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Brooke O'Dell

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October Road - Chicken, Sweet Potato and Kale Hash
Oh, how I love Fall! I know, I have said it a million times. I find it funny when I hear people say they don't like Fall because I tend to take it very personally, as if they have just insulted my first born or cut me off while driving. I always feel like I...

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Life as I know It- Scones
It is hard to believe so much time has passed since my last
posting. Wow. Life passes by so fast. Today was the last day of school for my
little muffin and tomorrow will be the last day of 3rd grade for my big guy. I
remember the tears pouring down uncontro...

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Friend or food?

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Hot Potato- Roasted Potatoes with Sin Sauce
I love sauces. Chick-fil-a almost sends me into a panic because there are so many different sauces I love that I have a hard time figuring out which food to order to dip with my sauces. I like a specific sauce with just my fries, then another for just nugge...

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About to get real- Buffalo Chicken Burgers
So, I am going to let you know about one of my big secrets...I am totally afraid of ground chicken. Bone-in chicken doesn't phase me, and you have read about getting over my fear of whole chickens when I wrote  Yellow Rose Cafe: Big Girl Britches-Smokey Bac...

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South in your mouth- Cucumber Salad
One of my very favorite things do to when I have a moment's peace is to flip through old cookbooks I have in my collection. I have a Betty Crocker dating back to the 50's with marriage advice as well as recipes, it's a keeper. I have a large collection of o...

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Pastry Queen- Peaches and Cream Cobbler with Fustard Sauce
I love peaches. I love cobbler. I love Texas. The. End. A few years ago a dear friend of mind brought a cookbook to work one day and said that it reminded her of me and she wanted me see it. I nearly ate every page out of the book! I begged to keep it and j...

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Yellow Rose Shortcakes
I grew up migrating around Texas most of my life. I lived in several different cities throughout the great state including Pasadena, which is a suburb of Houston known for refineries and strawberries. "Stink-adena" held an annual strawberry festival that my...

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White Elephant- Black Banana Oatmeal Bread
I feel like half of my life was lived vicariously through my sister. She is six years older than me, always has been, so when I was just on the brink of awkward middle school she was well into her collage years. I love to reminisce her past with her, things...

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The Good Life - Spinach Enchiladas
Oh, the good life, full of fun seems to be the ideal Mm, the good life lets you hide all the sadness you feel It's the good life to be free and explore the unknown Like the heartaches when you learn you must face them alone These are totally part of the "go...
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