Author Archives: Angie

White Cupcakes with White, Chocolate, or Twist Frosting

My birthday was last month, & like every year, I look forward to making my own birthday cake. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve discovered an appreciation for vanilla & have found, if given an option, I lean towards vanilla. Of … Continue reading

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Broccoli, Rice, & Cheese Casserole

Ingredients: 1 16oz bag frozen broccoli 1/2 cup diced onion 1 can cream of celery/ mushroom/ chicken soup 1 cup milk 1/2 lb Velveeta cheese 3 cups cooked rice 10-15 cranks of Fresh cracked pepper 12 Ritz crackers, crushed Preparation: … Continue reading

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Tortellini Bake

Served with a side salad, this is a low-fuss, tasty meal. Ingredients: 1 22oz package cheese tortellini 1 lb ground beef 1/2 an onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced Italian seasoning, per taste S & P, per taste Crushed red … Continue reading

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Pecan Cream Pound Cake With Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting

I spotted this recipe several months back & filed it away for future use & made it this past weekend when my aunt & uncle came to visit. I hadn’t yet made the frosting when they arrived & I kid … Continue reading

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Recipe Redux: Spicy Pasta, Kielbasa, & Green Bean Bowls

You know it’s time to update a recipe when your oldest moves out, makes dinner for herself, & declares, “Mom, I followed the recipe & you use a lot more seasoning than what’s listed.” Then a few months later, your … Continue reading

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Books I Read In 2020

2020, what a year! Despite the global pandemic, race riots, & a tumultuous presidential election, some things remained the same. Thankfully, I still sought & gained comfort & joy by reading; whether that was with hardbacks, paperbacks, kindle, or listening … Continue reading

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Butter-Toffee Popcorn

Have you ever noticed how sometimes there is food that people like, but in all actuality, isn’t really very good? I don’t mean preference either, but the food is legitimately subpar, falling into the mediocre, at best, category. I think … Continue reading

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Sausage & Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter 1 30oz package tater tots 1 lb bulk sausage 1 small onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese 8 eggs 1 cup milk 1/2 … Continue reading

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Copycat Starbucks Petite Vanilla Bean Scones

I don’t ever buy these scones at Starbucks for myself, but sometimes, I’ll have a bite of Leah’s. Yesterday when she & her friend made a double batch of these, they not only looked great, but they tasted delicious. I … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Crackle Cookies

Back in the day, before one could peruse the internet to their heart’s content, recipes were discovered by way of family, friends, cookbooks, & good ol’ fashioned magazines. People would actually have magazine subscriptions & look forward to receiving it … Continue reading

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