Sweet Potato Frittata (Paleo Friendly)

Sweet Potato Frittata

Happy Friday, everyone!  If you are visiting us from Savvy Southern Style, we have put out the welcome mat for you.  Come on in, get yourself a cup of coffee, and take a look around.   I love concocting a good frittata and wanted to make one for brunch last week-end.  The problem was that […]

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Back-to-School Cookies

Peanut butter cookies

Affiliate link included in post. When I was growing up, store-bought cookies were always a treat (unless they were generic Fig Newtons).  My mom ran a “from scratch” kitchen, and pretty much everything was home-made.  When autumn rolled around, and it was time for us to return to school, she baked up batches of peanut […]

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Blueberry Pie Recipe

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My garden club has a members only picnic every August, and I always take a homemade pie.  Normally, I take my coconut pie (here) with the meringue topping.  However, meringue doesn’t do too well in high humidity, and last Sunday when the picnic took place, the air was heavy with moisture.  Since we are in […]

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Homemade Peach Jam

Peach Jam

After having some extra peaches last week after this post, I decided it would be fun to make homemade peach jam for the first time. My parents live in the middle of peach country, and I bought a half peck when visiting them recently. Then when I returned to Lexington, I purchased some more peaches […]

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Squash Casserole Recipe

Squash Casserole

Since it is squash season, we have a really great squash casserole recipe for you today using yellow summer squash.  If you are one of the lucky ones who has a vegetable garden, then your cup is probably running over about now.  The good thing is that squash is easily available at farmers’ markets across […]

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Cherry Pie in a Jar

Cherry Pie in a Jar

It’s true that you really can make a cherry pie in a jar, and it is as tasty as you would ever want it to be.  I fixed quite the dinner for Mr. Right and me one night this week, and the finale was cherry pie.  Just so you will be totally in the know, […]

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Easy Hummus Recipe

Easy Hummus Recipe

This easy hummus recipe is simple to assemble and inexpensive.  And the best part of all is that it is delicious!!!  I love a good hummus served with some fresh veggies or pita triangles. Don’t get me wrong.  The kind you can buy at the grocery suits me just fine.  But tasting my first homemade […]

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Scrumptious Summer Salads

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Mom and I have been blogging together for over three years, and one of the nice things about that is we have built up quite an archive of old posts.  Since it is summer, and we are all eating a little lighter, we thought it would be fun to put together some of our salad […]

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Festive Red Foods for the Fourth!

Festive Foods for the 4th

Mom and I put our heads together and decided to revisit some of our recipes that have a touch of red in them (or are all red) for you in honor of July 4 next week.  These recipes would be good for a party or just two people, are perfect for summer, and just happen […]

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Spinach Balls

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We are about to wrap up day four of Mom’s visit, and we spent most of the day working on outdoor projects.  Mom weeded and planted flowers while I did a major curb appeal project that added some more pizzazz to our 1928 bungalow.  We’ll be showing you the final results Monday.  Meanwhile, I had […]

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