Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Hot Dogs

Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Hot Dogs

It’s been a while since I’ve willingly eaten any hot dog other than at a ballpark. (I miss the St. Paul Saints now that I’m in Atlanta!) Due to the generosity of others, we’ve found ourselves with an abundance of hot dogs. Most of the kids like them as is, of course, but as an adult, I needed a little incentive. I decided to revive a childhood fave: Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Hot Dogs.

Momma Cat

Momma Cat & Kittens – 10 days old here. I’ll update more on the little family in a few days.

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Gyudon Japanese Beef & Rice Bowls

Gyudon Japanese Beef & Rice Bowls

As a Grandma (the littles call me “Amma”) I had kind of forgotten about some of the challenges in getting everyone “on board” with dinner. Especially now that I’m day to day with six very opinionated eaters. Gyudon Japanese Beef & Rice Bowls is something I trialed this week while the kids were gone and I think it’s going to be a winner.

Gyudon Japanese Beef & Rice Bowls

Gyudon Japanese Beef & Rice Bowls

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Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Sometimes I think a bell pepper can be stuffed with just about anything but I gotta tell you these easy Southwestern Stuffed Peppers are really a standout. They have the fun flavor of tacos but are fresher, lighter, and lower carb, and can I just say, stuffed with mostly pantry ingredients? And cheese. And ground beef, chicken or turkey (or just go vegetarian.) And then, well, more cheese.

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers – I love to use Pepper Jack, but use what you like…Pickled Jalapenos are optional.

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Southwestern Queso Burgers

Southwestern Queso Burgers

Sometimes you just need an epic burger and for me, that sometimes is a summer gathering or maybe a summer holiday. That’s when you need a knock your socks off show stopper of a burger. And if it’s messy, who cares when it’s these Southwestern Queso Burgers!

Southwestern Queso Burgers

Southwestern Queso Burgers with Queso Blanco, Roasted Peppers & Tortilla Strips

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