Monthly Archives: August 2012

Award-Winning Recipes? Hmm.

Sometimes award-winning recipes don’t win awards in my book. This is the case for a recipe I made recently from my “Taste of Home Winning Recipes” book (volume 2).  I have to first say that this is a very nice … Continue reading

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Matching Aprons, Salmon, and Fries!

My mom made Bogdan and me these awesome aprons as my bridal shower present before we got married!  The “B” is quite appropriate for both our first and last names! Unfortunately, the self-timer on my camera is just a little … Continue reading

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Bacon Grilled Cheese

This breakfast was like bacon, eggs, and toast, only a lot better. :-) Bacon Grilled Cheese Ingredients: – bacon, fried (I used turkey bacon – two slices per sandwich) – cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, and/or Swiss) – bread This was perfect … Continue reading

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Secret Ingredients to Mashed Potatoes

Well, these ingredients might not be really secret. However, these are the ingredients I’ve decided make perfect mashed potatoes (homemade or *gasp* instant). – salt – milk – butter – parsley flakes – rosemary If this seems like a no-brainer … Continue reading

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Blueberry Monkey Bread

I really wish I could take credit for this recipe, but I can’t.  Here is where I “stole” it from! Be warned: This recipe is SO sweet, but it’s really good! Country Blueberry Monkey Bread From mybakerlady, adapted from Paula … Continue reading

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Leftover Roasted Chicken = Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

I took all the leftover chicken off the bones from my roasted chicken yesterday.  It took a while, but I must confess that I was watching a movie while I did it… is that cheating? :-) I made shredded chicken … Continue reading

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Kitchen Tip Tuesday: Using Space Wisely!

Once again, linking to Tammy’s Recipes. As I was taking some pictures to go with this week’s Kitchen Tip Tuesdays post, I realized that my kitchen (or entire apartment, maybe?) is not very photogenic.  I try to keep it cleaned … Continue reading

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