Got Chocolate? DIY Valentine Gifts

Got Chocolate? DIY Valentine Gifts

Fudge doesn't have to be for Christmas-time only!  At our house "anything chocolate" equates to a ♥ fantastic gift ♥ for my Chief Love any time of the year! This fudge was gifted to us this Christmas by our friends Peggy and Barnett.  I will be making it this week for...

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DIY Better Than Starbucks Hot Chocolate

DIY Better Than Starbucks Hot Chocolate

“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel”  (which means, God with us). Matthew 1:23 My husband regularly receives Starbucks cards as gifts from friends and family. On a recent trip to New York he and our friend Russ were...

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Slow Cooker Peanut Clusters

Slow Cooker Peanut Clusters

I was tired. I had just finished eating my way through New York City.  Sitting with my computer on my lap I announced to my sous-chef dish-washing mom and Chief Culinary Consultant "I'm not making a bunch of sweet treats this year for Christmas.  We just don't need...

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Peppermint Patties

Peppermint Patties

Jet-Puffed JUMBO Peppermint Mallows are back!  Why is this important to you? Because if you want to be the hit of the Christmas goodie parade you are going to want to use these super-charged, JUMBO peppermint-infused marshmallows to make some awesome Peppermint...

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Sweet and Salty Christmas Treats

Sweet and Salty Christmas Treats

I do realize refrigerators all over this country are stuffed full of Thanksgiving leftovers.  But truthfully, the turkey is cold, the gravy has jellied and the pumpkin pie is gone.  To me that means one thing -- Christmas!  Brunch, luncheons, parties, Christmas eve,...

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Goo Goo Ice Cream Pie

Goo Goo Ice Cream Pie

Early in the summer we received the Tennessee Home & Farm magazine published by The Tennessee Farm Bureau.  We always enjoy reading articles about local folk and items of interest.  However, both my Chief Culinary Consultant and I turn to the pages filled with...

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DIY Tin Roof Ice Cream

I am in deep trouble and I don't see a light at the end of the tunnel.  It all started when my Kitchen Aid mixer blew a gear and ended up in the junk pile.  After wringing my hands and fussing around that I didn't know if I should buy another KA or go another...

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Black and White Oreo Dessert

Hello friends! Remember me?  The trouble with having a hobby as public as blogging, when life and the garden go crazy, blogging takes a hit!  We have been blessed to have some of our children come home for summer visits along with a visit from our friend Pam, who...

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Easter Dinner Recipes

Do you serve an appetizer before Easter dinner?  I never do because there is so much other food and I hate to get full before the feast even begins! (Also because I have NO will power!) If you are looking for an appetizer check HERE in my RECIPE file and you will...

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Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookies are not my "thing".  Mostly because they just never turn out that well.  You know, soft and chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside.  So when, Tuesdays With Dorie baking group chose Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies for this week's recipe I thought, "yawn."...

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