Author Archives: Angie

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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Chicken & Pepper Jack Mac

Need a little comfort food & spice in your life? Say no more. Discussions about what to eat for dinner is a daily staple. Chris, ever the lover of Mac & Cheese, requested white mac’n’cheese with a kick to it. … Continue reading

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Zucchini Bread – Take 5

I’m always somewhat in awe of how recipes that contain the same ingredients, with slight variations in the amount of said ingredients, can altogether alter the taste of the final product. For whatever reason, even though it’s now fall, since … Continue reading

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Glazed Lemon Blueberry Loaf

I’ve always been fond of the lemon & blueberry combo; I find it light & refreshing, & was very surprised to hear from my husband, after sending him to work with the above tray, he’d had 2 slices & liked … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Bread

  If you’re anything like me, you just read that, & thought, Wait! Whaaat? Peanut butter bread? That was me last night, utterly intrigued. Upon further investigation, I learned it’s a depression era bread. Makes sense. I also discovered quite … Continue reading

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1, 2, 3 Chocolate Sauce

This chocolate sauce is synonymous with my childhood summers, Christmases, or Spring Break. Basically, any time we went to visit my maternal grandparents on their farm. It was a nightly ritual that after dinner the 5 gallon bucket of Schwan’s … Continue reading

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