November Recipes from Created by Diane

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Just in case you missed seeing any of my posts this month, here they are...   November was a month full of Fall baking and some other great recipes!   … [Read more...]

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Goat Cheese Meatballs, Beets and Spaghetti

Goat cheese filled meat balls with Beet Spaghetti and Garlic Goat Cheese Sauce

Goat Cheese Meatballs with Beet Spaghetti and a Garlic Goat Cheese Sauce It's no secret I LOVE the color red. I Love my red kitchen, red fabric covered furniture, red camera strap cover.... I could go on and on. So the thought of making food that isn't normally red, red. I just had to give it a … [Read more...]

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Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes with clove and ginger recipe createdbydiane Created by Diane Blog

Garlic Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes Mashed potatoes have been a favorite of mine since I could remember. With Thanksgiving right around the corner and it being pumpkin-mania time. I thought I'd add some pumpkin goodness into my mashed potatoes. I thought taste testing cookies were fun, well this just … [Read more...]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie (Skookie)

Pumpkin one pan skillet cookie how-to pizookie-skookie

Some days I just want to smother my worries in sweets. This is one of those days! I don't like to worry and be upset. I'd rather be worry free and happy. As we all know all days aren't happy and we have to deal with the reality that there are days that we worry and are upset. I worried years ago … [Read more...]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

How to pipe a pumpkin onto a cupcake Created by Diane Blog

  Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting Chocolate and pumpkin are two great flavors that go really well together, add on pumpkin cream cheese frosting and it's a win-win! I love Fall, pumpkin and all that goes along with Halloween. Having fun dressing up and the … [Read more...]

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Cornbread Tamale Bites with Jalapeno, Cheese and Bacon

Jalapeno Stuffed Cornbread with bacon, tamale

Cornbread Tamale Bites with Jalapeno Cheese and Bacon Bite sized comfort food! It's actually cooled off a few nights here and feels like Fall. Well at night it does, it the daytime it's still in the 80's. I love Fall, but still have trouble with the whole daylight saving concept. It's getting dark … [Read more...]

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies

  Pumpkin Cookies I'd like to introduce you to my new favorite cookie. Not only do they look like pumpkins they taste like the most wonderful pumpkin cookie. I made them based off my Snowball Cookie Recipe, otherwise know as "the Wedding Cookie".  Mexican Wedding Cookies, Italian … [Read more...]

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Halloween Cake with a surprise inside

Halloween Cake ideas

  The outside may look like a typical Halloween Cake, but with Halloween you can never be sure what you'll find... You didn't expect this did you? It reminds me of when you go trick or treating to someones house on Halloween night and it seems all calm and normal from the outside. … [Read more...]

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies with Pepitas (shelled roasted and salted pumpkin seeds)

  Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies Since it's officially pumpkin time. Well in my house that is what I call it, as soon as mid September hits I think it's pumpkin time and I'm surprised they haven't changed October to Pumpkin yet, well I guess that would get confusing.s. I always look forward to … [Read more...]

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Halloween Party ideas and Pumpkin Jalapeno Chili Recipe

Halloween Party Menu

When I plan a Halloween party, the first thing I think of is the food. Tell me I'm not the only one. For some it's the shopping, decorating, or costumes. For me it's all about the food. This years Halloween Party features my new Pumpkin Jalapeno Chili, I've attempted pumpkin chili before … [Read more...]

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Tuna Avocado Recipe?

Avocado with tuna fish on tortilla chips

What I love about avocados, everything! 1. They aren't just for guacamole. 2. Green is one of my favorite colors so there are points earned there. 3. I love the smooth texture. Avocados go well in so many recipes. Not quite sure if this is a full blown recipe, I just mix it up and eat … [Read more...]

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Grilled Chicken Apple Sausage Dinner in 30 minutes with Hillshire Farm #gourmetcreations

Grilled Chicken Apple Sausage dinner 30 minute meal

Grilled Chicken Apple Sausage Dinner in 30 minutes. Fall always seems like a great time to cook with apples. As soon as I saw the Chicken Apple Sausage I had the image of Grilled Apples with Brown Sugar. I grilled the sausage and apples on a grill pan and with the brown sugar, it gave this meal a … [Read more...]

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