Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus @createdbydiane

These are perfect for the bacon lover, or the one who has a hard time with veggies. I have always love asparagus, now add bacon to it and well... it's irresistible. I really do LOVE bacon that much! These really are perfect for anyone who loves bacon and like I said, they are … [Read more...]

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How to Roast a Turkey Overnight

How to roast a turkey upside down and overnight @createdbydiane

I have roasted lots of turkeys. I first started doing it the way my mom did it. Then one night, I just knew I was ready for a change. It was 1 am and I had baked all the pies and got everything ready for Thanksgiving day and was exhausted. The thought of getting up early to but the turkey … [Read more...]

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Mason Jar Lid Mini Pies

Mason Jar Lid Mini Pies @createdbydiane

Imagine your favorite pie, baked in the CUTEST mini version. This post will show you how to bake mini pies in mason jar lids. I use Mason Jars for so many things, but I haven't canned one thing yet. I have one with holes drilled on the top I use to shake flour onto my work … [Read more...]

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Easy Pie Crust made in a food processor

Easy Pie Crust made in a food processor @createdbydiane

Pie. It's one of the most simple and delicious desserts that seems more complex that it really is. Are you ready to take the guess work out of pie crust?   I've been making pies for years. I recall the first pie I ever made, it was a GLORIOUS Banana Cream Pie, I was young and trying to … [Read more...]

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Roasted Holiday Potatoes

Roasted Holiday Potatoes from @createdbydiane

One Potato, Two Potato, Sweet Potato, MORE...   Holidays mean delicious meals and wonderful side dishes. What ever your main dish, Turkey, Ham or a Roast, this delicious and easy potato dish, will sure be a crowd pleaser. … [Read more...]

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Pumpkin Pie Spice

make your own pumpkin pie spice @createdbydiane

No kitchen should be without pumpkin pie spice, in my opinion of course. I use it for WAY more than just pumpkin pie. I used to buy it in the spice aisle, but when I would run out. I would just whip up a  batch myself and I ended up liking the combination I made. I use pumpkin pie … [Read more...]

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How to make ketchup

How to make Ketchup @createdbydiane

Homemade ketchup is a need to know, you don't want to be caught with a great burger or fries and not have some delicious ketchup to go with them. This post will show you how easy it is to make ketchup.   Yesterday I shared how to make Crispy French Fries, and I just knew I had to share … [Read more...]

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How to Bake Crispy French Fries

How to bake crispy French Fries @createdbydiane

If you have a weakness for French Fries like I do, then you will want to see how easy it is to bake up a crispy batch to enjoy them anytime!   I LOVE French Fries, and eat them every chance I get. Really, it's almost funny how much I love them. I can't remember a time I didn't … [Read more...]

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How to Roast Nuts

How to roast nuts

This is one posts that if you like nuts, you'll want to check out my tips on How to Roast Nuts. In this post you will not only learn how to roast nuts, but why Why would you want to roast nuts? The answer is simple, they taste SO delicious. Really freshly roasted nuts brings out … [Read more...]

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Turkey Meatball and Mashed Potato Sandwich

Turkey Meatball and Mashed Potato Sandwich @createdbydiane

Turkey Meatball and Mashed Potato Sandwich, comfort food at it's BEST. Who doesn't need a little comfort now and then? On stressful days comfort food is KING around here. With two teenagers, some days can get pretty stressful! I am often rushing around, running the kids from here and … [Read more...]

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Deviled Egg Dip

deviled egg dip from @createdbydiane #appetizer

I just LOVE how versatile eggs are, they go from breakfast to snacks to just about everything in between. I use LOTS and LOTS of eggs each week. In cooking and baking and my family loves hard boiled eggs. I also have one who is a deviled egg fanatic...really he will eat then as soon as … [Read more...]

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Avocado Buttermilk Ranch Dip

Buttermilk Ranch Dip from @createdbydiane

If you like ranch flavor, just wait until you give this recipe a try. It may just know your socks off. October is here and Halloween is out and about in all the stores, there will be parties and get togethers left and right. This is one fun and delicious dip, that will be great with … [Read more...]

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Beer Battered Chicken with Sriracha Aioli

EASY Beer Battered Chicken with Sriracha Aioli @createdbydiane

Crispy, crunchy, chicken! Come on...you know you want some. One of the best parts about this Beer Battered chicken is how EASY it is to make. In no time at all you can serve up this crispy chicken that will get RAVE reviews. If I told you, you only need three ingredients to make this … [Read more...]

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Avocado Onion Dip

homemade avocado onion dip made with caramelized onions @createdbydiane

  Need a quick easy and delicious appetizer, Today we are going to make the ago...old classic onion dip....a whole new way! No packages of seasons here, just real ingredients. How does that sound? This would be great for game day, to enjoy while lounging this weekend or as an … [Read more...]

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Easy Baked Avocado Risotto Recipe

baked avocado risotto @createdbydiane

  Fall is almost upon us and that means the oven will be on for more than just cakes and cookies around here... the other night, it actually felt cold! It wasn't really cold, but it was over 100 during the day and dropped more than 30 degrees and it was a little breezy, so it seemed … [Read more...]

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