Category Archives: Holiday

Gravy Trick!

My mom rarely makes her gravy only on the stove top. Her step mom taught her a trick that she passed on to me. I know I don’t use this trick to it’s full potential -but a few nights ago, … Continue reading

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Homemade Caramel Corn

As my 30th birthday inches closer, I’m feeling the press of some weird deadline to MAKE AND DO things that I haven’t done before, as if the embarassment of NOT having made or done them before turning 30 will kill … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Salmon

This dish will make you out to be a better chef than you actually are. Okay, so maybe you’re a much better chef than I am… but speaking for myself, I kicked this dish out and was floored by my … Continue reading

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Avocado Breakfast Bowl

Being married means cooking things you hate for people you love at least once a year: on Valentine’s Day. That said: I HATE avocados. And that means yesterday, Valentine’s Day, we had them for breakfast. As my gift to my … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate Float

In December, my Aunt hosts an annual Christmas dinner. It’s one of the highlights of the Christmas season! Her food is always so delicious, and her house is decorated beautifully. This year, after dinner was over, we all gathered in … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken and Vegetables

My husband has been eyeballing this recipe for a while. He suggested we get a sitter and cook it together. He’s so cute. He had no idea that roasting an entire chicken would take for.ev.er. I decided to make his … Continue reading

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Beef Pot Pie Crust

A couple weeks ago, I went to visit a friend nearby. I only planned on staying for a few minutes to visit. I didn’t want to interrupt her life, after all. But I ended up staying… pretty much all day. … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Bake

I got this recipe when I was pregnant with my firstborn, and it quickly became a family favorite!  I make it every year for Thanksgiving, and there’s never any leftovers.  I’ve had tons of requests for this recipe, and I … Continue reading

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Fantasy Fudge

I don’t have a picture of this fudge for you because I can’t eat fudge right now, and I’m not strong enough to make fudge without eating it.  Want to know what I have been eating?  Slim fast.  Watered down … Continue reading

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Homemade Candy Corn

I know I told you I would be giving you a tortilla recipe, and I will.  BUT first… This year, I thought it would be fun to make a lot of the stuff I put in the kids’ baskets.  They’re … Continue reading

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