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These quick and easy recipes will help you get dinner on the table in a flash!

Salmon patties in a skillet frying.

Salmon Patties

Salmon Patties using canned salmon are easy and a healthy dinner staple that you can have on the menu anytime. Ready in less than 30 minutes, this recipe is a keeper and a kid favorite! If you grew up in the South, chances are you ate salmon patties pretty regularly. Or maybe fish sticks like my …

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A serving of pimento cheese in a glass jar.

Pimento Cheese

Pimento Cheese recipe that’s classic and simple with just grated Cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, pimentos, and cayenne pepper. It’s easy to make and great as either a dip or for sandwiches! Homemade pimento cheese is one of those classic Southern dishes that many of us remember from childhood as something we never gave much thought to. …

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Closeup of prosciutto wrapped chicken on a baking sheet.

Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken

Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken is everything you need a quick and easy meal to be: melted cheese draped over salty prosciutto wrapped around a succulent chicken breast. Comes together in minutes! I should have titled this post The Easiest Chicken Recipe Ever because that’s what it is! So simple, but bursting with flavor that sizzles inside …

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Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole is a Southern favorite and this version has a few secret ingredients that make it the best! It's perfect for a potluck gathering or new parents and it's freezer friendly!

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole is a Southern favorite and this version has a few secret ingredients that make it the best! It’s perfect for a potluck gathering or new parents and it’s freezer friendly! Have you ever eaten Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole? It’s just an old-fashioned, simple chicken casserole that shows up at most church …

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BBQ Pork Pizza with Roasted Corn, Jalapeno, and Smoked Mozzarella is super easy using pre-cooked bbq pork. This BBQ Pork Pizza pops with flavor and is a great addition to a weekly meal plan.

BBQ Pork Pizza

BBQ Pork Pizza with Roasted Corn, Jalapeno, and Smoked Mozzarella is super easy using leftover bbq pork. This BBQ Pork Pizza pops with flavor and is a great addition to a weekly meal plan.  With a few homemade ingredients and the help of some ready-made foods, you can have a tasty, original pizza on the …

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Two pieces of easy peanut butter cake on a white plate with the whole cake in the background.

Easy Peanut Butter Cake

Easy Peanut Butter Cake uses just six ingredients, is mixed in one bowl, and bakes in about half an hour. It’s simple and quick and your family will love it! This peanut butter cake is my favorite way to make a one layer cake. It’s just quick and easy, and you don’t even have frosting …

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A stack of buttermilk pancakes on a plate over a blue napkin.

Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes

Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes will make your mornings go from ho-hum to Wow! in just a few minutes! These are the perfect buttermilk pancakes and they are so EASY to make! What’s the secret to the most amazing homemade buttermilk pancakes? Just a touch of lemon juice, brown sugar, and a little malted milk powder. These …

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A white plate on a cutting board with a slice of Dutch Baby German Pancake.

Dutch Baby German Pancake

This Dutch Baby German Pancake is light, fluffy, and delicious with a sprinkle of powdered sugar or a bit of jam—and best of all, it’s quick and easy! Have y’all ever made a Dutch Baby German Pancake? I had not, until this morning. We will have a house full with our kids this coming weekend, and …

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Close up view of the inside of a cooked jalapeno turkey burger.

Jalapeno Turkey Burgers

Jalapeno Turkey Burgers are spicy and delicious, with minced jalapeno, sundried tomatoes, green onions, and parsley mixed in for tons of fresh flavor! These spicy turkey burgers make getting dinner on the table a snap! You can prep all the ingredients a day ahead and just cook the burgers when you need them. And these …

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Chocolate Molten Lava Cake with bittersweet chocolate and cocoa has a luscious, gooey, chocolate center and can be made ahead! Perfect date night dessert!

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake with bittersweet chocolate and cocoa has a luscious, gooey, chocolate center and can be made ahead! Perfect date night dessert! If you’re searching for the perfect romantic dessert to accompany a dinner for two, this chocolate molten lava cake, with its rich, flowing melted chocolate, is probably about as perfect as …

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Cherry Tomato Salad with basil on a white platter.

Cherry Tomato Salad

Cherry Tomato Salad is so easy with just fresh mozzarella balls, fresh basil, and a simple dressing of white balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Pretty to look at and perfect for parties! Caprese salad is so popular during the height of summer when tomatoes are at their peak. That lovely combination of fresh tomato and …

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Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders

Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders are a kid favorite with crispy panko bread crumbs and easy honey mustard sauce. My family gobbles this chicken like nobody’s business and I bet yours will too! Coming up with quick and easy dinner ideas can be challenging for busy parents, so this Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders recipe is perfect …

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One Layer Cake recipe that's SO EASY and is perfectly moist and tender every time. Your cake is ready in about 45 minutes start to finish!

One Layer Cake

One Layer Cake recipe that’s SO EASY and is perfectly moist and tender every time. Your cake is ready in about 45 minutes start to finish! This cake is almost as easy as Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Cookies! Because you do NOT need the stand mixer. You do NOT need more than one bowl. You …

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Red white and blue cake with strawberries and blueberries on a blue background.

Red White and Blue Cake

Red, white, and blue cake is the perfect 4th of July cake! Everything goes in one bowl and this patriotic cake is one layer so it’s super easy! I love making my easy One Layer Cake because it’s just right for smaller occasions when you don’t have time or don’t want the trouble of multiple …

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Easy Buttercream Frosting is so simple and quick. All you need is butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, a little cream, and about 10 minutes!

Easy Buttercream Frosting

Easy Buttercream Frosting is so simple and quick. All you need is butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, a little cream, and about 10 minutes! When I was a little girl, nearly everything that came out of our kitchen was homemade—so naturally, I wanted all the things in the store that were not homemade and canned buttercream …

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A white bowl of homemade taco seasoning on a cutting board.

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Homemade Taco Seasoning made with chili powder, onion powder, garlic and other spices is a versatile seasoning mix to have on hand, not just for tacos but for any type of roasted or grilled meat. Try this easy version and get rid of the packet for good! When you’re ready to make tacos, the last …

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Prosciutto wrapped asparagus crispy from the grill and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese is one of our favorite and easiest appetizers!

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto wrapped asparagus crispy from the grill and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese is one of our favorite and easiest appetizers! The plate is empty almost before it hits the table.  I admit it, we have a thing for prosciutto: Prosciutto with Pears, Arugula, and Goat Cheese; Prosciutto, Arugula, and Cheese; Fig Jam, Caramelized Onion, and Prosciutto …

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Cucumber sandwiches on a platter ready to serve.

Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

These cucumber tea sandwiches are simple to make and will lend an old-fashioned elegance to your next party! Made with cream cheese and thin white bread, cucumber sandwiches are always a crowd pleaser. There’s something about cucumber tea sandwiches with cream cheese that’s reminiscent of Great Gatsby days, of times when elegance reigned and things were …

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Lemon Glaze that's so easy and is perfect for cakes or cookies! Just five ingredients with a few secret touches.

Lemon Glaze for Desserts

Lemon Glaze that’s so easy and is perfect for cakes or cookies! Just five ingredients with a few secret touches. Everyone loves this Lemon Glaze. It’s the perfect way to perk up almost any dessert that might seem a little plain: just whip up some of this glaze for cake or whatever you want to …

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