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Tracey Harrelson
Works at The Kitchen is My Playground
Attended University of Vermont
Lives in Lexington, NC
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Nutella-Strawberry Cheesecake Bites to enjoy for National Cheesecake Day.  Easy to prep, and a totally delicious snack.

#Recipe  : http://www.thekitchenismyplayground.com/2015/07/nutella-strawberry-cheesecake-bites.html

#cheesecake   #strawberry   #strawberries   #snacks  
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Make-Ahead Layered Picnic Salad
Got a crowd to feed for a summer {or any time} get-together?  Look no further than this Make-Ahead Layered Picnic Salad as your go-to dish.  With it's make-ahead convenience, ample size, and fantastic flavors, it's perfect for backyard barbecues, potlucks, ...
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Crescent Roll Tomato-Basil Squares ~ Quick ... go grab those #tomatoes  from the garden!

#Recipe  :  http://www.thekitchenismyplayground.com/2015/07/crescent-roll-tomato-basil-squares.html

#basil   #appetizers   #tomato   #thekitchenismyplayground  
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Sparkling Limoncello Cooler ~ With it's refreshing combination of fresh lime juice, Limoncello, and bubbly sparkling wine, how could this not  be the perfect summer #cocktail   ?

#recipe  :  http://www.thekitchenismyplayground.com/2015/06/sparkling-limoncello-cooler.html

#cocktailrecipe   #Limoncello   #summerdrinks   #thekitchenismyplayground  
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Crescent Roll Tomato-Basil Squares
With fresh tomatoes and basil slathered with melty cheese, layered on a crescent roll crust, Crescent Roll Tomato-Basil Squares are the perfect versatile little savory treat.  Enjoy them for a party, lunch, brunch, or even as a tasty afternoon snack. Oh, th...
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Creamy #Cucumber  Salad with Fresh Herbs ~ it's what to do with all those garden cucumbers coming out your ears!

#recipe  : http://www.thekitchenismyplayground.com/2015/07/creamy-cucumber-salad-with-fresh-herbs.html

#Salad   #easyrecipes   #thekitchenismyplayground  
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Nutella-Strawberry Cheesecake Bites
Topped with a quick-and-easy 3-ingredient creamy Nutella cheesecake mixture, Nutella-Strawberry Cheesecake Bites make a fabulous little-bite dessert, party treat, or afternoon snack.  Or, dare we say breakfast, too? Well, hello National Cheesecake Day!  I'm...
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Summer Vegetable Tortellini Salad
Summer Vegetable Tortellini Salad ~ Loaded with cheese-stuffed tortellini, fresh-from-the-garden zucchini and summer squash, and dressed with a zippy lemony dill vinaigrette.  So fabulously tasty, you'll need to make a double batch! It is truly amazing how ...
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Creamy Ranch Cucumber Salad is quick, easy to prepare, and kid-friendly too.  It may just be the perfect #easy   summer side!

#Recipe  : ( #ad  )  http://www.thekitchenismyplayground.com/2015/07/creamy-ranch-cucumber-salad.html

#easyrecipes   #cucumber   #LifesBetterWithTheLion  
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Creamy Ranch Cucumber Salad
Tossed with prepared Ranch dressing and fresh herbs, Creamy Ranch Cucumber Salad is quick, easy to prepare, and kid-friendly too.  It may just be the perfect easy summer side!  Thank you to Food Lion and Food Lion's new recipe site for sponsoring this post....
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Chocolate Crack Pie ~ rich, fudgy, & addictively delicious!

#recipe  :  http://www.thekitchenismyplayground.com/2015/07/chocolate-crack-pie.html

#chocolate   #pie   #thekitchenismyplayground  
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21 Totally Refreshing Wine Cocktails for Summer Sipping
Sipping a cold cocktail sure helps beat the summer heat!  With these 21 totally refreshing Wine Cocktails for summer sipping , there's sure to be a few you'd love to help keep you cool. Sparkling Wine Cocktails I love my bubbles.  And there's certainly no s...
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1st Grade Teacher
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Lexington, NC
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Charlotte, NC - Barre, VT
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Having fun, one recipe at a time!
Introduction
Wife. Daughter. Teacher. Baker. (I love to bake!) Oh, and Blogger @ The Kitchen is My Playground.  That's me!
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Successfully teach a roomful of 1st graders every day. And love {almost} every minute of it!
Education
  • University of Vermont
    Psychology, 1988 - 1992
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    I/O Psychology, 1992 - 1994
  • Queens University of Charlotte
    Teaching, 2004 - 2006
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