Luscious Lemon Spread

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Around 20 years ago I worked for a small town gourmet bakery in my hometown.  I felt like Little Red Riding Hood as I walked from business to business with a basket full of freshly baked muffins and scones.  The scones were fabulous!  Melt in your mouth, to die for yummy . . . but {Read More…}

Roasted Potatoes & Brussel Sprouts

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A few of the girls liked the idea of mini cabbages . . . My husband thought he didn’t like them . . . One of the girls said, “If you would have told me there was brussel sprouts in this I wouldn’t have eaten it”. Every single person in the house LOVED this recipe {Read More…}

German Sausage & Fried Potatoes

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I had one of those hang on the door and stare into the fridge moments the other night! I had some all natural Bratwurst in the freezer and a jar of apple sauerkraut that really sounded yummy. My Grandmother used to always fry potatoes for me when I would come to visit and I was hungry for that . {Read More…}

Meal Planning Madness

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Ok.  I love to be organized, but sometimes I just feel overwhelmed!  Then I tend to spin in circles and get nothing done.  That’s how meal planning has been for me. I love to cook, in my dreams I’ve been to cooking school in Italy and written several cookbooks and am a cooking guru star! {Read More…}

Chile Relleno

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When my, much longed for, co-op basket arrived it had a lot of hot peppers.  Chile peppers . . . poblano, anaheim (a.k.a. California green chile) and jalepeno.  Mmmm. pico de gallo, salsa verde . . .  Chile Relleno! It was not a good night for making chile rellenos!  The girls had track practice, the {Read More…}

Fresh fruit and veggies

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I’ve recently joined a food co-op. Fresh fruit . . . Fresh veggies . . .  Ooolala! I hear the juicer calling my name! Having moved from Southern California, where we could get fresh, fabulous citrus and exotic fruit most people have never heard of, to the midwest, we were all longing for some fruit and veggies. {Read More…}

Cherry Cheese Breakfast Biscuit

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This is a recipe that is close to my heart. Mom made these yummy breakfast treats for us and we always enjoyed the sweet jelly melting into the warm bread.  Mmmm. The thing that is closest to my memory, is the drizzle! I’m a morning person, so I often would watch Mom whip up her {Read More…}

When you are making cookies

Dear Daughter, When you are making cookies. . . Always cream the butter and sugar!

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