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Baked Squash Casserole, food from my garden

Squash casserole is one of my favorite comfort food dishes. When I was a teenager, my Mother and I would go to a restaurant called “The Black-eyed Pea” and order veggie plates. Plates full of broccoli rice casserole, fried okra, cheese-y broccoli soup and the most amazing squash casserole. It was one of our favorite …

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How to succeed at pie making without really trying

Take one semi-lazy baker. One text conversation about desserts. And 1 hour. What do you get? Mixed Fruit Pie. This recipe will make 2 pies. 5 cups of random frozen fruit from said baker’s freezer 1 cup all-purpose flour (or preferred flour) 1-1/2 to 2 cups sugar (depending on how sweet you like your pie) …

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Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread

Soda bread is (according to Wikipedia) “a variety of quick bread traditionally made in a variety of cuisines in which sodium bicarbonate (otherwise known as baking soda) is used as a raising agent rather than the more common yeast. The ingredients of traditional soda bread are flour, bread soda, salt, and buttermilk. The buttermilk in …

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Butter, Shaken not Churned

If you’re here to enter the MyBlogSpark giveaway I’m hosting click here. Yes, shaking is technically churning. Work with me people, it’s a cute title. I’m a tiny bit addicted to Pinterest. I surf the pins for ideas almost daily. It’s easy since there’s an App for that! Gotta love the iPhone! I re-pinned a …

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For goodness sake, I made a Homemade Foreo!

I made an Oreo like cookie. Honestly. What’s better than a homemade Oreo cookie? An over-sized, soft, chewy Oreo cookie…and a foot rub, but the foot rub is totally optional. 😉 It does not taste exactly like a Oreo, but it’s super good. I decided to make the cookies soft and chewy instead of crisp. …

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A Waffle recipe, a Swanson Health Products review and a giveaway!

Yesterday I told you a bit about  Swanson Health Products.  I also shared my sweet and nutty fruit bar recipe. As I told you yesterday, Swanson Health Products sent me a few items free of charge so I could review them.  Three of the 4 items I picked were “new to me” items.   Ben …

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Ummmm….

I’m not confused or anything. I want to tell you about an easy (monkey bread) type bread that we call ummmm. It’s called ummmm mostly because I could not think of a name and my teen called it ummmm. It’s not from scratch, and it’s not very healthy. It sure tastes good though. The idea …

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Easy, better than drive-thru breakfast sandwiches

Mornings are busy, especially when I wake up late. It’s easy, on those mornings, to shuck it all and head for the drive-thru. Fast food is true to its name. It’s fast. It’s also greasy, and usually pretty high in calories. I have a better idea. Let’s make our own “to-go” breakfast sandwiches. Ready? Get …

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