Simple Side Dish – Fruit & Nut Wild Rice

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  Serve up a dressed up version of rice with my fruit & nut wild rice recipe.  This is easy and so delicious – it makes a great side dish for a dinner party or for the holiday pot luck gatherings.  Bon Appetit! Fruit & Nut Wild Rice 1 box long grain and wild rice […]

Perfect Little Milk Bottles

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Here is a popular idea that came from BHG.com. However, many people have wondered where to find little individual sized milk bottles. It is possible to find them in thrift shops but this makes it difficult to get a lot at once, or have them all look alike, so I decided to find an alternative. […]

Cheesy Bacon Bread Appetizer

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Here’s our cheesy bacon appetizer recipe from New Years eve.  It’ full of cheese & bacon – what’s not to love?!   It’s DELICIOUS! Cheesy Bacon Bread Appetizer: one loaf french baguette 1 cup mayonnaise 7-8 oz. gouda cheese, shredded 1 lb. bacon, cooked & crumbled Instructions: Slice bread into 1/2 inch slices. Combine remaining ingredients and […]

Layered Cookie Mix In A Jar {Hostess Gift}

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Do you love to add a personal touch to your hostess gifts? Then why not make this “Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar” for a party hostess, a school teacher, or anyone else you like to recongnize over the Holidays. Here’s what you do: Put ingredients in layers, inside a Quart-size canning jar. Cut […]

Creamy Mac n Cheese Recipe

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If you are looking for a tried and true recipe for mac n’ cheese then look no further than this one.  Creamy and cheesy and delicious, this recipe makes a large amount.  It’s perfect for holiday gatherings or big family meals! Classic Macaroni & Cheese 1 (8 oz) package elbow macaroni, cooked 2 Tbsp olive […]

Chicken Artichoke Cheese Spread

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This recipe for Chicken Artichoke Cheese spread is so delicious I had to share.  I made it and placed it in a fluted mold to give it a pretty shape for presentation.  It’s a great pot-luck appetizer to bring to a party! Chicken Artichoke Cheese Spread 3 cups cooked chicken, diced 2 blocks of cream cheese, […]

4-Layer Pumpkin Cake

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Here’s the 4-layer Pumpkin Cream Cake I made for Thanksgiving. There were already 3 pies on the menu so I decided to change it up and make a cake.  I prefer topping it with plain toffee bits, but could only find the chocolate toffee bits so had to use that instead.  Either way it’s delicious! […]