Grandma Schultz’s Best Butter Cookies

Grandma Schultz’s Best Butter Cookies

Over the new year's holiday, we traveled to Missouri to spend time with our nephew, Richard.   We were invited to spend New Year's Eve with friends Robert and Susan.  Robert's parents Bob and Sue joined the party as well as my sous-chef dish-washing mom and Robert's...

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Christmas Past …

Christmas Past …

I am having fun today searching my blog for special treats and recipes I shared over the last seven  Decembers.  You can click on the posted link and it will take you to the original blog post and the recipe!   I must start out with my favorite sugar cookie recipe!...

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Take the Cake

Take the Cake

Christmas is quickly approaching!  And you know what that means!?  Party time!  Christmas parties and potlucks are some of my favorite get-togethers of the whole year, but there's always the question of what to bring.  No one wants to be the person whose dish doesn't...

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Candy Corn Popcorn Cake

Candy Corn Popcorn Cake

  It's that time of year when all things turn orange, and I am not just saying that because I live in the very orange state of Tennessee! Recently we had some little-people visitors and I wanted to give them a treat before they left for home.  I was thinking of...

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Southern Living’s Skillet Caramel Apple Pie

Southern Living’s Skillet Caramel Apple Pie

Every once in a while I get out of the kitchen and make way for my Sous-chef dishwashing mom to create something wonderful! That is exactly what happened recently after she was leafing through the fall Southern Living magazine and came upon this recipe. The minute she...

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Award-Winning Pralines and Cream Banana Pudding

Award-Winning Pralines and Cream Banana Pudding

If you enter the National Banana Pudding contest and win third place instead of first place ... is it still "Award-Winning" banana pudding? It all started a long time ago when I moved from Nebraska to Tennessee.  Whenever talking food I would often hear ...  "oh!...

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Welcome Abby Hughes!

Welcome Abby Hughes!

I am so excited to write to you today and share some exciting news that I've kept under wraps for a little while now.  I want to welcome Abby Hughes and introduce her as my new blogging partner! Abby is as beautiful inside as she is outside.  She is a graduate of Bob...

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Apple Praline Cake

Apple Praline Cake

Has the season changed where you live?  Are the leaves falling, the days are cooler, and the nights are made for snuggling?  Today, September 30 is the FIRST day since early spring that I can remember the temperatures anything less than 80's and 90's!  Whew, I am so...

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Lemon Blueberry Coffee Cake – Got Blueberries?

Lemon Blueberry Coffee Cake – Got Blueberries?

I make a lot of food that never makes it to my blog.  Not that it is all terrible (although sometimes it is!) but I only want to blog the recipes that are terrific!! Our blueberry bush produced a lot of beautiful berries this year.  I am so grateful to have them in...

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Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

Am I the only baker on the planet who has never made these awesome chocolate and peanut butter no bake cookies?  A few weeks ago my sous-chef dishwashing mom and I delivered a panful of PW cinnamon rolls to our friend Julie.  Julie had given us fresh garden tomatoes...

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