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New Product-Jif Whips Whipped Peanut Butter & S’mores

I was recently asked to try & review Jif Whips Whipped Peanut Butter & S’mores.  I’ll confess, I had completely missed its debut on the market, and I guess it had been out a while.  The whole idea of whipped … Continue reading

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Newly released on Smashwords!

There’s a new release on Smashwords, although it was previously released on Amazon, but it marks its debut into other formats besides that of Kindle.  It’s 56+ Marvelous Homemade Mixes. I’m every bit as excited as I was when it … Continue reading

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At my house

I’m a really good cook, not a fancy cook.  I can be very creative at cooking.  I write about food, cooking, and recipes, and have done so for years now. That doesn’t mean that every meal is a gourmet experience … Continue reading

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Dinner on a flash with a shoestring

Cheap eats are all the rage these days, which is probably a less-than-thrilling indicator about the real state of the American economy.  Most of the slick magazines’ versions has a dinner for 4 costing $10 and call that cheap. I’m … Continue reading

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New Orleans Sloppy Joes

This is a recipe I created a while back, and it works just as well today.  It’s also my favorite version of sloppy joes–not too spicy, not too bland. It’s a great way to serve a crowd, whether it’s tailgating … Continue reading

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Something delicious-sopapilla cheesecake

Sopapillas (pronounced like “soap-uh-pee-yuh”) are normally a fried pastry, made with the same dough that is used for tortillas or frybread.  It’s rolled thin, cut into rectangles, and deep fried where it puffs up to a hollow ready-to-fill piece of … Continue reading

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Fast & Furious Paprika Chicken

I really love chicken paprikesh.  It’s one of my favorite dishes, and everyone loves the little pinch dumplings that it is served with.  What I don’t like is the work that is required before the meal is served.  Some days, … Continue reading

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Macaroni & Cheese: Kraft versus store brand

I’ll admit, I’m a budget minded shopper.  I’ll try store brands, and many items I choose to buy are store brands or lesser known brands One of the things that I considered pretty useless for purchasing was macaroni and cheese … Continue reading

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Cabbage and noodles for Lent?

Cabbage and noodles, two lowly foods, often overlooked in favor of things that are far more exciting and exotic.  I’ve even heard cabbage be called names, such as “ditch weed“.  Cabbage is also cheap, especially this time of year, and … Continue reading

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Baking isn’t so scary with a crazy cake

Baking.  It’s the one place that can inspire sheer terror in many novices, along with being asked to prepare a holiday dinner.  It doesn’t have to be frightening, and it’s not as difficult as some people would like to convince … Continue reading

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