Jean's Family Favorite Recipes


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Cooking is My Thing

Everyone has a hobby, and mine is DEFINITELY cooking.

Through the years, I have enjoyed spending time in the kitchen creating meals, snacks and desserts for my family.

I hope you enjoy these recipes. They are my favorite recipes that I make time and again.

Bon Appetite!

P.S. Be sure to follow me on Instagram at raga_recipe_for_real_estate!

  • All
  • appetizer
  • baking
  • beef
  • beverage
  • breakfast
  • chicken
  • chili
  • dessert
  • entree
  • grilling
  • holiday
  • lamb
  • pasta
  • salad
  • sauce
  • seafood
  • side
  • soup

Eggnog Pound Cake

This pound cake is how everyone in my family knows that the Christmas season has arrived. It makes ...
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Sweet Tea Brined and Grilled BBQ Chicken

This is a little different take on regular BBQ chicken and has become a summer staple in the ...
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Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

My family loves appetizers and really enjoys a tasty, stuffed mushroom. After trying many different stuffed mushroom recipes, ...
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Quick Shrimp and Grits

I always loved shrimp and grits, but every time I tried to make it I did not like ...
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This was an entrée I was introduced to by my mother-in-law. When we were first married, Tom told ...
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Roasted New Potatoes

Hands down, this is one of our daughter’s favorite dishes. Not only do the potatoes taste great, but ...
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Great Prime Rib

Finally, Great Prime Rib! For many, many years I tried to make a good prime rib. I failed ...
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Pimento Cheese

What would spring be without The Masters golf tournament? And what would The Masters be without their famous ...
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Old Fashioned Gumbo

Fat Tuesday: for those of you who are not Catholic, Fat Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday, ...
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Modern Potato Skins

My family watches many sporting events–football, baseball, basketball, golf, hockey (and maybe even soccer). We love to have ...
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Lemon Mousse with Raspberries

This is one of my go-to desserts. It is easy to make, can be made ahead and looks ...
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Holiday Punch

I do not know where I found this recipe, but got such rave reviews the first time I ...
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Grilled Leg of Lamb

This lamb is great served with garlicky mashed potatoes or rice pilaf and asparagus. Enjoy! Download Recipe Card ...
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Fried Ravioli

I was so happy to create this recipe. It is super easy to make and a real crowd ...
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Fried Mac and Cheese Bites

This is a hands-down-favorite appetizer. Any time I have the kids home, my extended family or a group ...
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French Onion Soup

The key to this recipe is cooking down the onions. It will take 50 to 70 minutes to ...
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Venetian Eggs

This is one of those recipes that you must try. I wasn’t so sure I would like it, ...
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Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake

A friend of mine knows how much I love chocolate. She shared this recipe with me. The only ...
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Chocolate Angel Pie

This was one of my mom’s recipes. Delicious, easy and elegant is the best way to describe this ...
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Chicken Wing Dip

Chicken wings are a staple at tailgates and football game parties. I wanted something that I could make ...
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Chicken Parmesan

You really can't go wrong with this classic. Bread the chicken in advance to speed things up come ...
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Carrot Cake

Everyone in my family really likes carrot cake. I decided many years ago to find and make the ...
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Rich Banana Bread

This is a staple in our house. The nice thing is this recipe makes two banana breads. I ...
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Strawberry Romaine Salad

This salad recipe is wonderful served with grilled steak or chicken. It's also fantastic to take to a ...
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Cincinnati “Three-Way” Chili

For those of us who did not grow up in the Cincinnati area, we are not familiar with ...
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