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Pork Chops and Scalloped Potatoes
My sister nicely reminded me yesterday that I've been slacking off on this blog.  So I figured I better remedy that quick! A month or so ago I dug out a recipe my Aunt had written out for my mom for Pork Chops and Scalloped Potatoes. By the looks of the pap...

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Banana Bread Bake Off - Five Roses vs Purity
I love Banana Bread that actually tastes like it has bananas in it. Not big mushy chunks, but a nice banana flavour through the bread. Yum, combined with the soft crunchiness of walnuts - yummy in my tummy. Oooh, can't forget the crust bit either....give me...

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Prize Butter Tarts
I love butter tarts - there, I've said it. Aloud. To you. The ones I like best are the ones where the brown sugar is dissolved completely so there is no grainy sugar texture; gooey with just the right amount of runniness.  Everyone has their favorite family...

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Lemon Cake Mix Snickerdoodles
Well, this recipe isn't from one of my mom's cookbooks - although I can't say for sure,  a few of the cookbooks do include a lot of prepackaged food recipes, and housewives of that time were no doubt looking for some way to spice up that plain old can of pe...

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Potato Carrot Mold with Tomato Sauce
Happy New Year!  I wish you all the love that can fill your heart, laughter that makes you pee your pants, and happiness that causes your cheeks to hurt! The holidays are mostly over, I say mostly because I still have my Christmas tree up :) Who knows, I mi...

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Blueberry Tea
The first time I had Blueberry Tea was pretty much exactly a year ago... give or take two weeks. Haha, really, seriously now - give them back, I could use an extra few weeks. Time goes by too fast as it is :) So, it was cold (really cold), there was snow ev...

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Thimble cookies
I don't know where the time goes, but it goes by pretty darn fast. One day I'm thinking it's Monday...I have the whole week ahead of me and in a blink it's Thursday and I haven't done half of what I want to and even less of what I need to do before Friday b...

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Chicken and Broccoli Impossible Pie
I have a hard time with making non baked goods. It's not that I don't want to make other items, it's just that I rarely eat meat or packaged food, nor do I want to store/freeze extra food each time I want to test out a recipe in a cookbook - baked goods are...
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