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Homemade Marshmallows

Posted in For Fun, Snacks

I love marshmallows. I love them stale, fresh, roasted, or in hot chocolate. I made this fun, homemade marshmallow, and it was such a surprise that they were so easy. Hope you love them too. They taste great with the hot chocolate recipe from a few weeks ago. Homemade Marshmallows 1 Cup cold water, divided […]

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Crock Pot Hot Chocolate

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My daughter-in- law LOVES-LOVES- LOVES hot chocolate! She and I tried the famous crock pot hot chocolate everyone loves, but we were very disappointed. Just not enough flavor! We took that recipe and “fixed” it. We used milk instead of water, and added a better quality chocolate and a bit of cream. Hope you love […]

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Vera Rasband’s Soft Sugar Cookies

Posted in Desserts, For Fun, Gluten Free

I love to make these cookies and we decorate them for Santa. I always remember Vera Rasband and how she made these amazing cookies for Christmas, Halloween, and Valentine’s Day. She was famous for her cookies, but she was also famous for being such an amazing lady. Hope you SHARE memories of the wonderful family […]

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Mom’s Caramels

Posted in Desserts, For Fun

Christmas time means candy time too. I have had some people ask me why their candy doesn’t work here when they moved here from Florida. Here’s a quick way to adjust for altitude: Place the candy thermometer tip a pan with enough water to cover the bulb. Bring the water to a boil and let […]

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Dinner in a Pumpkin

Posted in For Fun, Gluten Free, Main Dish

Our family has a wonderful tradition for Halloween. We have “Dinner in a Pumpkin”. I got this recipe from my sister-in-law, Colleen MaWhinney. It is so much fun to let the kids drawn the face on the pumpkin and then watch it bake in the oven. The kids laugh about the face in the window. […]

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