Category Archives: Family Recipes

Sometimes Love is a Cookie

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Sometimes Love is a Cookie: We all know it’s true. From preparation to giving, the cookie seems to be a universal love language. Sometimes if not always. It all started with a gift to me. No, it wasn’t cookies, but it … Continue reading

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Summer Vegetable Soup

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Summer Vegetable Soup: This simple yet hardy soup pulls together all the freshness from the garden for a healthy bowl of summer deliciousness. It all began with a little sniff, then there was a sneeze, and finally I heard some … 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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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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Bacon and Basil Scrambled Eggs Topped with a Garlic-Oil Sautéed Tomato

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Looking for breakfast (or breakfast for dinner)? This Bacon and Basil Scrambled Eggs Topped with a Garlic-Oil Sautéed Tomato is easy, quick and delicious. Christmas came early for me this year and Santa’s sleigh looked an awful lot like the … Continue reading

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Triple Garlic Swiss-Stuffed Burger on a Pretzel Bun #Burgermonth

Triple Garlic Swiss-Stuffed Burger on a Pretzel Bun | Taking On Magazines | www.takingonmagazines.com | This amazing burger may have a triple dose of heart-healthy garlic, but it's subtle and delicious.

Triple Garlic Swiss-Stuffed Burger on a Pretzel Bun: This amazing burger may have a triple dose of heart-healthy garlic, but it’s subtle and delicious. I know, I know. It’s Sunday, right? You’re wondering what could pull me out of my self-imposed … Continue reading

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Classic Southern Potato Salad

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Needing a good, solid dish for your next picnic or gathering? This Classic Southern Potato Salad is easy to make and absolutely delicious. Me. Potatoes. Love. It’s good to get that out of the way first, because then you’ll understand why … Continue reading

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Cheeseburger Pizza

Cheeseburger Pizza | Taking On Magazines | www.takingonmagazines.com | Throw all the fixing of a cheeseburger on a pizza crust and what do you get? A yummy dinner treat that the whole family will love.

Throw all the fixing of a cheeseburger on a pizza crust and what do you get? A yummy dinner treat that the whole family will love. Do you keep a mental checklist of what’s in your kitchen? I do and … Continue reading

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Chicken Breasts in a Juniper Berry-Gin Cream Sauce #ImprovChallenge

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You’ll think you died and went to heaven with the gin & juniper berry-infused cream sauce covering the Chicken Breasts in a Juniper Berry-Gin Cream Sauce. I love challenges, but rising to them is a bit of a balancing act … Continue reading

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Key Lime Cheesecake Skillet Blondies with White Chocolate Key Lime Glaze

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Brownies have nothing on this dessert. The perfect skillet blondie is covered with key lime cheesecake & topped w/a glorious white chocolate key lime glaze. Amid the collection of Stephen King, John Irving and Carl Haaisen books on the shelves … Continue reading

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