Italian Spaghetti Meat Sauce

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After trying a few different techniques for how to make spaghetti sauce, I’ve made small variations each time, and I think I have finally found my favorite!  This sauce will take a bit of time, but allowing it to simmer for a minimum of 5 hours will let the wonderful flavors to develop and it… read more »

Easy Cake Decorating Ideas That Require NO Skill!

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Let’s face it, decorating a cake is not always easy, so sometimes having a few shortcuts up our sleeves can be a lifesaver when you need to present an attractive cake but lack the skills to do something too elaborate.  These easy birthday cakes are practically no fail, and someone with very little to no… read more »

Yummy Ideas for Slow Cooker Soups

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This time of year, our slow cooker sure does get a workout!  What’s not appealing about throwing a bunch of ingredients into a pot, walking away for the day, and have dinner waiting for you and filling the house with delicious smells without having to lift another finger?  This list of easy slow cooker soup… read more »

Great Dinner Ideas for a Cold Day

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Are all of you staying warm out there, or are you still busy chiseling the icicles off of your nose?  With most of the country (myself included) under a deep freeze, a hot comforting meal while snuggling under your favorite blanket sounds ideal, doesn’t it? I agree, so I’ve decided to share some past meals… read more »

Dark Chocolate Caramel Popcorn (Moose Munch Copycat)

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I feel like I don’t really need to add words to this post… the pictures speak for themselves.  This dark chocolate caramel popcorn recipe is a copycat of the famous Harry & David Moose Munch.  And if you were wanting to learn just how to make caramel popcorn, you could easily skip the chocolate drizzle… read more »

Rich Mocha Fudge

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Making fudge is an activity that we enjoy every holiday season.  Many people tend to shy away from making their own fudge at home, but it really is not that difficult!  If you can stir and read the numbers on a candy thermometer, that’s more than half the battle right there!  While growing up and… read more »

Crustless Spinach Quiche

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With many Christmas treats hanging around the house this year, Matt and I knew we wanted to inject some protein into our breakfast to get the day started off right.  We made these adorable and tasty mini crustless spinach quiches that really hit the spot!

Chocolate Toffee Dipped Sugar Cookies

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When I was younger, I remember having a sugar cookie recipe that would bake up into the most pillowy, thick, melt-in-your-mouth cookies ever.  It was my undisputed favorite recipe for sugar cookies.  Unfortunately, I didn’t manage to keep track of that recipe through the years, and I have been searching for it ever since! I’ve… read more »

Fantastic Fudge You Need to Make This Christmas

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  Here we are, less than a week away from Christmas, and you still haven’t decided what to give to everyone on your list?  Fudge might be your solution.  It’s rich and decadent and looks so pretty and fancy when cut into neat little squares and packaged into cute holiday-themed tins.  There’s also about a… read more »