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It’s Beginning To Look (and smell) A Lot Like Christmas

***potpourri recipe at the end*** I crawled out of bed just shortly after 7 this morning. It had been a late night. My husband was on the highway last night and the roads were terrible. He could only drive 60 kms and still wound up in the ditch. He didn’t get home until well after […]

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Homemade Apple Cinnamon Pop Tarts (Recipe)

I love how so many kids can’t find their shoes but they can find a tiny piece of onion or mushroom in their food. I found myself with some extra pie crust in the freezer and no plans for it. I also found myself looking at pop tart recipes the same day. So I thought […]

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Easy Baked Chicken And Rice (Recipe)

Another super simple meal idea for when you just have no idea what to feed the family. This can be whipped up in an hour and the recipe claims it feeds 4 but of course, that depends on who’s eating it 😉 What you’re going to need: 2 pounds chicken pieces or a couple of […]

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(Re-blog)The legend of the artichoke — Cerise Chérie

Many stuffed artichoke recipes call for leaving the choke intact while stuffing and cooking. That doesn’t make sense to me, as there’s so much more space for the stuffing when this inedible part is removed. It’s an extra step, but 100% worth the effort. I start by steaming the artichokes, just long enough to be […]

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Creamy Corn Chowder Recipe

If there’s any soup that I really makes me think “comfort”, besides stew, it’s a yummy corn chowder! I used to make this a lot when it was just 3 in the family. This recipe serves 4 and it’s another quick and easy meal idea. Ingredients 3 Tbsp margarine 1/4 cup finely chopped celery 3 […]