Roasted Mushroom Barley Risotto

Roasted Mushroom Barley Risotto

Roasted Mushroom Barley Risotto is one of those cozy, fall dishes that takes very little effort but has a huge payoff in flavor. And even though this dish and dishes like this are typically called “risotto” it’s made with barley rather than rice. Call me Miss Obvious, lol! 🙂

Roasted Mushroom Barley Risotto

Roasted Mushroom Barley Risotto with Simple Roasted Onions

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Sun-Dried Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

Sun-Dried Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

I first had this Sun-Dried Tomato Feta Pasta Salad from the grocery deli and I was in love at first bite! It was like every flavor in that salad (which is filled with bold flavor) was jumping in turn, hoping to get noticed; keeping my interest and making me want to go back for another bite and another!

Sun-Dried Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

Sun-Dried Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

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Instant Pot Brisket Street Tacos

Instant Pot Brisket Street Tacos

I gotta tell ya, my fave recipe of the year has got to be Instant Pot Brisket Street Tacos. That’s sayin’ a lot because the winter holidays haven’t even rolled around yet and that’s when I do most of my “special” cooking and lots of desserts. Who knows, maybe I’ll make something that will edge these tacos out, yet, but these are mouth-watering crazy good.

Instant Pot Brisket Street Tacos

Instant Pot Brisket Street Tacos

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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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