Monthly Archives: September 2011

How To: Make Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

Remember back in elementary school, when you were allowed to bring in special treats to share with the class for your birthday? Most kids just brought the standard cupcake, but if you had a cool mom like me, you brought … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Salad

If you ever want to get a man to love salad, top it with some sort of fried chicken. Seriously though, I’ve never seen my husband eat a salad so fast as he did with this Buffalo chicken salad. It … Continue reading

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How To: Make Homemade Gnocchi

Despite growing up with an Italian grandmother who was always in the kitchen, she had never made gnocchi for us. It wasn’t until my 20’s that I fell in love with those little soft pillows of potatoes dumplings. They are great to … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Ice Cream

Part of the fun of having an ice cream maker is making flavors that aren’t easily found in the store. Cinnamon ice cream is a great example of this. It happens to be one of my husband’s favorite flavors, and … Continue reading

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Canning 101: Zesty Salsa

We go through a lot of salsa in our household, so canning homemade salsa this year was a given. There is nothing better than noshing on fresh salsa made from veggies grown in your garden…in the middle of January. Homemade salsa … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake

The weather is cooling down, kiddos are back in school, and Sunday afternoons are dedicated to football, which can only mean one thing – fall is here! Although fall isn’t technically here until next week, I couldn’t resist getting a … Continue reading

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Blueberry Muffins

I’ve never been a real superstitious person. I’ll walk under ladders, open umbrellas inside the house, and won’t go out of my way to avoid a cute black kitty crossing in my path. If there’s one thing I am superstitious about…it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Berries, Breakfast, Freezer Friendly, Muffins | 1 Comment