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Almost Instant Strawberry Sorbet

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Sorry California, your strawberries will never produce this color on their own! This went from whole berries to soft-serve in about 20 minutes.  When the local Oregon strawberries come into town I always buy too many…

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Turkey Croquettes

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What can I do with all this leftover turkey and stuffing?  Turn them into these crisp, satisfying croquettes! 2 C. diced, cooked turkey 2 C. leftover stuffing click here for recipe 2 eggs, beaten salt and…

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S’Mores Ice Cream

Graham cracker infused ice cream with mini-marshmallows and milk chocolate bits. The ice cream base recipe is loosely based on Christina Tosi’s Milk Bar recipe for graham ice cream. I love an ice cream recipe that doesn’t involve tempering eggs! … Continue reading


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Fresh Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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I thought that canned pineapple was the best way to make a pineapple upside down cake.  That’s how everyone does it right?  I guess I thought fresh pineapple would be too tough, or just too much…

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Winter Sunshine

Winter blues are banished by this bright and cheery cocktail! Makes one, but it’s easy to double. I planted mint in my garden several years ago and it never completely dies down in the winter. The leaves are a bit … Continue reading

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Turkey Curry: Your Personal Stash of Stouffer’s

I roast two turkeys every year. One for Thanksgiving, or sometimes Friendsgiving, and one for leftovers. I love to use up leftover turkey in different ways. This year I channeled Bridget Jones’ Turkey Curry Buffet. Remember the Christmas Jumper? If … Continue reading

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Holiday Cookies and Candies

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I haven’t had the time in the last two years to post many new recipes. My job as an elementary school teacher and my second job as a mom of two makes it pretty tough to…

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Chewy Chocolate Ginger Cookies

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These are my favorite cookies to make for the holidays.  They are sophisticated enough to give as gifts, yet they are a simple drop cookie; no frosting or decorating needed.  They also freeze extremely well once…

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Classic Brined and Roasted Turkey

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I usually don’t care to write too much about my recipes. I like food blogs that are simple and to the point.  I don’t really care to read posts from other bloggers that go on and…

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Browned Butter Sweet Potato Brulee

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Wow. So, so, so delicious. I realize I am tooting my own horn here, but really, this dish is a winner.  The sweet potatoes are smooth and light thanks to being passed through a potato ricer,…

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