Category Archives: Recipes

Collard Green and Cranberry Lasagna

My husband and I live in Ohio, but he grew up in Mississippi.  He and I both love to garden and when he told me about how much he loved collard greens, I was willing to try growing them.  It … Continue reading

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Homemade Yogurt: Almost Fat Free & Sugar Free

Making your own yogurt is very simple.  You do need a yogurt maker/cooker.  It has become a permanent fixture on our countertop since I make yogurt all the time.  You can also control what goes into your own yogurt this … Continue reading

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Dangerously Better Than Boxed: Mint Chocolate Brownies

The temptation to indulge in these brownies is utterly dangerous.  The brownie Sirens seem to be calling my name as the pan sits on the stovetop in our kitchen.   I have made these brownies several times before and they are … Continue reading

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A Color & Taste Jamboree: Sweet Potato and Cranberry Bake

We just had our Thanksgiving Dinner celebration at church yesterday.  I prepared this dish last year and it was well received, so I wanted to make it again.  That, and my husband came home from a wholesale store in our … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cranberries: Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cranberries

In my own perfect world, cranberries would be everywhere!  I just love them and I think that is how it should be.  But alas, not everyone feels the same way.  Both Brussels sprouts and cranberries are often relegated to the … Continue reading

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Lemon Blueberry Icebox Cake

This recipe for the Lemon Blueberry Icebox Cake is NO BAKE. That is kind of wonderful in itself.  It is also so simple and easy to put together. I first came across the idea of an icebox cake on Faith … Continue reading

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Riced Potato Salad: My Easy Way

It is summertime now and, therefore, potato salad seems appropriate.  The thing is it just was more trouble for me to make than what it was worth.  First, you had to peel raw potatoes.  That always made me feel a … Continue reading

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Tuna Salad on a bun, or in a bowl

Tuna Salad. It was a mainstay in my youth. My mother and I ate it all the time because we were always dieting and it was lower in calories.  I guess that’s why I seemed to have it for every … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic and Fresh Rosemary Pasta Sauce

This recipe was incredible!  It actually tasted like I knew how to be a fantastic chef and it was an easy to use recipe also.  Easy and fantastic are two very good words in my book!  I got my inspiration … Continue reading

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Mango Cream Pie

I regret that the number of easy dessert recipes on this website is limited, but I have been trying to avoid yummy desserts. But when I first fixed this pie, my husband said, after his first bite, “Oh, you must … Continue reading

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