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Peppermint Oreo Truffles

So easy, these are not really even a recipe, more of a method.  You can mix and match Oreo flavors with your favorite spices and extracts. Done in 20 minutes, start to finish! 1 package of regular Oreos 1 brick … Continue reading

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Almond Apricot Amaretti

Originally posted on swellkid:
Hands down, my family’s favorite holiday cookie! Amaretti are traditional Italian cookies made with almonds, sugar, and egg whites.  If you buy amaretti they are usually quite crispy and crunchy.  These amaretti are soft and chewy…

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Festive Aperol Spritz

Originally posted on swellkid:
Aperol, where have you been all my life? You delicious, bitter-in-a-good-way, orangey, golden-pink, teensy-bit-sweet, apertivo! If you like Manhattans, or other not-too-sweet and slightly bitter flavors, you will really enjoy Aperol.  It’s an Italian apertivo that’s…

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Holiday Gifts Roundup

Originally posted on swellkid:
Here are my favorite gift ideas for the season.  The chewy chocolate ginger cookies I make every year without fail, and they freeze beautifully, so you could make them today. Just click on the links below…

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Holiday Leftover Recipe Roundup

Originally posted on swellkid:
Potato Chive Fritters You have a fridge full of leftovers.  If you are like me, you made extra food on purpose so there would be a fridge full of leftovers.  Don’t pass up the opportunity to…

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Instant Pot Cream of Tomato Soup

I am new to the Instant Pot craze and have really enjoyed using it so far.  If you haven’t heard of Instant Pot, it is basically an electric, programmable pressure cooker.  If you do a lot of cooking, especially with … Continue reading

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Kale and Blueberry Super Salad

Originally posted on swellkid:
My husband was eating a deli salad from Safeway a few days ago and liked it so much he took a picture of it and texted it to me.  This is a pretty rare occurrence, and…

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