Slow Cooker Beef and Bean Chili
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Slow Cooker Beef and Bean Chili

Need an easy weeknight dinner? This slow cooker chili is the ultimate hearty comfort food made with ground beef or turkey and a trio of beans. Perfect for those cold nights when you need something to warm up with. Everyone claims that their chili is the best version there is. This one is our family’s…

Slow Cooker Erwtensoep (Dutch Split Pea Soup)
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Slow Cooker Erwtensoep (Dutch Split Pea Soup)

This Slow Cooker erwtensoep is the Dutch version of split pea soup packed with bacon, ham, sausage and loads of veggies. It is an easy crock pot meal for those cold winter nights when you want some delicious comfort food to warm you up. What is erwtensoep? Erwtensoep, or split pea soup, is a popular…

Root Beer Beef Stew
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Root Beer Beef Stew

Sweet, rich, and hearty this Root Beer Beef Stew is simple to make on the stove or in the slow cooker and is sure to satisfy even the biggest eaters. I love cooking for holidays because it means I make something a little different than I normally do. This is a great Irish inspired recipe…

Easy 30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup
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Easy 30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup

Easy 30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup uses mainly pantry ingredients for a hearty and comforting soup that is sure to please the family. I remember in high school Spanish class needing to watch the movie Tortilla Soup which takes place in Los Angeles which is where I grew up. We had to make the soup…

30 Minute German Style Pumpkin Soup
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30 Minute German Style Pumpkin Soup

Made with canned pumpkin and veggies this rich German style pumpkin soup comes together quickly in just 30 minutes for a comforting winter soup. It is warm and simply seasoned with the favorite fall spice ground cloves. Pumpkin soup is fairly common in Germany and Switzerland and it’s one that my husband had many times…

Easy Harry Potter Themed Cupcakes
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Easy Harry Potter Themed Cupcakes

These spooky (and cute!) Basilisk and giant spider Harry Potter Themed Cupcakes will make any fan jump for joy (or fear) and make an easy treat for a Harry Potter party. I’ve got another fun chocolate recipe for you today. Have you checked out the Strawberry Balsamic Chocolate Sauce or the #Choctoberfest giveaway yet? If…