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How To Make Hot Chocolate Mix - Ready To Drink

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How To Make The Best Ever
Hot Chocolate Mix

Can you tell I'm excited for the Fall to be here? Recently, I've posted about a hearty beef stew, an eggnog latte and, now, a homemade hot chocolate mix. Bring it! I am a big fan of hot chocolate. And so are the [...]

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How To Make Toffee

How to Make Toffee

This post was updated on September 3, 2014 to include new images and a recipe video. Merry Christmas! I hope you are all having a fabulous holiday (if you celebrate Christmas, of course) and you are surrounded by loved ones and good memories. For this Saturday post, I thought I'd do something special.  And, what [...]

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Easy Creme Brulee

Easy Creme Brulee

This post was updated on June 28, 2014 to include updated images and a recipe video. Okay.  It's finally here.  The moment you have all been waiting for. Easy Creme Brulee.  Hooray! I am finally posting my creme brulee recipe.  Wow, that took a while, didn't it? As I sit here writing this post, I'm having [...]

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Perfect Cornmeal Waffles

Cornmeal Waffles

Every so often, Dustin and I get caught up discussing how we would love to own and run our very own restaurant. It usually happens after we eat somewhere and feel disappointed with the food. Man, I hate [...]

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Blueberry Protein Shake

Blueberry Protein Shake

By now, I hope you’ve had a chance to try out my other protein shake recipes. As you know, Dustin and I enjoy a shake most every morning. They’re a great way to have a quick, tasty breakfast that is nutritious and filling. I’ve also [...]

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Homemade Strawberry Jam

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Homemade Strawberry Jam

Jordan has really been into cooking with us lately. Any time we start preparing lunch or dinner, she runs into the kitchen and frantically asks if she can help. She’s always loved making pretend food for us…like “pizza” made out of building blocks with a side of [...]

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Dark Chocolate Brownies

Dark Chocolate Brownies

I love brownies. I know – big shocker there: Lacey loves sweet, chocolatey, chewy goodness. But, for some really annoying and unknown reason, Dustin and I could never perfect a good brownie recipe.

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Fat Toad Farm Caramel

A little bit ago, I was contacted by Hannah at Fat Toad Farm in Vermont regarding her family's prized caramel made from goat's milk. Hannah explained their rich and creamy caramel is made right there on the farm with milk from their own herd of dairy goats.   How cool is that?   She offered [...]

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Sautéed Apricots

You know how they say there's only one true love for each of us out there? Well, I feel that way about apricot trees. Yep.  I said apricot trees. Let me explain... You see, I grew up on a 60-acre ranch in a small town.  On that ranch, there was this apricot tree. Now, this [...]

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Fresh Peach Jam

Fresh Peach Jam

Since Dustin and I moved to Austin, we have wanted to visit this little town called Fredericksburg, Texas. Fredericksburg is a small town deep in Texas Hill Country and is known for its peaches (as is its neighboring town, Stonewall). With my parents visiting us for a week, we thought it'd be neat to make [...]

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