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Hungarian Mushroom Beef Stroganoff

Hungarian Mushroom Beef Stroganoff is a delicious twist on a classic comfort food! Mushrooms and steak are sautéd with butter, garlic and dill. It is then simmered in a decadently creamy sauce and folded in with egg noodles for that classic stroganoff flavor. A dinner...

Buttermilk Coffee Cake Muffins

Buttermilk Coffee Cake Muffins are everything you love about a classic coffee cake in a sweet, little muffin form! A cinnamon-spiced buttermilk cake batter is scooped into muffin tins, topped with a streusel topping and baked until perfectly golden. Then, an...

Brownies with Cookie Dough Frosting

Brownies with Cookie Dough Frosting are two decadent desserts combined into one! A fudgy brownie base is frosted with a smooth, creamy cookie dough frosting. Each bite will have you guessing: is it a brownie or a cookie?! BOTH! This is a dessert that you aren't going...

Easy Coconut Chicken Curry

Easy Coconut Chicken Curry is a quick and simple dish packed full of flavor! Creamy coconut milk is simmered together with curry powder, red curry paste and other warm and vibrant spices to create pure decadence. Add in the chicken, simmer until it's cooked through...

Citrus Spritz Punch

Citrus Spritz Punch is a fun, zesty drink! Loaded with all sorts of citrus, this punch is perfect for any breakfast, brunch or party! Grapefruit juice is swirled together with pineapple juice, orange juice and fresh slices of citrus. Pour in a little lemon-lime soda...

Herb Candied Bacon

Herb Candied Bacon is so addictively good! Thick cut bacon slices are coated with brown sugar, fresh rosemary and thyme and a little smoky paprika. Then, they are baked until perfectly crispy and all sorts of caramelized. Regular bacon will never be the same again!...

Healthy Chicken Enchilada Soup

Healthy Chicken Enchilada Soup is a bowl of soup that is so comforting and packed full of flavor that you won't even believe it's healthy! Chicken is simmered in a tomato-based broth loaded full of spices such as chipotle powder, cayenne and cumin to take on the full...

The Monthly Scoop – December 2019

Happy New Year! We're kicking things off this year with another Monthly Scoop post - December 2019 addition. I'm talking about all the yummy recipes posted, a review of the past year, TV shows and movies we've been loving and a fun little project/goal John and I have...

Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are loaded full of chocolate and tahini goodness. Tahini is swirled into a classic chocolate chip cookie dough with dark chocolate chips. The cookie dough is pressed into a pan and baked until golden brown and delicious. Then, the...

Santa’s Cocoa

Santa's Cocoa may not be for the little elves, but it sure is a jolly mug of cocoa! Milk and semi-sweet chocolate are simmered together until smooth and creamy. Then, creamy cocoa liqueur and peppermint Schnapps are whisked in. Dip the rims of your favorite mugs into...

Red Wine Braised Beef Tips

Red Wine Braised Beef Tips is hands down a show-stopper dinner that is hassle-free! Beef stew meat are lightly coated in flour and sautéd until browned. Then, in goes the red wine and balsamic vinegar! The beef is nestled back into the sauce with fresh herbs and...

Chocolate Espresso Bundt Cake

Chocolate Espresso Bundt Cake combines two of my most favorite things: chocolate and coffee! A rich, chocolate cake batter is swirled with a whole cup of brewed coffee, poured into a bundt cake pan and baked until fluffy. An espresso cream cheese frosting is then...

The Monthly Scoop – August 2019

Welcome to another post of The Monthly Scoop! We’re going to unpack all the goodies from August and, boy-oh-boy, do we have a lot to cover! August was loaded with all sorts of wonderful things: the new website launched, 14 delicious recipes were posted and a lot of Gilmore Girls was binged-watched. Let’s jump on in!

Before we get into all the yummy recipes from August, let’s start with a little bit of adventure! Our family has a cabin up in Minnesota on the lake and we were able to travel up there this year. The cabin was packed full of family and it was a grand-old time! Getting up to the lake really gives you a chance to un-wind and take it easy. Crystal clear water awaits you and the fish are ready to bite. Speaking of which, I was able to catch my first monster walleye! 7 pounds, 10 ouces and coming in at 27 1/2 inches long. I keep reminding John that my fish ended up being 1/2 inch longer than his wink

August Recipes:

Now, let’s dive on into all the new recipes from August! From desserts, to cocktails, to dinner and all the way to breakfast recipes, there was plenty to go around! Click on your favorite recipe below and get to cookin’! If you make any of my recipes, I’d love to hear from you! Shoot me an email, post a comment or share on social media tagging @kjandcompany or using #kjandcompany!

Monthly Favorites:

  1. Artillery Media – I still can’t get over how they did such an amazing job on my new website! As I’ve been utilizing my new website this past month, I’ve been noticing simple changes that they’ve made and/or preloaded for me to make my life easier. If you ever have any website/design needs, head their way!
  2. These new cutting boards – a simple purchase that has made my life so much easier! I love the quality and price point of these cutting boards. I only had 2 cutting boards previously, so these were definitely needed! Anyting that fits in dishwasher is a win in my book.
  3. Gilmore Girls – I’ve never seen it before (all the gasps, I know), so we have been binge watching it on Netflix! Dare I say I like it better than Friends?? We’re on season 5 so we still have a ways to go, but it’s quickly become a favorite!
  4. Trader Joe’s – I’ve re-kindled my love for Trader Joe’s this past month and have discovered some new staples to have on hand from them. Some of them are their riced cauliflower, supreme frozen pizza, dark chocolate peanut butter cups and their almond meal muffins. Maybe a full blog post sometime on all my Trader Joe’s must-haves? Oh, and their lemon kitchen hand soap smells divine!
  5. Native deodarant – John and I both switched to Native, which is natural deodarant without all the yucky stuff in it, and we have both fallen in love with it! My favorite scent is their summertime Mandarine & White Peach and John has been liking their Citrus & Herbal Musk.
  6. Fishing – We clearly spent a lot of time fishing together in Minnesota, but that didn’t stop there. John definitely has the fishing-fever (heck, I even got my own fishing pole for my birthday) and it has been a fun activity that we can do together. Now, I’m not quite on the obsession level as he his, but it’s fun to have an outdoor’s activity that we can do together. He can go out at 5 in morning, though – I’ll stay in bed haha.

Next Month:

Fall, cooler weather, holidays and cozy cardigans are right around the corner and I am 100000% ready for it! Fall and Winter are my prime-time and I just can’t get enough of it! All the cozy and holiday-inspired recipes are going to be coming your way, so get ready for it! **Happy dance time**

 

KJ

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