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Posted March 04, 2020in Recipes

Lemon baked cod

Hello fellow food lovers! I’m Carrie, and I invite you to take a peek into my tasty food creations that are inspired by my favorite cooks — all right here from my cozy kitchen. Whether it’s watching dozens of recorded cooking shows into the wee hours of the night or

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Posted February 05, 2020in Recipes

Rosemary and lemon roasted chicken

Hello fellow food lovers! I’m Carrie, and I invite you to take a peek into my tasty food creations that are inspired by my favorite cooks, all right here from my cozy kitchen. Whether it’s watching dozens of recorded cooking shows into the wee hours of the night or constantly

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Posted January 01, 2020in Recipes

Homestead salad

Years ago, my sister brought this dish to a family gathering, and it became my favorite side. Knowing this, she has kindly made it for many gatherings since then, and I have even tried my hand at it. Turns out, even a notoriously bad cook such as myself can manage

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Posted December 04, 2019in Recipes

BALSAMIC glaze and pomegranate-roasted veggies

Hello fellow food lovers. I’m Carrie, and I invite you to take a peek into my tasty food creations that are inspired by my favorite cooks — all right here from my cozy Waukee kitchen. Whether it’s watching dozens of recorded cooking shows into the wee hours of the night

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Posted October 01, 2019in Recipes

Fall medley soup

Fall time to me feels like vanilla candles burning, windows open, acoustic guitars in the background and a fall soup simmering on the stovetop. YUM! This soup creation came to me when my sister-in-law gave me some fresh butternut squash from her garden. This soup is my favorite when chunky,

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Posted September 04, 2019in Recipes

Sneaky stuffed peppers

Before I go any further, I want to make sure that, as you read through this recipe, you don’t let it scare you off before you try it. I assure you it’s super easy, but, most of all, it’s delicious… and remember, you don’t have to reveal the ingredients before

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Posted August 01, 2019in Recipes

Lemon zucchini bread

Friends, it’s August already. I am a teacher and although summer always flies, this year it has whizzed by even faster. After making up 10 snow days and taking a class in June, I blinked and….here we are! Summertime is also garden time, and by August most people are trying

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Posted July 01, 2019in Recipes

Portobello steak salad

This light salad would make a wonderful change from the usual lettuce salad starters that are so frequently served in the summer. It is quick and easy enough to serve as a vegetarian main course on those nights when it is just too hot to fuss with cooking much. As

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Posted June 05, 2019in Recipes

Granny Smith spring salad

Hello fellow food lovers! I’m Carrie, and I invite you to take a peek into my tasty food creations that are inspired by my favorite cooks — all right here from my cozy Waukee kitchen! Whether it’s watching dozens of recorded cooking shows into the wee hours of the night

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Posted April 25, 2019in Recipes

Italian drip beef sandwiches

It’s the time of year when daylight lasts longer and we get into the house later — and hungry! To help with this, my slow cooker is my friend. However, this time of year we have tired of “comfort foods” and are ready for something a little lighter. This recipe

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