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Delicious Deviled Eggs (a.k.a. Angel Eggs); Part II

Following up from the previous post, comparing hard-boiled to baked eggs, today we are looking at the final details for creating delicious deviled eggs.  When I was little I referred to them as “angel eggs.”  I didn’t like the word “deviled” and couldn’t comprehend how something so wonderful could have such a horrid name.  Generating joy and laughter from …

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(Almost) Authentic Cheese Enchiladas

Since we’ve moved to the East Coast, it’s been quite a challenge finding any great Mexican restaurants.   Some grocery stores don’t even carry tortillas.  Missing my family’s cooking, especially the enchiladas we had at gatherings, I decided to try my hand at the recipe my grandma and cousin perfected.   I have labeled these “almost” authentic since I …

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How to Avoid Flat Chocolate Chip Cookies

As I meander along on this quest of finding my inner cook, I have been pleasantly surprised at the meals that I have been able to create.  However, a few days ago I encountered my first real disappointment. Trying to do a Good Deed To thank a neighbor for helping me out in a tough …

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Successful Sweet and Sour Chicken with Pineapple and Rice

*UPDATED – You can also prepare this recipe using your slow cooker by adding all ingredients (I omit for the flour) and cooking on low for six hours.  You can add rice or noodles, as well.  I like to use the frozen Lo mein noodles, and throw them in about the last hour or 30 …

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Easy Lasagna with No-Boil Noodles

Keeping up with my cooking journey, last night for dinner I made lasagna.   I got the recipe from a friend who clearly has a culinary gift.  She wrote this herself and has been gracious enough to share it.  I love this method because it’s easy and uses no-boil noodles, which saves a lot of time …

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Top 5 Picks for the Week, February 17, 2012

Coonhounds, Reggae, Best Sellers, Pioneers, and Navigation 1. Theron Humphrey Theron Humphrey is a photographer taking a new look at social media. Having a great appreciation for family, oral history, and generational ties, he is traveling across the country meeting one new person every day.  He interviews the people and takes amazing portraits which really capture the …

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Tasty Chocolate Treats

*UPDATED 12-29-13* Dark Chocolate Coconut Bites For Christmas this year I got fancy and switched out the regular chocolate chips for dark chocolate morsels and rolled them in coconut (see full recipe below).  These Dark Chocolate Coconut Bites were a favorite item at the party. If the post from last week, The Ultimate Gift, got you …

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Quick and Easy S’more Dessert

Anything with gooey marshmallows and melted chocolate is okay by me.  If you don’t have access to a fire pit for traditional s’mores, making them in the oven with refrigerated crescent rolls is a great option.  All you need are miniature marshmallows, chocolate chips, and a tube of crescent rolls. I use the reduced fat …

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