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Sweet Potato and Pineapple Au Gratin

I got this amazing recipe off of Better Homes and Gardens {https://www.bhg.com/recipe/sweet-potato-and-pineapple-gratin/}. Of course I tweaked it a bit, but you can click on their link for the original recipe.:) I made this for Thanksgiving and it was a huge hit! Not with my kids of course because there was vegetables in there! But with… Continue reading Sweet Potato and Pineapple Au Gratin

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Turkey and Vegetable Soup

I have said before that I love soup in the winter!  It just makes me feel happy to eat a nice big bowl of soup.  And what makes it even better is the perfect biscuit on top!  If you happened to miss my post on making my homemade chicken stock with your turkey carcass, well,… Continue reading Turkey and Vegetable Soup

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Tomatillo Salsa

Today's recipe is so delicious!  I got this recipe from my brother in law, Paul.  He and his wife always have fun recipes for me to try.  I love tomatillo's and I love this type of salsa. Now my picture is the recipe without avocado because I have two family members allergic to avocado(this is… Continue reading Tomatillo Salsa

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Peach Cobbler

Since I grew up for most of my life in Brigham City, Utah, I of course love peaches.  August and September are the best months of the year.  Eating the BEST fresh peaches every day makes me happy.  I never get sick of eating them.  I think they are the fruit of heaven.   Cobbler is… Continue reading Peach Cobbler

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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

This cake's recipe comes from one of my favorite cookbooks- You Made That Dessert?  I love it because the author's directions are so easy and straightforward.  My kids love this dessert.  They ask for it all the time.  It is goes very nicely with vanilla ice cream.  You can go to my Homemade Raspberry Ice… Continue reading Sour Cream Coffee Cake

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Simple Granola Bars

This is a favorite for school lunches.  My kids are SO picky it's crazy.  So our granola bars are super simple.  We also have nut sensitivities, so I don't add those, even though I LOVE nuts and would prefer them that way.  This is a basic recipe, so you can always sub out part of… Continue reading Simple Granola Bars

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The Best Marinade

I just love this recipe for Savory Marinade from Kalyns Kitchen!  It is simply my favorite for grilling chicken.  Check out their website for great photos! I have tiny alterations, which is just because that's what I usually have in my kitchen. 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts, I quarter my breasts-cut in half and then in… Continue reading The Best Marinade

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Munch Mix

Today's recipe is one of my most favorite things to bring to a party.  It makes a ton, and it's so pretty! Ingredients: 10 C corn or rice chex- or do both! 9 C popped popcorn- I use Skinny Pop because it's gluten free and there's hardly any kernels to get out. 4 C pretzel… Continue reading Munch Mix

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Homemade Salsa for Canning

As my garden veggies start to mature, I can't help but get excited about salsa!  This recipe is from a neighbor when I was living in Brigham City in my youth.  I love to smell this salsa cooking every Fall-except last Fall.  I had a baby instead.  So I'm really anxious to make some this… Continue reading Homemade Salsa for Canning

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Monster Cookies

Today's recipe(adapted slightly) was given to me by my adopted Oma.  She is the most adorable person you'll ever meet.  She is a dear neighbor and she also made these cute little booties for my baby when she was blessed in our church this past December. I hope you'll enjoy this recipe!  It satisfies so… Continue reading Monster Cookies