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Tortellini Pasta Salad
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Tortellini Pasta Salad

Cheese-filled tortellini pasta brings a fun twist to a classic side dish! This pasta salad with Italian dressing is as easy as it gets and oh so tasty! Hello, sweet, sweet summertime! It’s SO good to be reunited with sunshine, warm weather, patio drinks and get-together’s with friends! Well, I guess these days gatherings are […]

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Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts

Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts have super crispy leaves and loads of flavor. With the ease of prep and short cook time, they’ll be your new favorite air fryer vegetable in no time! About a year ago, Zach and I went out for dinner at an upscale steakhouse in West Des Moines. Although the steak was […]

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Loaded Mashed Potatoes

These homemade Loaded Mashed Potatoes are sure to be the life of the party! With smooth and fluffy potatoes, rich cream cheese and ooey-gooey cheddar cheese, these are SO good, there’s no need for gravy! My sister and I are just 20 months apart and the older we get, the closer we become. When we […]

Best Ever Baked Beans
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Best Ever Baked Beans

Best Ever Baked Beans are meaty, perfectly sweet and 100% delicious! Try these and I can (almost) guarantee they’ll be the last bean recipe you will ever make! Baked beans.  You either love ‘em or you hate ‘em.  I’m 100% on team “Love ‘em!”  When I was a little tyke, Mom always bought Van Camps.  […]

Mexican Street Corn Salad
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Mexican Street Corn Salad

This salad is light, fresh and full of bright flavors. Grilled sweet corn, peppers, and onions are tossed with a cilantro-lime dressing making it the perfect side dish (or chip dip!) for taco night! When most people think of Iowa, they think of one of two things: pigs or corn. We have more pigs than […]