Monthly Archives: November 2014

Fresh Whipped Cream

Three ingredients and three steps and you’ll say “buh-bye” to the nastiness that is the whipped topping you once bought in the freezer section. Ingredients: 1 16 oz. container of whipping cream 1 – 2 tsps. vanilla extract 3 spoonful of sugar … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

I can take or leave pumpkin pie. Same as Chris. The girls; however, love their pumpkin pie and have requested it the last couple of years for Thanksgiving. I made it last year and this year I decided to try … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Cranberry Jello Salad

There are a few items I make just once a year, and when I do, we all look forward to it. As its title indicates, this is a salad I make only for Thanksgiving dinner and it’s something sweet to … Continue reading

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Zucchini Bread

There was some zucchini in the refrigerator that needed to go to make room for the upcoming Thanksgiving feast. So I grated them up and baked two loaves this morning. For just one loaf, half the recipe. Ingredients: 3 1/4 … Continue reading

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Minion Cupcakes

These were so much fun to make! Just looking at them brings a smile to my face. Chris has a coworker/ friend whose nickname is Twink who just happens to like the Minions, but really, who doesn’t like Minions? It was his … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Toast

Yesterday morning, Leah announced, “I’m making breakfast.” She pulled the 3 ring binder that is bursting at its seams, overflowing with recipes, and landed on this trusty one from the Pioneer Woman. Ingredients: 2 sticks butter, softened 1 cup sugar 3 … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork

Brianna loves barbeque. This is her most requested, most favorite, and without a doubt the easiest meal to make. 3 ingredients, a crockpot and the magic happens overnight. Score! Ingredients: 5-6 lb. pork butt/ shoulder roast 2 tbsp. Kosher salt 2 tbsp. … Continue reading

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Steak Fries

Making your own home fries is so easy and pairs perfectly with a night of grilling burgers. Ingredients: 4 large russet potatoes olive oil garlic powder onion powder seasoning salt red pepper flakes Kosher salt & freshly ground pepper Preparation: … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower

Oh my, goodness! Roasted cauliflower is where it’s at! This stuff is so, so incredibly good. I don’t know what it is about roasting this vegetable that makes it taste so dang good, but I could eat this I’m not … Continue reading

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Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup

As the weather turns cooler, soup is where it’s at. I love to wrap my hands around a bowl of steaming soup. Warm my hands and my insides. Ingredients: 1 9oz package of cheese tortellini 2 cans (10 3/4 oz. … Continue reading

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