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Low Carb Slow Cooker Recipes

Low Carb Slow Cooker recipes are easy, delicious, and make a perfect weeknight meal.

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Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

These bar cookies made with bourbon would be great for serving on Super Bowl Sunday or to celebrate Mardi Gras!

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Cookbook Giveaway: Recipes from Country Inns

This week’s cookbook giveaway is a beauty from Better Homes & Gardens, “Recipes From Country Inns.” Come take a taste tour and enter!

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Are You Feeling Bogged Down?

The Pilgrims gave the cranberry its modern name.  To them, the pink cranberry blossoms resembled heads of cranes, and craneberry later became cranberry.  Cultivation began in 1816 in the town of Dennis on Cape Cod, where Captain Henry Hall noted that where beach and sand blew over the vines, the berries grew better.  He transplanted […]

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Hometown Cooking at it’s Best

In an earlier blog, I wrote about a now defunct magazine called Sphere, that I still miss.  Here is another one I miss.  This is the premiere issue, October, 1999, of Better Homes and Gardens’ Hometown Cooking, presented as “a new magazine chock-full of favorite recipes from the best cooks in America.”  It was aimed at […]

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The Charm of Country Inns

Sometimes a hotel just doesn’t cut it.  They can be too big, too noisy, bad location, or bad food.  A quaint and picturesque Country Inn or even a grand Victorian mansion turned into a Bed and Breakfast is another choice when traveling this summer.  Bed and Breakfasts sometimes only offer breakfast, but some will also […]

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Cooking with Herbs

I bought this beautiful, coffee table cookbook in 1989.  After reading this inspirational book, you will want to go out and plant a garden, or at least put a pot of herbs on a sunny windowsill.  Since it is such a large cookbook, you can only imagine the incredible photographs that grace every page.  The […]

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