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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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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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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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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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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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Avocado Bacon Toast

Let’s just be honest here for a sec: sometimes I’m a little late to the party. Avocado Toast has been around for as long as there’s been avocados & toast, but here I am way behind the curve, an outlier, … Continue reading

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Breakfast Burritos

Sausage, egg, & cheese Bacon, potato, egg, & cheese Aside from tasting good and being a filling meal, they make easy leftovers. So while you may think, “I don’t need to make that many.” Rest assured when I say, it’ll … Continue reading

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Doubletree Cookie Recipe

Preparation: Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside. In a stand mixer, cream the butter, sugar, & brown sugar on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add eggs, vanilla, lemon juice, & blend on low … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Scotchies

I’ve only had these cookies a handful of times with the last time being at least 15 years ago, if not longer. A few weeks ago, seemingly out of nowhere, I had a strong taste for them. I ignored it, … Continue reading

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