SLow Cooker Garlic Chicken 9

Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken

Just when I thought my kids’ football season was over, it somehow extended itself into several more weeks. Once the season was over, the 2nd placers then participated in a…

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Favorite Christmas Recipes

25 Favorite Christmas Recipes

Are you baking for the holidays yet? You should be. Yep, you should. You should be baking up all kinds of yummies and freezing them to share with friends and…

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Favorite Cookbooks 2011: Gift Guide

I get a zillion cookbooks in the mail every year.  Here are my favorites… from 2011.  Perhaps the cook in your life would like one for Christmas?  I do this…

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Red Velvet Cheesecake Cake 9

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cake

If you’ve ever been to The Cheesecake Factory, and if you’re a Red Velvet Cake Fan… you’ve probably ordered up the Red Velvet Cheesecake Cake. It’s kind of the most…

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Easy Bake Ultimate Oven Review & Giveaway

I dreamed of having an Easy Bake Oven as a child. I watched the commercials and longed to make those miniature cookies and cupcakes on my own. For some reason,…

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Turkey Cranberry Strudel

Recipes Using Leftover Turkey

Happy Thanksgiving to my American readers!  I hope you’ll be eating your way through the most delicious turkey ever, but please save some of it for leftovers.  Here are a…

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Roasted Butternut Squash Bruschetta

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carapelli for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Today, I’m sharing what I think is the perfect appetizer for…

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Cameron Hughes Wine Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed! The winners selected via are commenters #43- Skinny Fat Kid, #107- Aimee @ Shugary Sweets, and #310- Kimiko. Congrats! And thanks to all for…

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Cornbread 4

Gluten- Free Pumpkin Cornbread

There seems to be a lot of interest in gluten- free recipes these days. Some may say that it’s a “Hollywood Thing“… you know, a health craze- a fad- the…

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Pumpkin Eggnog Martini 5

Pumpkin- Eggnog Martini

This week, I judged the DRINKS category of the Pacific Natural Foods Everyday Chef Recipe Challenge (which was great fun, by the way). Home cooks were encouraged to enter their…

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Cranberry Bliss Bars 5

Cranberry Bliss Bars

I love to bake.  And if I’ve been baking, then you should know that it’s because of one of these 5 reasons: 1. I’ve developed or discovered a recipe that…

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Gingerbread Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

It’s yet another Cinnamon Roll Pancakes recipe, my dear readers! I’ve done the original. I’ve pumpkin’ed the original, and now I’ve gingerbread’ed the original. These are Gingerbread Cinnamon Roll Pancakes!…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies 1

Gluten- Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Fear not, I have not gone Gluten-Free. But the good news for the gluten-free people of the world is that I have quite a few gluten-free recipes on my site….

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Kit Kat Birthday Cake & a RecipeGirl Cookbook Deal!

I have some fun news today! It’s my birthday! Yay! And I made a Kit Kat Cake! Yum! And I’m super happy to be able to share with you that…

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Road Trip: Food & Wine Adventures along the California Coast

Road Trip! If you’ve never taken a trip up/down the coast of California before, it’s a trip to add to the ol’ Bucket List. Preferably, in a convertible! I met…

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