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Jalapeno Jelly!

Jalpeno Jelly is one of Mr. Wonderful’s favorite treats.  At first thought it might sound completely unappealing, but trust me, if you like sweet, sour and spicy all together, you’ll love this jelly! I’ve been known to put a dab … Continue reading

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Chocolate Angel Food Cake

Mr. Wonderful and I have been trying to cut some calories, lose a few pounds and get into better shape.  We’ve really cleaned up our diet and I am battling the bulge of the waste line daily by controlling portion … Continue reading

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Pigs in Blankets ~aka~ Hogs in Afghans

Party food at our house used to always involve pigs in a blanket made with “Little Smokies” and refrigerator crescent rolls.  With a large crowd, I ended up spending all my time in the kitchen and usually missed the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Jam

It’s been raining pretty steadily for the past four or five days.  This means that the weeds are taking over everything in my life.  I can even hear them growing!  I used a rainy Saturday morning to make a couple … Continue reading

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Stuffed Shells

These stuffed shells are pure comfort.  You can’t help but feel good about life when you bite into this cheesy goodness! Saute onions and garlic in olive oil and butter. Chop up some breadcrumbs and add to the saute pan. … Continue reading

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Home Made Crescent Rolls

These rolls are made with my refrigerator roll dough recipe.  It’s slightly sweet and just perfectly delicious! Begin the dough by mixing 1 -1/2 cups warm water with 1 packet (2 -1/4 teaspoons) of yeast and little sugar. Set aside … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

I am a firm  believer that chocolate and peanut butter were meant to be together! Just some of the yumminess involved in these bars: yellow cake mix, eggs, butter, sweetened condensed milk (calories in a can), chocolate chips, peanut butter … Continue reading

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Fried Apples

Fried apples have been a family favorite for at least the last three or four generations.   Since my students sell fruit each year, I seem to always have apples around that I need to use up.  This recipe is forgiving … Continue reading

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Cheesy Potatoes

This potato casserole is a family favorite and a hit at any pot luck!   Start with 2 pounds of frozen hash-brown potatoes.  These were labeled as Ranch Style I believe.  Dump those babies in a large mixing bowl.   … Continue reading

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Jack~n~ Coke Crockpot Pot Roast

Mr. Wonderful and I spent a recent weekend doing some outside work.  Before heading outside I threw this family favorite in the crock pot and let it hang out on my kitchen counter all day. If you’re really observant, you’ll … Continue reading

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