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Buche de Noel – a classic dessert also provides family-fun activity

This classic Christmas dessert is a tradition in France. Evidently Napoleon believed cold air caused illnesses and ordered that all chimneys in Paris be closed in the winter. This eliminated the french tradition of gathering around an actual Yule Log … Continue reading

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Lentils- a tasty legume that is perfect for soup. Easy recipe to give or make

When giving gifts, it is nice to give something practical that will both bring comfort and make the life of the recipient a little easier.  This simple “Soup in a Jar” is nutritious, delicious, inexpensive, and it doesn’t take long … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Hot Cocoa Mix- a great gift to make for Christmas or any occasion

With our now cooler weather and the beginning of November finally here, it is time to start planning for the holidays. One of the pressing questions I always have is what can I make to give? It isn’t always easy—especially … Continue reading

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“That Stuff is Good!”

I miss covered dish suppers.  I know…we can go to restaurants or make it ourselves, but somehow the food really tasted better when I was a kid and my church or family would have a huge buffet of pot-luck dishes. … Continue reading

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