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Chicken Tetrazzini

My mom always made Chicken Tetrazzini (or with turkey after Thanksgiving) and I always loved it. It was the first dish I ever cooked for Eric when we were dating. He liked it too and thought I was such a good cook. I have since changed the recipe slightly – adding mushrooms, making the sauce …

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beefchili

Halloween Chili

My mom used to always make Chili for dinner on Halloween. Now that I’m a mom I’m realizing that she probably did that because Chili is easy. And can be made ahead. And kids usually like it. So, I’ve been making Chili for dinner on Halloween for the past few years too. I think I …

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softcaramelapplecookies

fall cookies

Logan and I experimented in the kitchen this afternoon while Madeline was napping. My mission was to create a caramel apple cookie. I thought the idea would be perfect for fall and something different. You can probably use any cookie base for the dough recipe. I picked this one because I like chewy cookies rather …

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Tropical Birthday Party

Madeline’s Birthday Food

I’ve been wanting to get together all the recipes I used for Madeline’s Tropical Birthday Party. I was so pleased with how all the food turned out and the guests were too! Tropical Fruit Salad 20 ounces fresh pineapple 3 tablespoons honey 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon grated orange rind 6 medium oranges, …

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Canning Salsa

Adventures in Canning

A few weeks back Sunflower Farmers Market had on the vine tomatoes on sale for $0.67/lb. On the vine tomatoes are usually at least $1.50/lb., even at Costco they are about $2.20/lb. I figured if I was ever going to experiment with making and canning fresh salsa, this was my chance. The recipe made about …

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coconut chicken curry soup

Coconut Chicken Curry Soup

This recipe for Coconut Chicken Curry Soup is a fast and easy soup recipe that is full of flavor. It is a great recipe if you are short on time, but still want to enjoy a delicious dinner. Go ahead and use up that leftover rice, too! There won’t be any disappointments here! If you …

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Raspberry Rhubarb Buckle

Raspberry Goodness

This is what we made with our fresh picked raspberries! I wanted to make Raspberry Rhubarb jam from a recipe I found, but we didn’t have enough raspberries because we ate so many before. Instead I came up with a recipe for Raspberry Rhubarb Buckle. It was delicious! (The rest of the berries we gobbled …

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