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Posts tagged ‘vegetarian’

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…)

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…)

A New Way to Clean Your Pans

It’s always a problem when you get some grease or food stuck on your baking and frying pans.  Usually a sink full of hot water and dish soap doesn’t always get all of the residue off of the pan.  The next time you use it, the residue burns to the pan, leaving areas that makes your masterpiece recipe stick to it.  But there are a few solutions to that problem. (more…)

Caramelized Carrots

Image courtesy of Craig Dugas via Flikr.My husband doesn’t normally like cooked carrots.  But he will eat these!  It’s a sure bet that your children will love them, too.  This recipe gives cooked carrots a different taste, a little sweet to some people, but it’s balanced by the what some people find as a “bitterness” in cooked carrots. (more…)