Author Archives: The Mom Chef

Chocolate Stout Cake

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Chocolate Stout Cake: My curiosity as to how a dark beer would taste in a chocolate cake led me to making this deliciously rich version from Real Simple magazine. Please tell me that I’m not the only one that hears … Continue reading

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BLT Pizza with White Sauce

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BLT Pizza with White Sauce: Just like it sounds, the BLT Pizza with White Sauce is just like the sandwich, but much, much more fun. Last weekend, Hubby helped some friends of ours move. He and a group of other guys … Continue reading

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Lemon-Thyme Roast Chicken

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Lemon-Thyme Roast Chicken: Hello, comfort food. Simple and easy, yet elegant and beautiful, this delicious roast chicken is perfectly seasoned with herbs and lemon. Much as I’ve fought it and hate to admit it, Dudette’s growing up. Gone is my … Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Steak Bites

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Sweet and Spicy Steak Bites: Quick, easy and absolutely delicious, these steak bites make an awesome snack or main dish meat any time of year. Can you list off five brand name products that come from where you live? I … Continue reading

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Happy Saturday! Let’s Talk About …

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Happy Saturday! Let’s Talk About … grocery stores, fishing, sleepovers, etc. Good morning! I hope you’re having an awesome Saturday thus far and are looking forward to a great weekend. We don’t have a whole lot planned but will be … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mint Cookie Milkshake

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Chocolate Mint Cookie Milkshake: Rich vanilla ice cream, mint chocolate chips and yes, Thin Mint cookies make up this delicious milkshake. Now I’ve done it. I’ve revealed a secret I’ve managed to keep for months. Yes, we still have Thin … Continue reading

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Peach Upside-Down Cake

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Peach Upside-Down Cake: It’s hard to resist freshly picked peaches and with a dessert as heavenly as this peach upside-down cake, go ahead and buy a whole bushel’s worth. The peaches are ripe now, you know. I’m a huge fan, but … Continue reading

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Zucchini Gazpacho with Basil and Yogurt

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Zucchini Gazpacho with Basil and Yogurt: The fresh, vibrant flavor of this chilled soup makes a fantastic summer lunch. Yup, more zucchini. That’s what I’m bringing to the table today. I hadn’t planned on it, but when Dudette’s friend (the … Continue reading

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Seven of My Favorite Scones

Seven Awesome Scones | Taking On Magazines | www.takingonmagazines.com | Scones are my favorite treat to have with coffee. Here are seven of my absolute favorite ones.

 Seven of My Favorite Scones: It’s no surprise that scones are my first choice of treat with a cup of coffee. Here’s a round-up of my seven favorite ones. I love scones, but you already knew that. Out of all the … Continue reading

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Happy Saturday! Let’s Talk About …

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Happy Saturday! Let’s Talk About … Hobbies and This and That, But Mainly Hobbies Good morning! I hope, like me, you’ve been able to wake and get up at your own pace and have not been hurried along by an … Continue reading

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