Spiced Spritz with Browned Butter Glaze

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I originally found this recipe in the 2012 Land O Lakes holiday cookies publication.  One reason I love this publication is that it has great tips, like what to do when you want to make spritz cookies and don’t have … Continue reading

Ball Blueberry Jam

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This is the ball jar recipe for blueberry jam. Ingredients: 2 pints frozen blueberries 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 pouch 100% Natural Fruit Jell Pectin 5-1/4 cups sugar Instructions: Thaw and drain blueberries. Crush blueberries one layer at a time. … Continue reading

Crockpot Cheese Tortellini

I originally found this recipe in the 2011 Taste of Home Summer Slow Cooker publication, and love it. Ingredients: 1/2 lb Italian sausage 1/2 lb lean ground beef 1 jar marinara sauce 1 can (14.5 oz) Italian diced tomatoes 1 … Continue reading

Spiced Molasses Cookies

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This year I’ve decided to try several new recipes, for the holiday season.  I’ve made Red Velvet Fudge – which is amazing, even if it turned out a little dry.  It was totally the fault of my cooking thermometer though… … Continue reading

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

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This is the recipe for Chicken Pot Pie that my mother-in-law makes.  It’s based on the Betty Crocker recipe, with a few variations.  The crust I use for this is her mom’s. Filling Ingredients: 3 cups cooked chicken pieces ( … Continue reading

Mamaw’s Apple Pie

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It’s been chilly out for the last couple weeks, which by itself is quite lovely.  The leaves are starting to change, and I can make pumpkin flavored anything without people looking at me weird. The one bad thing about this … Continue reading

Butter Roasted Carrots

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I originally found a version of this recipe for butter roasted carrots on Pinterest.  Having made it several times, I think I’ve finally got the recipe adjusted just for me. Ingredients: 2 cups (2-inch) diagonally cut and peeled carrots, or … Continue reading

Buttermint Twists

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These melt-in-your mouth buttery mints are best made ahead and stored in your refrigerator. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 5-1/4 cups powdered sugar 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, or half and half 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 2-3 drops red food … Continue reading

Mini Meat Loaves

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This mini-meat loaves recipe comes from South Knox High School’s home ec teacher, Mrs. Dobbins.  Matt brought the recipe home after he got to sample some of the meat loaves that the students made in class. Ingredients: 1 egg 1 … Continue reading