Category: Cheats



Philly Cheese Steak

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Philly Cheesesteak is without a doubt our favorite at home Friday night cheat meal. I mean, drippy provolone cheese and marinated sirloin steak all on a buttery, toasted, crusty roll with hand-cut fries AND a cold cider….yes please! Ryan and I jokingly call this our “Dateline Meal”. We know that it’s rare that we have a free Friday to hang...
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Honey & Lime Sriracha Wings

Sriracha Honey & Lime Wings
Not to toot my own horn BUT…toot toot! There are some things I cook that make my mouth water just thinking about it AND this is one of them. This recipe came to be after the hubby and I went to a local restaurant that served a similar honey bbq marinated wing. I thought the addition of sriracha would absolutely...
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Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

Strawberry Ice Cream
First and foremost, shout out to my BFF Tony C for making this ice cream party possible and buying me one of favorite birthday gifts ever…the kitchenaid ice cream attachment!! Yes, I have a tiny New York kitchen. However, I just have to make it work. There is no greater tool to me then the kitchenaid! I mean it’s literally...
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Apple Upside Down Cake

Apple Upside Down Cake
About a month ago I attended a cooking class with co-workers. It was such a blast! They taught us how to prepare a full three-course meal and allowed us to BYOW (bring your own vino!). Nothing says team building like following cooking instructions and drinking! Naturally, this sweet loving girl was on the dessert team. Our task…an apple upside down...
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Buttery Blueberry Pancakes

Blueberry Pancakes
I woke up this morning to a blizzard! Blizzard Jonas to be exact. Now yes, I knew this was coming, it wasn’t a surprise. But, these days how many times are the weather forecast 100% true? Needless to say, I was inspired to make something really yummy and comforting in this weather. Enter…the homemade blueberry pancake! A couple of months...
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Nothing Beats Apple Pie

Homemade Apple Pie
Ok folks it’s holiday time and while it’s super exciting and filled with family and friends it’s also filled with many….many…MANY cheat days. And you know what, that’s ok, everybody deserves to treat themselves, especially during the holiday season. One of my all time favorite desserts for Thanksgiving is the classic apple pie. I’m talking REAL apple pie not Mrs....
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Halloween Treats

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Halloween happens to be one of my favorite holidays! It always brings back memories of bobbing for apples, going trick-or-treating, and…having my brother scare the bajesus out of me! Today, I still love getting dressed up, screaming at the top of my lungs at scary movies and most of all making spooky treats! So, one day in one of those...
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