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A Cute and Tasty Go-To

A Cute and Tasty Go-To

Have you ever seen those cookie mixes in a jar? Maybe you have received one or given one yourself? Last year our kids made one in school. I have to admit that I was amazed at how delicious the cookies turned out. I was so impressed that we have been using the recipe to put in our gift baskets at Century View Lodge. 

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A One-Bowl Dinner

A One-Bowl Dinner
I found this recipe for Midwest BBQ Pasta Salad decades ago. What I love about it is that it's a one-bowl meal and can be served straight from the fridge. It's got protein and veggies and you can adjust the quantities of either to your tastes. Did I say that it's delicious? Continue reading

Italian Luncheon Feast

Italian Luncheon Feast
Do you need an idea for a fabulous luncheon? How about Italian? Let's face it, we Americans love our Italian food. You would be hard-pressed to find a person who doesn't like a thing on the menu I am going to give you today. An added bonus of this menu is that you can make so much of it in advance! Continue reading

Making A Meal Of Grits

Making A Meal Of Grits
One of the things that makes this recipe great is that it can be a meal on its own. It has grain, meat, dairy, and even vegetables. What more could you want? Also, unlike just normal grits, it actually is good leftover. So make a big batch for the family over the weekend and breakfast will be done for days!  Continue reading

All The Good Stuff Ice Box Cake

All The Good Stuff Ice Box Cake
Do you like peanut butter with chocolate? If you look at my Pinterest board, the majority of the desserts have those two flavors. This weekend I hosted a gathering of my college girlfriends and made a version of a recipe I had found a few years ago. It not only has this classic combo but also caramel AND Oreos. It was definitely the culinary hit of the weekend so  I promised them I would post it first. I give you "All The Good Stuff Ice Box Cake". Continue reading