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  • My Mom’s Famous Taco Dip

    I am so fortunate to have found a solid group of friends in my new city that enjoy spending time together and doing fun things. Last weekend we all got together to watch the Superbowl. It entailed much eating of snacks and some (mostly) good-natured betting! On the food docket, we had spinach dip, potato […]

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  • Homemade Taco Seasoning

    It’s time for a confession: my name is Laine and I love taco seasoning. I put it on EVERYTHING! Beans, fish, eggs, in soup, chili, salad dressing- seriously everything! But I don’t love all of the preservatives in the pre-made packages. Here is an ingredient list of one of the most common taco seasoning packets […]

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  • Empty the Fridge Fried Rice

    If you’re anything like me, you are always looking for new ways to use up leftovers so that food doesn’t go to waste. There’s nothing I hate more than having to throw away food that’s spoiled in the fridge, so I make a genuine effort to have “leftover days.” Sometimes I will make a stir-fry, […]

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  • Sweet Potatoes or Yams?

    roasted sweet poato

    Sweet potatoes? Yams? What the hell are these things called? Truthfully, I have done extensive (lol) research on all of the links on the first three pages of google for the search term “sweet potato vs yam” and I came up with nothing! There is so much conflicting information that I really have no idea. […]