Tag Archives: freestyle

HERE I GO!

Here I go. This latest round of crises is about over, and I wouldn’t want to be caught with nothing to conquer, so I’m taking the dive. I’m really doing this. I’m done with looking at some future date to … Continue reading

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Thank My Sister for These Healthy Banana Coconut Waffles

My awesome sister gave me a waffle iron! I simply love waffles.

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Kitchens, Cooking and Crock Pot Confessions

This is going to be a brutally honest post. It’s going to hurt me much more than it will hurt you. Actually, there’s no reason it should hurt you at all. Me, on the other hand—here goes… My kitchen is … Continue reading

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Making Good Use of My Cheese Ball Leftovers

You probably know by now how much I love my cheese ball.  I like to make the full recipe, even for a smaller gathering, because the leftovers are wonderful to cook with. They’re great crumbled as a topping for baked … Continue reading

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Easy Crock Pot Beef Burgundy

Welcome to 2013! I hope you’ve had a nice beginning to your year. Mine has been full and busy. Now that we’re headed into the rest of our Minnesota winter, hearty warm meals become the warm welcome we look for … Continue reading

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The Amazing Cheese Ball

As promised, The Most Amazing Cheese Ball You Have Ever Had In Your Whole Mouth! Seriously, I made a double sized cheese ball, and it went twice as fast as the herb one. And the herb one was good!

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Let’s Talk Turkey – or At Least Roast One

I love November! I don’t necessarily like the weather itself, but I love what it makes people do; snuggle up with hot drinks, slow down a bit, think about family and the coming holidays. But most of all, I love … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli

    All’ Alfredo is so easy I feel like I’m cheating when I make it, especially with such a huge flavor payoff. Being American, I feel silly calling it “All’ Alfredo” so I call it “Alfredo,” which probably sounds silly … Continue reading

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A Sample from My Freestyle Cooking Class – With Recipes!

Four distinct chicken soups from L to R – Basic soup with either Bisquick Dumplings or egg noodles; Italian inspired – cannellini beans, dried oregano, diced tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and fresh garlic; Asian inspired – Stir-fry oil, sesame oil, scallions … Continue reading

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