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Kristyn Erickson
I strive to make yummy foodstuffs and get out of doing dishes at all cost.
I strive to make yummy foodstuffs and get out of doing dishes at all cost.

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5-Ingredient Butternut Squash Soup
Happy New Year! We had a wonderful holiday season visiting family and friends, and we are glad to be back home in our own beds. We brought the snow with us from Utah to Western Oregon, though, and they simply do not know what to do with it here. School is c...

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THE BEST Pumpkin Pie
Pump. Kin. Pie!!!!!!! I get excited about it right around September, but not just any pumpkin pie. I mean. I don't mean to sound as snobby as I am , but keep that Costco giganto monstrosity away from me. Ahem. Please... That is not what I'm talking about wh...

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Bleeding Heart Baked Brie and a Sneak Peek
Here's the thing. I don't usually get into Halloween very much. I dress up my babies, and generally entertain the idea of dressing up myself for about a week before deciding that I'm not that mom after all. But this year we got invited to a no-kids Hallowee...

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Road Trip Chocolate Chip Cookies {with Rolos + Potato Chips}
A couple years ago, I did these cookies as a guest post for Bintu at Recipes From a Pantry . And this morning I woke up craving them. (Also craving revenge upon the dogs next door, since they are the reason I'm up at 4:30 in the morning...) So I thought you...

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Pasta in Lemon Cream Sauce with Tuna and Peas + An Announcement
I hate to be a tease, so I'll get the announcement portion of this post done right up front. For a long while -- more than a couple of years -- I have been wanting to make some changes to this site. Major, major changes. And now the wheels are in motion to ...

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Ginger Pear Cake
When I was in 9th grade, I had this math teacher who had us hand in our homework folded in half with our names and period number on the outside. I'm not sure if he just gave us credit for effort or if he ever actually looked at our work, but I usually got f...

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Yogurt Cream & Berry Parfaits
I can't think of any seasonal produce I look forward to more than fresh, local, summer berries. The past couple years we have high-tailed it to our favorite local U-pick farm to pick Early Blue blueberries. They come on right as strawberries are ending, so ...

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My Favorite Zucchini Brownies
I love a good brownie. I love a good zucchini, too. Once, in junior high, a friend and I doorbell-ditched a mutual crush, leaving behind a big old zucchini from her mom's garden on his porch. Well, we got caught, which should have been embarrassing, but whe...

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How to Make Your Menu Plan Work For You
I'm not as organized as I would like to be. I will freely admit to that. But one thing I do have down pretty well is planning our weekly menu. My mom used to sit down on Saturdays and plan the meals for the week. She explained to me how important it was in ...

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Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits
What is it about biscuits that makes them so irresistible? Well... good biscuits, that is. I have no problem resisting canned biscuits of any variety. Seriously. Get those things away from me. But no, good biscuits are so... just so.... Yum. I think it's pa...
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