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How To Make Fresh Creamed Corn

Fresh Creamed Corn

Back in August, I posted this pic to Facebook of Savannah devouring my Fresh Creamed Corn recipe. What I didn't post, fortunately, were photos of me licking my plate along with her. I'm kidding, of course...kind of. Now, you know me when it comes to tasty, home-cooked food -- I really have no self-control. Well, when [...]

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Cherry Tomato and Cucumber Salad

I'm all alone in my household of four. No one else enjoys cucumbers.  Or cherry tomatoes. No one, but me. Sniff. Sometimes, I just have to celebrate my cucumber-and-cherry-tomato-loving-ways. And sneak in things like this Cherry Tomato and Cucumber Salad. Even if I'm the only one who eats it, it's still darn tasty. So there. [...]

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Cornmeal Fried Okra

Now that we live in Texas, fresh okra is a lot more easy to find at the grocery store. This makes Dustin very happy, which makes me happy. Dustin absolutely loves the stuff.  And, we have learned, Jordan can't get enough okra either. It's really cute to watch them both gobble it down together. Like [...]

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Sautéed Baby Red Potatoes

We like our salmon in our house.  A lot.  We also like our salmon to be pan-roasted.  A lot. So, chances are, when I ask Dustin how he'd like his salmon prepared and what he'd like with it, he'll promptly reply Pan-Roasted Salmon with Garlic Parmesan Green Beans and these tasty little Sautéed Baby Red [...]

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Baked Sweet Potatoes with Whipped Cinnamon Honey Butter

First off, I'd like to thank you all for your thoughts and prayers about Dustin's father. We are now trying to come to terms with this sad time and move forward...as much as possible.  Ugh. On that end, moving forward involves...well...eating.  One of my favorite activities!  So, yesterday, I made Dustin his favorite meal (Chili [...]