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Homemade Clam Chowder

Hey There! This recipe for Clam Chowder is SO good! It is very very close to the one my mom used to make for me that I absolutely loved growing up! My dear Gabby said that it is the ONLY clam chowder she enjoys eating! I knew then and there you needed this recipe. It really is fantastic and quite easy. Creamy dreamy feel good food at its finest! Serve it with a hot roll and some melty butter and you have a chefs kiss meal! What is your most favorite soup recipe? I'd love for you to let me know in the comments at the end of the post!

Our Real Families Real Menu Jan 13-22 2023

Hello Friend! Here is our menu for the next 10 days or so. Have a great weekend! If you are interested in any of the recipes or have a comment please feel free to leave it in the comments following the blog post. Enjoy You kitchen! LUNCHES 1 . PB and bacon sandwiches and chips 2.    hot dogs, grape tomatoes or baby carrots and chips 3.  tuna dip and crackers 4.egg salad sandwiches and chips  5. bagels w cream cheese and ham 6.  grilled cheese and soup 7. leftovers 8. ramen 9. mandarin oranges and cottage cheese and muffins DINNERS 1. OUT 2. Homemade Rotisserie chicken, mashed potatoes and veggies, rice crispy treats 3. hamburgervegetable soup w cheese and hot rolls 4. teriyaki chicken, fried rice and veggies 5. butter chicken and rice  6. hot dog potatoes boats and veggies 7. hot pockets easy kid dinner 8. chili, corn bread 9. potato bar ding dong cake 10.  frito pie

Award WInning Semi-Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

  Hello There! Thanks for stopping by! Today We have an award winning Spaghetti Sauce Recipe you are going to love! It is fairly easy and makes a ton of sauce! You are going to love this one! Let me know if you decide to make it or if you have any questions. Have a wonderful day and Enjoy your Kitchen!

Kickin' White Chicken Chili ONLY $11.50 for the whole pot!

This white chicken chilli is above delicious! It is full of flavor with just a little kick that tops it off perfectly. Dont get me wrong, it isnt even what I would consider hot but has just the right amount of heat to make it just right for our wide array of tastes around here. I think you will love it! Give this one a try asap! PS at only $11.50 for the entire pot this one is also quite budget friendly!  

Our Real Families Real Menu Dec 29 2022-Jan 8 2023

Thurs Dec 29 lunch-frito pie dinner-lasagna and garlic bread Friday Dec  30 lunch-PB and Honey and chips dinner-tikka marsala easy for the kids Saturday Dec 31 NEW YEARS EVE lunch-Fried egg sandwiches and baby carrots dinner-cowboy caviar, chicken tamale casserole, cherry chocolate cake, cherry cheesecake bars and rice crispy treats etc OR tamales and hoppin john   Sunday Jan 1 BIG FHE lunch-frozen pizza dinner-NACHOS! We bring guac, sour cream, chicken and shredded cheese  Monday Jan  2 lunch-tuna dip and apples dinner-slow cooker cheesy chicken broccoli rice Tuesday Jan 3 lunch-PB and bacon sandwiches and chips dinner-BBQ chicken thighs, stuffing and veggies Wednesday Jan  4 lunch-freezer find dinner-teriyaki chicken and fried rice and veggies Thursday Jan 5 lunch-eggs and toast dinner-hamburger vegetable soup w cheese and hot rolls Friday Jan 6 lunch-leftovers dinner-loaded fries Saturday Jan 7 lunch-soup and toast dinner-hot dog potato boats and veggies Sunday Jan 8 lunch-cheesy ch

Hoppin' John a Good Luck Family Tradition

This tradition comes directly from my Angel Mother. Her parents are from the South where Hoppin' John was developed I believe. It is said that the peas represent coins but honestly I have not a clue why its lucky or why it has this title but only that we eat it and love it! Its a great way to use your leftover Christmas ham and who doesn't want to go into the new year with some luck? We always ate Hoppin' John on new years day. I love it! After being married to my dear husband we have combine our two families new years food traditions and eat Hoppin' John and handmade tamales. Although this combo isnt typical we have done it for so long that to me it very much goes together, just like me and my sweetheart do. What are your new years traditions? Do you eat the same every year or shake it up?  

Merry Christmas!

  Merry Christmas Friends! We are spending these next few days soaking up the season with our family and loving every minute of it! We hope that you are having a season exactly as you like and are living your best life! Thank you so much for being here! We are so grateful for you!  Have a Merry Christmas!