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Cream of Mushroom Soup

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Cream of Mushroom Soup is my husband’s comfort food. He suffers from migraines and for some reason this is what he typically wants to eat while enduring a migraine. When he and I first met he had about 20 cans … Continue reading

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The Best Biscuits Ever!

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Now that I live in the South I have to make sure that my biscuits measure up! There will be no slacking in the biscuit department when you bring these to the table.  Light, fluffy and delicious, these are the … Continue reading

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Chicken Fried Rice

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This is my quick recipe for a fast and delicious fried rice. It’s so easy because the rice is already made (it’s best a day old), I’m using leftover chicken, and frozen veggies. What could be simpler? You can use … Continue reading

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Parmesan Cumin Corn-on-the-Cob

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When corn is in season there’s really nothing better… unless you put Parmesan cheese and cumin on it! Parmesan Cumin Corn-On-The-Cob #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe Type: Side Dish Author: Helena Spensatelli Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 6 … Continue reading

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Scallops with Avocado Cilantro Sauce

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I love scallops. They’re so rich and delicious, plus they cook in just minutes! I served them atop a creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce. The sauce had just the right amount of heat from the jalapenos. You can tame it down … Continue reading

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Super Club Sandwich

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I really enjoy making (and eating) a great sandwich. Here you can see that I have all the ingredients set out to make 2 sandwiches. The sandwich tops are in the toaster oven ready to be toasted up at the … Continue reading

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Swedish Coffee Bread

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I’m pretty sure that the first time I had this Swedish coffee bread as a child was the first time I experienced cardamom. I’ve loved them both ever since! This is a recipe my step-mother used to make when I … Continue reading

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Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a favorite of my boyfriend, Billy. I wanted to make it for him, but I didn’t want to be tempted with a whole cake waiting in the kitchen to be consumed…. Instead I only made … Continue reading

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Candy Easter Eggs!

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Every year around Easter time my step-mom used to make candy Easter eggs. She would make different flavors, such as; vanilla, walnut, coconut, peanut butter, and chocolate. I love all the flavors. I especially like using black walnuts for the … Continue reading

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Potato Pancakes – Austrian style!

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The other day when I posted the Palacinky recipe, my mother (Jo) was very touched and happy. Not only was I sharing a recipe of her mothers (Helen – my Grandmother), but I was also bringing back some of her … Continue reading

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Do you like “Peeps”? Here’s my homemade version of “Bunnies” with fresh Vanilla Bean Marshmallows. Yum!

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These are the BEST marshmallows I’ve ever had… if I must say so myself! I had to stop myself from eating them. They are so light and fluffy. I have wanted to make marshmallows for a long time. But the … Continue reading

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Palacinkys

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These pancakes are a childhood favorite of mine. I remember my grandmother making these for me when I was a child. It was always such a treat! They are like crepes, but always seem to taste so much better. I … Continue reading

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Meatloaf – a definite comfort food in this house!

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I love meatloaf. I especially love it as leftovers for sandwiches, so I always make extra. I never follow a recipe for making meatloaf.  That’s the great thing about it; if you don’t have something on the ingredient list, just … Continue reading

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