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Whipped Cashew Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter. Peanut Butter Cups. Peanut Butter Brownies. Peanut Butter Cheesecake. Peanut Butter and Jelly. Peanut Butter Parfaits. Peanut Butter Cupcakes. Peanut Butter Chocolate Ice Cream. Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwiches. Peanut Butter in a spoon right out of the jar.All of them delicious!!!!Peanut Butter Salmonella? Not so good.So I decided to take my world []

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Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

I came across this recipe on another blog Southern Grace and just had to make them immediately.First of all I love brownies, (who doesn’t) and I love peanut butter and the two together are delicious. But the addition of Cream cheese to the peanut butter is what piqued my interest. So here’s the recipe:Chocolate:1/2 cup []

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Ron\’s Hot and Sour Soup

For some strange reason, last week I had a hankerin’ (you know what a hankerin’ is, right) for some Hot and Sour Soup. Part of that was I guess because I had a quantity of homemade chicken broth in my freezer that needed using, and also had some leftover green onions. So I went to []

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Cardamom Hot Cross Buns

Easter always reminds me of Hot Cross Buns because my Mom always made them at that time. We usually were required to give up sweets for lent, so we got to have hot, fresh Hot Cross Buns for Easter morning, followed by church, and then followed by an Imperial Banana Split at Friendly’s Ice Cream []

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Saffron Risotto with Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese

Do you know what Risotto is?  I didn’t for the longest time, but it essentially is an Italian rice called Arborio that is cooked in such a manner as to yield a very creamy delicious rice. The creaminess is also due to this rice not being milled as much as regular rice so it has []

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Sea Salt Ginger Cookies

 There’s a type of cookie I like but you just don’t see or hear much about anymore. And that’s a Ginger Cookie. When I was a kid I remember Ginger Snaps, Ginger candies, Ginger Bread! I loved the taste of ginger.  So I searched and searched for a recipe and found a good one I []

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Applesauce Banana Bread

Kitchenaid Classic Plus 4.5-Qt. Stand Mixer (Google Affiliate Ad) Do you happen to have Amazon Fresh in your area?  It’s a home delivery grocery service from Amazon.Com and I’ve used it for two years now and really like it. The prices are very reasonable, if you buy enough from them the delivery is free. It’s []

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Lime Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

Summertime. Of my favorite summer desserts. One of the blogs I follow is Culinary Concoctions by Peabody. Her recipes are impressive, photography is great, and I enjoy her writing. She posted a recipe recently that from the photo alone, I just had to make. So, hats off to Peabody and thanks for sharing. I love the taste []

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Two Layer Key Lime Pie

One of my favorite family recipes. I’ve been making this for years and my kids loved it as they were growing up. Whenever my youngest son visits from college, it’s mandatory I make it and let him take it with him to school. It’s a basic key lime pie but with an extra layer. You []

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Meatball Spinach Pasta Soup

I like blogging for a number of reasons, but one is that you get to experiment.  I do search other recipes online and adapt them or change slightly, occasionally  or even remain the same exactly, but I always try to give credit. And every once in a while, I just go out to the kitchen, []

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Pressure Cooker Chicken Broth

I have never made homemade Chicken Broth but always wanted to. Yet it always seemed such a hassle until I started cooking with a Pressure Cooker and realized how quick and easy it would be. And now that I’ve made it, I suspect I’ll make it from now on. It freezes wonderfully and makes all []

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Christmas Cream Cheese Bread

This is a Cream Cheese Homemade bread I make every year for Christmas which always disappears rapidly. This year I just sprinkled it with decorative sugar but you can glaze it or decorate it in any number of ways. I find it almost impossible to keep the braid 100% intact during rising and baking so []

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Baked Yeast Donuts

So I bought this doughnut baking pan as I previously posted. I made cake doughnuts and I thought they were surprisingly good. See here. But, as we all know, yeast doughnuts are killer also. So I thought I’d use the pan with yeast dough. I must give huge credit to 101 Recipes for this. This []

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Bewley’s Tuscan Tomato and Bean Soup

 I know the photo doesn’t look like much, but trust me, this soup will make you famous. I live in Seattle, Washington and have begun frequenting an Irish Pub in West Seattle called A Terrible Beauty.  I really enjoy it there, the staff is very friendly and attentive, and the food is really very good. []

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