it’s the best side that no one knows about. it’s a sleeper — everyone will love this

bring it to holiday (thanksgiving, christmas) dinners or even chili nights

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made this at a company potluck and it won a “best dish” award. the whole thing was made on-site

cheese congeals when it cools, so try to eat this QUICK or keep it warm.

one of my several complaints of the instant pot is the “keep warm” feature — it does a really bad job at it. i kind of wish it would have the same kind of warming as a slow cooker

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Ingredients

  • Chicken drumsticks
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce (marca pina – less salty than kikkoman)
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar (heinz)
  • 1 tbsp cane vinegar (datu puti sukang maasim)
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil + 1 tsp for sauteing onions
  • Salt and pepper
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Ingredients

  • 2 qt (8 cups) Water
  • 2 qt (8 cups) COLD Water (separated)
  • 3-4 Family Sized Lipton Iced Tea Bags
  • 2 cups of Sugar
  • Pinch of Baking Soda

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salty + sweet snacks on snacks on snacks!

Ingredients

  • 12.8 oz (box) Corn Chex
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 bottle Nori Fumi Furikake
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this is quite the breakfast — it’s really good and calls for naps afterwards

Ingredients

  • Jimmy Dean Regular Pork Sausage (roll)
  • Grands Biscuits (Honey flavored)
  • Shredded Mexican Cheese
  • Eggs (6, beaten)
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cameron played his first t-ball game last weekend! he finally got to do what he’s watched his older brothers do so many times (including a free snack at the snack bar…)

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Ingredients

  • Small Red Potatoes
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt/Pepper

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a running, hopefully constantly updated, list of the tools i use when making the websites

  • Owl Carouselif you MUST use carousels, this one should do the trick. it’s responsive and has a BOATLOAD of options
  • CMB2 – making custom metaboxes is time consuming and tough to maintain, use CMB2 to make them quicker and cleaner/prettier
  • Prepros – FREE (nagging message every 5 minutes), but only $29 for a lifetime license. awesome tool that works on windows/mac/linux that can compile LESS, Sass, minify js/css, make bacon, etc.
  • Fontello – don’t use images for your social media icons (or any icons for that matter) — you’ll most likely find what you’re looking for on the site. if you need to add more in the future, you can simply drag and drop the original svg you have and then add to it
  • Compressor.io – it’s like pied piper, but just for images. this needs to be a plugin and soon because it does an amazing job at compressing images
  • Slidebars – if you need to create an off-canvas menu/sidebar on your site, this is pretty clean and lightweight

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