Recipes

Garlic Bread Chicken

Last fall, my husband, dad, brother, and uncle traveled to Colorado to go elk hunting.  My mom, aunt, and I all took turns making a meal for the three of us to alleviate some of the pain of only cooking for one person. When it was my aunt’s turn, she made an open-faced sandwich that she had years ago at…

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Fall Medley Tenderloin

A few weeks ago, we took a short vacation with some good friends of ours who have a timeshare at Massanutten, Virginia.  Since we were staying in a house with a full kitchen, we made many of our meals at home, rather than going to restaurants for the entire trip.  The winner of the weekend was definitely this fall medley…

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Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies

I could not be more excited about the first day of autumn!  And to celebrate this, I thought I would share probably my favorite fall recipe with you.  These pumpkin spice chocolate chip cookies are delicious!  They have a spicy fall warmth to them, as well as sweetness from the chocolate chips.  They are fluffy and moist.  They taste amazing…

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Oven Roasted Sausage Filled Acorn Squash

For the last two years, my husband and I have planted acorn squash in our garden.  The first year, I was apprehensive because I never tried it before.  But, after my husband grilled some with butter and brown sugar and convinced me to try it, I enjoyed it!  Fast forward to this year, and we forgot to plant acorn squash. …

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Home & Garden, Recipes

Homemade Hot Sauce

When a good friend and I decided to take a trip to Root’s Market, I was looking forward to seeing the variety of produce.  Our pepper plants did not produce this year, so I wanted to get some hot peppers to experiment with.  I was looking through my pins on Pinterest from last year, and I found some hot sauce…

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Homemade Fresh Salsa

I am so excited to be moved into my own website! Trying to get everything set up was an experience, to say the least! There are still a few things I need to adjust to my liking, and I am learning as I go, so thank you for sticking with me! So anyway, we had a picnic a few days…

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Homemade Whipped Cream

Yesterday, I made a strawberry pie to take to a family picnic. What is strawberry pie without whipped cream?! Last weekend, for the first time, I made my own whipped cream. I was so excited! (My husband was pretty impressed, too!) It has always been something I found slightly intimidating. The idea of having to whip something for an exact…

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