No Bake Layered Lemon Pie

No Bake Layered Lemon Pie

Sometimes I just make myself so mad!  I made this luscious, creamy, sweet and tart pie in March when our friends Maribeth and John came to dinner. (Note: St. Patrick's Day celebration tablecloth!)   But did I take time to share it with you?   😳  Uh, no.  Fast forward...

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Avocado Brownies

Avocado Brownies

That's right.  You heard me.  Avocado BROWNIES. My initial reaction was, "gross... I have to try these!" And when I did, they were surprisingly fudgy and delicious! I have mentioned before how I have an addiction to chocolate.  I'm not kidding... chocolate addiction...

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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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White Chocolate Cheese Ball

White Chocolate Cheese Ball

My sous-chef dish-washing mom came home from Community Bible Study all excited with a recipe in hand!  "You've just got to make this" she said. Our friend Barbara made this dessert cheese ball for a fellowship lunch.  Everyone went wild over the surprised rich white...

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Holiday Sweet Potato Pie

Holiday Sweet Potato Pie

We buy a 40-pound box of sweet potatoes from a local farmer every fall. I cannot tell you the exact science behind why sweet potatoes direct from the farm tastes so much better than sweet potatoes from the grocery store ... but trust me, they do! We dine on sweet...

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Grandma’s Sweets Shared By Her Grandsons

Grandma’s Sweets Shared By Her Grandsons

My Grandma Paulsen was a lovely, gentle, funny lady. No matter who or when someone stopped by her home there were always cookies.  And sandwiches and treats.  And so much more.  My Grandfather was a Nebraska farmer and some of my best childhood memories took place...

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