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What About Lent?

What About Lent?

Yesterday, Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent. While Lent is a Christian observance, the lessons of the holiday apply to aspects of everyone’s life. …

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Holiday Cocktails & Mocktails

Holiday Cocktails & Mocktails

Happy December, Dear Readers! The holiday season is officially here, and in addition to fun times with family and friends, it also means we’ll be …

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Very Tasty Turkey Salad

Very Tasty Turkey Salad

Holiday leftovers don’t last long in our homes. Especially the Very Tasty Turkey Salad. (Chicken works well, too.) The trick is starting with a well-seasoned …

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Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies

Brownies with black beans? Really? We were dubious, but then we heard that the Meal Makeover Moms have a recipe, and if the Moms, Janice …

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Applesauce from Scratch

Applesauce from Scratch

Homemade applesauce. Sounds complicated, right? WRONG. If you can use a peeler and turn on a burner, you can make applesauce. It’s really just that …

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Fall Favorites – Butternut Squash + Apple Soup

Fall Favorites – Butternut Squash + Apple Soup

The days and nights are getting a little bit cooler, crickets are chirping outside our windows at the most unfortunate times to wake us from …

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Sliders with Cheese and Tater Salad

Sliders with Cheese and Tater Salad

Even though summer is ending soon, it doesn’t mean you have to stop enjoying grilling out. If you’re getting ready for one last shindig ‘round …

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Steamed Dumplings!

Steamed Dumplings!

      UPDATES in italics below – April 2, 2014  Mmm…steamed dumplings. They are a great change of pace from everyday fare and cook quickly, but we must admit, …

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Chocolate: One of the Essential Food Groups – Part II

Chocolate: One of the Essential Food Groups – Part II

It seems like our very first post was ages and ages ago. Remember that one? It was about chocolate, one of the essential food groups. …

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Grilled Fruit on a Stick!

Grilled Fruit on a Stick!

Kick up your summer grilling with some out-of-the-ordinary grill items – seasonal fruit. The possibilities are endless, but do keep in mind the fruit’s texture. While …

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