Breakfast Crepes

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Our boys LOVE crepes. A little sliver of a crepe shop opened in our neighborhood recently and the boys ask to stop every time we pass it. According to the boys, they make the best Nutella crepes.

In the past, I have made crepes reluctantly. I never thought I did it very well. I used to [...]

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Apple Chips

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This is a great recipe to try if you’re looking for a healthy snack, and if you have some apples and time on your hands. These chips take 3 – 4 hours to bake at a really low temperature. They’re incredibly tasty when they’re done, and if you can slice them very thinly on a [...]

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Baked Orzo with Mozzarella and Oregano

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Don’t let the name turn you off and don’t let the photo fool you. This is one of the best baked pasta dishes I have ever made, or eaten for that matter. It’s comfort food at its best and it has an incredible taste, like nothing I’ve had before. I’ve made this once a week [...]

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Cashew Cheese

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I have quite a few friends who are vegetarian/vegan. At a recent dinner with some of my college buddies, I learned about cashew cheese which sounded delicious. My friends Mike and Wendy assured me that I’d easily find a recipe online. I found a recipe months ago, but I was slow to make it [...]

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Homemade Halloween Oreos

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I have been thinking about making homemade Oreos for years now. The reason I dragged my feet was because the filling called for shortening. When I was growing up I used to use shortening to make chocolate chip cookies. The shortening made thicker, crispier cookies. Then I started to use half shortening and half butter [...]

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Egg-Free Chocolate Cupcakes

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We had some friends over for dinner the other night and none of them eat eggs. It’s easy to make a dinner that doesn’t include eggs, but for me, dessert was more of a challenge. I knew I wanted to serve this delicious vanilla frozen yogurt with blueberries on top. It’s always a hit, but [...]

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Beets in a Sweet Thyme Balsamic Glaze

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Looking for a new and different way to prepare beets? Are you a fan of balsamic vinegar? If so, this is the recipe for you, and it’s really simple. It’s a nice way to dress up beets a little bit.

I love beets. As a child (much like my own children), I used to hate them [...]

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