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Garden Meatloaf

Garden Meatloaf

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Garden Meatloaf I typically make this Garden Meatloaf after I harvest my vegetables from the garden.  This time I just had an abundance of vegetables in the house, so it was time to use some up.  I know many people use a mix of ground […]

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

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Sloppy Joes Dinners don’t always have to be fancy.  There are plenty of days that I just want something simple that I can eat on a paper plate.  Sloppy Joes are perfect for this. I also don’t think I have mentioned this before.  I have […]

Pineapple Cheese Ball

Pineapple Cheese Ball

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Pineapple Cheese Ball A good cheese ball is always welcome at any gathering.  This Pineapple Cheese Ball is perfect for the Spring.  I have served this Pineapple Cheese Ball at parties at home.  I have also brought this to work and everyone enjoyed it. The […]

Compound Butters

Compound Butters

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Classic Compound Butters I know that I have already posted several compound butter recipes, but here are a few of the classics.  Dinner doesn’t have to be boring!  I remember going to a steakhouse with my parents when I was a teenager back in the […]

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

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Hot Cross Buns These aren’t just any buns.  They are enriched dough Hot Cross Buns.  They are really delicious and easy to make. Hot Cross Buns are a spiced sweet bun typically made with fruit and marked with a cross on top.  They are usually […]

Smoked Sausage With Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers

Smoked Sausage With Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers

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Smoked Sausage with Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers I am not sure where my Mother found this Smoked Sausage With Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers recipe.  She made it for years and it is a family favorite.  The smoked sausage gives the sauce quite a […]

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Corned Beef and Cabbage

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Of course, the main meal for the day is Corned Beef and Cabbage with carrots and red potatoes. I make the Corned Beef in the crock pot.  It is so easy and the meat is juicy, extremely […]

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

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Irish Soda Bread I have had many Irish Soda Breads that I purchased from a bakery or a grocery store.  Some good and some so dry that I immediately needed to grab for something to drink to get it down.  The one I liked the […]

Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken Parmigiana

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Chicken Parmigiana Long gone are the days of trying to get your kids to eat plain, boring vegetables.  I still remember my Mother cooking canned spinach on the stove with vinegar and a little lemon and trying to get me to eat it.  It had […]

Basic Chili Recipe

Basic Chili Recipe

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Basic Chili Recipe As I mentioned in my Chili Seasoning Mix recipe, I make Chili almost once a week.  It is easy to make and perfect for lunch or dinner.  I have changed it up over the years.  We used to make Chili with all […]


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Garden Meatloaf

Garden Meatloaf

Garden Meatloaf I typically make this Garden Meatloaf after I harvest my vegetables from the garden.  This time I just had an abundance of vegetables in the house, so it was time to use some up.  I know many people use a mix of ground […]

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes Dinners don’t always have to be fancy.  There are plenty of days that I just want something simple that I can eat on a paper plate.  Sloppy Joes are perfect for this. I also don’t think I have mentioned this before.  I have […]

Pineapple Cheese Ball

Pineapple Cheese Ball

Pineapple Cheese Ball A good cheese ball is always welcome at any gathering.  This Pineapple Cheese Ball is perfect for the Spring.  I have served this Pineapple Cheese Ball at parties at home.  I have also brought this to work and everyone enjoyed it. The […]

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns These aren’t just any buns.  They are enriched dough Hot Cross Buns.  They are really delicious and easy to make. Hot Cross Buns are a spiced sweet bun typically made with fruit and marked with a cross on top.  They are usually […]

Smoked Sausage With Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers

Smoked Sausage With Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers

Smoked Sausage with Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers I am not sure where my Mother found this Smoked Sausage With Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers recipe.  She made it for years and it is a family favorite.  The smoked sausage gives the sauce quite a […]


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