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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Chunky Monkey Chewy No-Bake Granola Bars

Chunky Monkey No Bake Granola Bars 2

  Happy Friday, everyone! I have such a treat for you today! We are a granola family. I’ve been making homemade granola for years upon years. My second born son has a real thing for it; he doesn’t like breakfast cereal, but he adores granola. I try to keep it on hand for him at…

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Cheddar Tailgating Bread

Cheddar Tailgating Bread

Last week I took my five boys to the playground to meet some friends and somehow or another ended up taking ten boys home with me. It’s funny how that happens sometimes. I was happy I had the extras around, though, because I was working on a few recipes and needed some unvarnished opinions. One…

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Greek Salsa

GreekSalsa2

The little germ of an idea was flitting around in my brain since the first eighty degree day we had this year… I wanted to do a Greek salsa. I knew I wanted it to have lemon juice, feta cheese and kalamata olives. Not just any kalamata olives, mind you, I wanted garlic stuffed kalamata…

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