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Recipe Exchange

Do you like to participate in a Recipe Exchange with friends? Here are some of my favorite recipes that we shared in past years for a virtual recipe exchange. You’ll find tasty treats like Dark Chocolate Orange Pudding and savory recipes like this hearty bowl of Winter Minestrone Soup with Swiss Chard and Sausage, and tons of other ideas that are perfect for sharing with friends!

brownie with ice cream and hot fudge

Easy Homemade Brownies

Easy Homemade Brownies are the perfect quick dessert to whip up at home. They only take a few minutes and totally satisfy your chocolate cravings. Just like the recipe promises, they’re easy (and super fudgy)! Plus, I bet you have all the ingredients on hand. Save this recipe for Easy Homemade Brownies to Pinterest! The …

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Cucumber Feta Rolls

These Cucumber Feta Rolls are the perfect holiday appetizer! I don’t know about the rest of you, but I really feel like the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season snuck up on me this year. It seems busier than ever and I’m not sure why. Maybe because my kids are getting older, which means more to …

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whipped cranberry butter recipe

Whipped Cranberry Butter

Whipped Cranberry Butter is a great way to use leftover cranberry sauce after Thanksgiving! I promised when I shared my recipe for Cranberry Orange Walnut Relish that I’d share some ideas for using leftover cranberry sauce after Thanksgiving. I already showed you how to make these cute Bite Sized Mini Cranberry Walnut Tarts. Whipped Cranberry …

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chicken tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini, sometimes called Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti, is a creamy and classic comforting chicken casserole that is perfect for the fall and winter months. Chicken Tetrazzini was one of the first recipes that I cooked for Eric before we were married. After his first bite he was convinced that I was a great cook. It’s …

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cheesy rotini with ham and broccoli

Homemade Mac n Cheese

What do you think of when you’re asked to describe what “comfort food” means? I recently had to think about this a bit because Eric said that he had never heard the term prior to knowing me. Homemade Macaroni and Cheese is the definition of comfort to me. I have fond memories of enjoying a …

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chocolate gingerbread cookies

Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

For a fun, unique twist on gingerbread cut out cookies, try these Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies! About a week ago, Logan came to me with one of his children’s cookbooks. This particular book was a baking book put out by a flour company. He turned to a page with gingerbread boys and with wide eyes asked …

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Chocolate Pecan Tarts

Chocolate Pecan Tart

Chocolate Pecan Tarts are a unique way to serve your pecan pie this Thanksgiving. In my opinion, is nothing better than real butter for a pie or tart crust. And there certainly isn’t a Holiday without at least one of those at the dessert table. My recipe for Pumpkin Pie with Caramel Pecan Topping will …

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bacon cranberry stuffing

Leek and Bacon Stuffing

Thanksgiving just wouldn’t be the same without stuffing, don’t you agree? Stuffing seems to often be the big debate this time of year. Everyone has their own family recipe and thinks that their family’s recipe is THE BEST. Growing up we usually had cornbread stuffing with pork sausage. It was our family’s tradition. My husband …

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