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Make-Ahead Crusty French Bread Rolls

These crusty french bread rolls have the perfect crusty crust on the outside, and amazing chewy middles.  They can be par baked and frozen ahead of time so you can have hot, fresh bread on the table in no time flat! Is it just me, or can rolls be a little divisive?   Some like…

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Kid-Friendly Slushie 4th of July Drink

 This slushy 4th of July drink is the perfect holiday treat for kids and families. It’s naturally colored using blueberries and raspberries, and flavored with limes and coconut milk.  I love the zesty flavor, AND that it’s made without any drink mixes.  Your kids will love it! A hot summer’s day, everyone decked out in…

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Homemade Baked Beans (Easy Slow Cooker Recipe!)

These homemade baked beans combine only a handful of ingredients in a slow cooker in one easy step with no chopping, but delivers a powerful punch of flavor.  They are completely from scratch, and don’t even use ketchup, you won’t believe how quick, easy, and tasty this whole food recipe is! So am I a…

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How to Make Super Soft French Bread at Home

This soft french bread recipe is so much easier than you think.  It tastes just like those big fluffy loaves that you get at the super market, only fresher and more delicious.  This bread is great for garlic bread, or tasty sub sandwiches.  Homemade soft french bread took me 2 weeks and 39 recipe tests…

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Kid-Friendly Slushie 4th of July Drink

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The Best Homemade Raspberry Pretzel Jello Dessert

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble: Tart and Tangy Spring Dessert

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Make-Ahead Crusty French Bread Rolls

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Homemade Baked Beans (Easy Slow Cooker Recipe!)

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Quick, Easy, and Amazing Skillet Asparagus with Pecans

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Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole (From Scratch)

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Shrimp Thai Rice Noodles: Easy and Delicious 30 minute Dinner

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How to Make Homemade Fried Buttermilk Chicken Tenders

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...but when I fell in love with creating homemade goodness my friends just started calling me Betty Crocker.  Join me as I ditch packets and mixes one recipe at a time. Read More...

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