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Last night, we had Chicken Pot Pie. It’s one of our favorites for sure. Most of us probably buy the frozen Marie Calendar pies, for something fast and easy, but this recipe is delicious, & not at all difficult. I usually make my own pie crust, but if you are short on time, just buy […]

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I have several Caramel recipe’s, but this is my favorite! This Caramel takes some cooking time, but is well worth it. They are creamy, chewy & delicious. The nuts are optional of course. It also makes wonderful Caramel Apples as well. You can also save some of the hot caramel in a glass bowl, & […]

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Growing up these Date Bars (also called Matrimonial Bars) were a regular part of my mom’s baking, however we bought a box mix, prepared them & baked them. We used to serve them with Whipping Cream over the warm bars. They were so delicious. They no longer make this box mix anymore, and so I […]

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After all these years, these still remain one of my favorites. Most of you probably already have this recipe. If not….try it today. Magic Bars 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 1 pkg) 1 1/3 cups sweetened flaked or shredded coconut 1 cup semisweet or milk chocolate chips […]

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Ingredients: 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts 6 slices of Swiss Cheese 6 slices of good quality Ham 3 Tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon paprika 6 Tablespoons butter or margarine 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 Tablespoon cornstarch 1 cup heavy whipping cream Directions: 1. Pound chicken breasts until thin. Place a cheese slice and […]

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I’ve made a lot of pies in my life, and tried many pie crust recipes, until I used this one. I’ve never tried another pie crust recipe since. It has never let me down! I have an unusual way of making my pie crust though. I don’t touch it with my hands at all! I […]

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I’ve been wanting to post this recipe for quite some time now…… One tuesday evening, the Young Women in our ward were invited to eat dinner at Kaylene’s house. She wanted to teach the Y.W. how to make her favorite pasta dish. As she began, I immediately convinced myself that I wouldn’t like it. I’m […]

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WARNING: These bars are addictive! They taste just like Peanut Butter Cups.   INGREDIENTS 1 cup butter or margarine, melted 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 cup peanut butter 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 4 tablespoons peanut butter DIRECTIONS In a medium bowl, mix together the butter or margarine, graham […]

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Why should you try this recipe? 1. It’s delicious 2. It’s easy Fully cook a good rump roast or Lean Pork Roast or 5-6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts until almost fall apart tender. now………… shred it, chunk it, or slice it. Mix together: Measure Equal portions of Coke (not diet) & Ketchup or catsup Make […]

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A great friend of mine, (Rexann) knows me very well. For my birthday a while ago, she gave me the new “Taste of Home” Cookbook. I love cookbooks….too many, isn’t enough! I told her I would try some of the recipe’s and post them for all of you to try. I am making these today. […]

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When my girls were all home, one of their favorite meals was filled wontons. They are so delicious! If you have never tried them, you are missing out on not only a great appetizer, but a main dish as well. I often use left over taco meat & grated cheese to fill the wontons as […]

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These cookies are tender, flaky & delicious. They are melt in your mouth good! If you want to make a simpler version. Make one cookie, and dip one end into the chocolate and then into the nuts.     Cookies: 1/4 cup slivered almonds 1 cup sugar 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature […]

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Apple Crisp For the apples: 6 lg. peeled, thinly sliced baking apples (I used Granny Smith) 1 c. white sugar 1 TBS. flour 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1 teaspoon vanilla Mix apple pieces with the vanilla first then add dry ingredients, & toss well. For the crisp: 2 c. quick oats 1 1/2 […]

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This recipe comes from Lisa V. She prepared it while we were visiting in San Francisco, & it was the most delish!! The London Broil is a cheaper cut of meat because it is known to be tough. Tough if you don’t prepare it correctly or by not slicing it against the grain of the […]

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