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Crescent Cheesecake Bars

This is one of those super easy delicious recipes. I got this one from my Mom years ago. There are many similar recipes out there but don’t bother. Nothing tastes better than this one. Ingredients Bars: 2 8oz Pillsbury Crescent … Continue reading

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Cherry Pie

Filling 5 cups pitted & halved tart cherries ¾ cup sugar ¼ cup cornstarch ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon vanilla pinch of salt Pie crust 2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup vegetable shortening 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pie

Ingredients: 5 cups blueberries ¾ cup sugar ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons cornstarch Rinse off blueberries and sprinkle the remaining ingredients on top. Mix well and set aside. Pie crust 2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 3/4 … Continue reading

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Pizza on the grill

Ingredients Dough: 1 pkg yeast (or 2-1/4 teas. yeast) 1/4 teaspoon sugar 3/4 cup warm water (110 degrees) 1-3/4 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt Toppings: Your choice, my ingredients in this picture are pizza sauce, tomato slices, fresh mozzarella, chopped … Continue reading

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Pasta Milanese

Pasta Milanese is a St. Joseph’s Day tradition for Sicilians. The Saint Joseph’s Day menu is meat-free because this day falls during the Lenten season. I’ve seen many different versions of this recipe but this one was given to me … Continue reading

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Rustic Apple Tart

I love using the word “rustic.” That gives you the ok to be creative. In other words…do what you feel, no rules. This makes a very large plate sized tart or you can make 2 smaller tarts. Crust 2 cups … Continue reading

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Quinoa Mushroom Pilaf

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa), is a grain that comes from the Andes Mountains of South America. Quinoa contains more protein than any other grain; an average of 16.2 percent, compared with 7.5 percent for rice, 9.9 percent for millet, and 14 … Continue reading

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Asparagus/zucchini pasta

This is a great summer vegetable pasta. Delicious! Ingredients 2 small zucchini, sliced in 1/2 inch pieces 10 asparagus spears, sliced in 1 inch pieces 1/2 small onion, chopped finely 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, sliced 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 … Continue reading

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Mocha shortbread bars

These may not look real fancy but they are delicious. This recipe makes quite a few bars so I decided to freeze a batch. Whenever I felt like a little treat, I would take one out of the freezer. Worked … Continue reading

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Avocado Pie

Think Key Lime pie because this tastes just like it. It’s a very refreshing pie for the summer. Ingredients 1 large avocado or 3 small, sliced up 1 can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk 6 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice … Continue reading

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