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Auntie’s Meatballs

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This recipe is based off my Aunt Lorraine’s meatballs. She makes them every year for Christmas Eve and you better be quick because they get devoured! I have made a few changes to the recipe but I will always think of them as her meatballs.

Homemade meatballs are amazing and much easier to make than most people think. I make a huge batch of these then freeze them. They can be used for spaghetti and meatballs, meatball sandwiches, swedish meatballs or as a topping for pizza. I make my meatballs on the smaller size so they are more versatile. Continue reading

Homemade hamburgers and oven baked fries

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When I was out at the store today, I decided that I really wanted hamburgers for dinner. I also stumbled upon an interesting recipe for oven baked fries which inspired the ones I made tonight. Bingo – we have a dinner plan! Continue reading

Deli-style Macaroni Salad

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As the weather (slowly) starts getting warming, my meal plans transition to summer foods. We cut back on soups, stews and heavier dinners; adding sandwiches, hamburgers and hot dogs to the rotation. Instantly, my brain starts thinking of macaroni salad. Deli-style macaroni salad is delicious but generally comes prepackaged to the grocery store in large tubs, loaded with preservatives along with a hefty price tag ($4.99 a pound? Really?).

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Homemade Russian Dressing

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I love Russian Dressing. It is one of those salad dressings that I will always choose if a restaurant has it. Recently, my husband and I went to dinner with some friends at a local restaurant that makes it own Russian dressing. I started to think I could do this at home as well. How hard could it be? Turns out, not that hard at all.

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