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Six ingredients to dessert heaven


I needed to make a quick dessert for a cookout gathering we had with our church and found a new recipe to try: Blonde Cheesecake Brownies (also known as Bayou Brownies from New Orleans). Simple and sinfully delicious. Only Six … Continue reading

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When the world gives you duck eggs, make cookies, of course!


What a day for surprises! My first surprise. I had a record number of visitors to my blog on this day, all because of one post! Thanks for liking it. Update: 259 lattes to go in 44 days. My second … Continue reading

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Get Loaded


The title is “loaded” with meaning. What are you expecting on this post after reading “get loaded” in the title? Your answer just might reveal your “inner self.” Or, not.  What did you think was going to follow? (Share your answers in … Continue reading

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Necessary Roughness


Necessary Roughness is a television show that promotes “tough love” by a counselor to professional athletes. In this case, art does not seem to imitate life. I am amazed at how many people (parents, coaches, teachers, etc) are afraid of … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #14: Grilled Cheese Egg-a-hole-ah


Only the lonely egg sits in the carton wondering its destiny. Starving basketball player needs nourishment for the final game of the season. An egg-a-hole-ah would suffice but the inspiration for more calls for pushing it up a notch! A … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #7: Chex Fruit Crumble


Two lone apples sat on the counter deserted by the crowd of visitors. What could their ending purpose be? Apple oatmeal crumble, also known as Apple Brown Betty, perhaps. (Ever wonder who Betty was? Was she brown? Did she cook … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid Recipes #1 Chicken 2012


Pantry Raid (not to be confused with panty raid) Recipes is what I am calling this next series of recipes. I will mostly just raid the pantry or ‘frig or freezer and take what’s on hand to create something. It … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 33 -Christmas Beef and Rice


Naming this soup was the easiest part and the rest was just as easy! (That didn’t really make sense but is what I wanted to say.) The name was obvious because of the roasted red peppers, the chopped spinach with … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 31 – Loaded Baked Potato


One of my favorites and another time I get to use my immersion blender. 4 baking potatoes 1 cup broccoli florets 4 Tablespoons butter 1 cupmMilk (or more) 2 oz cream cheese 1/3 cup cheddar cheese, shredded 1/3 cup sour … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup; Day 24 – Dilled Potato


Not much time since there’s yet another basketball game tonight. Well, there are potatoes and water. Oooo, and just happen to have some cream cheese and butter, yeah! Fresh dill would be great but dried will work, too. 6 small … Continue reading

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