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I’m a wife, mother, pastry chef and amatuer gardner. I travel as much as possible, can what I grow, and taste as many new things as possible.

Fabulous French Onion Soup

I have been completely knocked out with a head cold for the last few days. When I finally felt up to a cooking something other than ramen noodles, I was craving something comforting and easy on the throat. However, I wasn’t able to go to the store, so I had to work with the supplies I…

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Biscuits and Gravy

Originally posted on sweetnsavoryfood:
Saturday Morning Breakfast I am a little handicapped in my blogging capacity right now as I am visiting with my two daughters in Iowa City, IA.  They are attending college at the University of Iowa and have a small 2 bedroom apartment.  Luxurious for them being their first place, but not…

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An apple a day…pie!

Originally posted on sweetnsavoryfood:
I am not sure that all college students are like my children, but they definitely do not eat enough fruits and vegetables.  So, we had a few extra apples that were going to get soft if something was not done.  I like Waldorf salad, but the girls do not like walnuts. What…

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Flourless Chocolate Cupcake

Originally posted on sweetnsavoryfood:
This little package is quite deceiving, it may look like just another chocolate treat, but it is quite decadent. The cake is flourless, dense and extremely chocolate. The frosting is like eating a piece of fudge; the two together can quench anyones chocolate craving. My daughter’s 21st birthday was yesterday, the…

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Patti’s Pancakes

Originally posted on sweetnsavoryfood:
This is the best pancake recipe that I have ever tasted. I got it from my friend Patti, hence the name. This recipe makes quite a bit, but my youngest daughter will reheat them for breakfast for a few days.  They also can be frozen and reheated later.  Actually, anything that can…

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