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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...

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Blueberry and Coconut Coffee Cake

We decided to throw a surprise slumber party for my daughter on her seventh birthday. It was a huge hit and my daughter was thrilled! There were 6 girls at the party and we had a fantastic time making...

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Chocolate Cake

For my daughter’s 7th birthday she really wanted a chocolate cake with butter cream frosting and polka dots. We found a chocolate cake recipe on Curious Foodie that sounded perfect. My daughter and I had a fun time baking...

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Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

I wanted to make something simple for dinner that could simmer on the stove while I was out of the house doing errands. I grabbed some turkey Italian sausages and mushrooms from the refrigerator and decided to make a...

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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...