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10 Recipes to Make in a Muffin Pan

No Comments | Written on June 13, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Muffin pans – they come in mini, standard size and even jumbo!

These versatile pan can be used to make so much more than just muffins.  From breakfast through dessert, appetizers and main dishes, you won’t believe all the exciting recipes you can make in a muffin pan!  We even have a few unexpected cooking tips using a muffin pan.

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How to Eat a Whole Lobster

1 Comment | Written on April 24, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

We all know a whole lobster is a decadent treat, but it can be intimidating to figure out the best way to get every single delicious morsel.  Today we are going to show you an easy step-by-step way to eat a whole lobster!

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How to Make Potatoes Anna

1 Comment | Written on December 29, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

This classic French dish sounds and looks fancy, but it is incredibly easy to make!

Truthfully, you almost don’t need a recipe to create this potato side dish.  I love to serve this version with my “Perfect Beef Tenderloin.


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Perfect Mashed Potatoes

6 Comments | Written on October 15, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is right around the corner!

The one dish I most look forward to on this holiday?  Mashed potatoes.  That’s why I am dedicating the blog every Tuesday for the next month to my love of this scrumptious side dish.  Who’s ready for “Mashed Potato Month!”  


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How to Make Buttermilk Biscuits

5 Comments | Written on August 6, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

You can make warm, fluffy buttermilk biscuits and enjoy them fresh from the oven with only 3 ingredients!   Who knew baking from scratch could be this easy?

Let me show you step-by-step how to make buttermilk biscuits at home.

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How to Write a Recipe

4 Comments | Written on July 12, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Whether you are writing down a family favorite, starting a blog, or entering a recipe contest, learning how to properly write a recipe is a valuable skill any food lover can use.

Below I have outlined a few standards and general rules of thumb when it comes to writing a recipe.  It is important to accurately communicate the ingredients and process, so your recipe can be recreated by others.

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Best Vegan Recipe Ever – Pasta with Kale in Lemon Cashew Sauce

6 Comments | Written on May 30, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Hey all you vegans out there, pay attention.  This recipe is awesome…

That goes for all the non-vegans as well!  I may not be a vegan, but I found this recipe to be rich, hearty and satisfying.  Definitely one to file away and make again and again.

Get ready for a vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free and delicious recipe!  (Heck, it could be gluten-free too if you use quinoa pasta…)

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Easy Cheeseburger Sliders

64 Comments | Written on May 29, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

The “unofficial” start of summer is here!  This time if year is filled with family gatherings and the need to feed a crowd.  Burgers are always a summertime favorite, and sliders can be even more fun.  This recipe is an easy way to make a big batch of sliders for a group.

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How to Make Homemade Breakfast Cereal

5 Comments | Written on January 9, 2013 at 12:00 am , by

If you resolved to eat better, cook more, and save money in the New Year, you have come to the right place.  It seems like every time I go to the grocery store, the price of breakfast cereal goes higher and higher.  It got me wondering, would it be possible to make my own cereal from scratch at home?

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20 Easy Ways to Burn 100 Calories

No Comments | Written on January 1, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Living a healthier life in 2013 doesn’t mean you have to log endless hours at the gym to achieve your goals.  In fact, small changes in your everyday life can increase your activity level and burn calories.  Every little bit helps!

Here are 20 easy ways to burn 100 calories without feeling like a “workout.”


Keep reading to learn how to burn calories without even trying!  

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