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Category Archives: Recipes

M&M Cookies

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On Christmas Eve/Christmas Morning last year, I made M&M cookies using my Grandma P’s recipe, which I’ll share with you today. One of the things on my 101 in 1001 list, is to “try 100 new recipes” and, while I might have made these before at some point, I can’t Read more →

Cappuccino Rice Crispy Treats

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Last time in my 11 facts, I told you that I can’t eat or make regular rice cripsy treats ever since I started putting cappuccino powder in the mix. I promised to share the recipe, so here it is. I first came across this recipe in George Duran’s cookbook Take Read more →

Slow Cooker Turkey & Cranberry Sauce With a Twist

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I’ve used my slow cooker a lot lately and decided to find a way to make turkey in it for Thanksgiving. I came across an interesting idea at Kiki & Company: crock pot turkey made with a BBQ-cranberry sauce. Did the thought of BBQ sauce and cranberry together make you Read more →

Peanut Butter Blossoms (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

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Today Toni at One Chocolate Box wants to know about favorite Christmas treats.  One of mine is buckeyes, but I’ve already shown you how to make those, so today I thought I would tell you how to make another of my favorite peanut buttery Christmas treats: peanut butter blossoms. These Read more →

Live & Learn Thursday: Making Green Bean Casserole (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

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Today is the 4th day of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop hosted by Toni at One Chocolate Box. The suggested prompt is plans for the holiday, but I honestly don’t know what I’m going to be doing. Probably hanging out at home and making some of the same food I Read more →

Buckeyes (the Candies/Cookies not the Nuts) for Totally Tasty Tuesdays

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If you like chocolate and you like peanut butter, then you will probably love these candies/cookies I grew up with called buckeyes. (I don’t think there’s a consensus on which they qualify as, so it’s up to you what to call them. I’m going to go with candies for this Read more →

Cake in a Jar for Care Packages

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With the holidays approaching, you may want to send baked goods to a deployed service member. But what will keep? Years ago, when looking for something I could send for a coworker’s brother who was deployed in Iraq, I found the answer: cake in a jar. It was a hit Read more →

Our First Christmas in Germany and Making My First Turkey (Includes the Recipe)

Since we had just gotten our household goods a few days before Christmas, I was not sure how much of a holiday we would have or what we would do. We bought a little turkey, just under 4 pounds, a couple of days before Christmas. I searched for recipes online Read more →

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