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Homemade Bread Sticks

I have always been scared to bake bread but it’s a fear I must face. Since I was making a big pot of spaghetti for dinner I decided to try baking homemade bread sticks. I found this recipe on...

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Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder

It was a cold day outside and I was craving a hot bowl of soup. I had some freshly made chicken broth, leftover roasted chicken and frozen corn so I decided to make a creamy chicken corn chowder. I...

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Homemade Chicken Broth

Nothing makes a soup taste better than homemade chicken broth. Whenever I roast a chicken, I always put the remaining chicken bones in a big pot of water along with some vegetables and seasonings and let them simmer for...

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Cinnamon Snaps

We were out of town visiting friends for the Thanksgiving holiday. It was a relaxing and fun time spent with amazing people. During our visit, my friend Madison, my daughter Meg and I decided to bake some cookies. Madison...

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One Eyed Jacks aka Eggs in a Basket

The first time I had this for breakfast was Christmas morning in 1996. I was living in Idaho with my two roommates, David W. and Dave M. We woke up in the morning, exchanged gifts then David W. made...

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Italian Wedding Soup

I had a wonderful time in Boise with my sisters and girlfriends. We ate at all of my favorite restaurants and my sister had her co-worker make her AMAZING chile rellanos for us again. They are pure heaven! We...

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Did you know…

Boise in the Fall – Image found here   …I have the best big sister a girl could ask for? My oldest sister surprised me with tickets to Boise for the weekend. I plan to hang out with my...

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Mediterranean Salad

I saw this recipe in a Sunset magazine a few months ago and thought it looked delicious. I had all the ingredients on hand so I decided to make it for lunch. I adapted it a bit by adding...

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Berry Banana Bread

I had two very ripe bananas to use up and some frozen fruit in the freezer so I decided to bake a loaf of berry banana bread. I was lucky enough to be sent a couple more bottles of...

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Turkey, Brie and Cranberry Chutney Panini

How can something so simple and easy to make taste so AMAZING? I made a four ingredient sandwich for my son and I to share and we both thought it was delicious. My son told me it was awesome...