• 20 Foods To Buy Before A Blizzard

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    We just had a blizzard here in New Jersey. We had the wind of a Noreaster howling for hours. And, the snow really piled up. We wound up with 20 inches (not in the drifts).  We had a three-hour window […]

  • Slowcooker Meatball Cavatelli Soup #Recipe

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    We always have pasta on hand around here, both boxed and frozen. I often stock up on the frozen cavatelli because you can do  lot of things with it. One of those things you can make with it is soup. […]

  • Warm Pizza Dip #Recipe

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    I like to keep mozzarella sticks in the freezer. They’re tasty and always well received when we entertain. I was making some this past weekend and wanted to serve them with a warm dip, something more than the regular marinara […]

  • Meaty Pizza Pot Pie #Recipe

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    Most of us love the flavor of pizza. In our house we love the melty cheese, and we like meat on there too. But, the crust, sometimes it’s just too much. I thought it would be fun to see if […]

  • Pepper Steak Pizza #Recipe

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    Hubby really enjoys steak and onions. He also really enjoys a good thin crust pizza. I decided to put a pizza together for him the other night. As a fun treat, I decided to top it with peppers and onions. […]

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Zesty Slowcooker London Broil And Potatoes Recipe - From Val's Kitchen

Zesty Slowcooker London Broil And Potatoes #Recipe

I’ve made London Broil in the slow cooker a number of times. It’s easy to make and is always a hit here. I wanted to change it up a little bit and give it a zesty flavor that wouldn’t overpower. […]

Warm Cheesy Bacon Ranch Dip Recipe - From Val's Kitchen

Warm Cheesy Bacon Ranch Dip #Recipe

I had a loaf of Italian bread going stale. I wanted to make some warm dip. I decided that rather than throw the bread out, I’d make the dip in the bread. I am madly in love with this Warm […]

Slow Cooker Ham Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Slow Cooker Ham #Recipe

I had a big ham in the fridge that I got from the store for almost nothing over the holiday break. I wanted to cook it before it went bad. But, I had a full day planned on that day […]

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Zesty Slowcooker London Broil And Potatoes Recipe - From Val's Kitchen

Zesty Slowcooker London Broil And Potatoes #Recipe

I’ve made London Broil in the slow cooker a number of times. It’s easy to make and is always a hit here. I wanted to change it up a little bit and give it a zesty flavor that wouldn’t overpower. […]

Slow Cooker Ham Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Slow Cooker Ham #Recipe

I had a big ham in the fridge that I got from the store for almost nothing over the holiday break. I wanted to cook it before it went bad. But, I had a full day planned on that day […]

Slowcooker Sausage And Beef Shepherds Pie Soup Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Slowcooker Sausage And Beef Shepherds Pie Soup #Recipe

Shepherd’s Pie. So warming, filling and comforting. I wanted to try and put the flavor of one of our favorite dishes into a soup. It was really simple, and we were all really pleased with the results. Here’s how I […]

Easy Slowcooker Shepherds Pie Recipe - From Val's Kitchen

Easy Slowcooker Shepherd’s Pie #Recipe

We love shepherd’s pie. I have several variations that I make. The simplest variation, and the one that I made most often, uses ground beef, corn and mashed potatoes. We love it and eat it fairly often during the winter. […]

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Zesty Slowcooker London Broil And Potatoes Recipe - From Val's Kitchen

Zesty Slowcooker London Broil And Potatoes #Recipe

I’ve made London Broil in the slow cooker a number of times. It’s easy to make and is always a hit here. I wanted to change it up a little bit and give it a zesty flavor that wouldn’t overpower. […]

Slowcooker Sausage And Beef Shepherds Pie Soup Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Slowcooker Sausage And Beef Shepherds Pie Soup #Recipe

Shepherd’s Pie. So warming, filling and comforting. I wanted to try and put the flavor of one of our favorite dishes into a soup. It was really simple, and we were all really pleased with the results. Here’s how I […]

One-Pot Creamy Chicken Soup - From Val's Kitchen

One-Pot Creamy Chicken Soup #Recipe

One of my family’s favorite soups is a thick and creamy chicken soup. It’s not a very brothy soup, but it is a very filling and comforting soup. I usually make it on the stove but wanted to see if […]

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The Cookie Companion

REVIEW – The Cookie Companion

The product(s) featured in this post was provided free of cost to me. Please note that, as always, any personal opinions reflected in this post are my own and have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way. Some […]

Brownies Blondies and Bars

REVIEW – Brownies Blondies And Bars

The product(s) featured in this post was provided free of cost to me. Please note that, as always, any personal opinions reflected in this post are my own and have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way. Some […]

The Complete Guide to Sushi and Sashimi: Includes 625 step-by-step photographs

REVIEW – The Complete Guide to Sushi and Sashimi

The product(s) featured in this post was provided free of cost to me. Please note that, as always, any personal opinions reflected in this post are my own and have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way. Some […]

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From Val's Kitchen RESTAURANT REVIEW - Habit Burger Grill

RESTAURANT REVIEW – Habit Burger Grill, Eatontown NJ

Complimentary meal was provided. Please note that, as always, any personal opinions reflected in this post are my own. I love California burgers AKA burgers served with lettuce, a slice of tomato, and mayonnaise. I actually love California cheeseburgers better. […]

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The Cookie Companion

REVIEW – The Cookie Companion

The product(s) featured in this post was provided free of cost to me. Please note that, as always, any personal opinions reflected in this post are my own and have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way. Some […]

Brownies Blondies and Bars

REVIEW – Brownies Blondies And Bars

The product(s) featured in this post was provided free of cost to me. Please note that, as always, any personal opinions reflected in this post are my own and have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way. Some […]

The Complete Guide to Sushi and Sashimi: Includes 625 step-by-step photographs

REVIEW – The Complete Guide to Sushi and Sashimi

The product(s) featured in this post was provided free of cost to me. Please note that, as always, any personal opinions reflected in this post are my own and have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way. Some […]