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Bacon & Gorgonzola Guacamole

I know what’s running through your mind. “Laurie, what in the H-E-double-hockey-sticks are you thinking?!?” I get it. This sounds absolutely CrAzY! But, then again so did this recipe...

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Crock Pot French Dip Sandwiches

I tend to shy away from a lot of slow cooker recipes as they mainly contain cream of blah-de-blah soup or packets of this-or-that. Until the light bulb went...

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Marshmallowy Cereal Bars

Cheerios remind me of tea parties, because tea parties when I was a kid consisted of cheerios and water. Rather extravagant wouldn’t you agree? Back-in-the-daaay there was only one...

Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches a Real Simple Post

Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches a Real Simple Post

This recipe has got me all excited for many reasons. First it’s my very first Slow Cooker recipe to grace the pages of Simply Scratch. Second reason; it contains...

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Homemade Peanut Butter

How many of you make your own peanut butter? I highly recommend attempting this at least once in your lifetime. It’s so easy and to me tastes how peanut...

Spicy Szechuan Chicken Stir Fry

Spicy Szechuan Chicken Stir Fry

I’m not sure what’s going on with me lately but I’ve been craving all things that can come out of a wok. Do you get that way? All hung...

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Creamy Penne with Arugula in a Blue Cheese Sauce: A Tasty Kitchen Recipe

Raise your hand if you have a secret {or a not-so-secret} love affair with blue cheese. Now raise your hand if you love pasta. If you’re raising both of...

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Toasted Pecan & Rum Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

Today’s plan was to bake up some yummy oatmeal and pecan cookies. That was until my mind went to the rum chilling in my freezer. Why yes… why wouldn’t...

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Homemade Pizza Calzones

One of my earliest posts on SS was my favorite childhood pizza dough. It’s my Mom’s recipe that she’s made for YEEEARS. And for some reason… I was always...

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Fresh Herb Pesto & Fontina Panini

If you know me even a little bit you know I’m a total pesto lovah. Something about the bright green color and fresh flavor that reminds me of Spring! And making...