Really Homemade Green Bean Casserole

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Can the canned cream soups. Make a homemade green bean casserole from scratch! It’s tastier; it’s healthier; it’s so much better than the fake food version. In years past, I’ve always been stunned to look into my holiday grocery shopping cart. While I try to feed my kids mostly real food the rest of the […]

Gramma John’s Blue Ribbon Apple Pie

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Gramma John’s Blue Ribbon Apple Pie is one of the simplest desserts that packs the biggest punch in flavor and texture. Make one today! Pie is probably one of my very favorite desserts. I have wonderful memories of watching my Gramma John or my mom magically transform fruit, flour, sugar, and butter into something amazing. […]

How to Make Soup from Leftovers

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Don’t worry about having the same thing twice this week. Did you know that you can make delicious soup from leftovers? It’s so gratifying to make soup from food you already have! Soup is a wonderfully frugal, potentially delicious meal to serve your family. It’s comforting. It’s easy on the budget. And there are so […]

Caramel Apples Made Easy: Apple Crowns

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Apple Crowns are a fun and healthier alternative to traditional caramel apples. Make them this fall for a fun dessert for the whole family. Do you have a food — or foods! — that take you back in time? A favorite recipe that makes you all gushy and sentimental, warm and comforted? Those recipes are like […]

Instant Oatmeal Packets: How to Make Your Own

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Instant oatmeal packets are a convenient breakfast on the go. They’re full of whole grains and dried fruit, making for a great breakfast. The best thing is that you can make them yourself! Oatmeal is a great breakfast. It’s full of whole grains which are good for digestion, heart health, and any number of other […]

Easy Homemade Pie Crust

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Don’t hesitate to make homemade pie crust! It tastes so much better than store bought. Who cares if it’s not picture-perfect? You can do this! I am unashamedly a pie girl. I will choose pie any day of the week. Some members of my family have distinctly different tastes than I do. Many prefer cake […]

Shrimp Pasta with Sausage

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Stir up a pot of comfort with this Shrimp Pasta with Sausage. It gets an added kick from a homemade Cajun seasoning mix and costs much, much less than the restaurant version. Dinners out are pretty sweet, aren’t they? A chance to have a meal with people you love, a dinner that does not consist of […]

Apple Cider Floats with Caramel Drizzle

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Looking for a fun dessert that you can make in just a matter of minutes? These Sparkling Apple Cider Floats are just the thing! There’s always room for dessert, am I right? Only sometimes, coming up with a creative dessert idea or drumming up the energy to bake said dessert can be a littler harder […]