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Category Archives: Baking

A Change in the Game

I work most evenings, so for months, my sister would make dinner for the family. Well, my sister got a job (yay!) and started working 9-5 last week…which means making dinner is up to me again! I love cooking, so I don’t mind that the responsibility has fallen on me, and fortunately for me, my …

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What-a-Great-Website Wednesday! Week 16

We in the A Family have decided to Make The Switch – from red meat to turkey. That sounds very official, but it’s really not. We’re not strict about it at all. We still occasionally eat burgers, but for the most part, we’re switching to turkey. Why, you may ask? I won’t start lecturing about …

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Two New Recipes!

I tried two new recipes for dinner last night, and because they were a success, I thought I would share them! The first recipe is for slow cooked macaroni and cheese. I was looking for recipes using elbow macaroni, but I also wanted a way to use up some tomatoes. We have quite a few …

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What-a-Great-Website Wednesday! Week 13

This week’s website is pretty obvious, but a great one nonetheless! It’s Pinterest! Just the other day, I was working in the Return Room (where we return and cart the library books – yeah, a no-brainer), when I heard my co-workers talking in the next room. Normally, they’re out in the library helping customers or …

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Squash Muffins!

Here it is – the recipe for squash muffins, as promised. I had a great time making these (and an even better time sampling them). Yellow Squash Muffins 1 pound squash, cut into one-inch slices 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking …

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Tomorrow’s baking adventure…

When I was growing up, my grandmother used to make squash muffins in the summertime. She’d go to a local stand and buy all sorts of vegetables – squash, tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans, etc. My childhood was filled with tomato sandwiches,  green beans cooked with ham, and Meemaw’s squash muffins. There’s nothing quite like a …

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Wineberry Pie and a New Dinner Recipe

It’s wineberry season again! It was fairly cool this morning, so Katie and I went to pick some more wineberries. We got about 4 cups, and there are still a lot that need to ripen before we can pick them. As soon as we got home, I started making a pie. Because there are few …

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S’mores Stuffed Brownies!

My mother bought brownie mix a few days ago off the markdown shelf. I can’t tell you how much money we’ve saved by visiting the markdown shelf. If your local grocery store has a markdown shelf, you should take advantage of it. Anyway…back to the brownies. When I make brownies, I usually add chocolate chips …

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What-a-Great-Website Wednesday! Week 9

I said in my previous post that I would give a review of the Slow Cooked Macaroni & Cheese. Oops…it’s a little late. First of all, I made ours with whole wheat pasta. I’ve been trying to stick with healthier foods and found that we really like the taste of the whole wheat pasta. The …

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Pryanik

Last night, we had our church’s book club at our house, and the book for the month was Submerged, by Dani Pettrey. We were privileged to have Dani join us! We had a great time discussing the plot and characters of Submerged, adventures we’d like to take, and hobbies and interests shared in our families. …

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