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Slow Cooker Monday, this week in FAIL

Cream of Leek and Potato soup I wanted to make something that could be made for meatless Monday or could be made Vegan. I decided to make Julia Child’s recipe. I made a few small changes. Instead of water I used homemade veggie stock, I used little potatoes instead of large russets and I did …

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Texas Sized Turkey Egg Rolls

Yes, I said turkey. We love egg rolls! I recently tried my hand at making my own egg rolls, it went so well that I tried it again, this time with ground turkey. Egg rolls trick my “Veggie Resistant” teenager into eating cabbage, carrots and onions. The process is a little time-consuming, but well worth …

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Slow Cooker Monday, Breakfast Style

Hello! Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I am happy to report that we did take down Christmas over the weekend. Yeah! Please join Allie and me for Slow Cooker Monday. You can add your slow cooker recipe to the link up. Today, I have a great winter breakfast for you. …

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This week in FAIL….fishy edition

I had one heck of a week last week. 3 visits to the doctor’s office, an x-ray, an MRI and a shot. One doctor’s office visit was for my daughter, who stayed home most of the week with a sinus infection.The other 2 doctor’s office visits, the x-ray, the MRI and the shot were mine. …

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Breakfast Casserole

This French toast like breakfast casserole is a favorite in my home. I make a large batch so it can be munched on for a few days. I used whole wheat bread, but you could use French bread or any other type of bread. 9 pieces of whole wheat bread 1/2 cup of brown sugar …

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Slow cooker Monday

Pot Roast is a big favorite in my house. I’ve made roasts in the oven and in my slow cooker, I much prefer the taste and texture of the roast when it is slow cooked. I used my slow cooker to make a wonderful roast, then I took the roast to a whole ‘nother level …

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Slow Cooker Apple-Pear Butter

Apple-Pear Butter Slow Cookers are wonders when it comes to cooking beans, chili, roasts, soups and stews. Slow Cookers are also wonderful for making apple sauces, cranberry sauce and apple-pear butter. I hope you’ll join Allie and me for this week’s slow cooker link-up. Apple-Pear Butter, slightly adapted from a Martha Stewart recipe Wash, seed …

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Boozy fruit bread

Hello my dears!  Happy New Year’s eve, or Happy New Year (depending on your location) I’ve been M.I.A. for a few days. I hope you have all had a wonderful holiday season, I wish for you a harmonious, love filled new year! We’re planning to attend a party this evening 🙂 I thought I would …

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Baking, outside of my comfort zone

This morning we’re off to A Tuba Christmas in downtown Dallas. Our son is participating this year. Anyhoo, back to my baking issue. I’ve got family members with food allergies. I’m sure I am not alone. On Christmas Eve, we will be having brunch with my Sister-in-Love and her family. Michelle and her family have …

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Cra-mazing dipped pretzels

Cra-mazing: (adj.) something both crazy and amazing. also known as Freak-tacular I bought these super duper long pretzels. As soon as I saw them, I knew that I had to buy them intended to dip them in melting chocolate A few days later, while picking up some yarn from Michael’s, I found candy cane flavored …

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