Ranch Bake-In-Slices Bread

Ranch Pull Apart Bread

This is going to be a little crazy all over the place, so please bear with me, but I have a lot of ground to cover. First -and most importantly- my entire family thanks you for all the condolences and expressions of support you’ve shared with us after the loss of Val. It means more…

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Salted Caramel Corn | Make Ahead Mondays

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  Update: The Pick Giveaway Winner plugin chose Christi P. as the winner of the Whirly Pop and Coconut Oil. Look for the email I’ve sent you, Christi! I can’t even wait for you to get to try these things. Congratulations! My Grandma is one of my biggest cooking heroes. She has spent the majority…

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Jerk Chicken Bites with Rum Glazed Pineapple

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As a participant in the Captain Morgan’s Spice Up the Holidays Contest, I was charged with -among other things- developing three recipes (a cocktail, an appetizer, and a dessert) featuring either Captain Morgan’s Original Spiced Rum or their Black Spiced Rum to serve at a party. My first recipe was the Dark & Stormy Orchard;…

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Pizza Party Bread

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I know all good food bloggers are posting their best Thanksgiving recipes right now. They have that covered. Believe me, I’m thinking of the big show, too, but there are a lot of days between then and now and a lot of days afterward and it can’t be turkey and stuffing all the time. This…

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Cheesy Spinach Puffs

Cheesy Spinach Puffs

  Today has  been a Monday kind of Friday. I overslept, didn’t get to my tea until ten this morning, then dropped and broke a plate. I started writing this post earlier, got about two-thirds of the way through it and then somehow or another, the internet pixies deleted it. I know I didn’t hit…

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Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip

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Why did the chicken cross the road? I’ll get to that in a moment. One thing I absolutely, positively adore about living in Western New York is that I can honestly say I live in the birthplace of the hot wing. If you order ‘wings’ in a nearby restaurant or bar, you’re going to receive…

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Grandma’s Buttermilk Cornbread

Grandma Shaffer Buttermilk Cornbread

  A couple nights ago I had a sudden and overwhelming desire to stuff my face full of my Grandma’s cornbread. It’s hard to explain if you didn’t grow up on cornbread, but the drive to consume it can be a powerful force. So powerful, in fact, that I actually made two pans full at…

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