Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Cheddar Bay Chicken Casserole

This casserole has chicken and marinara and topped with Red Lobster biscuits - so delicious!

Cheddar Bay Chicken Casserole // This casserole has chicken and marinara and topped with Red Lobster biscuits - so delicious! #recipe #chicken #casserole #biscuit #cheddarbay

I have yet to have an authentic Red Lobster Cheddar Bay biscuit because I'm honestly not a huge fan of seafood, so I don't really ever go to Red Lobster. I have always meant to make homemade copycat  biscuits, but never got around to it. I actually wasn't even aware there was Cheddar Bay biscuit mix, but took a chance that I would go to the grocery store and it would be there. I was really happy with how this turned out. I love anything with marinara and the biscuit topping was seriously amazing. I have got to make homemade Cheddar Bay biscuits soon.

Cheddar Bay Chicken Casserole // This casserole has chicken and marinara and topped with Red Lobster biscuits - so delicious! #recipe #chicken #casserole #biscuit #cheddarbay

Monday, November 20, 2017

Menu Plan Monday - November 20, 2017

Menu Plan Monday for Nov 20, 2017 // What I'm making this week #menuplanmonday #mealplan

It's already Thanksgiving week! What?! It's gonna be a small Thanksgiving unfortunately. All the siblings are now out of state and won't be home until Christmas. So it'll be just my crew, my mom-in-law, mom, and brother. But I do want to make my first stuffing and then also desserts as per usual. Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving (if you are American and celebrating this week!).

Monday - Spaghetti
Tuesday - Crockpot Chicken Fajitas
Wednesday - Olive Garden Pasta e Fagoli
Thursday - Sausage Cranberry Pecan Stuffing // Pecan Pie Blondies // Caramel Pumpkin Spice Blondie Streusel Cheesecake
Friday - Culver's Butter Burgers
Saturday - Cinnamon Roll Casserole
Sunday - Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

What are you having for dinner this week?
Feel free to leave a link to the recipe in the comments!

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Southern KFC Fried Chicken

This tasty fried chicken copycat is easy to make at home and finger-lickin' good!

Southern KFC Fried Chicken // This tasty fried chicken copycat is easy to make at home and finger-lickin' good! #recipe #chicken #kfc #copycat

I haven't had KFC in ages but my family used to get it a ton when I was a kid, so this copycat recipe definitely brings up good memories. We paired our chicken with mashed potatoes and corn - I totally forgot biscuits - shame on me, right?! Regardless, this meal definitely filled us up and I know that Nick and the kids cannot wait to have it again. We love spicy fried chicken, but this seasoned crispy fried chicken was great too!

Southern KFC Fried Chicken // This tasty fried chicken copycat is easy to make at home and finger-lickin' good! #recipe #chicken #kfc #copycat

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Throwback Thursday #48

Throwback Thursday No. 48 | Rediscovering Old Favorites in the Recipe Archive

I think it's so funny to see when I discovered Pioneer Woman because all of these Throwbacks are containing at least one PDub recipe. This PASTA ALLA MARLBORO MAN is a wonderful spaghetti-like recipe. I really enjoyed the flavors that came from the simple ingredients.


I enjoy trying many different roast recipes. This TENDER ROAST WITH VEGGIES AND GRAVY recipe is also quite simple, but packs such a flavorful punch. It's a very classic tasting roast.


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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Copycat Applebee's All-In Brunch Burgers #FantasticalFoodFight

Welcome to another Food Fight! Fantastical Food Fight is a group of food bloggers who will get a theme or ingredient each month and make some sort of variation for it. It could be traditional or nontraditional and can be found in a cookbook, on a blog, or be a blogger's own creation! For more details, check out this page.

Copycat Applebee's All-In Brunch Burgers // This burger is stacked with bacon, fried egg, and hashbrown - it's breakfast on a bun! #recipe #copycat #FantasticalFoodFight #beef #burger #applebees

November's theme is FAST FOOD COPYCATS and I could not be more ready to see what my fellow food fighters have in store for today's theme. I personally consider a lot of restaurants fast food even though they may not be fast. So my copycat for today is a burger I've always wanted to get at Applebee's, but never do. I am a creature of habit and cannot NOT get my favorite: the quesadilla burger! I need to make a copycat for it soon, but I had to make this All-In Brunch Burger first.

Copycat Applebee's All-In Brunch Burgers // This burger is stacked with bacon, fried egg, and hashbrown - it's breakfast on a bun! #recipe #copycat #FantasticalFoodFight #beef #burger #applebees

I believe the onion and bacon is cooked into the burger patty, but I don't like that. I find that just means my burgers aren't going to cook as well because they'll be sticking to the pan and then the onions won't be cooked uniformly. So I chose to cook the onions with the hashbrowns and the bacon by itself. I also am unsure if you get a choice in whether your egg yolk is hard or overeasy. No one in my household likes overeasy (except me on the rare occasion), so I just did our eggs cooked all the way through. These were an absolutely magnificent burger. Matthew and Cami both claimed that it had definitely hit top 5 for them and Nick also claimed it was one of the best burgers he had ever eaten. I thought it was pretty freaking fantastic too.