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  • Sloppy Joes
    Home-made sloppy joes with no preservative-laden packet or pre-made sauce required. These are not only delicious, but they are quick and easy to make. They are perfect for a busy weeknight meal. You can make it ahead of time and quickly reheat it in the 
  • Travis’ Favorite Cookies
    Smooth like hot cocoa, tasty like a brownie, all in the portable package of a cookie. I wanted to call these triple chocolate brownie cookies since they contain three different types of chocolate, but my son insisted that I call these Travis’ favorite cookies because 
  • Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
    Almost 100 muffins later we have a winner for the best lemon poppyseed muffins. There were lots of versions of muffin and frosting and different combinations of the two.  Then there was playing with the cooking time.  While muffins are typically denser than a cupcake, 
  • Chili Mac
    A quick, easy, inexpensive one-pot dinner. This makes great leftovers and transports well in a thermos for school lunch. It is reminiscent of hamburger helper, but from scratch and I can even pronounce all of the ingredients.  This is a very flexible recipe that allows 
  • Japanese-Style Cucumbers
    Japanese-style cucumbers are a great quick side dish for any meal.  A huge hit with the kids, it is often requested to be added to the menu.  These are best made when you are ready to serve them.  Don’t mix everything together too far in 
  • Easy Sesame Chicken
    A delicious, easy sesame chicken recipe that is great for a weeknight dinner. Lots of flavor with not a lot of time required. A big hit with all the kids. This is one of my go-to recipes for a busy weeknight.  It can be put 

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Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

Home-made sloppy joes with no preservative-laden packet or pre-made sauce required. These are not only delicious, but they are quick and easy to make. They are perfect for a busy weeknight meal. You can make it ahead of time and quickly reheat it in the 

Travis’ Favorite Cookies

Travis’ Favorite Cookies

Smooth like hot cocoa, tasty like a brownie, all in the portable package of a cookie. I wanted to call these triple chocolate brownie cookies since they contain three different types of chocolate, but my son insisted that I call these Travis’ favorite cookies because 

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Almost 100 muffins later we have a winner for the best lemon poppyseed muffins. There were lots of versions of muffin and frosting and different combinations of the two.  Then there was playing with the cooking time.  While muffins are typically denser than a cupcake, 

Chili Mac

Chili Mac

A quick, easy, inexpensive one-pot dinner. This makes great leftovers and transports well in a thermos for school lunch. It is reminiscent of hamburger helper, but from scratch and I can even pronounce all of the ingredients.  This is a very flexible recipe that allows 

Japanese-Style Cucumbers

Japanese-Style Cucumbers

Japanese-style cucumbers are a great quick side dish for any meal.  A huge hit with the kids, it is often requested to be added to the menu.  These are best made when you are ready to serve them.  Don’t mix everything together too far in