• Simple & full-proof recipe to make a beautiful medium rare, Sunday Dinner Roast Beef. This is just like my Mama used to make! Medium Rare Beef, Christmas Dinner, Best Roast Beef Ever #roastbeef
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    Best Roast Beef Ever

    Two Southern Sweeties Best Roast Beef Ever When I was growing up, my Mama used to make a nice roast beef dinner at least once a month. Now I’m not talking a pot roast, I’m talking about a delicious, medium-rare roast beef. She would make mashed potatoes and a delicious au jus to go with the beef. Of course, there was always either a salad or some other vegetable served with it, however, I was never a huge veggie person when I was younger. The prize of the dinner was this mouthwatering roast! Over the years, this recipe has completely intimidated me! I don’t think that I have ever actually…

  • These delicious pinto beans make an inexpensive meal or a great side dish. Best yes, they are made in a Crock Pot / slow cooker so you just set it and forget it.
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    Crock-Pot Pinto Beans

    These delicious crock-pot pinto beans are packed with a huge amount of flavor! They also are cooked in a crock-pot so they are super easy. Lately, I have been trying to clean out my freezer and pantry. If you’re anything like me, you have a lot of things in those places that you have completely forgotten about as they get shoved to the back. Well yesterday morning I came across a BIG ham bone in the freezer and a large bag of pinto beans in the pantry. I don’t know about you, but that was seemed like a sign from someone that I was supposed to make a big pot…

  • Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole
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    Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

    This chicken and wild rice casserole is creamy, yummy comfort food. You and your family will be making this often, especially because it is so easy and feeds a crowd! We’re starting to feel a bit of a chill in the air, yes, even here in North Carolina. These are the times I love to have warm, delicious comfort food for dinners. My hubby is a helicopter modification specialist and works in a hangar at Simmons Army Air Field at Fort Bragg and let me tell y’all, those things are not heated or cooled. So when he comes home from work, he is cold and hungry at this time of…

  • Breakfast,  Recipes

    Coconut-Almond French Toast Casserole

    This elegant Coconut-Almond French Toast Casserole looks fancy, is super easy, and beyond delicious. Coconut Almond French Toast Casserole Ingredients French Toast:Unsalted butter, for greasing dish9 slices Texas Toast or other thick-sliced bread6 large eggs3 1/2 cups half-and-half5 tablespoons granulated sugar1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamonPinch of salt Coconut-Almond Crust:1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons sweetened coconut flakes1/3 cup plus 1/4 cup sliced almonds5 tablespoons granulated sugar5 tablespoons all-purpose flourPinch salt6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened1 large egg plus 1 large egg yolkConfectioners’ sugar and berries, for garnish, optional Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Lightly butter a 9-by-13-inch casserole dish. For the French toast: Lay the bread slices…

  • Health,  Recipes

    Garden Vegetable Soup

    Garden Vegetable Soup This simple garden vegetable soup is a take on the Weight Watchers Zero Point soup ( Now known as WW). Not only does it help to fill you with flavorful, fiber-filled vegetables to keep you from being hungry, but it really is a warm delicious meal! I absolutely love this garden vegetable soup! If you’re like me, you probably have a lot of veggies hanging out in your refrigerator. Even though I use the tips from our blog post How To Make Your Groceries Stay Fresh Longer And Stop Throwing Away Money, I do still to tend to have some vegetables that seem to not get put into other…

  • Sour Cream Coffee Cake - This is a delicious family recipe. Coffee cake recipe is great for brunch. #coffeecake #brunchrecipes
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    Sour Cream Coffee Cake

    There are some foods that remind us of our childhood, this Sour Cream Coffee Cake is one of those foods. My Mama used to make this every month or so. When I would come home from school and inhale that beautiful smell, I knew we must be having company over or we were celebrating something. This really is such a simple coffee cake but I think because it was done in a beautiful bundt pan, it seemed more difficult than it actually was and of course, I’m sure that is why I thought it was only for special occasions when I was younger. Well y’all, I’m here to show you…

  • Crock Pot Creamy Chicken And Stuffing
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    Creamy Crock Pot Chicken and Stuffing

    Creamy Crock Pot Chicken and Stuffing Cooler temperatures have us craving warm, creamy comfort food. I wanted to be able to have something that would fit that bill, not take all day to cook and was still jam packed with flavor. This recipe fits that bill and was a lot of fun to come up with. Creamy Crock-Pot Chicken and Stuffing came to be by looking at what I had left over in the fridge as well as what I had in the pantry. As I explained yesterday, I always have chicken on hand either cooked and shredded in the freezer or in this case, left over from our Really…

  • Chili Mac - Delicious, hearty, one pot meal. Cheesy pasta with ground beef and a spicy tomato gravy. Better than Hamburger Helper | One Pot Meal | Stick To Your Ribs | Comfort Food | Two Southern Sweeties | #onepotmeals
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    Easy Chili Mac – An Updated Version Of A Childhood Favorite​

    Chili Mac is a quick and hearty meal that will stick to your ribs. I don’t know about y’all but I used to love Hamburger Helper (sometimes I still do..shhh don’t tell). This Chili Mac is a more grown-up version that is just as quick but much healthier and more flavorful. Who doesn’t like cheesy pasta with hamburger and tomatoes? Whip up a batch of this Chili Mac and I bet your family will go wild for it! This is so easy and is a one-pot meal. Most of you probably already have the ingredients to make it. Check your freezer, fridge, and pantry now! Make it a great day!…