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This honey baked ham recipe uses a spiral ham and can be made in the crockpot. The glaze is a copycat to the store-bought version – creating a sugary crust. Keep your oven free by making this in the slow cooker! We aren’t near a Honey Baked Ham anymore to even considering making a purchase…

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We’re building Chipotle Burrito Bowls, one recipe at a time. We’ve already covered Cilantro Lime Rice. Today we’re making Chipotle Black Beans, which also happen to be vegetarian and soooo good! If you just want to learn how to make black beans, this recipe will become a staple on your list of favorite recipes. These…

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This Panera Mac and Cheese recipe is my kids’ favorite dish whenever we go to Panera. It’s also a great recipe if you’re looking for a white cheddar mac and cheese. Homemade also tastes better than any restaurant version you can get, so making this dish at home saves quite a bit (since I can…

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This is another great recipe from Aunt Mary! I have always loved Olive Garden and everything they have on their menu.  Although I think they are very reasonably priced, I don’t have the opportunity to dine out very often because of the economy.  So I came up with my own. I fixed dinner one night…

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I can’t remember the last time I visited a Long John Silvers! You won’t even know the difference between this batter recipe and the Long John Silvers chicken batter recipe! I’m sure this has to be healthier. In my head anyway! Either way, this copycat recipe hits the spot when I’m craving Long John Silvers chicken!…

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One of my all-time favorite soups at Panera is this Broccoli Cheddar Cheese soup. While I can’t get to Panera as often as I would like, this recipe is just as good and so simple to make on your own! Also, if you’re following a ketogenic diet (like our family is), cut out the flour…

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Need a quick and crowd pleasing appetizer? Try this Frito Bean Dip! You likely have all the ingredients in your home to whip up a batch. It’s simple and tastes good! Frito Bean Dip Ingredients 15 oz Refried Beans 6 Jalapeno slices (from jarred Jalapenos) 2 tsp, Brine (from jarred Jalapenos) 1/4 tsp, Sugar 1/4…

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Usually when I visit Starbucks, I only get coffee. And that has been few and far between lately since I prefer the flavor of smaller coffee shops now. But, I know lots of people LOVE their lemon loafs so this copycat is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf Ingredients CAKE 1…

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I love Chipotle. There, I said it! I never leave Chipotle without getting the guacamole. It’s the best!! In fact, our youngest loves guacamole now because of eating mine from Chipotle all the time! Since we moved, we only have one Chipotle to visit which is 20 minutes away. We eat it far less now,…

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We do not have a Panera Bread close by where I live, so I have to get creative when it comes to the ingredients.   They use Marzano tomatoes in this recipe, but I used the tomatoes right out of my garden and they were really good.  You can also use chopped canned tomatoes. Panera’s Rigatoni…

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