September 9th, 2016

Slow Cooker Apple Cobbler

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If there's a fall dessert that begs to be made in a slow cooker, it's got to be this Apple Cobbler. It's warm, comforting, and the aroma while it cooks is just wonderful.Besides being delicious, this cobbler is so easy to make. You really do need to add this recipe to your fall baking ... Read More

December 28th, 2015

Sauteed Chicken with Fresh Plum Salsa

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The holidays are over, which means it's time for us to start watching what we eat a little more carefully. And this delicious Sauteed Chicken with Fresh Plum Salsa is the perfect way to make that transition into healthier eating, because it actually beautiful and flavorful enough to pass as a ... Read More

November 20th, 2015

Roasted Broccoli with Breadcrumbs

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I love broccoli though, and I love that it's so good for you! One cup of broccoli provides over 100% of your daily allowance for vitamin C and vitamin K, and is also a good source of vitamin A and potassium. My kids aren't huge broccoli fans though (except in the case of broccoli ... Read More

July 22nd, 2015

Roasted Garlic, Dill & Lemon Potatoes

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Potatoes are the one side dish I can always count on to satisfy everyone in my family. No one ever complains or refuses to eat them. So I'm always looking for new ways to serve them. And since I had an abundance of dill in my garden, I decided to combine dill and potatoes in one delicious side ... Read More

March 30th, 2015

Brown Sugar Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots

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My kids won't touch raw carrots with a 10 foot pole, but they all love cooked carrots. Which is weird to me, because they're carrots either way. Maybe it's because cooked carrots are often coated in something delicious, like these Brown Sugar Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots.I knew these would be a ... Read More

November 10th, 2014

Sweet Potato Gratin

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I'm a huge fan of sweet potatoes, but the rest of my family doesn't generally care for them (crazy!).  Enter this Sweet Potato Gratin. My family devoured it and I didn't hear one complaint about the sweet potatoes.Except for my youngest, no one in my family even likes sweet potato fries. ... Read More

November 2nd, 2014

Maple Poached Pears with Maple Cinnamon Mascarpone

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Pears are one of my favorite fall fruits. I love their sweet, mild flavor, and there are so many pretty colors, sizes and varieties available. And with pear season in full swing, all 10 varieties of USA Pears are being harvested right now! Not only are pears a great snack, they're a great ... Read More

October 27th, 2014

Caramelized Onion Dip

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I love onions--unlike the rest of my family--so this Caramelized Onion Dip is right up my alley! I use onions in almost all of my savory dishes (don't tell my family--they rarely notice), and I'd be happy to eat caramelized onions straight from the pan.I first tried this dip at a friend's ... Read More

October 17th, 2014

Easy Apple Fritter Pull-Apart Bread

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On the weekends, I take turns cooking with my boys, letting them choose the menu and help prepare the meal. This Easy Apple Fritter Pull-Apart Bread was the request of my 14 year-old, who is a big fan of anything remotely resembling apple pie. And because it starts with a can of prepared biscuit ... Read More

October 12th, 2014

Whipped Pumpkin Butter

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I don't know how many times I've made a pumpkin recipe and had a little bit of pumpkin left in the bottom of the can. I hate throwing it out, but honestly, I never know what to do with it. And then this Whipped Pumpkin Butter happened! The recipe calls for 1/4 cup of canned pumpkin, which makes it ... Read More