One-pot skillet penne pasta


When I made this recipe, I wanted something like lasagna in a skillet.. but with penne pasta. Its an odd craving right? Well, I sort of got my wish. This dinner turned out to be something special in its own right and made me forget about skillet lasagna altogether. I packed this one-pot skillet penne… 

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Moist banana and strawberry bread


New recipe on Lifesity! Banana bread is perfect for using up those extra ripe bananas. But what about the softening, extra ripe strawberries? Try this very moist banana and strawberry bread! I’ll be honest, I’ve never made banana bread before. This was my very first attempt and by some far reaching miracle, it actually turned… 

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Snow day? More like snow days!


Just when we thought the snow was over…. we got more. However, this snow was different. It was a fluffy, wet snow that stuck to everything in sight. See the evergreen branch hanging above the tiki torch? Yeah, it’s not supposed to be there. Other limbs snapped to their demise, but our little limb held… 

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Sweet and sour pork kabobs

Everyone loves sweet and sour chicken. This is a play on recipe that uses pork, but I suspect chicken could easily be swapped in case someone in your family doesn’t eat pork. This sweet and sour sauce really kicks up the dish and is even better poured over the kabobs when finished cooking. Since this… 

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Winter wonderland


Snow, Snow, Snow! It’s been absolutely cold. I mean cold… like negative temperatures at night. We did finally get some significant snow though. Which, if it’s cold, it may as well snow right? It doesn’t quite feel like winter without snow, but I do admit I’m ready for spring. You probably won’t find me building… 

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CPB pot roast in the slow cooker


I bet I know what you’re thinking. You are wondering what in the world CPB pot roast is. I really didn’t know how to name it any other way. The “CPB” stands for Chicken-Pork-Beef. This pot roast utilized, at least in some form, chicken (chicken stock), Pork (Sausage), and Beef (the roast). Pretty cool huh?… 

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