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SpookTacular S’mores

on Oct 10th 2011

Are you a teacher who needs treat ideas for the fall?  Are you a fan of S’mores like we are?  If you answered YES then Spook-Tacular S’mores can be individually packaged and ready for a fall party or to hand out to any little spooks who ring your doorbell in search of sugary loot! I […]

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Easy Chicken Broccoli Bake

on Sep 28th 2011

Here’s a tasty recipe for the hurried cook made with canned chicken breast, and bagged broccoli.  Add some cream of chicken soup, shredded cheddar, and a buttery cracker crumb topping and dinner is prepared in a snap!  And this casserole is perfect for these chilly fall evenings.  Too bad we didn’t have any leftovers when […]

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Reese’s Peanut Butter S’mores

on Sep 22nd 2011

When I updated my Facebook status last week to, “Just had my first S’more of this season – a Reese’s Peanut Butter S’more” I had many people comment that they have never tried one. This recipe is too good not to share with others. I consider it one of my top contributions to humanity. And […]

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Salted Caramel Fondue

on Sep 20th 2011

Last month I had a “hen party” here at the house.  For those of you not familiar with Southern talk – “hen party” refers to a gathering of females for any named purpose which includes lots of laughing (clucking) and gabbing, good food, great friends and often the selling of some product said females think […]

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Aunt Polly’s Fresh Apple Cake

on Sep 15th 2011

Aunt Polly was a true Southern Belle in her younger days. And she aged with grace and patience and class.  And she was a wonderful cook too.  I have her hand written recipe for Fresh Apple Cake safely tucked behind A in my recipe box.  Having a hand written recipe means a lot to me. […]

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Meatless Monday – Old Fashioned Tomato Gravy

on Aug 29th 2011

I can’t believe its Monday again which means here at its time for another Meatless Monday post.  Today’s feature is Old Fashioned Tomato Gravy.  The recipe is simple and quick and the gravy can be served over hot biscuits, mashed potatoes, or even some meatloaf!  I used garden fresh tomatoes and pureed them right […]

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$$ Frugal Friday $$

on Aug 5th 2011

I’m thinking of starting some new lines of posts.  Since today is Friday and frugalness is on my mind, I would like to share some tips on what we do to help save money on our grocery bill around here.  And I welcome your comments if you have anything to add.  I may even have […]

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Key Lime Magic Bars

on May 24th 2011

Growing up, one of my favorite treats Mom would make for me was those Magic Cookie Bars.  Remember those bars made with graham cracker crust, a layer of Eagle Brand milk all topped with butterscotch and chocolate baking chips, nuts, and coconut?  The ingredients would melt into a gooey sweetness that beckonded a tall glass […]

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Southern Fruit Tea

on May 9th 2011

I simply cannot recall a meal at either of my grandmothers’ tables, or my family table, or my mother-in-law’s table where sweet tea was not served. I don’t think I ever heard of unsweet tea until I was nearly grown. And in the hot months of summer, my mother-in-law would occassionally serve Southern Fruit Tea […]

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Miss Daisy’s Yum Yum Goodie

on Feb 22nd 2011

Long before Paula Deen was crowned the Southern Queen of Butter,  Miss Daisy King was tending to her popular restaurant and writing five Southern cookbooks.  My absolute, all time, go to, favorite cookbook is  “Miss Daisy Celebrates Tennessee.”  As Tennessee was preparing to celebrate our Bicentennial, Miss Daisy was busy gathering the best recipes for this cookbook from southern […]

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