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Chocolate Pudding Pie Filling - A Bonus Recipe

We will have snow for Thanksgiving again this year!  Last year was the same way.  We traveled up north to my oldest sister Rebekah’s house.  As usual, she had even more snow then we did as she lives near the shores of Lake Michigan.   650 more words

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Pat In Pie Crust - A Bonus Recipe

It’s THAT time of year again.  Grocery shopping with a list a mile long, cleaning the house from top to bottom and scouring through recipes trying to pick out the perfect dish.   605 more words

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Homemade Cream Cheese

In honor of our homemade bagels, of course we had to try making our own cream cheese. ‘Cause what’s a bagel without cream cheese? Ok, I say that now but embarrassing confession: the first time I had a bagel with cream cheese was when I was 17, a senior in high school, and the only reason I tried it then was because the girls in my AP English class were horrified when they heard I’d never eaten it before and made me eat one right then and there.   894 more words

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My dad lived on a dairy farm when he grew up, so I imagine my grandmother made a lot of big hearty breakfasts for after the morning milking.  236 more words

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Red Beans and Rice in a slow cooker

I love cooking in the morning and letting the slow cooker do all the hard work. Then, just finish up the rest and dinner is served. 344 more words

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Baked and Stewing Eps. 1 Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

In this video I demonstrate how to make a soup from scratch. I start with fresh produce to create an organic, natural vegetable broth. I roasted the butternut squash for roughly 3 hours on a medium temp, until the skin easily pulled away from the flesh. 42 more words


Homemade Bagels

Phew.  What. A. Weekend.  To celebrate the last weekend in my 20′s, we went to Vegas.  And it was awesome.  Between eating at Giada De Laurentiis new restaurant and having front row seats to see the Cirque del Soleil LOVE show at the Mirage, we had a phenomenal time with 10 of our favorite people.   1,078 more words