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The bread machine makes these traditional rolls easy and delicious. Make these rolls with currants, raisins, or other dried fruit.
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Now I'm hungry
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Spring recipes, including recipes using fresh strawberries, rhubarb, asparagus, lamb, and other ingredients. Celebrate Spring with delicious recipes.
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Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa Salad
Toasted almonds and roasted cauliflower give this simple quinoa salad great flavor and a little crunch.
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looks super healthy :)
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Braised Pork Chops
These flavorful braised pork chops are  quick and easy to prepare with ingredients you probably have on hand.
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Romance Drinks #2... Cherub's Cup - St. Germain with Hendricks, fresh strawberries, and sparkling wine -

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These fresh and fabulous desserts are perfect for spring meals and events. If you are looking for a delicious spring dessert, try one of these recipes.
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This delicious broccolini is so good you'll want to serve it again and again. It takes just a few minutes to cook, then it's sauteed for a few more minutes with garlic.
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This coffee cake recipe is an upside-down apple cake with a crumbly streusel layer. The streusel topping ends up on the bottom, making a crumbly crust.
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That looks like breakfast to me!!
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Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa Salad
Toasted almonds and roasted cauliflower give this simple quinoa salad great flavor and a little crunch.
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This moist gold cake makes a delicious dessert, and it's a really easy "from scratch" cake to make. I used a cocoa frosting and jam filling in this one.  Recipe:
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Writer, home cook, recipe creator, cookbook author, food photographer
I am an avid home cook and cookbook author with a passion for Southern and regional cooking.  I write for the Southern Food Site at and my own site,
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Recipe Creation, Photography, Web Content, Web Writing
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    Diana's Kitchen, 1995 - present
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    Southern Food Expert, 1996 - present
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