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Jamie Tarence
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Attended Auburn University
Lives in Birmingham, AL
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This King Cake is the best and prettiest I've ever eaten #deliveredtomydoorfromNOLA
http://www.familysavvy.com/fave-mail-order-king-cake/
My fave mail order King Cake comes freshly baked from the heart of New Orleans and is so beautiful and delicious, I’ll never waste a minute trying to make one in my own kitchen. Manny Randazzo’s in the heart of NOLA is home to my fave mail order King Cake. A client of Zane’s gave(...)
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Quinoa with fajita style veggies and pepperjack cheese. Yum overload! http://www.familysavvy.com/tex-mex-chicken-quinoa-bake/
This yummy Tex-Mex chicken quinoa bake gets spicy, kickin’ flavor from Southwest seasonings and pepperjack cheese. If you want a yummy detour from typical rice dishes, this Tex-Mex chicken quinoa bake is a must try. It gets full flavor from fajita-style peppers & onions, black beans, and pepperjack cheese. #flavoroverload! If you haven’t tried quinoa,(...)
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Savvy shoppers~if you'll "Just Ask," you might save hundreds of dollars in one transaction!!!!http://www.familysavvy.com/savvy-shopper-mantra-just-ask/
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These stuffed peppers are savory & cheesy with a Southwestern flair~all in the slow cooker! http://www.familysavvy.com/tex-mex-stuffed-peppers/
Adapted from Cook's Illustrated Slow Cooker Revolution, these cheesy Tex-Mex stuffed peppers are hearty and full of spicy southwestern flavor.
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Hands down our family's favorite chili! http://www.familysavvy.com/turkey-chili-with-beans/
Turkey chili beans is one of the easiest, yummiest, and healthiest versions of chili you'll ever make. Give this a try; you may never make beef chili again!
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Pecan pie in bread pudding form? Absolutley DIVINE!!!!http://www.familysavvy.com/pecan-pie-bread-pudding/
This pecan pie bread pudding has the flavor and richness of pecan pie but with a more breadlike texture (as opposed to a gelatinous one) than pecan pie. If you love pecan pie AND bread pudding, you absolutley must try this pecan pie bread pudding! It was a huge hit at our holiday meal at(...)
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Kale & potatoes never tasted so good!
http://www.familysavvy.com/roasted-kale-potato-skillet/
Roasted kale & potato skillet is a savory, rustic and delicious~ a unique and healthy side or main dish.
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Switch up your chili routine and give this a try. It is delicious!!! http://www.familysavvy.com/beef-butternut-squash-chili/
In addition to huge flavors of spice, smoke & heat, this beef & butternut squash chili also packs a powerful punch of fiber (beans) beta carotene (squash) and other superfoods (tomatoes, peppers, onions & garlic). I came up with this butternut squash & bean chili by tweaking one of my favorite recipes~this chili with sweet(...)
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You MUST try this glazed Canadian bacon ~succuelnt slices covered in a citrusy sweet caramelized glaze. #nomoreboringbacon !http://www.familysavvy.com/glazed-canadian-bacon/
This easy recipe for glazed Canadian bacon yields a platter full of succulent, savory slices of meat with a citrusy-sweet caramelized crust.
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This buttery, rich, onion flavored rice makes any meal more comforting. http://www.familysavvy.com/baked-rice-mushrooms/
This baked rice with mushrooms is a buttery, rich, flavorful dish that has been a mainstay at myriad potlucks, picnics, and holiday feasts across the South. I’ve eaten this baked rice with mushrooms more times than I can count. Growing up in the era of “church potlucks,” I saw this baked rice dish at many(...)
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Make this copycat Changs Mongolian Beef in your own kitchen; you won't believe how good it is! http://www.familysavvy.com/p-f-changs-mongolian-beef-copycat-recipe/
This P.F. Chang's Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe tastes as good as the real thing, is much healthier, and is far less expensive than dining in the restaurant!
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Recipe for the BEST beef tenderloin AND Chef Ben Vaughn's famous horseradish sauce! http://www.familysavvy.com/best-beef-tenderloin-ever-1/
This recipe for the BEST beef tenderloin EVER yields meat that is succulent, flavorful, melt-in-your-mouth, and fit for royalty! Serve this at your next dinner party to rave reviews.
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Introduction
I author the Family Savvy blog, which exists to share helpful information with others. I am just living, learning, and passing it on!
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Married to Zane Tarence for 25 years; mother of 3 beautiful daughters; richly blessed!
Education
  • Auburn University
    1988
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Female
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Lifestyle Blogger and Editor of Family Savvy
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Writing, editing, cooking, and running a household!
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  • Family Savvy
    Editor, 2011 - present
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Birmingham, AL
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