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I’m just going to say it right off the bat…some foods should be left to restaurants or at least when so many allergy changes don’t need to be made. Having said that, I think someone could easily make Fried Pickles, … Continue reading
This week’s new recipe for Chocolate Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake turned out fabulous! I was a little nervous with all the changes I made to the original Chocolate Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake recipe, but my family loved it. We ate … Continue reading
I am so glad that I took on a Pioneer Woman recipe that I have always thought looked too time-consuming, too much trouble, and not allergy-friendly. This week’s new recipe challenge, Pioneer Woman’s Cinnamon Rolls, did not disappoint in the slightest … Continue reading
I learned a few new lessons from this week’s Willing Cook-a-Long challenge regarding Homemade Marshmallows… Use a pot big enough so that when the syrup boils, it doesn’t boil all over your stove. A 5qt pot should be big enough. … Continue reading
It’s good to get back to The Willing Cook-A-Long new recipe challenge after being off for about a month with Thanksgiving and the 12 Days of Christmas series. You can find previous new recipe challenges by clicking on Willing Cook-A-Long … Continue reading
We all loved the Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies for this week’s new recipe challenge! I made 3 batches: 2 peanut/nut, dairy & egg-free (froze 1 batch to make into slice & bake cookies) and 1 gluten, dairy, egg, soy, peanut/nut, … Continue reading
I have a new go-to meatloaf recipe. This is by far the best meatloaf that I think I’ve ever had. Here are some of the words I heard at dinner, “Mmmm….Delicious…I really like it.” Those words were from my husband … Continue reading
The Willing Cook-A-Long new recipe challenge featured a Whole Foods recipe this week, Spicy Spaghetti Squash with Black Beans. This recipe came with a mixed bag of results. My oldest daughter and I liked it, the other three didn’t like … Continue reading
For this week’s new recipe challenge, I made Baked Apple Bites. They were a pretty good muffin, but not exactly what I was expecting. From the description, they were supposed to be more donut muffin-like. They seemed like just plain … Continue reading
For this week’s new recipe Willing Cook-A-Long challenge, I made Yakisoba. This Japanese dish contains shredded cabbage, chicken (I cut mine into thin strips and it was super tender.), carrots, and a wonderful spice mix. It also contains wheat noodles … Continue reading