Classic Chess Pie

Classic Chess Pie

Chess pies are a Southern specialty that has a simple filling of eggs, sugar, butter, and a small amount of flour. Some recipes add cornmeal and others include vinegar. Flavorings, such as vanilla, lemon juice, or chocolate are also added to vary the basic recipe....

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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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Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

A Facebook inspired recipe does it again! There are kazillions of recipes being posted from wall to wall on Facebook. I drool over them just like you do. But, just like you, I can’t cook or bake or EAT everything out there. Today, we’re going to be cooking Bacon...

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Brown Sugar Banana Bread

Brown Sugar Banana Bread

Do you have a favorite banana bread recipe?  I don't. At least I didn't until recently.  I've made a lot of banana bread through the years.  Mostly crumbly, sometimes overly dense, occasionally dry, and always leaving me wishing I just hadn't bothered. Then my friend...

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Autumn’s Apple Crisp Pizza

Autumn’s Apple Crisp Pizza

Churches have long been known for a great place for recipe swapping.  Now, don't get your dander up, I'm not saying recipe swapping is the best function of a church 🙂 but it is a lovely by-product! A couple of weeks ago at our church small group meeting, my friend...

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Blueberry Crumb Bars

Even though I had just baked up Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars, I saw a picture of these blueberry crumb bars on three different websites within just a few days of each other and I knew I just had to make them. Thanks to a bumper crop this year, we have a fresh stock...

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Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Last year I saw a post from Brown Eyed Baker for these Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake bars.  I printed out the recipe and added to my "to-bake" and "to-make" pile of recipes.  It has surfaced several times in the past 18 months but something else always caught my eye. But...

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

I haven't blogged since Easter except for a tribute to my son's birthday.  LIFE came at us fast the last 3 weeks.  Sweeping across the country is winter bronchitis and flu and we didn't dodge the bullet this year.  Sadness struck our neighborhood as we lost our good...

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Fried Green Tomato Parmesan

I am absolutely torn up about what recipe to share next.  We have been canning and freezing up a storm and so those recipe seem timely.  But then my Chief Culinary Consultant and main-man gardener starts bringing me the most beautiful green tomatoes and all other...

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Artichoke Parmesan Bake

Artichoke Parmesan Bake

It was time for my 6 month dental appointment. Teeth cleaned and checked. I never mind because it also means that I will get to spend some time with Connie, our dental hygienist, who I just adore.  Connie is always ready to talk kids, grandkids, crafts, and RECIPES...

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