Category Archives: Snacks

Shamrock Smoothie

A friend of mine highly recommended the book, “Let’s Eat Right to Keep Fit” by Adelle Davis. I’ve been reading it and appreciating her common sense approach to health. She’s a great advocate for supplementing with vitamins and minerals, and … Continue reading

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Homemade Blender Salsa

When we were first married, our landlord gave us 1/2 of one of their garden rows. We planted cherry tomatoes and zucchini and felt very earthy about the whole thing. As the cherry tomatoes ripened, we tried to find places … 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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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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Tot Sauce

My husband and I used to have Tater Tots on a regular basis. I don’t really know what that stopped, but it did. We haven’t had tots in ages, and yesterday I asked him to stop at the store on … Continue reading

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Artichokes

I can’t get enough of artichokes these days… they taste so much better now than they ever have. The problem is: I’ve never been able to boil me a good artichoke. In college, my roommate and I once tried to … Continue reading

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Homemade Crackers

About a month ago, I got my Loretta Lynn cookbook in the mail. I’ve been so happy with it! Her chicken fried steak is amazing. Amazingly healthy, though? Not so much. Here’s a recipe that IS healthy! My kids LOVED … Continue reading

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Pinterest Round-Up

Has it really been two months since I’ve posted? I mean, last time I posted, I was 25! Well, just because I haven’t been posting doesn’t mean I haven’t been cooking. I took on a new calling and I’ve been … Continue reading

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Strawberry Tarts

My husband is a pie LOVER. I didn’t discover this until we’d been married for a few years. Cherry pie is his dessert of choice. Due to unforseen emergency circumstances, my husband has been working insane hours. He’s sleeping now … Continue reading

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Blender Salsa

When my husband and I were married, we found a home spun cookbook amongst our wedding gifts.  The recipes were not in categories.   They were not alphabetized.  There were grammatical errors here and there.  But that cookbook is one of my … Continue reading

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