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The Best Apple Pie

This Christmas, I decided to keep it simple with an apple pie for dessert. Granny Smith apples are my go to for pie – this recipe is not too sweet, blending granulated and light brown sugar, with lemon juice and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Crackles

A chocolate cookie for the holiday cookie tray. This cookie has melted chocolate, cocoa powder and is rolled in granulated and confectioners’ sugar before going into the oven! These rich cookies are a chocolate lover’s dream!

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Orange Cranberry Muffins

These muffins are perfect for breakfast on Thanksgiving – light, citrusy, and studded with chopped cranberries. Grab a cup of coffee and start prepping your veggies!

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Merry Christmas!

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Christmas Cookie Wonderland!

This year’s cookie selection! Clockwise from the top: Caramel Cappuccino Cookies, Black & White Brownies, Ricotta Cookies, Lemon Butter Cookies, Butterscotch Blondies, Sprinkle Cookies. Use the search function if you’re interested in the recipes.

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Brussel Sprouts & Butternut Squash

For me, the best part about Thanksgiving is having leftovers for days! Reheat and eat! This Thanksgiving, we had a crazy amount of side dishes – this combo of brussel sprouts and butternut squash was my favorite. Tossed in bacon … Continue reading

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Tuckered Out from the Holidays

A tissue box makes a fairly serviceable pillow for Plywood the cat. The hustle and bustle of the holidays has him all worn out.

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Cherry Berry Galette

It was a pretty laid back weekend – a trip to the market, the fellas went to the movies, and a cook out was in the works for Monday. The cook out looked iffy, the sun was a no show and there … Continue reading

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The Windup – Cigarette Russes

I haven’t made these cookies in eons. Probably because you make three at a time, yank them out of the oven and roll them up before they become too cool to roll. You’ve got to be quick and have fingers … Continue reading

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Making the Pinball Machine Costume

It has become our tradition of sorts to make costumes that light up and have a coin-operated or vending machine theme. In years past, we have made a a candy machine, a jukebox and a fortune teller. This Halloween was … Continue reading

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