Category Archive: Recipes

Jan 29

Mini Bagel Pizzas

Are you looking for an easy no fuss food for your next get together? I made these Mini Bagel Pizzas for the grand kids. They loved making them as much as eating them. If you are making them for a party you can have them all put together ready to pop in the oven. The …

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Jan 25

Pull Apart Sweet Bread in the Slow Cooker

  If you have not tried Pull Apart Sweet Bread in the Slow Cooker you must make them at least once. They are so easy to make and amazing tasting. They should taste great, they have plenty of sugar and butter on them. I would call these a splurge. Sticky, gooey and sweet. Yum! Pull …

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Jan 22

Loaded Potato Skins

Have you ever made Loaded Potato Skins? I had never made or eaten them. I know that seems hard to believe. I figured it can’t be that difficult to make. I bought a couple nice size Idaho baking potatoes. You can top them with anything you want. Here is what I did. You’ll need: 2 …

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Jan 18

12 Game Day Snacks

There are lots of big games being played. Are you looking for some game day snacks? I’m not a big sports fan but I do love making and eating the snacks. I found 12 recipes that I think look delicious from some of the best bloggers around. You may also like:  Cheesy Brussels Sprout Dip …

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Jan 17

Cheesy Cauliflower Bake

I’m back! So sorry to have been absent lately. I came down with the flu on Christmas eve and haven’t been well since. Today I am happy to say I am feeling great and ready to get this New Year started. I have so many ideas for 2015 so stay tuned! Today I am sharing …

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Jan 05

Skillet Corn Bread

I have to say finding a good cornbread recipe is harder than it sounds. I finally decided to make this recipe I found here. I read the comments on recipes because usually it will include some really important tips and improvements. I read them and decide on how I want to make mine. I think it turned out great. Nice …

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Jan 04

Cheesy Brussels Sprout Dip

Happy 2015 to everyone! I have been busy behind the scenes on my blog. A friend of mine is doing some much needed maintenance. You shouldn’t even notice any changes. I have also been busy educating myself with my new camera. It’s a Canon RebelT5.  I am taking an online course to learn the basics. …

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Dec 05

Scalloped Potatoes Au Gratin

I’m sure you’ve had Scalloped Potatoes Au Gratin, I had to look up the name to make sure I called my dish by the correct name.  Were your potatoes from a box or homemade? With the boxed it’s so easy and convenient all you do is add water and cook. The may be easier but …

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Dec 02

Christmas Crunch

I decided to take a break from baking today and make this pretty popcorn, pretzel mix that I’m calling Christmas Crunch. I found this recipe on Pinterest. Love Pinterest! This would make a great homemade gift. It’s also super easy so that the kids can make it with help with the melting part. It tastes yummy! …

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Nov 29

30 of the Best Christmas Recipes!

To start off the holiday season I asked some of my blogging friends to share some of their amazing Christmas recipes. Here are 30 of the best Christmas recipes to get you started. All you have to do is scroll down and click on the ones that interest you. Thanks to all my talented friends for …

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Nov 25

Beef Brisket in the Slow Cooker

Have you ever cooked a beef brisket? It’s a less tender cut of meat so many people shy away from cooking it. You can read more about the specifics as to why it’s tougher here. In summer my husband loves to smoke the brisket for many hours in his Weber Smoker. When I told him I was …

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Nov 22

Cheddar Bay Biscuits

If you’ve ever eaten at Red Lobster you know what Cheddar Bay Biscuits are. They recently had their All You Can Eat Shrimp Fest, so we went out to dinner. I had forgotten how good these biscuits are. The very sweet waitress sent me home with half a dozen of these yummy biscuits. I savored …

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Oct 25

Princess Cupcake Dress

My granddaughter turned 6 years old this month. She likes me to make her cake for her birthday party. Last year I made a Princess cake. This year since she is still wild about Princesses so I decided to make a Princess Cupcake Dress. I figured it would be less mess to have cupcakes at …

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Oct 23

Rendering Bacon Grease For Cooking

I believe in trying to use every bit of everything I can. Not waste a thing, especially with the price of food now a days. Every little bit helps. Bacon fat has been used for years in cooking. My mom always saved her bacon grease. We don’t have bacon very often, even thought my husband would …

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Oct 18

Pumpkin Butter

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Pumpkins and more pumpkins! I love pumpkins! My first attempt this year to grow my own pumpkins turned out great. My one plant produced 13 beautiful orange pumpkins of various sizes. All but 2 are still waiting on my sun porch for their time in the oven. I am in pumpkin heaven! Today I want …

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Oct 16

Monster Mashing Chocolate Banana Smoothie with TruMoo

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My grandson loves chocolate milk. It’s all he wants to drink. I try to give my family the best and when I found out TruMoo is hormone free I had to get it for my grandson. …

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Oct 12

Apple Crumble Pie

It’s apple season! I love this time of year because I love apple pie, apple cider, apple crisp, any kind of apple concoctions you can make I love! When I was a child my mom would have us gathering apples from a local tree. If they were free we were gathering them. lol. My mom …

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Sep 26

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Icing

It’s pumpkin time around my house and now is my favorite time to bake. I decided to make some pumpkin bars with cream cheese icing. A request made by my friend Debbie who has been staying with us this past week. She is a childhood friend. We have spent so much time talking about the …

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Sep 14

Make the Switch to Whole Grains with #Roman_Meal Bread

“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Roman Meal. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.” September is Whole Grains month. Today I am going to help you Make the Switch to Whole Grains with Roman Meal Bread. Plus …

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Aug 26

Give Your Recipes Some Added Flavor with #Texas Pete! #ad

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Texas Pete for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I like to add a little zing in the  foods I make and  Texas Pete Hot Sauces help me do just that. It’s perfect for that added spice you are looking to add to your …

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Aug 25

Easy Made from Scratch Cooking Recipes #newfromhormel #CollectiveBias #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. If you are a regular follower of my blog then you know I’m all about made from scratch cooking. Sometimes it can be time consuming and I work more than one job. Even though I like to make most of …

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Aug 24

Honey Mustard Mozzarella Chicken with Bacon

Found a recipe here and tweaked it a bit. You’ll need: 3 boneless chicken breasts pieces 3/4 cup honey I used some beautiful light colored local honey 1/2 cup mustard I used a spicy brown mustard 3 slices of bacon 1/2  cup shredded mozzarella cheese In a small bowl mix together the honey and mustard. Place your …

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Aug 19

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

  First, let me start by saying, my husband is in heaven with all the bacon recipes I am sharing this month. As bacon month continues today I’m going to share a recipe guaranteed to make those brussel sprouts extra delicious. I really I really adore brussel sprouts, grew up eating them all the time. …

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Aug 09

Roasted Potato Salad with Bacon

Summer is still going strong and I am loving it. I really enjoy cooking out . Today I am sharing a nice variation to the usual potato salad recipe. In this recipe you roast your potatoes instead of boiling them. It made a big difference in the taste. It was a nice change. Here is …

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Jul 23

Chicken Tacos in the Slow Cooker

I have had my family visiting from out of town these past few weeks. We like to eat out once or twice but it gets expensive and tiring eating out. I decided to make a big batch of chicken taco meat and feed the whole gang. It’s easy to do. Plus it’s a self serve …

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Jul 17

Blueberry Banana Oatmeal Bread

I am still baking with blueberries! They are so perfect to toss in a pie, bread or cookie. I love these little guys! So here is another recipe using these little gems. I paired them with oatmeal and some overripe bananas, yum! I found a recipe here. You’ll need: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/3 cup …

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