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Crock Pot Meals

Slow Cooker Cider-Braised Pot Roast

By On December 16, 2014

Total time: 7 hr 15 min or 9 hr 15 min Serves: 6 Cost per serving: $2.89 1 cup apple cider 3 tbsp tomato paste 3 tbsp flour 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce… Read More

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Dessert

Easy Reindeer Cookies

By On December 12, 2014

We love baking cookies at my house and it is the perfect way to have a fun afternoon with my kid. I decided to try something a little different and add decorations… Read More

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Food & Drink

Creamy Peanut Butter Nutella Ice Cream

By On December 9, 2014

Before you say “ew, yuck” on the flavor combination, just hear me out for a second. This ice cream is delicious and almost tastes like mousse. It is so creamy, fluffy and… Read More

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Cocktail Corner

Mocktail Corner: The Tornado Twist

By On December 9, 2014

Welcome to Mocktail Corner. Every Wednesday through the summer, we will be sharing mocktail recipes along with our cocktail recipes (and hey, we may keep it going, you never know.) For now,… Read More

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Food & Drink

Celebrating Food Holidays

By On December 9, 2014

May 7th is Roast Leg of Lamb Day. Did you know that? No really, did you? What about May 24th, it’s Escargot day. That is definitely a day I will not be… Read More

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Food & Drink

Cinnamon & Sugar Donut Muffins

By On December 8, 2014

Here is a delicious and easy recipe for Donut Muffins! recipe source | image source For the donuts: 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup margarine, melted 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup… Read More

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Dinner

Asian-Style Pork and Noodles

By On December 5, 2014

Orange juice, hoisin sauce, and cider vinegar give this pasta its sweet-and-sour flavor. The vegetables are quickly cooked so they stay crisp. You can use almost any type of noodle in this… Read More

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Dessert

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with Salted Caramel Layer

By On December 5, 2014

Chocolate chip cookie bars with a layer of salted caramel. Does it get any better than that? Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel Cookie Bars Yield: 16 cookie bars Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook… Read More

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Dinner

Quick 5 Minute Enchiladas

By On December 3, 2014

The other night, my hubby and I worked together to make a delicious chili. He had a vegetarian version using Morning Star Crumbles and I made a simple ground beef chili. In… Read More

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Cocktail Corner

Cocktail Corner: Candy Cane Cooler

By On December 3, 2014

Not only does this concoction look festive, but it decks the halls of your taste buds as well. Here’s how to make it: Ingredients: 1 tbs crushed soft peppermint candy 1½ fl… Read More

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Food & Drink

Celebrity Chef Ted Reader Talks About Pork (and what to buy, cook, etc)

By On December 1, 2014

This article isn’t really vegetarian friendly and hey, we get it… my husband has been vegetarian for 13+ years… so I just thought I’d throw that little disclaimer out there. For us,… Read More

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Breakfast

Chocolate Peppermint POPTRT (PopTart) Recipe

By On December 1, 2014

Inspired by the kid in all of us, the Chocolate Peppermint PopTRT plays off the popular holiday flavor of peppermint with a delicious chocolate peppermint liquor ganache filling wrapped by a flaky,… Read More

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Dessert

No Bake Chocolate Peanut-Butter Cookies

By On November 28, 2014

These are so good!!!!! I love them. Ingredients 2 cups sugar 4 tablespoons cocoa 1 stick butter 1/2 cup milk 1 cup peanut butter 1 tablespoon vanilla 3 cups oatmeal Waxed paper… Read More

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Dinner

Cheese, Potato & Smoked Sausage Casserole

By On November 28, 2014

Ingredients 3 cups idaho potatoes, peeled, boiled and cut into cubes when cool, approx. 1 lb 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons flour 2 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2… Read More