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Spring Chicken Pot Pie

Spring Chicken Pot Pie is a comforting chicken recipe that is brightened up just in time for Spring. Sautéd chicken is simmered together in a creamy sauce of white wine, lemon juice and herbs. Green peas, sweet corn and carrots add the perfect touch of flavor and...

Strawberry Lemonade Smoothies

Strawberry Lemonade Smoothies are refreshing, scrumptious and easy to blend up! Fresh strawberries are blended together with lemonade, banana and ice for a bright, colorful smoothie. Each slurp is irresistible!Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie Ingredients Needed Making...

Herb Roasted Potatoes

Herb Roasted Potatoes are a side dish loaded with flavor! Baby Yukon gold and red potatoes are tossed together with fresh herbs, olive oil and garlic. Roasted until fork tender and fluffy on the inside all while being crispy and salty on the outside. The perfect...

The Monthly Scoop – March 2021

Welcome to another Monthly Scoop Post - March 2021 addition! We started off the month in the best way in Michigan visiting our best friends. From there, the month was loaded full of recipes, cooking, starting new work out regimes and of course, our pups and horse...

The Ultimate Charcuterie Board

This post and recipe is sponsored by Certified Piedmontese. All words and photographs are my own. Thank you so much for supporting the brands that make KJ & Company possible! The Ultimate Charcuterie Board is what appetizer dreams are made of! From salty,...

Deviled Egg Salad

Deviled Egg Salad is everything that is loved about a deviled egg in a classic egg salad form. Creamy mayo, Dijon mustard and fresh dill are mixed together with chopped hard boiled eggs until perfectly decadent. Top with a sprinkle of paprika to give it the extra...

Easter Menu Ideas

With Easter right around the corner, I've got several different delicious menu ideas for you! Whether you are hosting brunch, bringing a side dish or having a dinner, you'll be covered with all things Easter Menu Ideas.Easter Breakfast/Brunch Ideas Herb Candied Bacon...

Banana Cream Pudding

Banana Cream Pudding is an old-fashioned dessert brought back to life. A homemade, vanilla pudding is folded together with whipped cream until light and fluffy. Layered together with the classic Nilla wafers and sliced banana, each spoonful is loaded full of fluffy,...

Brie Stuffed Prosciutto Wrapped Orange Chicken

Brie Stuffed Prosciutto Wrapped Orange Chicken may seem like a mouth-full to say, but it is a mouth-full of deliciousness! Chicken breasts are stuffed with creamy Brie cheese, wrapped with salty prosciutto, glazed with an orange marmalade and baked until perfectly...

Maple Bacon Brussel Sprouts

Maple Bacon Brussel Sprouts are an addicting side dish! Fresh brussel sprouts are tossed together with chopped bacon, seasonings and a good maple syrup. Baked until golden brown and crispy, each bite is loaded full of flavor! You have to try this dang good way to make...

Carrot Zucchini Morning Glory Muffins

Carrot Zucchini Morning Glory Muffins is a scrumptious muffin recipe loaded full of goodies! From shredded carrot and zucchini, to walnuts and raisins, these muffins are delicious from the inside out. Made with coconut oil and sprinkled with cinnamon to reflect the...

Butterscotch Pudding

Butterscotch Pudding is an old-fashioned dessert that never went out of style. A homemade, luscious butterscotch pudding is topped with whipped cream and toffee bits for the perfect balance of creamy and crunchy. Each spoonful will take you back in time!Ingredients...

The Monthly Scoop – November 2020

Welcome to another Monthly Scoop post – November 2020 edition! We’re diving into all the Thanksgiving goodies that were made and scrumptious, cozy recipes for this colder weather! Plus, we’ve got lots to talk about with it now being December! Bring on the Christmas spirit!

November Happenings

Do you guys just feel like we blinked and it’s December already? Holy moly!

November was a fun, laid-back month for us. We had some nice, warm temperatures which we took advantage of for long trail rides on Queso and Amos. We’ll take any chance we can get to go for a ride with our boys! Speaking of which, they have now become treat-o-holics and check our pockets every time they see us. It’s pretty darn cute. They are also weaned to the pasture full-time and had their first full nights out there a couple days ago – they’re all grown up! Proud mom moment.

When November comes around, we automatically think about Thanksgiving. This year, we kept it super low key and spent the morning out on a trail ride and came back home to make dinner for the two of us. It was so great! John whipped up the classics side dishes (green bean casserole and cornbread casserole) while I got a chicken roasting in the oven and mashed potatoes going. It was just what we needed! We also binge watched our first Christmas movies of the year on Netflix: The Christmas Chronicles 1 & 2. They are super cute movies if you haven’t seen them – definitely recommend!

Also, the Christmas tree is definitely already up! Last year, we made the leap and got this flocked Christmas tree and it’s now become our favorite! We love it! How cute are Darbs and Charles cuddled up by the tree? 

November Recipes

November’s recipes were, of course, centered around Thanksgiving, comfort and food to gather around!  As always, I strived to create fun, delicious recipes with easily accessible ingredients that you feel comfortable making in your own kitchen. 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!

PS: a lot of the Thanksgiving recipes would also be perfect for Christmas! 🙂

Monthly Favorites

  1. Sugar Cookie Kisses – holy guacamole these things are addicting and taste just like a sugar cookie! You gotta give them a try!
  2. Cookbooks – I snagged a couple new cookbooks this month and not only love the recipe ideas in them, but the photos are beautiful! Dessert Person and Tartine.
  3. Dunkin’ Donuts Sourdough Breakfast Sandwich – ok, hear me out: for a drive thru breakfast sandwich, this one is pretty darn good! Not greasy and just the right size!
  4. Carhartt Denim Jacket – so maybe I was supposed to wait to get this as a Christmas present from John…. but I just couldn’t wait haha! I love the color of the denim and that it has full-swing arms on it. No tight-armed denim jacket here! Full movement, function and style.
  5. Carhartt Flannel – since I already snagged the jacket, I had to get a cute flannel for underneath it! I love Carhartt’s sizing and fit – everything fits like it should and gives you room to move!
  6. Roomba – we finally caved and got a Roomba this year on Black Friday! We’ve been talking about it for the past couple years and finally took the plunge. I have to admit, this thing is pretty darn good! We named her Rhonda. We found the best deal/price to be at Costco!

Next Month

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!! Time to dive straight into the Christmas spirit!

And don’t forget:

KJ Christmas Cookie Week is happening December 7-11th with fun giveaways at the end of the week! Make sure to check in on Instagram for all the details! 🙂

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