Monthly Archives: November 2007

Italian Sausage and Orzo Soup

I was in the mood for something /other/ than turkey tonight.  I’ve cooked a couple of turkeys over the past few weeks, and well, I’m just a bit tired of it ;) This recipe serves 6 easily, so I halved … Continue reading

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Cheesecake Brownies – Quick and Easy

Okay.. first off.. I don’t normally make brownies from scratch.  Yes, that’s lazy.  But, really, I am not a brownie aficionado and I can get by on a $2.00 package of mix. However..there are a few things that I do … Continue reading

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Baked Applesauce

I was in the mood tonight for something sweet, and having a bunch of apples left, I decided to make applesauce. There must be at least a dozen different recipes in my collection of recipe cards for applesauce.  How to … Continue reading

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Toasted Pecan Pie Crust

Toasted Pecan Pie Crust 2 Cups toasted pecans 2 teaspoons butter, melted 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 4 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon water Lay the pecans on a parchment lined baking sheet and roast for about 2-3 minutes in a 350 … Continue reading

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Graham Cracker Crust

This is just a simple recipe, easy to make .. used for quick pies, and desserts. Graham Cracker Crust 1 2/3 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup plus 2 Tablespoons butter, melted Mix together graham cracker crumbs, … Continue reading

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Roosamanna (Semolina Pudding) (Our Thanksgiving dessert)

Thanksgiving dessert is traditionally pumpkin pie.  I was all prepared to make it for our Thanksgiving – all the ingredients purchased and ready to go… that is until my son insisted on Roosamanna.  It’s a simple dessert, and one that … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Orange Pecan Bread

It’s been quite a while since my last post — Work, my son, real-life has been so busy over the past 6 weeks or so. I’m finally coming up for air, and with a huge sigh of relief. I’m looking … Continue reading

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