Author Archives: Angie

Strawberry Cream Cake

98% of the time I buy strawberries, it’s for the sole purpose of having fresh fruit on hand. The other 2% of the time is because I want to bake with them. This was one of those times. Cool, creamy, … Continue reading

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Homemade All-Purpose Cleaner

Let’s take a moment from food recipes and turn our attention to other kinds of recipes, shall we? My husband informed me a few years ago that I was becoming quite the granola. I’ve been known to make my own body … Continue reading

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Neiman Marcus Cookies

Sometimes when I’m taking a breather from the day and am scrolling through Facebook, the NY Times posts a recipe and my interest is piqued. I take a few screen shots, to save for later, resume scrolling, and then a few … Continue reading

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Swedish Meatballs

Ingredients: 1 package egg noodles for the meatballs: 2 lbs. ground beef 5 cloves of garlic, minced 1/3 cup diced onion 2 eggs 1 tsp salt 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs 3 tbsps. chopped fresh parsley … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut butter cookies with Hershey Kisses & a childhood favorite. Need I say more? Ingredients: 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 cup sugar (1/2 cup more for rolling dough balls in) 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup … Continue reading

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Chile Relleno Chicken Soup

I don’t know what the weather is like in your neck of the woods, but springtime in the Midwest is unpredictable, at best. It’s quite possible to experience all 4 seasons in a week’s time starting the week with temps … Continue reading

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Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

    This year while our birthday celebrations weren’t so quiet, my time in the kitchen was lacking. All of our birthdays are within 3 weeks of each other, and sometimes in the years passed, by the end of it all we are … Continue reading

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