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Quick & Easy “Loaded” Chili

It was Sunday night, 10:53pm to be exact, and my girls couldn’t sleep. One would think it’s Christmas Eve, they were that excited for Halloween. I remember those days…...

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with a Salty Pretzel Crust

Pretzels dipped in chocolate. Probably the best snack invention like EVAH! I can’t even look at a bag of Flipz without thinking of Wednesday nights in High school. That...

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Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Butter

It’s never, EVER a good idea to eat this butter if you have to do one or more of the following in the same day… Stand out at the bus...

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Garden Vegetable Ragu

Just so you know, I’ve been thinking about this recipe for quite a while now. I’ve been asked about, emailed and even challenged to come up with a few...

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Chocolate Popcorn

Three things happened yesterday: 1. A spider fell from the ceiling right in front of my face. I might have screamed like a crazy person… and my daughter might...

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Homestyle Baked Chicken

Pat had been up north hunting all weekend, and us girls have been trying to stay warm with the sudden drop in temperature and gusty winds that have been...

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Sausage and Orecchiette Pasta in a Brown Butter Sage Sauce

There are only a handful of recipes that make me close my eyes and moan while I eat them. Right off the top of my head, well… there’s this recipe {scary...

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Banana Walnut Breakfast Doughnuts

I’m reeeeally excited about this recipe and I’m pretty sure you’ll like it too. Months back I bought one of those doughnut pans, it was on clearance and I...

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Simple Broccoli and Cheddar Soup with Warm Ham & Cheese Sammies

A week ago it was cold here in Michigan. There air was just crisp enough so I could get away with wearing sweatshirts, jeans and fun scarves. Today… it’s...

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New York Style Cheesecake

This time last year, I made this very same cheesecake for my daughters’ 6th birthday. Everyone LoVeD it and the whole thing was pretty much gobbled up, except for...