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Homemade Berry Pie Filling

I recently made a cake for Milli’s birthday, which was sort of a big deal, because while I love to bake, I rarely have time, now that the tiny human is mobile, and even if I did, I rarely make cakes. For her cake this year, I made a simple white bunt cake, but I…

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#NaBloPoMo – Recipe Changes

When I first started cooking and baking food, I had to have a recipe. It’s the main reason I’ve always been better at baking than traditional cooking. My sister has always been good at “a pinch of this, and a dash of that,” but it took me a long time to get comfortable with that…

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Steakhouse Mushrooms for Two

One of my husband’s favorite things to have for dinner is a good steak. Unfortunately, I’m not as big of a meat eater as he is. But that’s ok. I’ve found a great solution to make those meals more my style. I add lots of yummy sides. Most recently, I tried out a recipe for…

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Corn Casserole

This time of year, I’m constantly needing to come up with dishes to bring to potluck dinners and parties.  Thanks to my aunt Julie sharing this recipe with me, I have a super simple and delicious new dish to bring. I really hope you try this recipe for corn casserole.  I think you’ll enjoy it. Printable…

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Using Pectin

It’s spring, which means it’s time to start thinking about your garden and what you want to put in it.  For me, that means thinking about what I want to make with my plants from the garden – and lately I’ve been a big fan of jams and jellies.  Really, this means I need to…

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Things I Learned from Alton Brown

I love making food, especially this time of year.  It’s a time when vacation gives me the opportunity to spend as much of the day as I want in the kitchen, and no one complains that I want to use real butter, lard, and 11 pound bars of eating chocolate in my recipes. As you…

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Chicken Gnocchi Soup Recipe

This recipe for Chicken and Gnocchi Soup is one of my favorites.  I absolutely love this soup.  It tastes exactly like the chicken and gnocchi soup at Olive Garden – all creamy and delicious, but I don’t make it very often because Matt isn’t a big soup person.  However, with the cold weather lately, I decided…

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Poppy Seed Thumbprints

I love thumbprint cookies, and these Poppy Seed Thumbprints are just special enough to make a great treat for Valentine’s Day.  To make them extra special, roll your cookies in sugar before baking. Printable Recipe

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