Author Archives: Jamie

Soft Jumbo Pretzels

Oh do I have a FABULOUS recipe for you today, folks. I have always wanted to try making homemade pretzels. I just didn’t ever get around to it. Last week I got around to it 3 different times. I just couldn’t help myself! My girls are on a 3 week break from school…..and what can […]

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Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls

Doesn’t February just feel great!  It’s kind of like a breath of fresh air. Here in Utah we start to think…maybe, just maybe the snow is going to be done soon, the blue skies are going to return and we may even be able to unleash our young children out into nature to play a […]

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Mushroom and Spinach Crescent Rolls

Some of you may remember that back in December I was sent a great package from Pillsbury and MyBlogSpark. I was asked to create a new appetizer with Pillsbury Crescent Rolls. My readers got to vote on which kind of appetizer they would like to see me try. Most readers voted for bacon and cheese. […]

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Pork Roast with Vegetables and Gravy

This is the Pork Roast recipe I have been using for years. It has always been…pretty darn good. We have enjoyed it. Liked it a lot, even. Made it frequently. However, after I received a bottle of Newman’s Own Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing I wondered how it might taste in this recipe. I added it and…..to put […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have to apologize to all you fabulous dieters out there. I have to admit….I shouldn’t have made these beauties this week. But, I just couldn’t help myself. They were calling to me. This past Sunday afternoon MyHandsomeHusband asked “What should we make for dinner?”  I answered with “Chocolate Chip Cookies….what else?!” I have this theory that if you […]

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Alfredo Wraps

This week I’m featuring a few recipes that I have been experimenting with lately. These Alfredo wraps are made with Newman’s Own Alfredo Sauce. For the dough I used my French Bread recipe, though I’m sure you could make them using Rhodes frozen dough. I opted for dough from scratch. I have this strange need to use the […]

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Stuffed Jumbo Shells

This past December I was sent a fabulous package from Newman’s Own. There were some great products in the package including, Sakarooni Pasta Sauce, Alfredo Pasta Sauce, Medium Chunky Salsa, Light Honey Mustard Salad Dressing and Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing. I was able to play around with these yummy products and have created some great family […]

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Slim Down Saturday #3

Well, how are all of your New Years Resolutions coming along everyone? Can you believe January is 3 weeks old already! Time flies when you are having fun, I suppose.  I hope your dieters dreams are coming true, you aren’t feeling too deprived…and most of all I hope you are seeing some great results!   If […]

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Cream Cheese Cookies

Well, well. I know, I know…..it is still  January, but I couldn’t help but post these fun cookies! I found them at the wonderful site My Kitchen Cafe. There are fabulous recipes galore over there! I tried these cookies this past December and my kids loved them. They were actually even better the second day […]

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Watermelon Bouquet

    A fellow blogger left me a comment the other day asking me to please post about the watermelon bouquet pictured  at the top of my blog. I know that it is WINTER….and where I live here in chilly Utah you would be hard pressed to find a watermelon that tasted good and cost less […]

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