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Archive for October, 2012

It’s Cake Pop Time!

Tonight and tomorrow my husband and I are serving at a small marriage conference that is being held at our church. One of the ways I get to serve this time, is by bringing cake pops! Here is how they turned out: Have you ever enjoyed The Pioneer Woman’s Chocolate…

Squeeze the Juice out of it…

There are many ways to squeeze the juice out of citrus fruit. There are electric juicers, bare hands, squeezers, and mega juicers that juice everything. I must admit, my all time favorite, is this one. My grandmother had one, and my mom had one…so I searched and searched for one…

I Want to Do This…

What a sweet idea! In the age of electronic communication, wouldn’t it be great to employ this idea I saw on Pinterest this morning! It is time to return to the age of the individual handwritten letter. And, what better place is there to start, but in your own home!…

Easy-Pie-Crust

Quick and Easy Homemade Pie Crust

Last night, when I made Pot Pie with Roasted Chicken and Veggies, I also made a quick and easy homemade pie crust. To make it even quicker, I utilized my Kitchen-aid mixer. It worked great! Here is the recipe: Ingredients: 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter,…

What is in the Box this Week? – Part 2

The boxes have arrived and here is the proof: Oops…did you see the baby bottles in that first picture? Good thing I took this second one. 🙂 Everything arrived as they said it would. Here is our first creation…Mother and Daughter salad lunch! Yum! We used the lettuce, fresh from…

Pot Pie with Roasted Chicken and Veggies

One of my husband’s favorite comfort foods is pot pie. This time I decided to try something new and roast the veggies before putting them in the pie. I also added butternut squash and roasted garlic. Thankfully, it was a hit! This recipe serves 10 and once assembled into a…

Preview…What’s in the Box This Week?

I hope this doesn’t spoil the surprise box arrival on Produce Prep Tuesday, but, I was thinking that it might be nice to check their site and know what will be coming ahead of time this week. After reading this list, I am getting excited! The two boxes that will…

Very Inspiring Blog Award

Last week Teresa, from Can’t Stay Out of the Kitchen, nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blog Award. I am just now able to take the time for this post, though I would have liked to do it sooner. I am so humbled by this nomination and grateful that “My…

“Peppered Clam Chowder”

I don’t often start with a photo of the finished product, but this time it seemed like the right thing to do. You will find that this Clam Chowder recipe uses less heavy ingredients than its tasty counterparts. Yet, it is still thick and tastes rich. My husband is quite…

Easy Creamy Noodles

This is a very simple recipe for those nights when you just want something fast to go on the side of your meal. Cook 8 ounces of pasta (I used Orecchiette) for the recommended time and drain the pasta water, saving 1/4 on the side. Add the pasta back into…

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