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Chicken & Rice Soup Recipe

I can’t believe it’s still cold outside at the end of March. But it is, so I just made soup. Here’s the recipe. Ingredients 3/4 cup chopped celery (I omitted this) 3/4 cup finely diced onion 1 cup uncooked white rice 2 cubes chicken bouillon 2 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup butter, melted 4 tablespoons […]

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Tortilla Soup Recipe

So, my childhood BFF (Missy) gave me this recipe for tortilla soup that is really really easy and very very tasty. Ingredients 1 pound shredded, cooked chicken 1 (15 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, mashed 1 (10 ounce) can enchilada sauce  1 medium onion, chopped  1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers  2 cloves […]

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Super Easy Crusty Artisan Bread Recipe

Friends, this bread is really good and really easy. I had never made bread before and even I – a dinner burner from WAY back – thought it was easy.  And it’s crazy good. My sweet friend, Cheryl, brought this to a party and we all loved it so she sent us the recipe. Here […]

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Hot Caramel Apple Cider (Delicious!)

So, I am having this little caramel phase and seem to gravitate towards anything that has it and I am looking for things to put it on. Enter —> my hot cider. I just get the individual packets (Alpine is what I like) but instead of making it with water, I make it with apple […]

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Looking for a Fun Meal to Make With Kids: Breakfast Pizza!

During a visit with my sister and her family, I discovered a fun new way to have breakfast: Breakfast pizza. And it’s something the kids can help make, too! How to Make Breakfast Pizza Ingredients: Boboli ready-made pizza crust Olive Oil Eggs Milk cheese veggies and or breakfast meats (we used sausage and bacon) Directions: […]

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Monkey Bread (Cinnamon Coffee Cake Recipe)

My mom makes this monkey bread, usually around the holidays and it’s tasty and easy to make, so I thought I would share it. Monkey Bread Recipe Ingredients ½ cup granulated sugar 1  teaspoon cinnamon 2 16 oz. cans refrigerated buttermilk biscuits ½ cup chopped walnuts 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar ¾ cup butter […]

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Soup With Dad: Carrabba’s Spicy Sausage Lentil Soup

As I mentioned, my Dad and I are making and eating soup this fall and I am sharing the recipes.  Next up is another one of our FAVORITES – Carabba’s Spicy Lentil Soup. If you haven’t had it there, I highly recommend it. Good stuff. Okay, so here are me and my Dad back in […]

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Soup with Dad: Zuppa Toscano Recipe

My Dad is retired. My kids, for the first time, are both in school full-time. And Dad and I love soup. And fall. I love my Dad so much. Here we are having soup back in the day (and waiting for a camera timer). I think we might still have that pot. Dad. This is […]

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Cooking Tips & Inspiration From Stephanie at Never the Same Spice Twice Blog

Okay, Friends.  Something interesting is happening to me that I didn’t anticipate. I have met some really cool people through my book. What? You mean your blog? No, my book. I have approached a few bloggers who are expecting about reading my book. Seems like a good idea to help spread the word, right? It […]

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Crab Legs on a Dime

Do you love crab legs but hate the price on the menu? I have a couple of girlfriends who like them, too. One time, our friend Jennifer had us over to her house to have crab legs. It must have cost her a fortune to buy us all crab legs (thanks again, Jennifer!). It worked […]

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