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How to make REAL Homemade French Vanilla Coffee Creamer

Pin ItShare Do you want to make REAL Homemade French Vanilla Coffee Creamer? Hubby enjoys French Vanilla Creamer in his coffee. Being the frugal one that I am, of course, I want to see if I can make a good … Continue reading
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How to Make Your Own — French Salad Dressing

Pin ItShare Make your own  — Homemade French Salad Dressing

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How to Make your Own — Homemade Thousand Island Salad Dressing

Pin ItShare Make your own Homemade Thousand Island Salad Dressing: Go ahead and mark Thousand Island Salad Dressing off of your grocery list, because it’s so easy to make your own.

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How to Make your Own — Homemade Vanilla Extract

Pin ItShare How to Make your Own — Homemade Vanilla Extract Never Buy Vanilla Extract Again  and make it Gluten Free if you choose Everything you need to make your own Vanilla Extract is in the picture. Except a little bit … Continue reading

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Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

Pin ItShare  Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Lately I have been reminiscing of recipes that my Granny often made.  Of course, I remember the desserts most often (oh, that sweet tooth).  Granny often made a dessert that she called Ooey Gooey Butter … Continue reading

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Pin ItShareCoconut Oil and Butter Mixed together – Good and good for you.       How often is it that something that taste really good is also really good for you? I know controversy abounds around coconut oil and butter, but I am a firm … Continue reading

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2013 Christmas Puzzle

Pin ItShareThis year’s puzzle, a nice little Thomas Kincaid picture.  This is one that we will have to frame.               Several years ago we bought a puzzle to work on during Christmas, little did we … Continue reading

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Homemade Spaghetti / Lasagna Sauce

Pin ItShare Homemade Spaghetti / Lasagna Sauce Do you often wish you had your own Spaghetti or Lasagna Sauce in the cabinet or freezer?  I know you don’t want to buy sauce for 2 reasons, the price and the hidden ingredients. … Continue reading

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Orange Blush Juice

Pin ItShare Orange Blush Grapefruit/Orange/Carrot This is a quick and easy juice.  It takes just a couple of minutes to peel 1 grapefruit and 1 large or 2 small oranges.  Use one or 2 carrots.  Run those through the juicer, and … Continue reading

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Ultimate made from scratch Chocolate Meringue Pie

Pin ItShare Ultimate from Scratch Chocolate Meringue Pie You can make a homemade pie – quick and easy – from scratch.

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Panko Crusted Oven “Fried” Chicken

Pin ItShare Panko Crusted Oven “Fried” Chicken Who doesn’t love good ol’ Fried Chicken?  Believe me, I know there is no true substitute, but for the Fried Chicken lover who wants to cut out most of the “fried” part of fried … Continue reading

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Pin ItShare  Are you craving a little treat?  Try this recipe. The recipe only makes a few, they are light and easy to make. Best Ever – Quick and Easy Coconut Macaroons      Ingredients: 14 oz. flaked coconut 1 … Continue reading

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Homemade Vegetable Soup and Homemade Bread

Pin ItShare Homemade Vegetable Soup in your crockpot and Homemade Bread It’s a cold rainy day here in NC, so what better to have cooking in the kitchen than a good pot of soup and loaves homemade bread. I have decided that … Continue reading

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Breadless Breakfast Casserole

Pin ItShareBreakfast Casserole Makeover.  For years we have had that same old breakfast casserole, you know that usual breakfast casserole with eggs, bread, and sausage? No sausage for ours but you know the casserole that I’m talking about. 6 slices of … Continue reading

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Crockpot Chocolate Peanut Clusters

Pin ItShare Chocolate Peanut Clusters 28 ounces of lightly salted peanuts (dry roasted works well for this recipe) you can use 2 jars of lightly salted or one jar salted and one jar unsalted. 12 oz bag of semi-sweet chocolate … Continue reading

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Fudgy Bon-Bons

Pin ItShare Another recipe from my friend Elise Johnson.  For more wonderful recipes from Elise go to www.cookingwithelise.com.  Her cookbook is a keeper too, don’t miss out, order yours today.   Fudgy Bon-Bons 1- 12 oz. bag of semi-sweet chocolate … Continue reading

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Elise’s Best Biscotti

Pin ItShareThis recipe is from my good friend and talented chef Elise Johnson.  My daughter took a cooking class with Elise a few years ago and she has been baking and perfecting her cooking skills ever since (my daughter, not … Continue reading

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Christmas Baking

Pin ItShareChristmas Baking makes the house smell so sweet that I think I gain a couple of pounds just from the aroma.  This year we are cutting back and baking just some of our favorites.  One of my girls loves baking, thankfully she … Continue reading

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Make an Heirloom Christmas Tree Skirt

Pin ItShare Make an Heirloom Christmas Tree Skirt In December 2004 I was waiting in line to get fabric cut to make a round tree skirt.  I was trying to figure out how much I needed to make it large … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Pin ItShare Chewy Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies 1 can Pumpkin  (not pumpkin pie filling) Before you get started you need to dehydrate 1 can of pumpkin in a pan over medium high heat to get most of the moisture out of … Continue reading

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Almost Homemade Wickles type Pickles Recipe

Pin ItShareThis is a recipe that has been around for many generations, and it is so easy to make.  I bet your Grandma has made this recipe.   First you start with a gallon jar of Sour pickles (not dill … Continue reading

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Green Smoothie

Pin ItShare It’s Green Smoothie time.  Yeah, it’s pumpkin time too.  Every season is green smoothie time. I do love pumpkin everything and I have several really good pumpkin recipes that I might get around to posting sometime before this … Continue reading

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