Monthly Archives: January 2011

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies


  These Peanut Butter Blossom cookies are good.  Chewy good. Soft good. Milk Chocolaty Good. Crunchy Peanut Buttery Good. Better than Good. What am I saying…. They are fantastic!!!!!!! Heavenly!!!!!!!!!! Melt in your mouth divine.  If I could hand one to you, through this screen.. I would! I most definitely would.  Just as a way […]

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BBQ Chicken Pizza


 There are a lot of children living here. They like to eat. (A blessing, and sometimes a curse) They really like chicken. And Sweet Baby Rays. They will even go for chopped cilantro! (A definite blessing) They love hot pizza crust,  just out of the oven covered in gooey cheese. They love it when I […]

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Honey Wheat Pizza Crust


So I have been thinking lately about how to incorporate a little bit more wheat….into some great from scratch recipes. I am always trying to sneak it in… If my kids look at the finished product and say, “Is this wheat, Mom?”  Well then, it’s pretty much a lost cause. However, if they don’t notice […]

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Beef Stew. Thick and Hearty.


Sometimes, life is busy. Some days are REAAALLLLLY busy. Other days are….just regular busy. However busy your life is currently, this Beef Stew is going to make dinner time a  no fuss, flavorful and tasty, tummy’s full and happy  kind of event. That. Is something to be grateful for. Dinner waiting and ready in the […]

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Easier. Not Easy.


 I would, just for the record, like to announce that having twin boys who are 4 years old is much easier than having twin boys who are 4 days old… 14 months old… or even 34 months old.  Now don’t get me wrong. I didn’t say it was EASY to have twin boys who are […]

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Snickerdoodle Cookies


     Well, hello there!                    I have a great little cookie recipe for you today. I know it’s dismal old, diet happy January. Yes. I do know. The sun here in Salt Lake City has been missing in action for weeks now. I happened to be driving home from a family funeral in Southern […]

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Saucy Sesame Green Beans


 When someone says the words “Green Beans” to you, do often start salivating… Or plotting how you can get some…. Or, do you hide some in your purse  in case you need a little treat for later? You don’t? Get out of here. That’s just plain crazy. (Ok, I don’t either)  How. Ever.  These Saucy […]

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Pan Fried Fish


Hello and good morning, afternoon or evening to you! Hope you had a wonderful weekend everyone. I have a great, very easy and quick dinner recipe for you today. This is a recipe that has been in my archives for a long old while…with a really terrible picture attached to it. It really needed a […]

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Blessed. Even more, than before.


 Old Kitchen…. why is it my camera loves orange. It want’s to paint the whole world in it. Several months ago MyHandsomeHusband and I were hanging out on the couch pondering our situation. Pondering our life and our house and all of the people living here. Our situation was pretty good. Pretty nice. Pretty fortunate. […]

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Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas with Creamy Chipotle Dip


Hello all you January lovers out there!   I have a little question I would like to propose on this very cold January day. What do you suppose Snowboots, Swimsuits and Losers have to do with each other? Hmmm. Think it over now. Any ideas? Well. I suppose I’ll just have to tell you how […]

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