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Caprese Salad

This is a perfect salad for a hot day (or any day for that matter). Simple, easy and full of flavor. I love the flavors of mozzarella, basil and tomatoes together and topping them with a really good balsamic...

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Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwich

We had a dinner party and I wanted to prepare a dessert that would make all the adults and five kids happy. These sandwiches were a huge success! They were soft, gooey and so delicious. Chocolate Chip Cookies 2...

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Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms are always a great treat. We recently had an “appetizer dinner” with friends and I made these mushrooms – they disappeared quickly and everyone raved about them. I usually make them with sausage but decided to try...

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Shredded Chicken Burritos

As you can tell from my recipe blog, we LOVE Mexican food. My kids can’t get enough and it’s the same for my husband and me. I wasn’t in the mood to cook a big meal (90 degrees outside)...

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Okay, so what’s not to love about a cookie made with peanut butter, brown sugar and chocolate chips? I wanted to make a treat for our friends who were watching our kids while my husband and I went on...

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Mushroom Manicotti

I haven’t made this dish for a really long time and was so excited when I stumbled across my old recipe. It’s a bit time consuming but worth it! It’s cheesy and gooey and so delicious. My son had...

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Banana Bread

My daughter and I had some alone time today and we decided to make a loaf of banana bread (we had two very ripe bananas to use up). We had a great time laughing, making a mess and creating...

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Mom’s Potato Salad with a Twist

My mom is a great cook and one of her best dishes is potato salad. It’s a huge hit with everyone that eats it. I have never made it before and decided to give it a try – I...

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Baked Barbecue Ribs

This is a family favorite – especially for my sister Leslie. My Dad always grills ribs for special occasions and they are the best. I decided to make some for friends who were coming over for dinner but instead...

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Pancakes with Raspberry Sauce

I make pancakes every Saturday for my kids… it’s a tradition. This morning my son wanted to help make the pancakes and he wanted a berry sauce instead of regular syrup. We had a fun time cooking side by...