Christmas Sugar Cookies

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Christmas sugar cookies. It is the Christmas season. Sugar cookies are in order, of course. Break out your cookie cutters and mix up a batch of these cookies. This is a recipe that kids can help with because you mix it all by hand. So have at it with your little ones. Mix the wet ingredients together, mix the butter with the flour, and then mix it all together. My mama used to say “Many … Read more

Easy Pumpkin Torte

pumpkin torte

Easy Pumpkin Torte. It is pumpkin time! For the next month, anything pumpkin is bound to be considered in season. If you want something other than pumpkin pie, try this easy pumpkin torte. For this recipe, ginger snap cookie crumbs give a zing to the crust. You can use graham crackers instead – or you can mix the two together if you’d rather not have as much zing. This easy pumpkin torte is a four-layer … Read more

Blueberry Tart (Blueberry Lemon Galette)

blueberry tart

Flaky blueberry goodness The other Sunday when hot summer temperatures disappeared for the day, we ate lunch on the deck. A fresh blueberry tart was on the menu – and was it ever filled with buttery, flaky berry sweetness! I could not get enough of this goodness, so it’s good there was just enough to go around. No substitutions in this blueberry tart! There is nothing like the goodness of a buttery pastry that is … Read more

Pumpkin Lush Dessert

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Pumpkin Lusciousness. You’ll find it in this pumpkin lush dessert. For those of you who love all things pumpkin, this dessert needs to be added to your recipe stash of all things scrumptious. My friend Bethany made this as one of the desserts we served at a rehearsal dinner a week ago. It was a hit! (But then, anything Bethany makes is a hit – which is why I knew I couldn’t go wrong when … Read more

Homemade Chicken Rice Soup

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Delicious chicken rice soup. Homemade chicken rice soup! Whether you’re feeding a crowd or a small group, this soup will satisfy and warm you through. You can stretch it by adding more broth, more chicken, or more cream. My friend Shelley shared her recipe with me. You can add more or less seasoning, depending on your taste buds and the preferences of your family. Homemade chicken broth is by far the best. You control the … Read more