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Creamy Verde Chicken

I was inspired by the color green (verde) for this recipe. Particularly by the limes and salsa verde which were in my refrigerator. I couldn’t imagine this combination going wrong, and I was right! I wanted something creamy to add to it but wanted to go beyond sprinkling cheese on top. So some cream cheese came in […]

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Simple Chicken Salad Sandwiches

I decided to try out the traditional Chicken Salad Sandwiches. I have tasted some delicious versions of this in my life. I am thinking of one in particular really. A woman at my church makes THE BEST! Everyone raves about it and when asked, she brings gallons of it to church functions. What a trooper! […]

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How to Hard Boil an Egg

Hard Boiled eggs don’t have to be frustrating make!  There is an art to hard boiling an egg believe it or not. This is what has worked for me! Put eggs in a single layer at the bottom of a sauce pan. Cover eggs in cold water that comes an inch or two above the eggs. […]

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Homemade Pancake Mix

Make your own pancake mix with simple ingredients including flour, sugar, and powdered milk. Making pancakes without pancake mix sometimes seems like too much work (when in reality, it really isn’t…but you know how it is)! I have seen recipes for homemade pancake mix before but I didn’t really feel like making it. I didn’t […]

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German Pancakes

  My childhood is sprinkled with the memories of food that would be devoured within 5 minutes between the nine of us kids! One of those memories involves these, German Pancakes! These remind me of eating breakfast for dinner, my siblings claiming the corner pieces for their own, and being deliciously satisfied after the meal! My husband […]

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Asian Lettuce Wraps

So I love pot stickers, deep fat frying them, how they make your clothes smell like fried food, and how your house smells for three days afterwards reminding you in a stale kind of way how good they tasted. It was Sunday, and I wanted pot stickers, but I didn’t want the work that goes […]

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Fast and Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken

This lemon pepper recipe is super fast! It pops with flavor and literally takes about 30 minutes (cooking time included). Sometimes I feel like I have to spend a ton of time in the kitchen to have a flavorful meal. I just need to let the ingredients to do what they are meant to do […]

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Chinese Sundaes

Chinese Sundaes: This little dish is also known by many as “Hawaiian Haystacks.” I had forgotten all about this dish until I was looking through an old cookbook that I contributed a few recipes to. I had contributed this recipe and it brought back a lot of great memories! This recipe is easy to expand […]

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Broccoli Salad

I know Broccoli Salad is nothing new, but this is my version derived from the version that I had in the cookbook my sister made for me. All broccoli salads seem to have the same basic ingredients, but amounts vary thus making them vary quite a bit. I made this and it was such a […]

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Buffalo Chicken Salad

  I LOVE this dish! It’s great served as a salad, but it could also be put on a bun and served as a sandwich. It isn’t hot, so no worries there. It has enough bleu cheese dressing in it to counter the heat. It has great flavor, and anyone could enjoy this!

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