Almost Vegan Chocolate “Caramel” Oatmeal Cookies

   Ok ok ok, calm down. Don’t assume that because I have THAT word “Vegan” in the title that I have gone off the deep end.  (Not that if you are Vegan I think that about you…I just love my meats and honey way too much.)  I recently made a new friend that, lo and…

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Changing the way we cook: Dialysis friendly recipes

What a crazy month it’s been!  Four weeks ago tomorrow, Maw-Maw was first admitted to the hospital for kidney failure and a myriad of other things.  Two weeks before that approximately she had a pretty bad fall, and that started the downhill roll for her kidneys.  Between work, home, and hospital (or rehab center for…

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Will Cook for Foo: The final entry…Times like these…

FOO FIGHTERS IN TWO DAYS! Sorry, I just had to get that out there in the open. I can’t even begin to describe the excitement waiting to explode Tuesday night. I have been waiting and waiting on them to tour, and they finally came out of an “indefinite hiatus”. Although they haven’t contacted me at…

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Sundays with Friends: Stephanie’s Zombie Fingers

It’s that time again!!! One of my favorite times of year…Halloween! When the first day of Fall came and went on Friday, I couldn’t help but think about all the wonderful things about Halloween. Besides theming out your Christmas tree, it’s the one time of year when you can let your creative juices flow. You…

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Rings of Happiness…

I just thought these were way too cute at Maw-Maw’s house. Couldn’t wait to share them with you! How easy would it be if we could make our life decisions out of just which cookie we pull out? Like the Magic 8-Ball for Foodies! Growing up, I loved to eat these butter cookies. Maw-Maw and…

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I Un-Skinnied my Cow…

I have fallen in love with these fabulous Skinny Cow bars…win.  They are white mint truffle flavored.  Such a nice, refreshing, and light treat.  I also was already in love with Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies…fail.  As a majority of you know, it is Girl Scout cookie time.  We have a few boxes of them…

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The time is upon us (FINALLY!)…World Nutella Day 2/5/11!

The time is upon us my friends!  So here it is…the menu has arrived!  I’ve got my grocery shopping done, my house is clean, and it’s that time!  What time is it???  It’s time to start baking!  I have included my menu below for your curiosity and approval.  I can’t wait to share pictures with…

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Brings a smile to my face…

If you know me, you know there is a polite southern charm smile on my face at most times.  (You may also know that my red tends to come out…redhead, not redneck…but, that’s not what I am writing about.)  I received the alert about a new post being added to the Post A Day Challenge…

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Truffles: My Nemesis

According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of nemesis is an opponent or enemy that is very difficult to defeat.  Such are these truffles to me.  Most times, you can give me a seemingly difficult recipe, and I can create a masterpiece.  But, to my chagrin, sometimes the easiest recipes become my most despised.  Is there a…

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Creative Cookies…

When I say I’m not a chef, I mean it.  I don’t work in the kitchen of a restaurant, and the closest I ever got to working in the kitchen of a restaurant was being a waitress.  So when it comes to me cooking I have a simple philosophy… Within reason, if each ingredient tastes good,…

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