White Chocolate Candy Corn Pretzel Cookies

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What does one do with a 5 lb. bag of candy corn? (Besides eat it.) One makes cookies. Lots of them. I bought the 5 lb. bag because I needed like 10 candy corns for a recipe, but I happened to be at Sam's Club. You know Sam's doesn't sell anything in small quantities. But I didn't have time to … [Continue reading]

Copycat: Starbucks Caramel Apple Spice

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I know many of you will fight me on this, but my Caramel Apple Spice can take your Pumpkin Spice Latte any day. If you've never had it, you're not alone. Most people go to Starbucks for, um, coffee. I do too. But once Fall hits, this is my special treat. Spiced apple juice, cinnamon syrup, … [Continue reading]

Pumpkin Angel Food Cake

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My hubby's birthday was a couple of weeks ago. He is ridiculously healthy (kind of weird that we're married, right?), so I wanted to make a fairly … [Continue reading]

One-Pot Tortellini Soup

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A sweet friend of mine brought this soup to me after I had my third baby. I remember thinking (in my sleep-deprived fog): MUST. GET. RECIPE. It was so … [Continue reading]

Chicken Chow Mein

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Ahhhhhhhhhhh! I am almost never late with blog posts. But this is late, friends. I am really struggling with time these days. Three kids. Waaaaaaaaay … [Continue reading]

Sweet Potato, Sausage and Kale Soup

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For a while, both of my sisters were following the Paleo diet. They were always trying to get me to try their recipes (remind me to tell you about the … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Krispies

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This dessert has so many sinful things in it, it should be X-rated. But, man were these good. There's a bit of genius to these amped-up krispie … [Continue reading]

Easy-Peasy Broiled Corn (aka Corn “Crack”)

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I don't know about you but I despise side dishes. Not eating them...making them. During the week it's a struggle for me to get a main dish on the … [Continue reading]

Caramel Apple Sheet Cake

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It's September. So I can legally talk about caramel, apples and general Fall stuff. No need to remind me temps are still on the sweltering side...wait … [Continue reading]

Grilled Peach Sorbet

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Oh dear God is it ever hot here. We're on our ninth day of 95+ degree temps; my flowers are wilting, my lawn is brown, even my dog won't hang out on … [Continue reading]