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Shells ‘N’ Cheese with Ham

This is simply delectable – comfort food at it’s finest!  I also like to double this and  freeze a batch of for later, since it reheats really well. Time: 35 minutes not including bake time, 1+ hour if baking right … Continue reading

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Freezable White Sauce

This is a very simple, basic white sauce that is freezable, or great fresh.  I like to customize it to suit the dish, since it’s rather bland on it’s own. Time:  20 minutes Yield:  about 2 cups Ingredients: 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Honey Whole Wheat Bread

This is my go-to bread recipe.  I usually double it and freeze 3 loaves.  This way I only need to bake bread about every 3-4 weeks.  Due to the honey content, it has an amazingly long shelf life for homemade … Continue reading

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Baked Potato Soup

This baked potato soup recipe was acquired by chance, and I am so glad of it!  It’s a favorite among friends and family for obvious reasons.  It’s also relatively quick to make if your potatoes are already baked. I don’t … Continue reading

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Quick Alfredo Sauce

This Alfredo sauce is quick, easy, and very flavorful.  Tim doesn’t like it as a stand-alone Alfredo sauce, but he absolutely loves foods that I make using this as the base.  Later I will try to get some of those … Continue reading

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Thickeners

Thickeners can be tricky, but they can take a meal from ok to Amazing! pretty quickly.  Here I will attempt to explain uses, methods, and potential variations of a few types of thickeners. Corn Starch: Corn starch is a very … Continue reading

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Tortillas

I love these homemade tortillas!  They can be tricky to cook just right, so you may need to make a few batches before you’re really satisfied with how they turn out.  The batch can be doubled or tripled to feed … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Rolls

This potato roll dough is good for 24 hours or so in the fridge, and makes the softest, whitest rolls imaginable.  Sooooo delicious.  I will go in-depth on how to make the bread dough, but if you are a seasoned … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork

I love pulled pork, and this is the recipe I came up with a couple of years ago.  I never measure anything, so today when making it I tried to replicate the usual flavors as accurately as possible.  Enjoy! Time: … Continue reading

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Butter-Baked Fish

This is my own take on butter-baked cod (Poor Man’s Lobster).  My husband likes this, though he doesn’t usually like unbreaded fish, so I consider it a win. I doubled this recipe and put a pan of it in the … Continue reading

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