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Homemade Lemon & Basil Ricotta

Are you like me and have this forever growing “recipe bucket-list”? Things like homemade fruit leathers, giant cinnamon rolls have snuck their way onto my mile long list, but...

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Vegetable Pad Thai

Have you ever talked yourself into not liking something? Ya know… like told yourself that there was no way in hay-yell you were going to think about possibly accepting,...

2011… A Year in Review

2011… A Year in Review

Wow, another year here and gone! It’s amazing how the older… ahem, more mature I get…the faster the years just roll on by. 2011 has been such a wonderful...

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Sugar Crusted Chocolate Chip Muffins

After the holidays I have the hardest time falling back into the rhythm of my normal life. As I sit here looking around and the gift boxes, empty toy...

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Ohmygosh Ohmygosh! Did you notice? Christmas is in two whole days! No really, where in heck did December go? Wasn’t Thanksgiving like… yesterday? It so was… I remember! Honesty people I haven’t...

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Toasted Pecans

One thing I love just as much as the whole salty-sweet thing… is the chocolate-cayenne combo.   I first saw this recipe on Tasty Kitchen and I was sold. Hook. Line. SINKER!! Whenever...

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Peanut Butter M&M Pretzel Kisses

I know this recipe has been done a million times in seventy-five different ways and it’s really not from scratch, like AT ALL. But I don’t care. I’m posting...

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Grilled Double-Decker Pizza Sandwich

I perfectly aware that this recipe is really not that scratchy, but it’s Friday and who cares? This sammy was inspired from when I would tag along as a child...

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Holiday Punch

During the hustle and bustle this time of year brings, let us not forget how important quenching our thirst is this holiday season. While we’re cramming Pecan Sandies or...

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Eggnog French Toast Sticks and Brown Butter Maple Syrup

And just when I thought french toast couldn’t get anymore yummier, a light bulb went off one day while reading my daughters school lunch menu and an idea was born…...