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Cranberry Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I just made these and they aren’t staying around very long.  Try them yourself and watch them disappear! Ingredients: 1 ¼ Cup margarine  ¾ Cup firmly packed  brown sugar ½ Cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 ½ … Continue reading

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Pam’s Pepperoni Roll Goodness

Sometimes in life you are blessed with friends who share their great recipes with you. I am blessed with two special friends from my high school days that have freely shared their recipes with me and today I want to focus … Continue reading

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Spicy Snacks To Warm a Cold Day

Another cold day here.  It makes it hard to get motivated. Of course I had to break now and then for a snack and I had wanted to try Ellie Krueger’s Spicy Almonds http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/healthy-appetite-with-ellie-krieger-/spiced-almonds-recipe/index.html  so I switched my creative juices … Continue reading

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Holiday Cheer!

It is that time of year once again for various parties and functions where you need beverages that are pleasing to the palate,  eye, & waistline.  This Grape/Cranberry punch is just the thing!  It is a simple recipe with amazing … Continue reading

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Leaf the rake, take the cookies!

As I stated previously, I collected many fall leaves in perfecting the realism of my crochet leaf pattern.  The colors, smells and sounds of Fall just put me in the mood to bake and when I was able to snag … Continue reading

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And another popcorn recipe!

After the snicker-doodle popcorn was such a hit my boys requested a seasonal favorite – Carmel popcorn.  Now their taste does not run to the burnt caramel, “crackerjack” version nor do they want the toffee kind.  It has to be … Continue reading

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Popcorn for fall

What you are viewing in the picture is my new “down fall”!  I love popcorn:  plain, cheese, butter, caramel, kettle…well, you get the picture.  I am always on the lookout for new flavors. This one is over the top.  It … Continue reading

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Tomato Truths

I can’t think of anything better than a bacon, lettuce, tomato sandwich in which to find a life statement. You may think I am crazy but I realized as I was constructing my masterpiece for brunch that a slice of … Continue reading

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