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Korean Style Flank Steak

I loved the Korean style marinade I used for a pork tenderloin I made recently and I wanted to try a similar marinade with flank steak. The flavors were amazing! The garlic and the ginger really gave the marinade...

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Chocolate Chip Cake with Chocolate Frosting

My daughter turned six recently and I must say, it’s harder than I thought it would be. I can’t believe she’s not my baby anymore. I am very proud of what a kind, funny, silly and empathetic person she...

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Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Shells

My friend Kyle was telling me that her Mom used to make a really good stuffed shells recipe. I saw some shells at the store and decided to try to make my own stuffed shells. They were messy to...

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Clam Chowder

I have been making a lot of soups lately and was craving a seafood stew or chowder. I don’t normally buy canned clams but I had them for a dip that I didn’t end up making. I was thinking...

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Eggs Benedict

This is one of my very favorite breakfasts. I actually prefer bacon instead of ham on my eggs benedict, so I made it that way. There is something so amazing about lemony hollandaise sauce with the creamy yolk and...

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Rice Krispie Treats

We had friends over so the kids could watch a Christmas movie on TV. I made a small batch of rice crispy treats for them to nibble on during the show. I haven’t made these for years so I...

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Open Faced Turkey Sandwich

This is my new favorite sandwich! We had friends over for leftovers after Thanksgiving and I made these sandwiches for dinner. They were unbelievably tasty. I layered my mom’s rolls with cranberry jelly, stuffing, turkey and gravy. I didn’t...

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Mom’s Dinner Rolls

My mother makes the most amazing dinner rolls. I finally got the recipe from her and made my first attempt at baking these delicious rolls. They are extremely easy to make using a bread machine. My mom is at...

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Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

This recipe for hollandaise sauce was my Grandmother Pidgeon’s original recipe (my father’s mother). It’s rich, lemony and so good. I always make this hollandaise sauce for special occasions because it’s so decadent and delicious. This is very special...

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Pumpkin Pie with Homemade Crust

I love pumpkin pie! It’s one of my very favorite desserts – ever. I wanted to make homemade pie crust this year so I decided to use Ina Garten’s pie crust recipe. She makes the best pastries and desserts...