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Tex-Mex Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

You may say to yourself after reading the ingredient list “Hey!” “What in the world is ground cinnamon and cocoa powder doing in a savory recipe like this?” “And what about the butter and lime juice?” “She has really gone off the deep end with this recipe!” “Has Renee lost her mind?!!”

And my answer would be…Well. Maybe. But not about this recipe.

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Apple Cider Braised Chicken Breasts

I had chicken breasts in the freezer, apple cider in the fridge, a half a box of gingersnaps left in the pantry, a few sweet potatoes that I needed to use before they went bad, and friends coming for dinner.

The result was this Apple Cider Braised Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Gingersnaps. This dinner FAR surpassed my expectations, and was a massive hit with our guests! Winner! Winner! Chicken dinner!!

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Autumn Splendor Soft Chewy Amish Sweet Potato Cookies

I found the recipe for sweet potato cookies in a small Amish pamphlet cookbook while visiting the gift shop in the St. Louis capital building around this same time last year. I tweaked the recipe only slightly here and there. I omitted the nuts, substituted allspice for ground cloves, and increased the brown sugar by half.

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One Pan Ponzu Pork Chop Dinner w/Sweet Potatoes, Apples & Onions

This One Pan Ponzu Pork Chop Dinner is a sure-fire family pleaser which takes only minutes to prepare. You’ll only need a vegetable peeler and chef’s knife to prepare and slice the apples, onions, and sweet potatoes. Then the majority of the work is done by the oven while you go relax for 40 minutes until dinner is wonderfully caramelized and ready to serve. Easy peasy, pork chop pleasy! 🙂

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Easy Maple Mustard Chicken Thigh Sheet Pan Supper

With the popularity of sheet pan dinners going through the roof, I wanted to bring you a recipe that would utilize some of autumn’s best-tasting vegetables and flavors, along with the always popular, moist and meaty, boneless and skinless chicken thigh. The result is this Easy Maple Mustard Chicken Thigh Sheet Pan Supper.

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