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  • Dinner, Lunch

    The Best Pork Carnitas

    Recently, I read that a fast food chain restaurant was unable to serve Pork Carnitas on their menu due to an issue with a pork supplier in their chain. I’ll spare ya the details,…

  • Dinner, Lunch

    Authentic Focaccia Bread

    In my kitchen, you’ll seldom find me happier than when I am baking bread.  Yeast breads are the comfort food of my youth and something I truly enjoy baking.  Focaccia bread is…

  • Dinner, Lunch, Snack

    Sandi’s Butter Dips

    The recipe for Butter Dips is one of the most coveted family recipes that I’ve gained in my recipe book in the last year. These delightful tender biscuit like fingers go with virtually…

  • Dinner, Lunch, Snack

    Prize Winning Dinner Rolls

    My quest for the perfect dinner roll recipe began after entering classes in the Iowa State Fair baking competition in 2010.  I had only baked cinnamon rolls, loaves of honey wheat bread…