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Chocolate Doughnuts for Secret Recipe Club


I’m super excited to tell you about a new group that I’m very honored to be a part of…Secret Recipe Club was created by Amanda’s Cooking to bring together food bloggers. We are assigned a different blogger each month, and it’s a secret until our post goes live and we reveal the blogger. My secret blogger […]

St. Patrick’s Day Food: Irish Soda Bread and Shamrock Pretzels

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We continue our St. Patrick’s Week today with some traditional Irish Soda Bread and kid-friendly Shamrock Pretzels. Yesterday I shared some recipes for Appetizers and Main Dishes. Do you cook a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner? These Shamrock Pretzels are easy and fun to make, starting with dough in the bread machine makes them even easier. […]

Homemade for the Holidays: Cranberry Bread

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Welcome to another great day of Homemade for the Holidays! Yesterday, I shared Homemade Peanut Butter Cups, an easy but impressive gift. This Cranberry Bread recipe comes from my Grandmother. Unfortunately I don’t remember her baking it, although I do remember my Mom baking it for Thanksgiving and Christmas every year. Giving a gift from […]

Banana Bread

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Banana Bread is a favorite at our house. Lately I’ve had to hide a few bananas just to be able to bake the Banana Bread. Seems like the boys go in spurts, first I have tons of leftovers bananas, then they are eating them up like crazy. It’s funny how things in life usually come […]

Irish Soda Bread

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Baking special treats and making Holidays fun, has always been important to me. Irish Soda Bread is a traditional bread served on St. Patrick’s Day. Wondering why they call it Soda Bread, I used my handy Swagbucks toolbar, and searched around, this is what I found from the Society of Preservation of Soda Bread (yep, it really does exist ) “Just like the bagpipes […]

Christmas Cookies~Jam Cake~Day 9

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Today I’m sharing my Mother-In-Law’s recipe for Jam Cake.  She made this treat for Christmas for many years, in fact, the recipe I have says that she received the recipe in 1957. Last weekend, after my husband received a call from his brother, I realized just how important traditions and baking go together. You see, […]

Farmhouse Biscuits from Susan Branch

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Susan Branch is my all time favorite author. Whether she is sharing a great recipe or a cute craft, her whimsical style is such a pleasure to read. I have several of her books and I especially enjoy pouring over the Christmas books that I have, this time of year. Back in October (I think […]