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Homemade Cream of Celery Soup for Cooking

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Homemade Cream of Celery Soup is so much better than the canned variety. Make a bulk batch this week to have your casserole and eat more healthfully, too. In the old days when I did freezer cooking, I’d pop open a few cans of creamed soups, mix this, add that, and slide a bunch of casseroles […]

Gramma John’s Buttermilk Donuts

Gramma John's Buttermilk Donuts

Gramma John’s Buttermilk Donuts have been a favorite in our family for decades. They are delicious and perfect for freezing. My childhood summers were spent in South Dakota and Minnesota. Though I was born and raised in California, my parents both grew up in Minnesota. With loads of family on both sides, and my dad hankering for […]

Chocolate Zucchini Cake – Perfect for All Those Zucchini

Chocolate Zucchini Cake from Life as Mom

Chocolate Zucchini Cake is a revelation. Moist and redolent with cinnamon and zucchini, this chocolate cake makes great use of that prolific summer squash. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Do […]

Spicy Chicken Rub for Grilled Chicken

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Fire up the grill and enjoy an easy chicken dinner with this Spicy Chicken Rub. Making your own seasoning blend helps you avoid additives and will save you money! I like to be organized at meal times, but despite all my freezer cooking and meal planning, we still have nights when I’m staring into the […]

Red Sauce with Meats

Homemade Red Sauce with Meats Life as Mom

This delicious red sauce cooks quickly and deliciously. The meatballs or sausage poach in the sauce, adding great flavor. Thank God that Marco Polo had the foresight to bring some noodles back to Europe when he travelled the Silk Road. The Italians took those noodles and have done some wonderful things with them. Not that […]

Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe LAM

These Chicken Salad Sandwiches are so tasty! With crunchy bits of celery and savory bites of cheddar, this chicken salad is note-worthy, perfect for sandwich night. I’ve always loved a good sandwich. Whether it was the ham-and-cheese-stuffed pitas my girlfriends and I made in high school, the $5 footlong that felt like a splurge, or […]

Inside-Out Turkey Cheeseburgers

Inside Out Turkey Cheeseburgers Life as Mom

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Stop & Shop. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you ready for the 4th? Celebrate the holiday with great grill recipes, including this delicious recipe for Inside-Out Turkey Cheeseburgers. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Stop & Shop. All opinions […]

Easy Lemon Cupcakes Recipe

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These Easy Lemon Cupcakes may start with a box, but they get zing and zip from yogurt and lemon added to the mix. They are simple and delicious! I confess. I’m not the best plain from-scratch cake baker. I can do carrot cake and zucchini cake and banana cake like nobody’s business. Even pumpkin cake. […]