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Hamburger Stew

This week I wanted to share one of the recipes that reminds me most of my Grandma Opal. Hamburger Stew is a lot like a traditional beef stew only less expensive. Growing up, Grandma would throw everything but the kitchen sink into her stew pot, simmer it for hours and then we ate on for… Read more »

Big Hero 6 Cupcakes

With the release of the new Disney Movie, Big Hero 6 fast approaching, we wanted to show our love for Disney by making these adorable Baymax cupcakes! They’re super easy to make using boxed cake mix and store bought frosting. Add a jumbo marshmallow on top painting his eyes with black food gel icing! They’re… Read more »

Shrimp Pesto Arugula Pasta

We’re always on the run, never having enough time to make a meal for our families. Let’s not even talk about the fact that going to the grocery store can be pretty pricey. Our Chic $3 Dinners are meant to make feeding your family tastier and less expensive! This shrimp pesto arugula pasta is not… Read more »

Fruit Filled Chimichangas

Growing up my mom made fruit filled chimichangas for us often as a dessert. It’s an unusual recipe to be sure but so delicious you won’t even mind that you’ve never heard of it until now. Watch the video below where I explain why I love it show you how to make it then keep… Read more »

Mashed Cauliflower

Even though we all love a good mashed potato, we do have to stay open to many different options when it comes to side dishes. If you’ve never tried mashed cauliflower before, then you’re missing out. It’s the perfect substitute for a potato and it happens to be extremely easy to make! Bring a large… Read more »

Avocado Tuna Melts

The Chic’s #CHIC3DD meals are back! In this edition we’re bringing you these delicious Avocado Tuna Melts! With just 12 bucks you can feed your family of four. Ditch those trips to the drive-thru and give your family something you can actually be proud of! Healthy and cost efficient, this sandwich is the perfect weeknight… Read more »

Sausage Gravy on Toast

In this week’s #RachelRecipe I’m sharing one of my favorite dinners growing up… Sausage Gravy on Toast. Yes, I recognize that this seems more like brunch food but when we were little this was something we had often for dinner and I LOVED it. Watch the video below where I explain why it’s such a… Read more »

Strawberry Cheesecake Turnovers

I’m all for being able to eat cheesecake on the go. We all love a good cheesecake over here at The Chic, but somehow the thought of making an entire cheesecake from scratch just sounds like too much work. So we’ve turned the classic strawberry cheesecake into turnovers! They’re easy to make, using store bought… Read more »

Slow-Cooker Jalapeño Creamed Corn

I have to confess that I’ve actually never tried (let alone heard of) creamed corn before this. A couple of weeks ago, Rachel came up to me super excited about creamed corn and asked me to make it for the site with the addition of jalapeño. This spicy but sweet side dish is super easy… Read more »

Cinnamon Toast

Cinnamon Toast was one of those recipes my mom made us for breakfast several times a week. Now, I recognize that this probably wasn’t a “well-balanced” meal since it’s covered in butter and sugar… but it was the 80′s and my mom is southern so I hope you’ll forgive this recipe for not being healthy,… Read more »

About The Chic

Back in 2004 when I was looking to name my events company, I stumbled across the word 'Chic' in an old dictionary. The definition was: “a fashionable lifestyle, ideology, or pursuit”. I fell in love with the word and the idea that chic is the pursuit of something better, prettier, or cooler than you are today. Chic isn’t a state of being or even a destination, chic is the journey you take on the way to something greater. ~Rachel

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Question: From RJ in Los Angeles Hi Rachel! We had a gathering last night where quite a few kids (mostly toddlers) showed up with their parents. My husband and I are childless, but love kids and aren’t afraid of messes/things breaking, etc. But, one of the mothers made a comment about “another friend of hers… Read more »

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