Easy Beef Taquitos

      Janelle from Comfy In The Kitchen has a great easy dinner recipe!  This is perfect for the back-to-school season!  Janelle writes: What a blessing it is that my husband’s company is so close to home. We take full advantage of more time together and cherish our lunch dates. This is something I made for us for lunch last week and thought I would share! These are not only yummy but very easy to make (and yes, for those of us with allergies- it is naturally allergy friendly!). Serve with homemade salsa!   Easy Beef Taquitos    12 […]

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The Tidbit Tray – Perfect “After-School” Snack

  Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen has the perfect “After-School” snack ideas!  Janelle writes: There’s just “something” inviting about a tidbit tray….it helps congregate, holds ya over, and is a great way to offer hospitality. I make tidbit trays all the time- For family, guests…even for lunches! I use whatever I have on hand and it always seems to work…nothing fancy, just “comfy”. If I know the children are really hungry around “almost” dinner time {while I am busy cooking!}, I’ll make them a tidbit tray and skip making a dinner salad. Again, I simply scour the refrigerator and cupboards […]

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Incredible Edible Dirt Pudding

  Janelle from Comfy In the Kitchen is back with a  fun summer recipe!  She Writes: Dirt pudding is so easy…so fun…so yummy! Adults and children alike enjoy this special dessert. You can dress it up with wormies, put it in a flower pot {or small pots like the ones shown above}, or simply serve it with the oreo “dirt” topping in a serving bowl. No matter the initial presentation, there will surely be a bowl licked clean in the end! Enjoy! {This recipe can be multiplied to your desired amount} *Oh, yes…I do enjoy making my own whipped cream […]

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Easiest Donut Recipe Ever!

  Mmmmmmm…that’s all I can say about Janelle’s Friday recipe for us!  My children say thank you  Miss. Comfy in the Kitchen!  lol! Janelle writes: Wow! Wow! Wow! These really are the easiest doughnuts ever! If you like Elephant Ears or Funnel Cakes…you are going to LOVE these- they taste just like them. Your family is going to run into the kitchen when they wake up to the smell of these “almost homemade” doughnuts. Do you have guests staying with you over the Holiday weekend? This is a perfect breakfast solution that will get TONS of oohhhs and ahhhs! Serve with […]

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Easy Peasy Delicious Dump Cake

Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen is back with a delicious recipe for us!  This one is easy peasy and tasty – just don’t count the calories people lol!! Janelle writes: This recipe is so easy, a 4 and 6 year old can make it! I am not typically a pineapple lover..but I have to say this recipe is deeeeeelicious! It is one of “those” recipes that if left on the counter, covered, you get a fork..lift the foil… and take a bite before you leave the kitchen…over and over….agh! This is a keeper! 5 Ingredients. 1 box yellow cake mix, […]

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Triple Berry Cobbler – Easy

  Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen has the perfect summer desssert for us!  Janelle writes: Just the smell of this delicious dessert will have you drooling! Summer has arrived and I can’t think of a better dessert to make with fresh berries. Using pre-made pie crust makes this a very quick and easy recipe, but still tastes every bit as homemade. Serve this warm with vanilla bean ice cream. Mmmm…. Sugar, flour, butter, vanilla Whisk together into a paste Rinse and drain fresh blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries in a colander Stir together gently with a large spoon. On a […]

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Summer Grill Recipes – NY Strip Steak, Shrimp and Kielbasa

  Are you thinking of firing up your grill for the 4th of July?   Then we have some great grill recipes for you today!  First – Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen has the perfect summer meal:  NY Strip Steak with onions, Corn on the Cob, Smashed Potatoes, and Watermelon. Mmmmm this makes my mouth water! Janelle writes: I purchased the NY Strips from a local butcher. Can’t you see the difference? These steaks have slight marbling, but mainly the fat is on the outside-which cooks and adds flavor and and makes the steaks nice n juicy! Take your steaks out of […]

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Crispy Orange Beef with Broccoli

Janelle is back helping us get Comfy in our Kitchens with this AWESOME recipe!  She writes:  This is a great meal that my entire family enjoys (it is naturally allergy friendly) The beef is crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside. I love the sweet and savory flavor this dish offers. Oh YUM!   Drain beef on a paper towel. Again, I always recommend getting your meats at a butcher-there is honestly no comparison to the quality of meat. It can make or break a recipe-truly. Ask your butcher to thinly slice top sirloin for a […]

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The Jello Secret – How To Make It Firm Enough to Cut

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    I LOVE this recipe from Janelle at Comfy in the Kitchen – because I am famous for making Jello that must be eaten with a fork – not the fingers!  Janelle writes: Have you ever made the Jell-o Jiggler recipe on the back of your Jell-o box only to be disappointed because it just wasn’t solid enough to cut? Well, here is secret you all have been waiting for…..drum roll please! (lol) Knox Gelatin. Making finger Jell-O for the masses….lol.  Finger Jell-O 3 small boxes of Jell-O 4 envelopes of Knox gelatin (the secret!) 4 cups boiling water […]

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Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Oh my word – I LOVE this Strawberry Pretzel Salad and am SO excited to share it with you all today!  Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen is back and she writes: Chances are, if you live in the US -you have had this delicious dessert. It is a staple at all my family get togethers. Let me tell you, there are NEVER leftovers of this! I have had many requests to make this on the Comfy blog…so here it is Ladies!!! The pretzel crust along with the cream cheese and strawberries offers a sweet and savory mixture that is […]

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Strawberry Jell-O Poke Hole Cake {Allergy Friendly}

  My favorite recipe blogger (and a real life friend) Janelle – is here again to share with you a wonderful summer dessert! She writes: One of the biggest challenges I have had eating gluten-free has been passing on cakes and breads. Now I know there are gluten free options out there, but there are few and far between that taste as good as the real thing. Why eat the extra calories if it isn’t going to be worth it? I’ve tried some recipes that require special trips to special markets…not going to happen all the time with this stay […]

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Easy Cucumber Sandwiches

  My favorite recipe blogger, Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen, brought this dish to my house last summer for my Women’s Bible Study.  She co-led the study and of course had treats in hand every week as she entered my house.  Her dishes were always empty when she left!  Here’s one recipe I enjoyed and it was SO pretty! Janelle writes: With our group of sweet ladies, when there is a get together…you KNOW there will be some yummy snacks (lol). These delicious Cucumber Sandwiches were my contribution to the first evening! They are inexpensive to make, quick, easy, delicious, […]

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