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Christmas Tree Cake

Happy Holidays foodies! I’m back this week with a cute idea, which I can’t imagine is original but I swear I haven’t actually searched Pinterest for it. Actually, I feel maybe Pinterest will put these to shame a bit in the pretty department, but I love they way they turned out nonetheless. Continue reading

How to make meringue

How to make Meringue

When I was growing up, every once in a while I would get a treat, which we called ‘merengue’. But if you search this term in Google you will likely just get results for catchy Spanish music – most popular in the Dominican Republic.

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Vegetable Penne (One Pot Meal)

I love couponing and a lot of times my weekly menu for our dinners is directly related to items I was able to find on sale. Barilla pasta is already my favorite brand and so when I saw that I could get a box of their new ‘Pronto’ penne for basically nothing, I jumped at the deal.  Continue reading

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Chipotle Orange Marmalade Chicken

About a week ago I was craving something different for dinner. My husband is happy with having steak every night, but I decided to make chicken instead. Keep reading to see what I came up with!  Continue reading

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Starfruit filled Brown-Sugar Shortbread Cookies

Earlier this year, I found one of my favorite treasures ever – a McCall’s Cookbook from 1963 (a first printing). Within it is the most basic cookie – a brown-sugar shortbread cookie – and that’s what I put together here with a starry twist!  Continue reading

Personal Cherry Cobbler Ramekins

When Olya, of The Siberian American, was looking for a guest post while on her trip I was really excited to jump at the opportunity to share a recipe with her readers! She mentioned that she would be visiting Traverse City, which is known for producing at least 70% of the tart cherries in the U.S. annually! That’s over 200 MILLION POUNDS – and lots of cherry cobbler!! Continue reading