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The Boardsmith

All I wanted for Christmas was a new butcher block cutting board. I had to retire my old one and since it’s something I use every day in the kitchen I was anxious to find a replacement. John actually stumbled across The Boardsmith and it just so happens they are located here in Frisco, TX. …

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2 Nights in Boston

Baseball is a priority in the Unger household, and since John’s bucket list includes a visit to all the baseball parks across the US, Fenway Park made the top of the list since it is the oldest standing baseball stadium. John grew up watching the Mets and they happen to be his favorite team so …

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Opened jar of Frans Raspberry Sauce

Frans Dessert Sauce

We are no strangers to cheesecake but I have to say Frans Raspberry Dessert Sauce will take your cheesecake to a whole new level. The brand is based out of Seattle, WA however lucky for us it’s distributed here in Texas. I was introduced to this jar of goodness by my brother and sister-in-law. Mike …

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Lemon Spaghetti

When it comes to pasta John likes the simple approach. If he had it his way he would be satisfied with a bowl of pasta noodles with olive oil or butter along with salt and pepper. With Spring in full swing I wanted to find a way to kick this recipe up a notch and …

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Serving Lentil Soup

Healthy Instant Pot Lentil Soup

I was introduced to Lentil soup last year and couldn’t believe how flavorful it was and making it in the Instant Pot was a breeze. John recently got me the Step by Step Instant Pot cookbook by Jeffrey Eisner and his Lentil Soup recipe is delicious! I still can’t believe how easy and fast meals …

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Blueberry overnight oats in mason jars

Overnight Blueberry Oats

Breakfast is a meal I try not to skip, so when I find a recipe that ups my breakfast routine everyone wins. Overnight oats have become quite the sensation and very popular in the last couple of years. If you Google “Overnight Oat” recipes you will likely be overwhelmed. I ran across this blueberry recipe …

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Cooked smoked bacon a platter

Easy Smoked Bacon

I love the saying, “Everything tastes better with bacon“. It’s so true, any excuse to add bacon in a dish and everyone wins. I ran across a tip years ago that cooking bacon in the oven vs on the stove is better. It doesn’t make a mess and if you are able to elevate the …

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Cashew Chicken with white rice on plate

Cashew Chicken

I’m a huge fan of the Pioneer Woman and her Cashew Chicken is a tried and true recipe that I love to make and enjoy 😉 Every time I make this I forget how easy it is to prepare. It’s a hybrid of a chicken and rice dish with a slant of Asian flavors. The …

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