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A Bacon Lovers Fried Cabbage

Fried cabbage is typically love it or hate it dish. There is no middle of the road. It is one of the dishes that your Grandma used to make and it stunk up the house. As a child, I hated cabbage and I hated the smell of cabbage. I hated sauerkraut and the smell sauerkraut was […]…

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Aunt Sue’s Blueberry Bread

About 20 years ago, my Dad handed me a piece of notebook paper and pencil and told me to follow him. I followed my Dad to a freshly plowed spot in the field. We proceeded to map out a blueberry patch of about 50 bushes consisting of several different varieties. We have long since lost […]…

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Chocolate Mint Cake Roll

<a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/14648159/?claim=zuvp9kuehn5″>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> In a quest to hone my baking skills, I decided to attempt a cake roll. I have also been searching for different ways to use fresh herbs from my herb garden. One of the herbs that my husband bought for me was chocolate mint. I have a couple of ideas […]…

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The Easiest Cookie Recipe, Short & Sweet

I love making everything from scratch. I gives me a sense of accomplishment. That being said, sometimes I ain’t got time for that! So when my toddlers are pulling on me begging for cookies when I want to do is sit down, I have a “go to” short and sweet cookie recipe. Sometime, long ago, my […]…

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Cooking with Fresh Herbs

About a year or ago, I began cooking with fresh herbs. Honestly, I didn’t think I would notice much of a difference. What I discovered definitely changed my culinary habits. Fresh herbs will enhance the flavor of any dish. Fresh herbs add elements of bold, rich flavors. The variety of herbs are abundant. In addition, herbs used […]…

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Potato Gnocchi with Crispy Prosciutto

I decided to change up my gnocchi recipe slightly on my second attempt. Since my first attempt at gnocchi, I had purchased a ricer. A ricer is a “must have” when making gnocchi. The last time I squeezed my potatoes through a garlic press. I do not recommend this method. This time I did not follow […]…

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Oven Baked Spicy Pork Ribs with Bok Choy Salad

Ribs are not just for summer time grilling. Another great way to cook ribs is roasting them in the oven. My husband is a huge rib fan, and he recently came home from the grocery store with a huge box of pork ribs. I was stuck inside the house with the cold weather so I […]…

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Creative Cooking for Kids

My child loves a good art project. Cooking is the culinary art. There are many dishes that you can encourage your young children to be creative. Many of the dishes available to encourage kids to cook are sweets, such as cakes, cupcakes, and cookies. However, we cannot survive solely on sweets, or we should not anyway. Cooking is a great way […]…

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Turkey Bacon Club Burger

This recipe combines a few of my favorite things: bacon, burgers, and ranch. I am also a big fan of club sandwiches. This is a different take on all of these elements. I am going to say healthier than a classic burger with the same deliciousness. Begin with one pound of ground turkey in a […]…

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Happy New Year! Culinary Challenges & Resolutions

Happy New Year! I am a novice food blogger, novice foodie, and novice cook. I cook a lot of recipes I find challenging so that I learn new skills and new flavors. Many of the recipes I try seem complicated. Many of the ingredients don’t seem as if they blend together well. Some ingredients are completely new to […]…

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