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Deviled Egg Chef Salad Recipe

Chef Salads come in all sizes and varieties, but there are always a few things they have in common – crisp greens, two types of meat – either ham, bacon, chicken, turkey, or another favorite, hard boiled eggs, vegetables, and cheese. And since this is a version of a chef salad that I love to read more »

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Apple Breakfast Cake Recipe

Happy New Year! Did you have a good New Year’s Eve and Day? We were absolute homebodies. We stayed home all day both days and while it was rainy and yucky outside decided to have a Downton Abbey marathon. It was absolutely heaven.   I made this apple breakfast cake for new year’s day morning read more »

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Pot Likker Soup Recipe

Okay, the name of this recipe may have thrown you off just a touch, but please stay with me. This Pot Likker Soup Recipe is really, really one you should give a try. It makes a great soup recipe to throw together on the stove with any leftovers from your New Year’s Day meal of read more »

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Cloverleaf Yeast Rolls Recipe

A while back, I shared an simple as can be, easy to make recipe for yeast rolls. Today, I wanted to show you how to take that recipe and make delicious Cloverleaf Yeast Rolls. While the regular recipe is just fine, turning them into the clover makes them extra special – well, my family seems read more »

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Merry Christmas!!!

    From my family to yours, we wish you a very Merry Christmas filled with love and joy. I hope you each are able to celebrate it with your nearest and dearest loved ones. Much love, The Stone Family xoxo

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Divinity Recipe

Grandmother’s Divinity was always a part of our Christmas celebration. She’d watch the weather carefully during the week before Christmas to pick just the right day, the one with the lowest possible humidity, and she’d begin making this delicious confection. Tasting a lot like marshmallows, her billowy, white divinity was always one of my favorites. read more »

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Ham Recipe

A great, no-fail ham recipe is every cook’s dream and I’m about to share with you my family’s favorite baked glazed ham recipe that is as simple can be to make and always loved! This oh so delicious ham recipe always produces a flavorful, moist ham that isn’t over the top sweet or coated in read more »

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Fudge Recipe

A simple, yet delicious fudge recipe is pretty golden around the holidays. One that you can whip up and have chilling in the refrigerator before a party or that friends look forward to as gifts each year is a fudge recipe that you want in your arsenal for sure.   For years, I made the read more »

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Fudge Brownies Recipe

Fudge brownies instantly bring a sense of home and comfort for me. And let’s face it, we’ve needed that over the last few days.   For years, I thought the only kind of brownies you could make came out of a box and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. They are dependable, quick, and read more »

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Fudge Brownie Mix + Printable

Since yesterday’s little hint about what was to come, I’ve gotten so many emails and messages asking for the recipe. This Fudge Brownie Mix is going to be one of my favorite things to give this Christmas season. It looks beautiful all nicely layered in a big glass jar, but the best part of this read more »

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Praline Sauce Recipe + Printable

Okay, so my handmade gifts list just wouldn’t be the same without this Praline Sauce. Oh my goodness gracious! It is one of those things that you’ll want to keep on hand for any celebration you can think of for the future. Sweet and buttery, this my praline sauce is a bit darker than my read more »

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Buttermilk Waffle and Pancake Mix Recipe + Printable

Waffles and pancakes are pretty frequent visitors to our breakfast table. They are always welcome, but seem to quickly disappear! Since my family loves them so much, I thought a great item to give as a handmade gift this year would be jars of my homemade Buttermilk Waffle and Pancake Mix. Let me just go read more »

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix + Printable

  Chocolate Chip Cookies are always a welcome treat in my house – especially in my son’s opinion. So I knew it was only appropriate to kick off my week of handmade gifts ideas with this Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a jar. Within just a few minutes, you can have a plenty of jars read more »

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Peanut Brittle Recipe

Peanut brittle has always been a favorite in my family. I remember my Grandmother would make peanut brittle after peanut brittle right before every Christmas to give to friends as gifts. Then, Mama began making it to take to her office during the holidays and for gifts to friends and neighbors. I’d watch them as read more »

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Over the Top Hot Chocolate Recipe

We’re a few days into our advent activities and luckily, yesterday’s activity was to bake Christmas cookies. I knew hot chocolate would be required, it always is at the end of an afternoon of Christmas cookie baking while we sample our efforts. But little did my Little Buddy know that I had THIS in mind read more »

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Coq au Vin Blanc Recipe

Last week, we had the Stone side of our family over for supper to celebrate my mother-in-law’s birthday as well as for Little Buddy. (I know, his birthday has extended through the entire month of November. It is pretty ridiculous, but hey, you only have one a year.) In planning the menu for supper, I read more »

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Egg Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

My mother has a sensitivity to eggs that has developed over the past 20 years or so. She can sometimes eat eggs and them not bother her and other times she ends up feeling like she has the flu. Needless to say, she rarely eats eggs and I become obsessive about the recipes I make read more »

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Pulled Pork Tostadas Recipe

There’s just something about pulled pork that makes my husband’s heart swoon. He smokes a couple of Boston Butts on his smoker every few weekends that is absolutely the best I’ve ever tasted. Ever. But, I make a pork roast that yields pulled pork that comes a pretty close second to his smoked version. IF read more »

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Pork Roast Recipe

Okay, so if your family loves pork roast, or pork in any way, shape, or form, you really do want to give this pork roast a try. Especially if you a looking for a simple recipe to use for pulled pork.   This pork roast is another one of those recipes where I throw all read more »

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Toffee Recipe

The holidays and making this toffee recipe go hand-in-hand for me. Well, candy-making in general goes hand-in-hand with Christmas around here, but toffee? Well, it tops the list.   Toffee is really so easy to make once you figure out a couple of basics, that you can easily make a few batches within an hour read more »

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Recipe

If your house is filled with chocolate chip cookie lovers, then this may be just the recipe you are looking for to knock their little socks off just a tad. Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars. Mercy! I made them with Little Buddy a couple of days ago when he asked me if we could make cookies. read more »

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Apple Pear Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

This. You need this salad in your life. Pretty much immediately. It started as an apple pecan salad, but quickly as I started making it, it morphed into this amazing Apple Pear Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette, roasted pecans, bleu cheese crumbles, and pomegranate seeds. I could eat it for breakfast, lunch and supper.   And read more »

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Salted Caramel Bars

Salted Caramel Bars make a great addition to any holiday dessert buffet. A layer of rich, buttery salted caramel topping on a light, flaky and oh so delicious shortbread crust – how in the world could THAT be wrong? Honestly though, I’ve had a little bit of an addiction to making caramel lately – specifically read more »

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Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Okay, you probably guessed these were coming, didn’t you? With my recent post on how to roast garlic, I feel sure you felt this headed your way. Well, now I’m going to get all bossy on you, too. Because, well, you really, really, really need to try these roasted garlic mashed potatoes.   Life just read more »