Recipes

Cast Iron Cooking: Try This Meaty Dutch Oven Chili Recipe

I have always been intimidated by cast iron cookware.  Owning pots and pans that needed to be “seasoned” and kept rust free, just seemed too high maintenance for me… until I started using the Lodge Cast Iron Dutch Oven. I LOVE cooking everything in one pot. My slow cooker was my best friend in the kitchen, and I used it at least once a week to cook dinner for my family. When it kicked the bucket about a month ago, I decided to replace it with an American made one. Well, I could not find a slow cooker made in...

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Make Egg Salad With Your Made in USA Mixer – We LOVE This Ultra-Clever Trick!

I read a lot of recipes, tips, and helpful hints, but today is the day that I found the best, most perfectly timed tip ever. I tried it. It worked perfectly. Read on to find out the trick to make Egg Salad the fast and easy way, and you get to use your Made in USA KitchenAid Mixer too! This is so simple, it is silly, but my friend Darla DeMorrow of HeartWork Organizing posted this on Facebook and I had one of those “Why didn't I think of that??” moments. Here it is. Use Your KitchenAid Mixer to Make...

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Eight Winter Cocktails To Get You Through The Cold

I love trying new recipes, and cocktails are no exception. I always make a new cocktail recipe each Christmas for my family. I've put together a list of eight winter cocktails that sound like they'd be a hit, and won't be too difficult or time consuming to make. Now it's time to figure out which of these I will make! Winter Cocktails to Get You Through the Cold Spiced Chai Latte with Infused Vodka 1 cup nut milk 5 ice cubes 1 1/2 teaspoons of sugar 1 oz  Chai Tea Infused vodka Blend and enjoy! Winter Cocktail #Recipe: Spiced Chai...

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Mushroom Stuffed London Broil Recipe: Cooking In a Cast Iron Skillet, American Made

Almost every piece of beef or fish I make in the oven is made in my Lodge cast iron skillets. Why? They turn out beautifully and go from stovetop to oven so easily.  I can put them in the oven on low heat or under the broiler and the pans are low maintenance. I can use any utensils in them and they clean up beautifully no matter what I cook in them. They don't warp, bend out of shape under high heat, and best of all they are made in the USA. Lodge cast iron is a family tradition...

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Simple Slow Cooker Sangria Recipe With Simply Organic Spices

As I think about gifting, or entertaining, it's the smiles and laughter enjoyed with family and friends that I love most. We love this simple slow cooker sangria recipe, you and your guests are sure to appreciate! I found a simple recipe for a fall Sangria on  The Chic Site, and I think you'll want to try it too. Here's what you'll need: 1 bottle Cabernet Sauvignon 3 cups apple cider 2 red apples (such as gala) and 2 green apples (such as granny smith) 1 green pear 1 orange Simply Organic Spices 4 cinnamon sticks 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground...

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