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Basil Pesto

I planted some basil in the spring and now that it is getting colder, I want to use it all up. Basil will not make it through our winters here so I better figure...

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and a Giveaway

It is no secret that I am a big fan of Christy Jordan over at Southern Plate. She has a new cookbook out called Come Home to Supper! Boy is it great! It is full of great...

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Fudgy Dulce de Leche Brownies and SRC

For this months Secret R ecipe Club I got Louise’s blog,  Lick That Spoon. Her Australian blog is full of fun recipes. She doesn’t normally eat all her creations. She likes to send them to...

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Baklava

I always thought that making baklava was hard. Well, it looked really hard. We have Netflix and there is a channel just for recipes.  They had lots of step by step recipes and one...

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Boston Butt Pulled Pork Sandwich

I am not sure why they call the big hunk of meat you use to make pulled pork a Boston Butt. That particular hunk of meat comes from the shoulder of the pig, nowhere...

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Buttermilk Biscuits

The very first job I had was making biscuits for Hardees. The commercials were showing some old grandma making them at 4 am. Yes, they were made at 4 am but not by someones...

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Candied Bacon

The hubster and I went to Smithfield over my long Labor Day weekend. I thought it would be a great idea for us to get away, not really far away, just away enough to...

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Roast Chicken for #InaFriday

Well it is the first Friday and that means that it is time for #Inafriday. This month it is all about the Main Course. Today I made a roast chicken. In almost all of...

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Banana Pudding for Christy

Many years ago before I decided to blog, I was surfing the internet and came across a blog called Southern Plate. This was before blogging became so popular. I read a lot of recipes on...

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Strawberry Vanilla Jam

I am gearing up for my canning. I plan to give all canned goods for Christmas presents. Sounds great doesn’t it? The only problem is that all I have canned is pickles. I had...