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Once upon a time . . . you could buy a box mix by Better Crocker called Date Bars. one day, one very sad day . . . it vanished from store shelves! What will we do – the children cried? What will we do – my Dad cried? What ever will we do – I cried? […]

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What do you do, when you have two ripe bananas? . . . that’s not quite enough for banana bread. Add applesauce! Serious good a new favorite! APPLESAUCE BANANA BREAD 1/2 Cup oil *I used Canola 1 1/2 Cups sugar 2 eggs 4 tablespoons buttermilk 2 ripe bananas 1/3 cup applesauce 1 teaspoon vanilla *you could use […]

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. . . I’m still working on using all of that frozen Rhodes Roll dough.  Last week I made Cinnamon Sugar Glazed Orange Knots, that were very yummy. and today to go along with our Hawaiian Crunch Halibut . . . Buttery  Parmesan Knots  simply . . . thaw some texas size Rhodes rolls roll […]

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Well . . . I almost forgot that I still needed to post the recipe to this yummy crumble! I’ve been busily re-organizing posts that don’t seem to line up since I changed templates.  You’d think I would learn from the past, but part of my blogging enjoyment, is change. I’ve been able to fix […]

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Lately, I’ve been trying to use up products that have been sitting in my freezer, before buying new.  This isn’t an easy task, because I don’t seem to be very good at rotating!  I had two bags of Rhodes Roll dough, that stare at me every time I open the freezer.  What to do?  Yesterday, […]

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Today…..well today has been a strange kind of day.  Those who know me well, also know that I clean HARD on Mondays.  This morning when I stepped out of bed, I had a headache and a stomach ache.  I knew it was not going to be one of my better days.  Usually, they say that […]

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As I stepped out of bed this morning, my mind suddenly drifted to this soup!  This cheesy smooth soup is my all time favorite.  You can add a wide variety of vegetables as well, or toss in rotisserie chicken as well.  You name it, you can add it to this wonderful creamy cheesy base.  It […]

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These easy to make turnovers have always been a family favorite.  I used Blueberry filling, but you can use Cherry, Apple, Strawberry or whatever your heart desires.  If you haven’t used Puff Pastry to make turnovers, you are really missing out on a scrumptious dessert.  I will show you how easy they are to make.  I […]

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I am truly a glutten for punishment!  For the sake of this crazy blog, I decided I should make one of my very favorite cookies today.  After all, it’s a holiday…..right?  If you like macaroons, then you will love these delicate melt in your mouth Corn Flake Macaroons.  They will be perfect for your New […]

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In Idaho, it’s COLD, SNOWY and New Years Eve today!  Can you believe that tomorrow we will be ringing in a brand new 2010 year.  I’ve taken down Christmas and packed it all away, and I always have that slightly bummed feeling.  There is such a rush trying to make things just right, and then….all […]

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Hi Everyone, I hope that you all had a fantastic Christmas.  I know that I sure did! Hopefully you were all able to enjoy a few days off from work, and relax a bit.  Christmas is certainly special, but I’m not sure if it’s relaxing… now that I’m thinking about it.  We were able to share the joy with […]

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A few times a year, I allow myself to be a real “dip!”  I eat whatever I want, and pay for it later, by exercising like crazy.  New Years is one of those “dip times.”  This dip is fast and super simple to throw together in a crock pot or slow cooker, and serve at […]

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Just in case you need to take something “sinfully sweet” to take to those New Years Eve Parties, this is just the ticket. This fudge is full-proof!  I’ve never had it turn to sugar, and it’s really silky smooth.  If you’re not a nut, then simply don’t add the nuts.  Half and Half…..that’s what I do. […]

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