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20-Minute Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup

As promised, here is your second chicken enchilada soup recipe in one week! For those of you who missed Monday’s post on Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup, I mentioned that our Gimme Some Oven Facebook seemed split down the middle when I asked whether they would like a slow...

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup | gimmesomeoven.com #crockpot

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

Can I tell you one thing that makes me unreasonably happy on a day-to-day basis? Strangers smiling at me. Even better? Strangers waving, or nodding, or offering a pleasant hello, or even (my favorite) the ol’ one-finger-raise-on-the-steering wheel. For whatever reason, I always notice those little things and they...

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15 Easy Vegan Dinner Recipes

Happy Sunday to you! This week’s recipe round-up is dedicated to all of you vegan friends who are looking for some simple and creative new dinner ideas.  And hey — to all of you out there who aren’t vegan — don’t change the channel because I’m pretty positive you’re going to...

Homemade Italian Seasoning | gimmesomeoven.com #howto

Italian Seasoning

Just popping in today for a quick post on something I recently just made out of necessity — Italian seasoning! Yes, necessity. I realize that Italian seasoning falls in the category of those generic seasoning blends that “real cooks” claim to never use, such as seasoned salt and lemon...

French Press Coffee -- learn how to make perfect French press coffee with this step-by-step tutorial | gimmesomeoven.com #howto

French Press Coffee

Hey coffee lovers!  I thought it would be lovely to round out my coffee tutorials today with my first love.  The place where my coffee-making journey began.  The method I still use at least once a week, especially when pressed (get it?) for time. Oui. I’m talking about French...

Coconut Margarita | gimmesomeoven.com #drink #cocktail

Coconut Margarita

Oh my goodness…I actually did it. You know, that token thing I added to my 31 Things life list (remember me talking about this last week?) to make me sound all adventurous and fearless…even though the adult in me was pretty certain that it could end with a not-so-classy...

Easy Hoisin Shrimp | gimmesomeoven.com

Easy Hoisin Shrimp

This shrimp is straight-up awesome sauce. Want to know how I know that word?  Because I watch 95% of my tv on Hulu.  And any Hulu-watcher will know what that means — I also watch the same commercials over, and over, and over, and over again.  Ad nauseum.  (Pun intended.)...

Carrot Pineapple Smoothie | gimmesomeoven.com

Carrot Pineapple Smoothie

I have to be honest.  Most of the smoothies happening in my kitchen over the past few years are all green.  (Or if berries are involved, a not-so-appetizing color of brown.)  I’ve just gotten in the habit of blending up whatever fresh ingredients are on hand and then tossing...