a delicious home-cooked dinner from my cast iron skillet to yours.

Building Everyday Cast Iron with New Finds

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You know the old saying, "One person's junk is another person's treasure!" I am not sure who first said this, but no truer words have been spoken with regards to antique shopping.

Meatball Macaroni and Cheese

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I hope you are hungry because it is impossible to skim over this recipe without your stomach growling at you.  When you leave work today, stop by the grocery store because THIS IS WHAT'S FOR DINNER!  Meatball Macaroni and Cheese is NOT your childhood out of a cardboard box mac & cheese.

Italian Meatballs

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During the weekdays, it is often frustrating to work all-day and then come home and have to cook. Let this Italian Meatball save the day!  This Italian Meatball is the best meatball you will ever try.  These meatballs are so savory and easy to prepare, bake, and freeze for later, that you will never run out of dinner ideas again!

Ranch Cheeseburgers: It’s Grillin’ Season!

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The thing that foodies like myself love so much about Summer is grilling outside on a beautiful hot summer day and it seems that as Summer comes to a close, so does the excitement of grillin'!  This is a sad state of affairs.  I am a man that loves putting a fine spice rub on … Continue reading Ranch Cheeseburgers: It’s Grillin’ Season!

Meet “Gil the Grill”

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Now, in my opinion, doing the exact same meal twice in a week is a crime.  I love leftovers and don't mind eating them for a few days but with a semi-picky 5-year-old in the family, it becomes necessary to have some variety and creativity in the kitchen and re-dress up our leftovers!  That's exactly what I did!

WW Garden Vegetable Soup with Brats

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Cooler temperatures, rainy days, a great book, and a hot bowl of Weight Watchers Garden Vegetable Soup, dressed up with the smoky goodness of Bratwursts, right out of a cast iron pot!  My, Oh My, how I adore Fall!

Classic Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

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Oh what at treat for your sweet-tooth!  I love this classic pineapple upside-down cake and I couldn't wait to share it with you.

Cowboy Potatoes

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Pairing a proper side dish with a protein is a difficult choice, and for the weeknight cook, might prove a little more daunting task than necessary, but for those cast iron cooks willing to wait a few more minutes, the recipe that I am about share with you will send you over the edge with hallelujahs!  Your family will rise up and call you blessed!