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Slow-Cooker Lasagna

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I made this meal for dinner last night and we’ll eat the left-overs tonight. We both really enjoyed the flavor of this one. I especially loved the colorfulness in this dish. In fact, not to brag, but I think my photo is better than the one provided with the recipe because it shows off the […]

Hawaiian Rolls

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I have not heard of one person that does not like Hawaiian Rolls. Lucky for you and me, I found a recipe in a Hallmark magazine. These were a HUGE hit with my husband, my friends, and my family. I’ll make these over and over until we get sick of them… which isn’t going to […]

Chicken and Biscuit Casserole

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Happy New Years! I slept in until 10:30 today. How about you? It felt great! We were in the city to see Phantom of the Opera at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. It was a great show! We took the train to and from the city, and even though it was a short walk from the […]

World’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Pimiento Cheese

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PrintPimiento Cheese 1 cup mayonnaise 1/4 small Vidalia onion, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce 1 pound sharp cheddar cheese, coarsely shredded 1/2 cup diced drained pimientos (4 oz jar)In a food processor (I used my blender), blend the mayonnaise, onion and hot sauce. Add the shredded cheese and pulse until finely chopped. Add the […]

Dinner with the VanVoorhis’

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Last night our good friends, Aaron and Emily, came over for dinner. They live in California and are in town until Monday visiting family for the holidays. It was so fun to see them again and just eat, relax, and hang out. We played a few games of Sequence (a board/card game we got for […]

Layered Polenta

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And so this is Christmas! Unfortunately, I’ve been sick all weekend and didn’t feel like cooking or baking a thing. Good thing my mom and Ben’s mom took the lead and did it all. It probably would’ve been that way even if I was feeling healthy. There is just something about eating someone else’s cooking […]

Pretzel Rolo Bites

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We hosted the Ph.D. Christmas party tonight and asked everyone to bring either an appetizer or dessert. As I suspected, we ended up with way more desserts than appetizers, and then with much food left over. My co-workers will be happy since they’ll reap the benefits tomorrow. One of the desserts I made is this […]

Pumpkin Bread

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Florentines and Pizzelles were part of my Christmas boxes this year, along with this pumpkin bread. Usually,  I make this pumpkin bread into two regular size loaves (as pictured above). But, since I decided to add it to the Christmas box this year, I made the recipe into mini loaves. It made about 20 mini […]

Chocolate Florentine

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One year when Ben and I were visiting my parents in Michigan, my whole family spent a winter afternoon in the Gaslight Village of downtown East Grand Rapids. There were quaint little shops, ice cream parlors, luxury condos, and then we happened upon a small little bakery. Because we were full from ice cream, no […]