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Tried and True Recipes

Tried and True Recipes – Tasty Dinners

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Dad’s semi-homemade chicken alfredo recipe

Somehow my dad’s semi-homemade chicken alfredo recipe has stuck with me throughout my entire life.  I made it

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Pulled Pork Empanada Recipe

Since winter has finally (sort of) arrived, I don’t feel like doing much of anything.  Add the commute between my

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Perfect Pan Seared Steak Recipe

My husband has been reading all about the Four-Hour Work Week and the Four-Hour Body, so he’s been wanting to try

Tried and True Recipes – Cookies

Look no further for the best Snickerdoodle recipe! These cookies not only come out soft and chewy, but they also bake perfectly for gifts!

Best Snickerdoodle Recipe

A couple of weeks ago, I was working from home on a Friday afternoon.  I decided to break up the monotony by working on

By taking ONE class I learned how to use royal icing to decorate cookies, and if I can do it, you can too! Sharing my favorite tips for cookies today!

How to Use Royal Icing to Decorate Cookies

Last week I shared my favorite Christmas sugar cookies, along with a note about my how my favorite childhood memory

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Christmas Sugar Cookies – Cookie Cutter Friendly!

Today would have been my dad’s birthday, which always brings up all kinds of fantastic childhood memories of

The easiest slice and bake cookie recipe for toffee shortbread! This cookie dough can be made ahead of time and popped into the oven whenever you are ready!

Slice and Bake Cookie Recipe – Toffee Shortbread!

Can I be honest here?  (Of course I can – it’s my blog.)  I’m a baking snob.  I hate ready-to-bake,

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New York Times Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Okay Jacques Torres, you know you’ve made it when you are the New York Times best chocolate chip cookie recipe!

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Butterfinger Cookies

This weekend, we celebrated the Super Bowl at my cousin’s house.  I was put in charge of dessert, and I decided

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Red Velvet White Chocolate Cookies

Weekending – Red Velvet White Chocolate Cookies! Yesterday, I made some red velvet white chocolate cookies to

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Thanksgiving Cookies

Many, many, many moons ago… before pinterest, before everyone had the internet, and before blogs, my mom

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Pinwheel Cookie Recipe – perfect for any holiday

Remember when I said I was going to make a pinterest recipe every week? Yeah. Me too. Life happened and I have not had

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Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar Recipe!

This post may contain affiliate links.   When Erin sent me the cutest dinosaur cookie cutters for my birthday, I knew

Tried and True Recipes – Breads

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Blueberry Muffin Recipe!

Occasionally, I get a wild hair and decide to brave my tiny kitchen to attempt some baking.  This time it was blueberry

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Easy Garlic Bread Recipe

It’s Monday, so let’s make things easy, shall we? This weekend, my Husband got a wild hair to go visit my

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Bread Machine Cinnamon Rolls – Set It and Forget it!

Last year, onmybirthday, we found ourselves in during Dallas’ own icemageddon… as in, it shut down the

Tried and True Recipes – Side Dishes

journey of doing - Super easy cranberry sauce recipe using only three ingredients. Perfect for your Thanksgiving or Christmas meal. BONUS: it can be made in advance!

Easy Cranberry Sauce Recipe

It’s the day before Thanksgiving and you need an easy cranberry sauce recipe, am I right?  (Even if I’m

Tried and True Recipes – Desserts

Delicious almond torte recipe that can be made in advance for holidays, breakfasts, or any other event that requires a delicious cake!

Almond Torte Recipe – Perfect for Holidays

When we went to Venice for our anniversary earlier this year, our hotel included the most delicious breakfast buffet.

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Mini Apple Pie Recipe – With Cookie Cutter Details!

As I mentioned a few months ago, one of my goals was to start updating and repurposing blog content (or pictures that

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Mini Blueberry Pie Recipe

My friend’s mom makes THE BEST blueberry pie in the entire world.  I attempted to serve it at Christmas, and I

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Easy English Toffee Recipe

When I was a little girl, our holidays were consumed with cookie and candy-making.  And let’s be real –

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Best Strawberry Cake Recipe (with whipped frosting)!

Up until my cousin’s birthday, I had never made a strawberry cake from scratch.  If people want real

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Diabetic Friendly Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Tom’s dad’s birthday was this week, so I offered to bake his favorite dessert for his party this weekend.