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Espresso Pecan Cake

I adore the flavor of espresso and pecans. It doesn’t matter if it is Chai Spiced Pecans or Chocolate Espresso Pots du Creme. So if it has either of these ingredients in it, you can almost guarantee I...

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Mixed Marinated Fruit Salad #TheSaladBar

I can honestly say I am kind of bummed. I was taking pictures of this Marinated Fruit and when I went to lift my trifle bowl I dropped it.  Needles to say it shattered into...

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Caramel Pound Cake for #Bundtamonth

Sometimes I think as we get older our tastes change.  When I was young I loved meat and potatoes. I didn’t have much of a sweet tooth. Now that I am older, boy have...

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Chiles Rellenos Casserole

I have often brought this casserole to a friends in need. When someone is recovering from an accident, preparing for moving day, has a death in the family, is remodeling their kitchen. or tending...

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Fleur de sel caramels and #InaFriday

I made Ina’s Fleur de sel Caramels for Ina Friday this month. They were delicious, but I have to tell you, if you do not have a candy thermometer, don’t even think about making these. You...

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Bourbon Burger

The hubster loves Bourbon.  A Bourbon and Gingerale is his favorite drink of choice. I think he likes it even more than beer if that is possible. His favorite is Woodford Reserve. Yes, it...

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Affogato

Leave it to the Italians to come up with Affogato. It is so easy and so delicious anyone can make it. Today’s #chocolateparty ingredients are ice cream and chocolate. I wasn’t sure exactly what...

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German Potato Salad and Year of Faith

  This months Year of Faith is listed on the USCCB Saints for the Year of Faith. The month of June is dedicated to St Marianne Cope Marianne Cope was born Barbara Koob in January 23,...

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Shandy

When I was younger and went to parties, I drank beer. Mostly because that was what they had on hand and to be honest I couldn’t hold my liquor so I stuck with beer....

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Breakfast Tortilla Strata

When there is finally time to relax on the weekend give breakfast the attention it deserves, the attention you give other meals. Brew some coffee or tea, sit back and savor this tortilla strata...