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Zesty Mac & Cheese {Under 30 Minutes}

Macaroni and cheese in a dish in front of a bowl of cheddar cheese and a container of noodles

A zesty homemade macaroni and cheese recipe that is a perfect side dish for chicken, beef, or pork. Done in under 30 minutes, too! It’s super easy to dress this up as a main dish by adding cooked chicken or pulled pork. Homemade mac and cheese is easier than you might think. I think it’s

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BBQ Beef Tips With Cheddar Grits {Slow Cooker}

This recipe combines two of my favorite food items: barbecue sauce and grits. Unfortunately it’s one of those recipes I just wasn’t able to photograph as well as I’d like, but it is delicious! I made an outstanding slow cooker Mongolian beef a few weeks ago. It was extremely flavorful, and the beef was fall

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Creamy Cheddar Grits

Growing up in Charleston, grits were a staple of my childhood. For over 20 years of my life, I don’t think I had bad grits. After college, I moved north. New York and Philadelphia had amazing food, of course, but it was almost impossible to find good Southern food or soul food. It was a

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Warm Onion & Cheddar Dip

I was making braised short rib risotto on Christmas, but wanted to put out some snacks beforehand. I had a Costco cheese flight that everyone has been raving about (yes, it was amazing), along with some salami and cherry honey. I thought a warm dip would be nice to serve, too, but this was a

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Kase Spaetzle (“Mac & Cheese” Dumplings)

Kase spaetzle, "mac & cheese" dumplings

Spaetzle, small German dumplings, is one of my favorite foods of all time. We used to have spaetzle all the time with goulash when I was little. There’s a German restaurant not too far from my house that does spaetzle with cheese (like a mac and cheese) and ham. I wanted to do my own

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Kentucky Hot Brown Stromboli

Kentucky Hot Brown Stromboli

I have to give credit to Better Homes and Gardens for the idea and the recipe that served as the inspiration for what I made here. I actually only saw the concept in the magazine, made my own, and checked back to compare the recipes later. This varies from the traditional hot brown because it

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Baking dish filled with dip in front of a bowl or tortilla chips and bottle of Buffalo wing sauce.

This cheesy buffalo chicken dip is packed with zesty, tangy Buffalo and cool ranch flavors.

No-Name Southwestern/Tex-Mex Dip That Does Not Photograph Well

One of the struggles of being a food blogger is having to get good photos of the things I make. Nobody is going to want to try a recipe if the dish looks gross in the photos! Sometimes, though, I either forget to take a picture, or even worse, something is horribly un-photogenic. I had

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Pimento Cheese

Pimento cheese

I love pimento cheese! We had pimento cheese sandwiches quite a bit as kids. Every time I see a dish with pimento cheese on a restaurant menu (fritters, burgers, dip, etc.), I’m probably going to order it. Most stores sell pimento cheese dip in the prepared food section, but I find it hard to find

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