Freezing Buttermilk – Works for me Wednesday

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This is a great little tip I learned a few years ago. I’m sure a lot of you already know this, but as I’ve come across a few people recently who hadn’t heard this before, and because I’ve found it so useful, I figured I’d...

Chicken Stew and Dumplings

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Please tell me – am I the last one to discover the pure comforting bliss of a bowl of chicken stew with dumplings? How have I never tasted this before? Seriously, I took my first bite (straight out of the pot – quality control!)...

Caramelized Onion and Rosemary Rolls

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Since my love of soup is well documented on this blog, it should come as no surprise that I also love to make homemade bread to go with that soup! I’m always looking for new bread recipes to try, and when I ran across...

How to Eat More Vegetables

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For this week’s works for me wednesday I thought I’d share some easy ways to sneak more vegetables into your diet. I love snacking on fruit, but with vegetables it can be a little hard to get your recommended number of servings.  After all, you can...

Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup

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I’m still in the “healthy cooking” mindset that tends to come in January, and this easy soup fits right in! To be honest, I initially made this soup sometime in December and it was a welcome relief to the cookies and candy I had...

Baking Powder Cheddar Biscuits

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What better side dish to go with a cheesy frittata than cheesy biscuits? These cute little biscuits are so easy to throw together and taste just like your grandma used to make – light and flaky! The original recipe is from a Williams Sonoma...

Cheesy Vegetable Frittata

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  For this week’s Works for me Wednesday post, I’m sharing one of my favorite ways to get a quick and easy dinner on the table that includes a healthy dose of vegetables! Whenever I need something quick and healthy for dinner, I tend to...

My New Year’s Resolutions

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My food blog might seem like a strange place to post New Year’s resolutions. But it just so happens that a few of my resolutions are food related! Apparently when you think about food as much as I do, you can’t help but set...

10 things I’ve learned from food blogging (a year in review)

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Homemade Hostess Cupcakes  1. There is a point at which I get tired of baking. It takes awhile, but this past month, I think I hit it. 2. When in doubt, always throw an extra package of butter into your grocery cart.  I’ve...

Spinach Cheese Triangles

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I’ve been in an appetizer mood as New Year’s Eve approaches. I found myself searching cookbooks for fun new recipes. I love to eat appetizers, often preferring them to a regular meal, but if you search my blog, you’ll notice that I haven’t made...