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Recipes

How to Make Baked Apples

I went to the supermarket and they had apples on sale. Originally planning to make apple pie or apple crumble, I bought two bags. When my children got home from school and saw the apples, they asked for baked apples. They are very easy to make and I was happy to do it. The children […]

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Recipe for Warm Spiced Apple Cider

Here in New York, most of the leaves have fallen off the trees but there always seems to be more to rake up. After an hour or two out in the cold air raking and sweeping a warm beverage is a great way to warm up. If you are tired of coffee, tea or hot […]

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Caesar Dip Recipe for Raw Vegetables

Thanks to some good sales at the supermarket and some coupons about ready to expire, I had several bottles of Caesar salad dressing in my cabinet. Last night I made up a batch of Caesar Dip and served it with dinner. It was a big hit with my children and my husband. I made up another […]

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Summer is for Shish Kabobs

Shish kabobs are easy to make, taste great and mean very little clean up which is a big plus during the summer. I just finished getting my shish kabobs ready so that later all I have to do is fire up the barbecue.  This is a very simple recipe for shish kabobs that everyone loves […]

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Basic Iced Coffee for Hot Summer Days

As much as I love a hot cup of coffee, I have to admit that some days it is just too hot for coffee. Days like that are perfect for iced coffee. It is not hard to learn how to make iced coffee. This simple recipe for iced coffee allows you to brew a glass […]

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Refreshing Raspberry Iced Tea

With summer fast approaching it’s time to start thinking about iced tea. Iced tea is no longer only tea with lemon flavoring. Many variations are possible. As we mentioned in How to Make Iced Tea freshly brewed iced tea is better than store bought. Iced tea with sparkling water is easy to make at home […]

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How to Make Pot Roast in a Crock Pot

Our slow cooker pot roast recipe is delicious. This is one of our favorite crock pot recipes, adults and children love it. It is very easy to adjust this recipe to suit your tastes. Serve with mashed potatoes, rice or broad egg noodles. Also try with 1-2-3 Biscuits Recipe. Slow cooker pot roast even tastes […]

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Delicious and Easy Orange Smoothie Recipe

This quick and easy orange smoothie recipe is a favorite of both adults and children. It uses frozen orange juice so when you see that on sale buy a few extra to store in the freezer. You can use either regular, low fat or no fat ice cream or frozen yogurt and whole or low […]

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How to Make Biscuits – 1-2-3 Biscuit Recipe

This basic biscuit recipe has been in my family for a while. It goes back a few generations as my mother got it from her mother, who in turn, had gotten it from her mother. It also uses basic ingredients and is easy on the budget. It results in a versatile biscuit that can be […]

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The Best Iced Tea is Freshly Brewed

Iced tea is a refreshing drink any time of the year. With our basic iced tea recipe it is easy to brew quality iced tea. Iced tea brewed fresh at home has a far superior taste to bottled iced tea. We did a little research to find the origins and history of iced tea and […]

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