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Get your taste buds ready for an explosion of yumminess! That’s probably not even a word, but that’s o.k. See . . .  It’s good Old Fashioned Homemade Pot Pie.  Not from the freezer section of the grocery store.  It’s not difficult, I promise. It’s flaky delicious . . . and fattening. You can run […]

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Do you know that I’m still getting requests, to get on the “Going private list?” I promise, that was an April Fools joke, that ended some time ago!  I simply have too many recipes.  I can’t cycle through them fast enough.  Look . . . See This recipe is not one you should soon forget […]

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My husband left for work at 4:10 this morning . . . crazy guy.  He works hard.  He tried to be quiet and not disruptive, but it didn’t work.  Once he’s gone . . . I’m wide awake.  I emptied the dishwasher at about 5:00 a.m.  As I was putting things away, I spotted this: […]

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You simply don’t need to attend a wedding . . .  to EAT these delicious – tender little cookies.   Make sure that you . . . The recipe doesn’t call for this, but I always add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon. Always sift the flour when making these cookies. It will make them fall apart in your mouth! […]

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In the realm of Scalloped Potatoes, this recipe is the winner . . . at least in my book. It’s a Family Favorite.  We make these for almost every holiday dinner, and in between. When I was younger, we would devour these very quickly at the dinner table.  If there were any left-overs, we would […]

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I’m sooooo excited to share this yummy dessert with all of you.  It’s one of our family favorites. I’ve yet to meet anyone . . . who doesn’t ask for the recipe, once they’ve put a fork-full on their tongue! Take a look! I don’t normally eat more than a bite or two of  tempting desserts, but […]

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It’s snowing and Cold here today, some of our schools even closed! That’s something that doesn’t happen very often . . . around these parts. We can handle huge amounts of the fluffy white stuff – – Spring has simply not sprung in Idaho!  I’ve got to happy myself up!  Last night I made one of […]

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Mother Nature is pulling tricks on us today. It’s snowing around these parts, blowing and COLD. I simply refuse to take part! I’ve decided to take this Baking Blog to PRIVATE! You’ve got to Hop to it, and leave me a comment on THIS POST, if you wish to be able to visit.  Please leave […]

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I love Easter, not only for what it represents, but The Colors of Easter make me Happy! Today . . . I had some Color fun.  I made some Happy Cupcakes!  It might have been snowing like crazy here today, but it was Spring in this house! I also made some funky colored Caramel Corn. […]

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Holy Cow . . . it’s almost Easter!   I just can’t believe that winter is over and spring has sprung.  Time flies much too quickly if you ask me.  I can hear birds chirping in the early morning hours, and soon we will see little  birds nests, tucked in the branches of our pine trees.  You […]

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If I could only eat one thing, for the rest of my life . . . It just might have to be this salad.  I’m serious now! Take a look  . . . it’s a dandy.   It’s actually named Spinach Salad, but you can toss in a different variety of greens as well.  I have […]

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It seems that if I want my fruit-o-holic husband to eat a dessert, it must contain fruit!   Don’t give him chocolate . . . he wants fruit! This perfect dessert is fruit – a -licious.  He actually enjoyed it, but afterwards said; “I’d rather just eat the fruit!   Anyway, it’s really, really good.  So there. […]

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I decided that in lieu of St. Patrick’s Day, I should make something GREEN . . . and pink and orange and purple!   I really did start out –  just intending to make GREEN Brownie pops . . . see  But . . . then those other colors were taunting me, and I caved!  These […]

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