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avocado bacon cheese

Avocado, Bacon & Cheese Crescentini


Using crescent rolls to make a grilled sandwich is a great switch from they typical slice of bread. This is really just a grilled cheese taken up a couple notches. I decided to call it a crescentini 🙂 The crescentini was a home run, delicious, easy to make, and served with a salad makes it a complete meal. There are so…

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Bacon Cheddar Jalepeno Scones

Bacon Cheddar Jalapeno Scones Recipe


My sister owns Cafe Ollie in Ypsilanti, MI and makes and sells some of the best scones. She offers different scone flavors each day and has both savory and sweet options. I love the strawberry scones and the bacon cheddar jalapeno scones (although, I prefer mine without jalapeno because I’m a wimp). If you are ever in Depot Town, Ypsilanti…

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Orzo with Vegetables and Bacon Recipe


This Orzo with Vegetables and Bacon recipe is quick and easy recipe. It is such a flexible recipe and can fill dietary requirements for vegetarians or lactose sensitive individuals. It’s perfect as a meal or as a side dish and can be made in less than 30 minutes. ORZO WITH VEGETABLES AND BACON INGREDIENTS 2 Tablespoons Butter 1/2 of small…

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berry refresher cocktail

Berry Refresher Cocktail in the Perfect Glass


Summer is right around the corner for us in the northern part of the midwest. I know right now it doesnt feel like it, but I promise those hot days of summer are going to be here soon (at least I’m hoping they’ll be here soon).  When that time comes you’ll want a delicious summer berry refresher cocktail to cool…

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fried mac & cheese with bacon

Fried Mac & Cheese with Bacon Recipe


Mac and cheese is good, fried mac and cheese is delicious, but add bacon and you have some seriously awesome food! Mmmmm…..so good. Bacon makes everything better. Ok, now that you’ve drooled a bit, let’s get down to the recipe. I’ve included a mac and cheese recipe below that Natalie from Ann Arbor Cooks shared with me, but I’ve added…

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Outback Steakhouse Mobile App

Outback Steakhouse’s Mobile App with Mobile Pay Feature


disclaimer: BIG thanks to Outback Steakhouse for sponsoring this post and helping me pay my bills this month. It is very much appreciated. We use our smart phones for everything now days. We pay our bills, turn on and off our lights at home, bank and shop so it’s no surprise that we can now order dinner with our smartphone and…

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slow cooker spaghetti recipe

Slow Cooker Spaghetti Recipe


Even though spaghetti, as a rule, is incredibly easy to make I like this slow cooker spaghetti recipe because it helps me use up random bits of pasta that I have sitting in the pantry, hence the name Crazy Spaghetti. I had a little bit of linguine and a little bit of lasagna noodles. Neither was enough for an entire…

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slow cooker mac & cheese recipe

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese Recipe


Homemade mac and cheese doesn’t have to be a time consuming process. This easy slow cooker mac and cheese recipe lets you pour everything into the slow cooker and walk away until done. To make it a little more fancy you can top each dish of mac & cheese with crispy bacon crumbles and sliced green onion. That is one…

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