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Chicken Piccata

While looking through a new magazine called Cuisine at Home, I found a delicious recipe for chicken piccata. I only adapted the recipe a little by substituting extra chicken broth for wine because I didn’t have any wine on...

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I am Back… sort of

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. We just got back from a two week adventure in our motor home. We drove through Oregon and California to Yuma, Arizona to visit my husband’s father and step mother for...

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Sugar Cookies

During the holiday season I make my children’s teachers homemade goodies as a thank you. This year we decided to make sugar cookies so the kids could decorate them with all sorts of fun sprinkles. I was looking forward...

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Baked Beef and Bean Chimichangas

We had ripe avocados that needed to be used up so I decided to make fresh guacamole and serve it on top of homemade ground beef and bean chimichangas. This meal was extremely easy to make and tasted fantastic....

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Beef and Barley Stew

It was a freezing cold day and I wanted to make something for dinner that would warm us all up. I started browsing the Internet and found a hearty and filling soup from The Cutting Edge of Ordinary that...

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Pastrami, Tomato and Coleslaw on Rye

When I was reading Sophia’s blog yesterday, I got inspired to make a pastrami sandwich on rye with coleslaw. I picked up some pastrami while grocery shopping today and I was so excited to get home and make lunch. This...

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Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies

We had friends coming for the weekend and I wanted to bake them something special to enjoy while they were here. I have been seeing a lot of pumpkin snickerdoodle recipes out there and decided to finally make them...

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Asparagus, Mushroom and Ham Quiche with a Potato Crust

When we were visiting our friends over the Thanksgiving holiday we had an asparagus and ham quiche that was amazing. I decided to re-create this quiche using a potato crust to make it a little bit healthier. I added...

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Homemade Pretzels

I am always looking for fun activities to do with my kids after school. Marjie, one of my first food blogging friends, sent me this recipe for homemade pretzels and the kids and I immediately made them. I was...

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Chicken Salad Sandwich

I wanted a quick and tasty sandwich for lunch. I had leftover chicken breast in the refrigerator, an apple and some walnuts. I decided to throw them together and make a chicken salad sandwich. I decided to toast the...