Monthly Archives: November 2011

December Menu Plan


Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip Hello to all you fine readers out there. I hope the dawning of December is finding you well, rested, relaxed…and down right pleasant! December is just so easy going. Nothing much to do at all, is there? You know when there are all kinds of big projects to do…like trim a […]

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Bean with Bacon Soup


Hey there, everyone! I hope you were able to enjoy the long Thanksgiving weekend with loved ones and some fabulous food.  And now…we are heading in to the holly jolly season of giving. Here it comes in all it’s glory. Let the good times roll.  I have a lot of new Christmas Treat recipes to share […]

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Candy Decorated Christmas Sugar Cookies


Earlier this week I was busy making Homemade Suckers. Because my friend Pam made them for our neighborhood bake sale, and once I posted a few pictures of them, 500 of you asked me to please post the recipe.  OK so it wasn’t really 500 of you, but enough of you asked that I thought […]

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Almond Butter Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting


 If you love the taste of sugar cookies, but don’t want spend the entire afternoon flouring your counter top, rolling out the dough, cutting out the dough, baking the dough, decorating the cookies… then these simple Almond Butter Sugar Cookies are for you, baby.  No rolling and cutting necessary.  Top them with a heavenly cream […]

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Happy Thanksgiving to you!


I just wanted to pop in today and wish you all a Happy and Wonderful Thanksgiving.  Good luck with all of your cooking, everyone! Crossing my fingers that it all turns out fabulously… of course I will have to uncross them to make some Pumpkin Cheesecake and eat some good turkey and all. But consider […]

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Bake and Visit


 This past weekend my dear friends and I held a bake sale. It’s an annual kind of thing, five years running now. During the weeks preceding the event we get together and bake and visit and bake and visit and eat five dollar pizza and let our kids play with Lego’s and bake some more […]

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Classic Pecan Pie


Happy Friday, everyone! I hope you have had a good week and are making some plans for some rest and relaxation this weekend.  Some of my dear friends and I are hosting a bake sale this Saturday, if you are in the area and would like to drop by to support our cause, please do! […]

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Banana Pudding Pie


 Thanksgiving Feast week continues with a dreamy recipe for Banana Pudding Pie.  This pretty little number comes together in less than 30 minutes, and has a flavor you won’t soon forget! A Nilla Wafer crust is topped with bananas, thick and rich pudding, Nilla wafers, more pudding, more bananas and cool whip.  It’s a tasty […]

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Butterflake Frozen Roll Dough


 Last year during November I recieved a lot of emails and comments full of ROLL questions. How could a person make them on Thanksgiving Day without taking up so much TIME and oven space, would they be good made the day before, would it be possible to freeze the dough and would it be possible […]

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Yams in Caramel Sauce


When I was considering recipes for this weeks  Thanksgiving Feast theme, I was reminded of something. Most folks don’t like a lot of change and experimentation and unrecognizable ingredients coming along to join in their holiday celebration.  People like traditional, classic dishes like… Turkey with Cranberry Sauce. It is Thanksgiving you know.  Many people I […]

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