Winning Ice Box Cookies

This cookie recipe is the best.  It is not overly sweet but great with coffee and of course a tall glass of cold milk. I split off a small portion of the dough before adding the chopped walnuts and make a smaller size roll to slice and bake so my granddaughter Ella and I have little cookies to frost.  She does love frosting and these cookies are nice and sturdy and do not crumble while she is adding the magic touch.  Who knows, there may also be sprinkles involved. (more…)

Basic Dressing (Stuffing)

Dressed Up Dressing… My family likes the Basic Dressing recipe for our Thanksgiving meal. But, if your family is a little more adventurous you can add dried cranberries, chopped dried apricots or chopped mushroom, as pictured, for the Dressed Up Dressing version. (more…)

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Pumpkin Pie Triffle

This recipe can easily be doubled. Use a glass bowl to show off the layers and make this easy dessert look special. This dessert always gets rave reviews. Serve in martini glasses for extra flair. (more…)

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Roasted Turkey Breast

Tip for a stress-free holiday… Make the Roasted Turkey Breast ahead of time, slice and pour drippings over the turkey and cover tightly. Reheat when the guests arrive in a 350° oven for 20 minutes. (more…)

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Broccoli with Walnuts

Although this recipe can be assembled ahead of time, baking vegetables are best done just before serving the Thanksgiving dinner. Both the Corn Pudding and the Broccoli with Walnuts bakes at 400°, you can bake in the oven at the same time.  (more…)

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Apple Pie Bites

Here’s a quick and yummy recipe for individual apple pies of sorts. I found this recipe online and added a powdered sugar glaze for a little more sweetness. They were a big hit at a resent family gathering. (more…)

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