Monthly Archives: December 2013

Faux Garlic Bread

My son is allergic to garlic and garlic bread used to be one of our favorite things to eat. He was heart broken the first time I made spaghetti and didn’t include the garlic bread. Making spaghetti sauce without garlic … Continue reading

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Glazed Carrots

              2 pounds carrots 4 TBSP butter 2 TBSP honey 1/3 cup brown sugar (you can make your own) salt and pepper to taste   Peel and cut carrots into bite size pieces. Melt … Continue reading

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Fudge

I make this fudge, along with a few other flavors of fudge, every year for Christmas. It’s one of the few family traditions I’ve managed to keep alive. I don’t think this tradition will disappear any time soon, unlike the … Continue reading

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Easy Peanut Butter Fudge

1 cup butter (2 sticks) 1 cup peanut butter 1 tsp vanilla 3-1/4 cups powdered sugar   Melt the butter and peanut butter in medium pot. Stir in vanilla. Beat in powdered sugar. Quickly spread into a 8×8 dish lined … Continue reading

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Sausage Balls

Sausage balls are a Christmas morning tradition in our house. I make them the night before and put them on cookie sheets, then wrap them with plastic wrap and keep them in the fridge so in the morning, all I … Continue reading

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Creamy Potato Broccoli Chicken Soup

Winter. I used to love winter; playing outside, making snow dinosaurs and snow giants. We were far from the typical snowman making type of family, but we loved being out in it. Now, it is a bothersome, probably because now … Continue reading

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Creamy Potato Beef Chowder

Chowder. Creamy, delicious chowder. There’s no better way to spend a freezing afternoon, other than (im)patiently waiting to be able to devour the soul warming chowder. I usually make extra so I can freeze some for those busy days. This … Continue reading

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Beef Sausage and Potato Soup

With the temperatures still below freezing during the day and everything covered in a couple inches of ice, this is one of the perfect meals to fix! 1 pound beef stew meat (cut into small pieces) 1 pound ground sausage … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

My son wanted to make something with me tonight but there weren’t many options. We did have a few things leftover from Thanksgiving that we didn’t use so we improvised and came up with this. Just make sure to start … Continue reading

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