Bacon Zucchini Spoon Bread ~ Home Cooking 101

Bacon Zucchini Spoon Bread ~ homestyle cooking ~ from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

If it has bacon it has to be good!   When I think of home cooking I usually think of something that’s stick-to-your ribs good.  I like to cook healthy meals with all of the right combos of good stuff but a lot of times my guys just want something with…….. drumroll please …….. BACON! I made this for the first time a few weeks ago

Chicken a la King ~ The Easy Way

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Chicken a la King Made with Rotisserie Chicken When I was growing up I remember my Mom making chicken à la king with toast. It was one of my favorite dinners but I forgot about it for years…ages even until a few weeks ago and I had such a craving for it I decided to make it.  I didn’t have my Mom’s recipe so I improvised

The Best Beef Vegetable Soup (from my Mom)

Quick and Hearty Beef Vegetable Soup from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Beef Vegetable Soup I love soups.  They always make me feel warm and full and I even make them in the summertime.  One of my absolute favorite’s is my Mom’s Beef Vegetable Soup.  My mom passed away when my oldest son was 2 years old so it’s been a long time since I’ve had HER soup but I am so very thankful that I have

Sweet Roasted Pepper and Caramelized Onion Cheese Bread ~ Holiday Recipes

Sweet Roasted Pepper, Caramelized Onion and Cheese Bread #MezzettaMemories

Christmas for my family and I is usually a quiet time with few celebrations out and about but that doesn’t stop us from having fun and ‘party food’ when we watch movies, play games or just spend the nights together.  I usually like to try new recipes but there are also the recipes that everyone wants year after year and cheese bread is one of them.

23 Thanksgiving Recipes That Can Be Made Ahead

23 Make Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

23 Thanksgiving Recipes That Can Be Made Ahead of Time We’re down to the wire and Thanksgiving will be here before you know it so now’s the time to start making as many dishes as you can ahead of time so you can enjoy the day with friends and family.  I have a round up of Soups, Sides and Desserts that are all delicious!  Soups Farm

Beef Tamale Pie with Cornbread Crust ~ Easy Weeknight Meals

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50 Easy Weeknight Meals Throughout the week and even the weekends I sometimes struggle with what to serve.  I’m short on time (we all are!) and I often don’t have on hand what I need to make something to satisfy the whole family.  With that in mind, a group of bloggers and I got together to bring our readers 50 Easy Weeknight Meals.   I’m

Easy to Make Cottage Pie with a Mashed Potato Crust ~ Home Cooking 101

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An Easy to Make and Delicious Cottage Pie ~ Part of the Home Cooking 101 Series Here at Cupcakes and Crinoline Sometimes all my family and I want is a hearty meal.  When that’s what your family is craving this Cottage Pie is sure to please.  It’s loaded with lots of fresh veggies and lean meat plus a delicious sauce and a luscious homemade mashed

Southwestern Pasta Casserole

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Southwestern Pasta Casserole ~ National Noodle Day  Did you know it was National Noodle Day?  Don’t feel bad if you didn’t….I didn’t either until a few weeks ago.    But now, since I know, I felt it only fitting to share a noodle recipe with you today and not only am I sharing a recipe with you but so are 11 other bloggers ~ so

Rich and Delicious Bolognese Sauce Made with Kefir

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Rich and Delicious Bolognese Sauce Made with Lifeway Kefir I have never made a Bolognese Sauce before….ever.  It sounded intimidating to me but in an effort to be bolder I decided to give it a go.  Not only was I going to make a homemade bolognese sauce with {mostly} fresh ingredients but I wanted to beef it up with some probiotic cultures.  I was on

Crock Pot Ribs with Dr. Pepper Barbecue Sauce

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Barbecue Ribs that are fall-off-the-bone tender and delicious are a breeze to make in the crock pot.  The ingredients are minimal and the process is easy.  I have NEVER, yep, NEVER made ribs before until I made this recipe.  I had been hesitant because I was sure it would be hard and that the ribs would be blah but I was wrong {thankfully!}.