Most Delicious Life

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A mother and daughter sharing our best food, and our secrets to living the happy life with the goal of helping us all create a stronger family unit.

Feijoada – Brazilian Black Bean Stew

Feijoada – Brazilian Black Bean Stew

My husband lived in Brasil for a couple years before we were married. He LOVES all things Brasiilan. He worked at a Brasilian restaurant in college, he got a minor in Portuguese and 30 years later he still speaks it quite well. A few years after we were married, a...

Inside Out Chicken Potpie

Inside Out Chicken Potpie

One of my favorite breakfast, brunch and lunch places is Denver Biscuit Co. If you are ever in Denver, you must try it! One of my favorite things on the menu is the Chicken Potpie. This is my "make it at home version." It has become one of my kid's favorite dinners....

Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits

I LOVE a good biscuit, and these buttermilk biscuits that my mother-in-law makes are my favorite! When I want a good bread to go on the side and don't have time for making rolls. They are light and flaky, but also moist. We love to make extras and put in the freezer...

Six NON-Pie Thanksgiving Desserts

Six NON-Pie Thanksgiving Desserts

Do like cake more than pie? Do you need other options besides pie on your Thanksgiving dessert table? Here are our favorites. Pumpkin Custard Cake is one of my absolute favs. My birthday is in October and growing up, I often requested this as my birthday cake. Pumpkin...

Oven Baked Chimichangas

Oven Baked Chimichangas

This is a fast and easy meal your family will LOVE. If you want to make it even easier just use rotisserie chicken. I always make a big batch...they are great to grab for lunch and are even good cold! The chicken filling is so easy to throw together. Lay out the...

Autumn Slaw

Autumn Slaw

I am always looking for great side dishes. They are so essential for any great meal. This slaw serves up Autumn in a wonderful combination of cabbage, apples, cranberries and pecans with a creamy maple dressing. It is so fabulous! I always double the recipe because I...

Pumpkin Cream Pie

Pumpkin Cream Pie

This creamy version of pumpkin pie was a wonderful discovery I made when my kids were little. They LOVED IT. The pudding filling is so delicious...we sometimes bake tart shells to fill and have beautiful little pumpkin tarts. Pumpkin pie seems to be a NECESSITY for...

Chocolate Chess Pie

Chocolate Chess Pie

I love having at least one chocolate pie at the pie table after Thanksgiving Dinner. I always try to balance and add different pies, so we don't end up with a whole bunch of fruit pies. Chess pie is a custard pie that originates from England but is very popular in the...

Thanksgiving Meal Planner 2022

Thanksgiving Meal Planner 2022

Every year since I was little my mom has put together a Thanksgiving menu and sign up. All of us kids would help. I agree with my mom that it is NOT fun, nor does it feel like a holiday, to slave away in the kitchen by yourself for 2 days to prepare for a 20-minute...

Sweet Potato Souffle

Sweet Potato Souffle

I had a great group of friends in Portland, Oregon. Every Christmas we would have our "Girlfriend's Christmas Party." I am SO grateful for the two friends who stepped up and started this fun tradition. They would plan it for the rest of us, and some things were...