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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 »

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Pie Crust Recipe

The perfect basic pie crust recipe makes any pie better – more magical even.   Growing up, I watched my Mother and Grandmothers quickly make pie crusts as if it were nothing in the world. However, when I first started baking my own pies, their knack for effortless pie crust escaped me. Well, that is read more »

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Baked French Toast Recipe

Baked French Toast is one of my favorite things to serve when we have guests for breakfast or brunch or even when I want to serve something special for my family on the weekends or holidays.   As much as we love my regular French Toast recipe, I love the ease of this Baked French read more »

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Spicy Dry Rub Recipe

This Spicy Dry Rub makes a wonderful gift over the holiday season, as a housewarming, or anytime, really. Mixing up a large batch of this dry rub is so quick and easy and makes a great gift for family and friends, neighbors, or even as a teacher gift – especially for men who love to read more »

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Caramel Pie Recipe

Caramel and the holidays go together perfectly and this Caramel Pie is no exception.     With caramel made from scratch, it really is hard to resist a slice. Rich and dense, the flavors of buttery caramel are pronounced in every single bite. It is definitely a caramel lovers dream pie and not for the read more »

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Fruit Salad Recipe

Fruit salad makes a wonderful addition to just about any meal or for a snack or even a dessert, but with whipped cream and a drizzle of honey? Oh my stars!   So simple to make, it’s easy to just customize fruit salad to the fruits you have on hand or to your personal preferences. read more »

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Pot Roast Recipe

By now, you’ve probably guessed how much my family loves roast beef. It makes a regular appearance at our supper table and as much as I love to make balsamic roast beef and Dr. Pepper roast beef, sometimes, we still like a more traditional pot roast with the trimmings.   A big pot roast filled read more »

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Slow Cooker Cocktail Meatballs Recipe

I love recipes that allow my slow cooker to do all the work and let me get all the credit. Like these Cocktail Meatballs that I grew up having at various parties and showers that Mama hosted. There are a couple of variations of these that she would make, but regardless, they were always gone read more »

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Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins Recipe

Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins. It takes longer to type the name than to eat one. Promise.     I grew up with cornbread or biscuits on the table for supper just about every single night. That is probably where my addiction to bread originated, if the truth be known.  I always loved to watch Mama read more »

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Balsamic Roast Beef Recipe

Okay, this. This needs to be on your menu immediately. No kidding. By now, you’ve probably noticed that I really love my slow cooker. I also really, really love roast beef recipes. And when you marry the two you get the easiest slow cooker roast beef recipes you could ever imagine. I fall in love read more »

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Bleu Cheese Dip Recipe

This goes with everything. Well, almost everything, but you know what I mean.   It seems like whenever I’m preparing appetizers, I am always mixing up a few dips as well. Especially if there is a meaty appetizer in the bunch, then you better believe this Bleu Cheese Dip is part of the plan!

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Frito Chili Pie Recipe

Okay, I hope you saved some of that black bean chili from the yesterday.     Because here is what we are going to do with it. We’re making this Frito Chili Pie. Frito Chili Pie is one of those classic recipes that can be thrown together in minutes, if you have all of the read more »

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Weeknight Black Bean Chili Recipe

Chili. It’s what’s for supper.     This Black Bean Chili is perfect for a weeknight supper. Hearty and it doesn’t have to simmer all dad gum day before it tastes good either. I don’t know about you, but that’s my kind of meal. Don’t get me wrong, I love slow cook chili that simmers read more »

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Roast Chicken Recipe

  Roast chicken is one of the easiest meals to prepare during the week as well as on the weekend. For years after I was first married, I was majorly intimidated by the thought of having to roast chicken for supper, but over the years realized that a beautiful roast chicken just looks harder to read more »

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Chocolate Haystacks Recipe

  Growing up, we always had butterscotch haystacks throughout the fall. They’d first appear at my Grandmother’s when we’d show up at her house as our first stop on our trick-or-treating trek Halloween and then Mama would make them through Thanksgiving before we switched to chocolate desserts and treats for Christmas. The other afternoon, Little read more »

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Baked Apples Recipe

Skillet Baked Apples are one of my favorite things when the air starts to turn cooler in the evenings. As soon as I start thinking of opening windows throughout the day instead of using our air conditioner, I know it is time to start with the recipes for fall – especially these baked apples. They read more »

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Cinnamon Pecans Recipe

  Cinnamon Pecans make an excellent nibble to have on hand when entertaining or for wrapping up as gifts as a hostess thank you, to toss into a goodie basket for out of town guests, or to give to friends, teachers, and neighbors over the holidays. I warn you though, they are super addictive!

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Spiced Apple Upside Down Cake

  Spiced Apple Upside Down Cake is one of my favorite cakes to make as summer begins to melt into fall. It’s sort of a special tribute to all of the great things that fall has in store for us – apples, cinnamon, buttery caramel, and that cozy feeling I always long for this time read more »

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Coca Cola Cake Recipe

  Coca Cola Cake is one of the most delicious cakes and is a Southern staple. It seems like every when I visited any of my friend’s house as a young girl growing up, my friend’s mothers would stand at the stove for just a few minutes talking with us about our day and then read more »

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Bean Dip Recipe

  There’s something about cooler weather, fall, and football that always has me craving this Bean Dip. It’s a no-frills sort of dip that always seems to disappear in the blink of an eye. A while back, as we were getting ready for watching an afternoon game, I decided to change how I served my read more »

Spicy Pulled Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Spicy Pulled Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Spicy Pulled Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes. How in the world have I gone so many years without these in my life? I’m not entirely certain, I’m just so excited that I don’t have to go any longer without them! My sister and brother-in-law came to visit the other night and I knew I wanted to read more »

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Butter Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream Frosting Recipe

  Southern Caramel Cake. It’s just hard to beat it. It is one of my family’s all-time favorite cakes – especially for holidays, birthdays and major celebrations. You can just count on it appearing to make those special occasions even more special. Memorable even. It’s odd to put that much significance on a cake, but read more »

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Peppered Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

  Peppered buttermilk biscuits where have you been all my life? I remember growing up, Mama would make buttermilk biscuits routinely, but I never remember her adding a sprinkle of freshly ground black pepper to their tops. If she had, I think I would have always had them this way. The other night for supper, read more »