Category Archives: Holidays

Great recipes for different holidays.

Sauteed Vegetables #SundaySupper

Budget friendly dishes are always welcomed but especially around the holidays when it seems like we are spending more money. This recipe I developed for sautéed vegetables using squash and zucchini won’t break the bank but at the same time, … Continue reading

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Creamy Coleslaw

More than just a colorful side dish. This creamy coleslaw is a delicious accompaniment to just about any summer dish. Although it does have both sour cream and mayonnaise and must be kept cold, this is perfect alongside hot dogs … Continue reading

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Cake Mix Snickerdoodles

My youngest son was recently invited by a friend to a major sporting event so I wanted to bake something for his family. I didn’t have a lot of time so I went poking around my cookbooks and pantry and … Continue reading

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Cranberry Pistachio Baked Brie

I love cheese. Almost any cheese but especially brie. The creaminess, the richness, the melty goodness when it’s baked – it’s all good. When our neighbors asked us over for drinks, I offered to bring an appetizer and chose this … Continue reading

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Fair Food at Home – Funnel Cakes

I have loved funnel cakes since I was a little girl. Every opportunity I get, which isn’t often thankfully, I indulge in a funnel cake. It is the quintessential fair food. I came across this recipe in a booklet I … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Brownie Skillets

My brother was visiting for Valentine’s Day and we were having dinner at home. Valentine’s Day, of course, calls for a chocolate dessert of some kind and this brownie recipe fit the bill for recipe number 6 in the 52 … Continue reading

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Green Beans with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

This recipe is a family favorite. It’s a great side dish for so many entrees but we love to serve it with prime rib, ham and roast chicken. It was on our Christmas menu this year as a side to … Continue reading

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