Tag Archives: Recipes

Anthony Teaches Me a New Trick

My son Anthony, who is a fantastic photographer, came home last weekend to take pictures of a few dishes for my blog. I made the ridiculous decision to do this on the weekend that my mom and sister and other … 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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Orange Cranberry Sauce and a Plea for Help

Well, I think I’ve recovered from Thanksgiving, how about you? It’s time to dive into Christmas! Luckily, I doubled recipes like mashed potatoes, wild rice dressing and cranberry sauce, so those things are ready for the big day. Although, I’ve … Continue reading

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De-stress Your Thanksgiving Preparations – Part 2 (And have a London Fog)

***UPDATE! I created a couple big event menu planning templates for you. Thanksgiving Chart    Event Chart – Blank Template You can use my examples as a starting point, and personalize the templates to your event. These are forms that I … Continue reading

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De-stress Your Thanksgiving Preparations (and have some lavender hot cocoa) – Part 1

Because this post is packed with information, I italicized the topics within the paragraphs. I hope this will help you find what you need (without being annoying as you read.) 😉 Thanksgiving dinner can seem daunting for a couple reasons. … Continue reading

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Make Ahead and Freeze ~ Wild Rice Dressing and Mashed Potatoes

Because feeding people is my love language and I have a large family, I have always loved making our holiday dinners. With my health issues, I can’t be on my feet for long periods of time, or for many days … Continue reading

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