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Jodi Durante
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I'm a hot mess but I love to cook and share my recipes. That's why I blog.
I'm a hot mess but I love to cook and share my recipes. That's why I blog.

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Broccoli Rice and Cheese Casserole
It's New Year's Eve and while most people are getting ready for a night on the town, I'm getting ready for a night in my pjs with a cup of hot chocolate.  We had fun hanging out with old friends last night, so tonight I'm taking it easy.  I thought I'd shar...
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Make Ahead Sugar Cookies
The holidays are great, but can be hectic.  Shopping, parties, pot lucks, wrapping gifts, it can be overwhelming.  That's why I like to make things ahead of time, if at all possible.  I'm hosting two separate parties this year.  That's a lot of prep.  I'm m...
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Italian Sausage, Peppers and Potatoes
My Old School Italian Husband was reminiscing the other day about a dish his Mom used to make.  I was lucky enough to have her teach me many of her recipes but she hadn't mentioned this one.  It was Italian Sausage baked with onions, peppers and potatoes.  ...
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Day After Thanksgiving Sandwich
Hey Everybody, it's been a while.  I have been busy!  I'm dealing with some health issues and getting ready for the holidays.  Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday!  I love to cook, eat and visit with friends and family.  It's the perfect day!  But,...
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Simple Chicken Stir Fry
If you're looking for an easy recipe that you can whip up in no time, this one's for you.  It's quick, simple, healthy and yummy.   SIMPLE CHICKEN STIR FRY 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced into thin strips 12 oz thin spaghetti salt/pepper onion ...
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Cherry Almond Cream Cake
My Mama and Daddy were coming to visit and I wanted to make a cake that would go well with a cup of coffee.  We always drink coffee when we visit.  It's a Cajun must.  If you don't offer to make a pot of coffee when company comes, you're considered down-rig...
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Bacon Waffles
Happy National Waffle Day!  Who knew there was a day devoted to waffles?  But why not?  They are pretty yummy.  Here is a way to make waffles with bacon right inside!  Wow.  Takes your waffles to the next level. BACON WAFFLES 1 cup complete pancake mix 3/4 ...
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Smothered Chicken
My Mama used to make smothered chicken when I was little and I loved it!  It's a simple comfort dish that happens to be delicious.  It takes a little time, but it requires minimal ingredients and minimal work.  It's one of those recipes that you can make a ...
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Bananas Foster Coffee Cake
Bananas Foster is a famous New Orleans dessert of flambeed bananas, brown sugar and rum served over ice cream.  It was invented in the 1950s at Brennan's restaurant.  The owner of the restaurant challenged his chef to create a new dessert using bananas beca...
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