Snickerdoodles 1


I’m sharing with you today my very favorite cookie in the entire universe… the cookie I’ve loved the most since I was just a little girl:  Snickerdoodles. My mother made…

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Chicken Alfredo 1

Chicken Alfredo

I’m a regular, fat-filled, alfredo-eating fanatic.  Sure, I’ll admit that.  I order it up in restaurants whenever I feel that my hips can take it.  But if you’ve come here…

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Chocolate Cheesecake Cake

You know how some people really don’t get along well with their In-Laws?  How visits with them are stressful and awkward and generally awful for many people?  Yeah, not me….

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Bean and Sausage Soup

Eating healthy today? Good for you. I’ll be jumping on the bandwagon along w/ you beginning this Saturday. More about that later. I can help you get your healthy thing…

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Top 10 Recipes of 2011

Here we go! These are the most visited recipes on for the year of 2011. Mostly sweets (as usual), but a few other things are tucked in there too….

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Black Eyed Pea Casserole 1

Tex Mex Black Eyed Pea Casserole

So what’s the story with Black Eyed Peas supposedly bringing good luck to all who eat them in the New Year anyways? I guess Black Eyed Peas are a Southern…

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Apple Fritter Muffins 5

Apple Fritter Muffins

One of my favorite cookbooks in recent years is Cooking Light: Way to Cook. It’s a fabulous collection of some of their greatest recipes- and the best part about it…

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Holiday Breakfast Recipes to Share with Relatives

Happy holidays! Because you usually have a bunch of extra people-you-love hanging around during the holidays, you’ve gotta have a lot of food hanging around too. Here are 20 of…

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Peanut Brittle 11

Peanut Brittle

Why do kids grow up so quickly?  I can hardly stand it.  I stare at my boy and gaze at how handsome he has become.  I marvel at the adult…

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Butterfinger Truffles 6

Butterfinger Truffles

Do you have a vision for the perfect sort of chocolate dessert?  Is it a velvety chocolate pudding or a chocolate- chocolate chip cheesecake?  Is it rich chocolate ice cream…

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Salted Caramel Sauce 1

Salted Caramel Sauce + Printable Labels

I can cook, and I can bake, and I used to be a teacher… but I’m not always the craftiest of people. So I’m pretty proud that I successfully made…

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Gluten Free Molasses Cookies 5

Gluten Free Molasses Crinkles

Today is my (gluten-free) Mommy’s birthday. So I figured we’d better celebrate with some cookies- Gluten Free Molasses Crinkles!

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How to Make Norwegian Salmon Gravlax

This post brought to you by Norwegian Salmon. All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve always been a lover of salmon… a big-time lover of salmon.  I love it simply grilled,…

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Almond Roca 1

Almond Roca

I’ve been a busy little candy maker lately, anticipating the desire for holiday gifting. So far, I’ve made truffles, peanut brittle, fudge and this Almond Roca. The almond roca is…

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