Classic Pumpkin Pie

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Classic Pumpkin Pie is creamy and sweet with a hint of spice. The perfect pie for all your holiday parties. Thanksgiving may be over, but that doesn’t mean eating pumpkin pie is over. We love pumpkin pie for Christmas as well as Thanksgiving. I’ve made this classic pie from Libby’s for many, many years. I’ve […]

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Chex Mix Crack

Last year, my guy brought home a treat that one of his co-worker’s wife made. I had never had this yummy, gooey Chex mix before and loved it, in fact, I ate the whole bag of it. Not in one sitting, but I knew that I had to figure out what this was. As I’m prone […]

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3 Non-Traditional Ways to Cook a Turkey

Since I’m not making a turkey this year I thought I would share with you 3 non-traditional ways to cook your turkey. When I think of the traditional way to cook a turkey I think about putting it in a roasting pan with maybe some butter slathered on the skin and cooking it. Nothing fancy […]

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Apple Pecan Cheesecake

I love, love, love this cheesecake. It’s my very favorite cheesecake to make and is super easy. I was gifted this recipe from a friend and I will forever be thankful to her for this. I’ve made this for many different gatherings and it always gets eaten quickly. If you need to make a dessert […]

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Cinnamon Rolls

Have you ever had one of those moments where you just want to scream and jump up and down because you are so excited, but then don’t because you don’t want to look like an idiot even though you are alone in the kitchen? Well, I had one of those moments this past weekend. I […]

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Old-Fashioned Meatloaf

Growing up I was not a fan of meatloaf. I just did not like it…at all. That all changed many years ago (like over 18 years ago) when I found a meatloaf recipe in an ad from Campbell’s Soup and I’ve never made any other type of meatloaf. I’ve made this for several people who hate meatloaf […]

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Pumpkin Pancakes

I’ve never had pumpkin pancakes until we went to a Perkins Restaurant in Miami, Florida in September. Oh my, how I loved them. I knew I had to come home and find a good recipe. I found this recipe from Food.com, they are perfect. They have just the right amount of pumpkin and spice in them. They are […]

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Pumpkin Mousse

For the past couple of weeks I’ve been making a few different pumpkin recipes for the blog and I’ve discovered that I do not like pumpkin in savory dishes. I just like it in desserts. Do you find that you like certain foods only in a sweet or a savory version? I found that Jell-O […]

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