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Trying Nerdy Nummies Recipes

Trying Nerdy Nummies Recipes

Watching Rosanna Pansino’s Nerdy Nummies YouTube channel has become a favorite pastime. Her thematic dress and set decor, humor, and aptitude for baking amazing themed treats is unparalleled. She brings true entertainment and inspiration to the realm of baking. While her videos are tutorials, I found myself hundreds of views deep over many years without having made any of her creations. So it was finally time for trying Nerdy Nummies recipes out. Let’s get started! This post will be more…

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Perfect Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

Perfect Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

You know that feeling when you want something so bad? When you work and work at it and nothing ever turns out right? The desire to give up comes and goes, but you know you just have to keep trying. Those feelings and more surrounded my search for a good tzatziki sauce. Well, at last, after many store bought fails and unsatisfying recipes online, I made up my own perfect homemade tzatziki sauce. As a military family we have our…

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Super Simple Korean Beef

Super Simple Korean Beef

Here’s another super simple staple from the JBS kitchen. Can’t tell you how often I make this recipe and have yet to post it. Super Simple Korean Beef was first tried as something a bit outside the box for a weeknight dinner, and immediately became a staple. Follow the recipe below for a super saucy, and super simple Korean beef recipe next time you’re in a rut for what to cook. Super Simple Korean Beef first came from a defeated…

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Greek Seasoned Chicken and Potatoes

Greek Seasoned Chicken and Potatoes

For most of my life I have loved Greek food. For as long as I can remember my aunt catered all our family gatherings from a local Greek bistro in my hometown. Maybe it’s the nostalgia, or the bright and fresh flavors, but Greek is certainly my favorite type of food. It wasn’t until recent years that I started to cook Greek-inspired dishes at home. Since then, Greek Pita Night has become a thing in our house similar to a…

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Bean Salsa AKA Cowboy Caviar

Bean Salsa AKA Cowboy Caviar

Coming to you today with another one of our super simple and delicious recipes. This is an easy side dish great for parties, appetizers, and is even an alternative to standard chips and salsa for taco night and more. If you’ve never heard of cowboy caviar or a quick bean salsa before, you have got to try this. Bean Salsa AKA Cowboy Caviar has become my go-to recipe to bring to potlucks or as an easy side dish when we…

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Olive Bread 2 Ways

Olive Bread 2 Ways

Olive Bread came into my life like a beam of sunshine a few years ago. I came across this delicious invention from The Pioneer Woman on my YouTube feed and just knew I had to make it. Once I made it, I knew the recipe was in fact deliciously perfect, and perfectly simple to make. You can find the video I watched here. It is one of those flash bird’s eye view recipe videos, which I find oddly satisfying whether…

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How To Can Peaches 2 Ways

How To Can Peaches 2 Ways

If you would have told me 10 years ago that today I’d be living in a (relatively) small town and canning fruit from my backyard, I would have laughed. Probably more like witch cackled, and thought you were nuts. Heck, even 1 year ago the result would have been the same. Today I am happy and proud to share I have expanded my culinary game and added canning to my kitchen skills set. The first crop to contend in our…

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Easter Rice Krispies Treats

Easter Rice Krispies Treats

Rice Krispies are one of my family’s favorite cereals. We love to eat them in their good old cereal form, and make them into yummy treats! Rice Krispies treats are so easy to make and customize to different tastes and holidays. With Easter a few days away it was time to make another treat with this trusty cereal. Making rice krispies treats is so simple. It takes a few ingredients, and few minutes. It is so simple I love to…

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Buffalo Chicken Crescent Cups

Buffalo Chicken Crescent Cups

The Super Bowl is this weekend. While I’m not a football fan, who doesn’t love good game food? Buffalo chicken dip or Buffalo wings are a common game food. What if you can take the favorite flavor of buffalo sauce and make in a whole new way for the big game? I love Buffalo sauce and you guys know, if I can make something into a cupcake I will. So here’s my take on the common buffalo chicken dip: buffalo…

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Kid Approved Trail Mix

Kid Approved Trail Mix

  Kid approved trail mix was inspired by my kids. My always hungry, often picky, kids. We were gearing up for a summer road trip with 6+ hours of car confinement and I knew I had to roll out some new tricks to keep the vehicle peaceful. My kids are always clamoring for their next snack. A little bowl of goldfish, an apple, some cereal, any of it. Or all of it. It can be hard to keep snacks healthy…

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