Author Archives: Jamie

Caramel Popcorn Balls


A couple of weeks ago, when I was at Bear Lake with my extended family we had a real need for a treat. Let me rephrase that. We hadn’t had a treat in almost 3 hours….so we were in need. Terrible need. Of something gooey… Sweet… Sticky…. My sister in law Miriam pulled this fabulous recipe for […]

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Baked Zucchini with Mozzarella


 Well, well, well. The zucchini growing in my garden have  finally made an appearance at the dinner table. Welcome, welcome! We love zucchini around here and I find myself putting it in all kinds of things throughout the summer and into the fall. I wanted to make this fabulous Baked Zucchini with Mozzarella  very first […]

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Frozen Pink Lemonade Pie


Hello everyone! I hope you are having a nice weekend and you have managed to keep yourself free from sunburn and mosquito bites. We’ve had a bit of both around here. But, what can you expect! The glorious summer time is upon us, and heat is all around. Sunburns and mosquito bites  are a small […]

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Asian Grilled Chicken


Well now.  Don’t those just look delicious! Ok….the skewers do seem to be a bit burnt. Next time I will remember to soak the skewers in water  before I put the chicken on.  You remember too, then we will all be happy campers. This recipe for Asian Grilled Chicken is going to perk your summer […]

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Sesame Noodles


Oh, my summer lovin’ friends! Do I have a series of great recipes for you this week. These wonderful Sesame Noodles are first on the list. They come together very quickly really. You can make the sauce in the time it takes to boil the noodles. OOOO…. AHHHHH……  that sound like a nice idea doesn’t […]

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Tomato Buster Tonic


Hello and happy Monday everyone! I hope you are having a fine summer day. My family and I returned home last night after spending 10 days at Bear Lake. It was wonderful to get away and have a little time to relax. Wouldn’t you know it…while I was gone a jungle of weeds grew! This […]

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Chicken Pesto French Bread Sandwich


Oh, I am in love with this hearty sandwich. Oh, I am in love with the sweet friend who introduced me to it! A couple of months ago, this sweet friend showed up on my doorstep with a wonderful meal for my family. This is not a joke. These kind of lovely people are around us […]

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Blueberry Muffins with Cinnamon Crumb Topping


  Good mornin’ sunshine! I hope you all had a wonderful Independence Day Celebration. Hopefully as you browse the web this morning, your fingers aren’t burned from any firework mishaps. That would really be a shame, to have burned fingers. Or burned anything, for that matter! We especially don’t want anyone to burn these muffins. A couple […]

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BBQ-Ranch Chicken Salad


Well my friends, Jamie Cooks It Up! has been under a bit of construction this week! I have been fiddling, and googling, and researching, and tweaking and rearranging. The goal was to make things a bit more clear! I was shooting for easier to read, easier to search, easier to follow. I am very happy with […]

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Flavorful Potato Salad


Well now. The summer is upon is in full force! My girls only have a couple more days of school left, and life is about to become a bit more easy going. Everyone heave a sigh of relief. I hope you all have some fun plans for this upcoming Forth of July weekend! It wasn’t […]

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