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Carrot Cake with White-Chocolate Frosting

What a spring treat! If you love a carrot cake, try out this Carrot Cake with White-Chocolate Frosting from Martha Stewart! (I added the colored coconut and Cadbury Mini eggs for an Easter effect!) Rating: B+ How to make it an A+: I need…

April 23, 2022
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Christmas Cookies 2021

I hope everyone had the happiest of holidays and enjoyed lots of tasty treats! Here’s a round up of my 2021 Christmas cookies! We enjoyed them throughout the holiday, and I boxed them up for family, friends, and our delivery men! Comment with your…

December 27, 2021
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Thanksgiving Dinner 2021

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m still very full and very thankful over here! We hosted a dinner indoors for the first time in almost two years! Last year, Thanksgiving was a lot of work, between going back and forth from the kitchen to the yard,, but…

November 26, 2021
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Walnut Energy Bars

I find energy bars a great healthy snack to have hanging around the refrigerator, as well as a great use of leftover ingredients. In this case, I had some old crystallized ginger I wanted out of my cabinets, so this recipe was perfect! Real…

May 1, 2021
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Thanksgiving Dinner

I’ve made several Thanksgiving meals, and I have to say, this one might have been my best! There really wasn’t a bad dish in the bunch! I made a couple of old faithfuls, but since I love to try new things, I experimented with…

November 28, 2020
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Coconut Chilli Chicken

The U.K. knows a good curry, and this Coconut Chilli Chicken is no exception! Waitrose Food Magazine is always one of my favorites when it comes to quality meals. This one can be on your table in under an hour. Details below! Rating: A…

May 26, 2020
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Honey-Peanut Granola

This is probably the most traditional granola I’ve put together. Nice clusters, nuts, dried fruit, a hint of sweetness–Martha Stewart Living’s Honey-Peanut Granola is quick, easy, and reliable! Details below. Rating: A- How to make it an A+: Good, but doesn’t “wow.” I always…

May 21, 2020
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Twitter (and Uncle Mike’s) Banana Bread

I read an article yesterday that Banana Bread has become the unofficial baked good of this pandemic. I have definitely contributed to this statistic! I featured banana bread in my 100 Quarantine-Friendly Meal Ideas post, and have tried out two new recipes, linked below.…

April 28, 2020
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Carrot Coconut Soup

Oh my goodness, this Carrot Coconut Soup is majestic. Chrissy Teigen did it again with a colorful, simple, big flavor soup that perfectly combines salty, sweet, and a little spice. Make this soup ASAP! Rating: A How to make it an A+: This seriously…

March 18, 2020
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Breakfast Fruit Crunch

A holiday weekend brunch requires some very important categories. A sweet carby dish, some form of eggs and potatoes, a meat side, fruit, and, of course, mimosas. This Breakfast Fruit Crunch, from Ina Garten, ticked the fruit box, and also offered flavorful layers of…

February 17, 2020