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31 Days of Music: Chicago the Musical

One of the days we were in New York, we had the opportunity to fit a late show into our schedule.  Since we bought tickets at the TKTS booth the day of, we had to choose from several shows that had a later start time.  We chose Chicago.  My husband and I had both seen […]

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31 Days of New Recipes ~ Chocolate Covered Oreo Cake

According to my children, I am saving the best for last.  Loving all things “cookie and cream,”  I’ve had this recipe pinned for a while now.  But, as you may have guessed by now, I have an aversion to baking – cakes in particular, so it sat on my Pinterest board, unmade.  Fortunately, my mother-in-law […]

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31 Days of New Recipes ~ Chili Tortellini

I love chili and I love pasta, so when I saw this recipe, I knew I wanted to try it. Original Recipe:  Chili Tortellini by Picky Palate Modifications:  I used onion powder instead of onion, and didn’t have any fresh cilantro, so I omitted it. Procedure: Easy.  Gotta love one-pot meals. Verdict:  Hubby and I […]

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31 Days of New Recipes ~ Homemade Naan

I love Naan, but most of the recipes I find for it have yogurt in them, and I’m not a huge fan of yogurt.  So, I thought this recipe looked promising. Original Recipe:  Naan Recipe by Allrecipes Modifications:  None Procedure:  Making this bread was pretty standard.  You mix, let rise, form in to balls and […]

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31 Days of New Recipes ~ Potatoes Romanoff

Yes, I know, I know… another potato recipe.  Hey – potatoes are cheap and filling.  I can’t help but want to add some new ways to cook them.  This one was a winner. Original Recipe:  Potatoes Romanoff by Tasty Kitchen Modifications:  I didn’t let the potatoes cool overnight.  I cooked them around noon, turned the […]

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31 Days of New Recipes ~ Roasted Cabbage

I try to cook multiple veggies with every meal, but it doesn’t always happen.  Always on the lookout for something new the kids will like, this recipe caught my eye and I pinned it, but never got around to trying it. Original Recipe: Roasted Cabbage Wedges by Martha Stewart Modifications: I didn’t add any caraway […]

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31 Days of New Recipes ~ Pasta al Quattro Formaggi

Okay, okay.  I KNOW that I’ve been heavy on the pasta recipes lately, but you know, it’s just so EASY and usually it’s something I don’t have to argue for the kids to eat, so we do eat quite a bit of it.  This one looked yummy – it’s pasta with FOUR cheeses.  Gotta try […]

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31 Days of New Recipes ~ Italian Cream Soda

This is a recipe that I’ve actually pinned more than once from a couple of different sites.  Guess I really liked the look of it!  However, it’s not easily made with ingredients on hand, so it’s not something I would usually make without going on a special trip to the store. Original Recipe: Homemade Italian Cream […]

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31 Days of New Recipes ~ Homemade Doughnuts

This is another recipe that has been pinned since the beginning of my Pinterest days.  We buy doughnuts from the shop down the street probably twice a month, so it’s not the ‘unhealthyness’ of them that steered me away… maybe the mess of frying in oil? Original Recipe: Homemade Doughnuts by The Happy Housewife Modifications: […]

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31 Days of New Recipes ~ Gingerbread Waffles

These just sound yummy.  They’ve been pinned to my board for 2 years now, and I never tried them.  What a perfect time to do so! Original Recipe:  Gingerbread Waffles by Annie’s Eats Modifications:  None.  I even grated my own ginger and nutmeg. Procedure:  Quite easy.  Mix all together and cook with waffle iron. Verdict: […]

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