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Thanksgiving Goodies for Everyone!

I “borrowed” this one from a great web site that a friend of mine found for me.  (Thank you, Wendy!  http://www.ourbestbites.com/)  But I found this web site to be more than just this great idea for the holiday.  I think you should dig a bit deeper than this great holiday recipe:

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The Easiest Peanut Butter Cookies Ever!

(This recipe came from my sister-in-law Dawn Manyen.  Thank You!!  The variations and tips  are my own, but the picture is Dawn’s.)

Hey, people!  Let’s get real.  There isn’t anyone that wouldn’t do a simple recipe that is quick and easy, especially if it gives you that touch of “homemade” that has been missing in your kitchen.  You can even get the kids to help with this one.  That’s how easy it really is!  If you only have three ingredients, there couldn’t be much to go wrong with the kids involved.  So here is your 1-2-3 recipe: (more…)

Tater Tot Casserole

Let’s face it:  a good meal in a hurry is a good thing, especially if it can cook while you’re spending some time with the family.  Then you can feed your hungry bunch with something better than fast food or delivery.  Not only do you save on the family budget, but you get that “comfort” food that you really want.  This is great recipe for one of those times. (more…)

Sauce it Up!

Image courtesy of Luke Jones via Flikr.Homemade barbeque sauce is a matter of preference for some people.  Most of us just go out to our local grocery store and buy what others make for us.  But there are some barbeque gourmets that spend a lot of time perfecting their own sauce.  (more…)

Potato and Herb Bake

Potatoes are one of the most popular side dishes.  They are usually rather inexpensive and filling and can be made so many different ways.  This recipe is a way to change things up a bit and adds some great flavor to this popular staple. (more…)

Frozen Butterfinger Pie

Summer isn’t over yet, my friends!  There is still a lot of grilling parties, family or class reunions, and other great events where you can show off some of your culinary skills.  This recipe is one that you can do the day before the event.  Believe me, it will be much in demand no matter where you take it.  (Thank you to my friend Darcy for sending it to me!) (more…)

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

This recipe comes from a friend of mine, Darcy.  Thanks Darc!!  It looks really delicious!  I haven’t tried this yet, but you can bet that I will!  It’s sure to be a pleaser for summer parties and to keep kids cool on the inside. (more…)