Monthly Archives: November 2012

My Second Giveaway

I decided that it is high time for another giveaway! Today I thought I’d give away a great cookbook filled with recipes and kitchen tips. If you want to learn more about this cookbook, here is a link to it … Continue reading

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First Try: Homemade {Mint} Marshmallows

I feel like most of the things I cook are very simple and down-to-earth.  I don’t usually post recipes that leave people saying “That looks difficult” or “I would never have the guts to try those.” I think that when … Continue reading

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Corn and Potato Chowder

I have been on a soup kick lately! My husband loves all my favorite soups, and his personal favorite is chicken chili. (I have been making many variations of my chili recipe with beef, chicken, or meatless.  I also vary … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cookies

There’s something about the criss-crossed fork marks on peanut butter cookies that makes them special, or at least I think so.  I have made many peanut butter cookie recipes over the years but have never really had a staple recipe … Continue reading

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Ham, Pinto, and Rice Soup

There’s something about the cold weather that makes me want soup, and especially bean soup.  Bean soup is so simple and easy to make, and makes for a very affordable meal as well! (I don’t know about you, but I … Continue reading

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Spaghetti and Meatballs, and Chick Peas

My side salad for lunch – Romaine lettuce with mozzarella, chick peas, and Italian dressing! I have eaten garbanzo beans (chick peas) on lettuce many times in the past, but completely forgot about them this year until my sister reminded … Continue reading

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Rice Pilaf

I am still really new at making rice pilaf, so I’d love to see any recipes you all have to share!  I thought I’d share what I have made so far. :) Rice Pilaf 1 cup uncooked white rice – … Continue reading

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Saturday Upsides: The Holiday Season

Welcome to another week of Saturday Upsides!  Don’t forget to check out this page for Saturday upsides from previous weeks.  Please join me this and every weekend to share a positive story from your life! ** Sometimes the start of … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Popper Dip

One of my uncles has been bringing an awesome jalapeno popper dip for holidays with my extended family.  His wife also made it for a bridal shower she hosted for me. :)  I was looking forward to it for Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Back to Blogging!

My nephew Moshe (2) helping with dishes at my place I haven’t blogged too much this week, but I am BACK! :)  I have some great recipes to share, but I want to first share just a few things from … Continue reading

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