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The Ultimate Slow-Cooker Shredded BBQ Beef. What I’m about to show you should be illegal because it’s so easy.

The Ultimate Slow-Cooker Shredded BBQ Beef

In fact, it may just BE illegally easy and here I am risking my life as I know it to share it with you guys. You’re welcome. You know, in advance before I get locked away. Not that I’m dramatic or anything… In all seriousness though this is the easiest dinner I think I’ve ever made. Mini Ham & Cheese Quinoa Cups. Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups are poppable and packed with protein.

Mini Ham & Cheese Quinoa Cups

The perfect breakfast recipe or snack idea! I had this whole spiel ready about how real men do, in fact, eat quiche, as demonstrated by Ben who housed nearly a dozen Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups that resemble wee baby quiche for dinner, but then I remembered that quiche have crust and Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups do not, so in reality they’re more like mini frittatas and well, all was tragically lost. Ok, let me explain. First of all, Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups might be my new favorite thing on the planet. I may or may not have squealed with delight when they came out of the oven. In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita - Recipe - Sausage-Stuffed Potatoes. The ultimate meal for meat and potato lovers; the potatoes absorb all the meaty goodness of the bacon and sausage stuffing. 10 medium Yukon Gold or Idaho potatoes4 tbsp. olive oil3 tbsp. butter1 large onion, chopped5 carrots, sliced3 celery stalks, choppedPinch dried chili flakes (optional) Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste2 tbsp. chopped thyme2 tbsp. chopped rosemary1 cup chicken stockSausage Stuffing9 ounces sweet Italian sausage, casing removed2 large garlic cloves, minced1 onion, choppedHandful Italian parsley, chopped5 ounces lean smoked bacon, chopped1 egg Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Peel the potatoes and rinse under cold water.

In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita - Recipe - Sausage-Stuffed Potatoes

Cut a thin slice off the top of each potato. Set aside. This will be the lid for the stuffed potatoes. Random funny pictures. Mac and Cheese Cups. Share this image Share It Pin It When I first graduated from college, and was living in a dreary little apartment, mac and cheese was one of my few specialties.

Mac and Cheese Cups

Granted it was straight from a box, but it was one of those meals that made me feel like I was home. Crash Hot Potatoes. Man, do I love Australia.

Crash Hot Potatoes

First, my oldest daughter was conceived there on our honeymoon…and while we’re on the subject, have I ever shared with you that we almost named her “Sydney” as a nod to her point of origin? In the end, I chickened out, though—I thought that might be a little corny, and truth be told, I think she was actually conceived in Brisbane. But I’ll stop there. This is a family-friendly website.


Garlicky Baked Fries. I’m never going to make garlic potato fries any other way.

Garlicky Baked Fries

These garlic fries, win hands down as the best garlic french fries I’ve ever made. Plus they are baked – so I won’t feel too guilty if I make it every time I’m craving for some potato comfort. When I read that there is garlic infused oil involved, my heart skipped a beat (in a good way, not the way oil would otherwise treat your heart). I got down to making them immediately. I used extra virgin olive oil instead of vegetable oil because I just love the aroma that garlic and olive oil combine to impart.


Dips_Appetizers. Soups. Falafel. Eureka!


I love it when I learn how to make something I’ve never made before, especially when it’s dead easy, and even good for me. I was grumpy when I got home. Muffin Lasagna. Recipe slightly adapted from Hungry Girl (makes 12) 12 oz raw ground turkey.