Steakhouse Potato Soup in 5 Minutes? Believe it! Soup’s On!

Idoahoan Steakhouse Potato Soup tastes like slow cooked and simmered soup but is ready in just five minutes

Disclosure:My family happily ate their fill of Idahoan® Premium Steakhouse® Potato Soups as part of the #IdahoanSteakhouseSoups and Mom It Forward Blogger Network Campaign. All opinions and full bellies are our own.Do you have an item that you never eat at home but always order when dining out if it is available on the menu? Something delicious that you love but just don't want to put forth the effort to make it at home? Maybe it is something that can only be done right by your favorite ...

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Weight Watchers Macaroni And Cheese Recipe {Only 4 Points!}

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Weight Watchers Macaroni And Cheese Recipe {Only 4 Points!}Lately because of all the snow my little one has been home with me more than normal. Don't get me wrong, I love spending time with that little girl, but trying to find something for her to eat for lunch besides a sandwich can prove difficult when I'm still trying to get some work done. Recently our family has started doing Weight Watchers so I wanted to make sure I could make something for lunch that we would both enjoy, but not ...

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Slow Cooker Spicy Mexican Minestrone Soup


Warm up with this Spicy Mexican Minestrone SoupThis hearty soup cooks up in the Slow Cooker and warms you up from the inside out on those cold days. If you don't want the heat just omit the Cayenne Pepper and you have a hearty Minestrone Soup that everyone will love.Slow Cooker Spicy Mexican Minestrone Soup Recipe ...

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Fajita Chicken Tortellini Recipe

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Take Dinner to the Next Level with this Tortellini RecipeMy family loves cheese tortellini but it gets boring eating the same pasta and sauce. I also find that with growing tweens and teens, I can't ever seem to have enough. I have found that adding protein with my pasta helps stretch the meal. My children start complaining though when the protein is boring and my husband prefers a kick. After a day of visiting in the hospital,I came home tired and decided to mix two of my favorite recipes ...

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Thought for the Week from Karla’s Korner: Time at the Dinner Table


Thought for the Week from Karla's KornerI am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Time at the Dinner Table….. As I sit down to write I am ...

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Ways to Save Money for your Family Reunion

Another year and another summer when alot of families get together for a reunion or a wedding or just to shoot the breeze...well if your planning a reunion have i got some tips for you.ok first you need to know where will the reunion be held? then who will be attending? how many kids? how many adults? will there be pets brought? sometimes aunt meg likes to bring her dog noodles but he can be a little snippy, so what do you do?, Alot of families love seeing the furry relatives just as ...

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Rachel Ray: What’s for dinner…Sicilian Eggplant Marinara over Penne

So I am still learning to cook. I think I will always be a student in the kitchen luckily I am a teacher outside of the kitchen. I have a new love the farmer's market. I never got my act together before and ventured down the road to attend. The one near us is open from 2-6 on Tuesday which is nap time. I now know it is worth the balancing act of grabbing the kids right after nap and getting dinner starting  in oder to; run over there and get my produce. It is cheaper than the grocery store and ...

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Eating Gourmet on a Budget

I wanted to share my families dinner with you. Many times people think that buying frugal or buying groceries on the cheap equals low quality meals. However, we ate gourmet tonight!Amee and I went shopping together at Harris Teeter yesterday. As we shared, the Tuna Steak was an e-VIC special. Unsure of how to prepare fresh tuna, I told Amee I was going to pass on the deal. Amee encouraged me to try it on the grill. I figured why not? It ended up being $1.75 for just under a pound. Normally it ...

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Rachel Ray recipe using the sales flyer: Sauteed Pork Chops with Sherry-Berry Pan Gravy and Rhubarb Chutney

What for dinner Wednesday Sauteed Pork Chops with Sherry-Berry Pan Gravy and Rhubarb ChutneyServes 46 tablespoons butter, divided 3 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice (from a wedge of lemon) 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2-3 stalks rhubarb, trimmed and chopped (about 1/2 pound) A handful of golden raisins 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 4 boneless, center-cut pork loin chops (8 ounces each) At KROGER just  $3.79 Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon all-purpose ...

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