• One Pot Chicken Skillet Dinner - Delicious One Pot Chicken Dinner that will get a hot nutritious meal on the table for you and your family in about 30 minutes. With Southwest spices as well as corn, beans and cheese it will give you a spicy little kick. #onepotmeals #onepot #chickendinner #chickenrecipes
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    One Pot Chicken Dinner

    This one pot chicken dinner will enable you to get a delicious and nutritious meal on your table in about 30 minutes. I made this one pot Chicken Skillet for dinner last night and my friend put a picture of it on Facebook. Well, since that post on Facebook last night, I have had 10+ requests both publicly and privately for the recipe. This is really a very simple recipe but is packed with a LOT of flavor. The total prep and cooking time is approximately 30 or so minutes, so easily able to be made even after a busy day at work or busy day working in the yard.…

  • Southwest Stuffed Spaghetti Squash - Super easy, vegetarian, cheesy deliciousness! This is a great meal for Meatless Mondays | vegetarian recipes | pescatarian recipes | meatless monday recipes | southwest recipes | southwestern | | two southern sweeties | #vegetarian
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    Southwest Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

    Southwest Stuffed Spaghetti Squash A good friend of mine, Eileen, rarely eats meat. She started this way of eating after her daughter became a Pescatarian. Someone who is a Pescatarian does not eat meant but does eat fish. Well anyways, she is a huge “foodie” just as I am. We are always looking for new recipes and trying them out. Do you have any idea how hard it is to do that with someone that doesn’t eat meat? Ha Ha!! I found a recipe recently that sounded really good and reminded me of both Eileen and her daughter. I figured I would give it a try as Tom is always…

  • Shrimp Scampi Risotto is super easy, warm, creamy decadent comfort food. Perfect for a meal or as a side dish. Rice | Risotto | Simple Risotto | Arborio | Italian Food | Italian Recipes | #risotto #italianrecipes
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    Shrimp Scampi Risotto

    Two Southern Sweeties Shrimp Scampi Risotto This recipe was originally published on Two Southern Sweeties on December 5, 2012 Looking for something delicious, easy and warming for dinner tonight? Well here it is…..Shrimp Scampi Risotto!! Now don’t freak out. I know many people hear the word “risotto” and think it is difficult to make. I promise, it’s not at all. It does require you to be an active participant however, so this is not a good idea for dinner parties. For those of you that don’t know, risotto is made with Arborio rice. This can be found in most any grocery store and even at Target. Feel free to add…

  • 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…

  • Almond Joy Macaroons
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    Almond Joy Macaroons

    Almond Joy Macaroons If it has coconut, chocolate, and nuts…I’m in!!! I just love those things mixed together. When it comes in the form of a recipe that only has 4 ingredients and is perfect for any occasion both formal and informal, well that just ROCKS!! Not to mention it’s a sweet little morsel of goodness! Almond Joy Macaroons are so easy to make, just mix the ingredients together, scoop them onto a parchment-lined cookie sheet and bake. Ta Da!!! Yes, they really are that simple and quick. I usually make a double batch of these as they tend to disappear quickly, especially around Christmas time. **When you scoop these…

  • Baked Brown Rice
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    Easy Baked Brown Rice

    This easy baked brown rice is a staple that everyone should have in your refrigerator. Ok, I admit it, I am a carb fanatic!!! I have been trying to eat a bit healthier and these past several years, I just haven’t been able to¬†wrap my tongue around “brown rice” …UNTIL NOW!!! This is very flavorful and almost tastes like white rice. It works well with everything, including eating it plain right out of a bowl (one of my favorite ways, truth be told. When you keep a pan of this in the fridge you can easily add it to a soup or a stew. It is also great to warm…

  • Fruity Cookies
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    Fruity Cookies

    I know, “Fruity Cookies” sounds a bit funny. I am really not sure where the name came from, possibly my Mama, but I just love saying it. These have been a tradition in my family at Christmas time since, well since I can remember. Fruit Cake is one of my very least favorite Christmas treats, although my husband absolutely loves it. These little cookies resemble them ever so slightly, however, I don’t believe I have met someone yet that has not loved these. They are also terrific to enjoy while dipping into a hot cup of coffee. I really hope that you will make a batch and try them. I…

  • These are the best gingersnap cookies. You will never be able to eat just one of these gingersnaps
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    Can’t Eat Just One Gingersnaps

    Can’t Eat Just One Gingersnaps These Gingersnaps are absolutely AWESOME!!! You can’t eat just one, honestly, you can’t!! We even call them “Crack Cookies” LOL. When I had heard about these cookies, I called my mother in law (now former mother in law) and asked her to send her recipe. She sent me the recipe and the next day I decided I would whip up a batch. Aileen came over and sat at the kitchen table working on her laptop while I started mixing these little jewels up. The dough smells heavenly, just like Christmas to me. I rolled the little balls of dough into the size of marbles and…