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Christmas Cake Balls

I’ve made cake balls several times now since my first batch of football shaped cake balls.  I think it must have been beginners’ luck because since then, I haven’t been all that happy with how they’ve turned out.  Most recently … Continue reading

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Homemade Dinner Rolls

I decided last week that I would put to use all the bread skills that I worked so hard on earlier this year and make homemade dinner rolls for Thanksgiving.  But instead of spending hours researching recipes on the internet … Continue reading

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Mrs. Alexander’s Banana Bread

About a million years ago when we moved from OKC back to Owasso, I was part of my local parish’s Women’s Club.  Even thought I had gone to St. Henry nearly my entire life, being part of the Women’s Club … Continue reading

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Apple Muffin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

A few years ago, I participated with my sweet niece Madysen in the C&H We Love Dessert Contest at the Tulsa State Fair.  It was our second attempt in the contest, and I am very proud to say that she … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Pie

Today I made a dessert that is near and dear to my heart.  Peanut Butter Pie reminds me of the wonderful years that we spent in Owasso and especially the Friday night dinners with our friends at La Casita.  It’s … Continue reading

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My Mom’s Potato Salad

I have a new entry to add to my list of Foods-I-Hated-as-a-Kid-and-Only-Started-Liking-Recently. Up to this point, tomatoes and mushrooms held top honors, but now there’s a new kid in town and its name is potato salad. Why yes I was … Continue reading

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Southwest Chicken Sloppylada Casserole

I had to work late yesterday and was too tired to go to the grocery store, so last night I got to star in my very own episode of Chopped.  I was presented with my basket of goodies – two … Continue reading

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Fresh Peach Cobbler

I may have gone a little overboard at the Peach Barn. Have I mentioned how much I love peaches? I’m like the Forrest Gump of peaches.  I like peach pie, peach bellinis, fresh peaches, peach salsa… My personal favorite though … Continue reading

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Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Most of the time, if I’m in the mood for a frozen treat, a Skinny Cow ice cream sandwich or bowl of chocolate chip frozen yogurt is just the thing to get the job done.  But sometimes, I want the … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Mint

You know that saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”  Well what I say is, “When life gives you mint, make Mojitos!” I have tons of mint in my back flowerbed. I planted it once. Four years ago. If … Continue reading

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