Holiday

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Biscuit Reuben Sandwiches

13 comments March 13, 2014

Poor Paul. He’s Irish and his parents own two bars. Then he marries this gal, who’s not only Jewish, but doesn’t even drink. Poor Amy. She loves cabbage. And sauerkraut. […]

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Kielbasa and Cabbage Skillet

31 comments March 11, 2014

It’s Sunday and I’m sitting here at 5:22am typing. But it’s really 4:22. Well, no. Now it’s really 5:22. Ah, Daylight Savings Time. I understand the reasoning behind it, but […]

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Shamrock Wonton Crackers

18 comments March 6, 2014

Ok, friends. How many of you actually know the story behind Saint Patrick’s Day? I’ve been celebrating it my entire life (and by celebrating, I mean wearing green, making Corned […]

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Kahlua-Hazelnut Chocolate Truffles

18 comments February 6, 2014

Thank you all for the unbelievable kind words of support about Ginger. Every comment, every private email, every virtual hug – they all helped. Forgive me for not replying to […]

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Great Uses For Thanksgiving Leftovers

5 comments November 27, 2013

If you’re lucky, you’ll have some Thanksgiving leftovers on Friday. And maybe you’ll just reheat them in their original form. Totally cool. But maybe…maaaaybe, you’ll want to turn them into […]

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Fig Balsamic Olives

15 comments November 25, 2013

So, I might have confessed last week on Facebook that I ate an entire can of olives. The truth is…I ate 2 cans of olives. In my defense, they were […]

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Cranberry Cinnamon Cake

14 comments November 22, 2013

“A party without cake is just a meeting.” – Julia Child Love that. “The amount of cinnamon called for in a recipe, should be doubled.” – Amy (^^^ that’s me.) […]

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Panko-Crusted Creamy Carrot Casserole

4 comments November 20, 2013

I’ve made this a few times now…and then immediately feel like I should stop eating for a week. Or run 8 miles to burn off the calories. But it’s worth […]

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Creamy Pumpkin Pecan Strudel Cups

7 comments November 13, 2013

Are you tired of pumpkin? No, right? Please say no. I just love it. My pantry is a testament to that. I stock up on the canned pureed so I […]

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Roasted Acorn Squash with Onion, Grapes, and Thyme

22 comments November 11, 2013

Some foods just wow you – bowl you over like a bunch of pins. BAM! Whoa, what just happened? Like, you’re so busy tasting it, you forget there are three […]

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Onion Bagel and Bacon Stuffing (for Thanksgivukkah)

29 comments November 4, 2013

Disclaimer #1: I know there are a few different ways to spell Hanukkah. <<< I spell it that way. Disclaimer #2: I know a lot of Jewish families would never consider […]

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6 Perfect Recipes for Leftover Halloween Candy

7 comments November 1, 2013

I realize that the entire concept of left-over Halloween candy is pretty funny. I mean, I’m lucky if I can get to Halloween without polishing off the bags of Twix […]

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Biscuit Eyes for Halloween

2 comments October 28, 2013

I figure I can squeeze one more fun food item in for Halloween, especially since these can really be made anytime before or after the holiday.

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Spiderweb Dip for Halloween

7 comments October 21, 2013

This is a snack dip that I make almost every week, minus the white web. But since Halloween is coming, I put a little holiday spin on it.

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Edible Earwax on a Swab

6 comments October 14, 2013

How gross, right??? And how completely fantastic at the same time, right??? I wish I could take credit for this brilliant idea, but no. Paul found it. Oh, internet…you silly, […]

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Halloween Cobweb Cookies

17 comments October 7, 2013

Halloween is 4 weeks away! Haley is going to be Minnie Mouse this year, and Trevor decided on Captain America. Costumes have arrived, fit perfectly, and there is much excitement […]

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Kit-Kat S’mores Bars

10 comments October 3, 2013

Have y’all been camping before? My husband and I just took our kids for the first time this past August. And actually, it was MY first time, too. (Which is […]

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Easy Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Vanilla Icing

8 comments September 9, 2013

According to my mother, I owe you all an apology. Oh wait…not all of you. Just my Jewish readers. I completely ignored The New Year. Friends, I didn’t ignore it. […]

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Summer of Smoothies (week 5): Red, White, and Blue Smoothies

4 comments June 28, 2013

I couldn’t resist making some Red, White, and Blue Smoothies for the 4th of July next week. Even though the blue is borderline purple and they’re more like a frozen […]