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Pomegranate Pears

This is a delicious, fresh addition to breakfast or a fun side dish for brunch. It's a great, healthy snack, or even sweet enough for a guiltless dessert!Pomegranate Pears2 pears2 oz cream cheese {or another soft, creamy cheese}1 or 2…

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes have quickly become one of our favorite foods. They are filling, delicious, versatile and so good for you! We eat them pan fried, in stew, wild rice, soup, or even just baked like this.Baked Sweet PotatoesSweet potatoes (small…

Baked Apples

This is a great snack, side dish, or healthy dessert.  One of my kids actually loved it!!!  (Big deal!)  This is great for a different way to prepare apples.  Since all of my kids will eat apple slices, I am…

Perfect Brown Rice

Do you love the idea of brown rice, but you can never quite cook it right?  Sometimes it's still got a little crunch, or maybe it's a little gummy, or maybe it's just mushy?  Try cooking it this way, you…

Potato Pancakes

If your leftover mashed potatoes tend to sit in the fridge until the garbage day cleanout, make them into potato pancakes!  They're a great side dish, and you can serve them with breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Potato Pancakes3 cups mashed…

How to Candy Pecans

Last summer we were next door having dinner with our good friends.  Jami made a delicious salad with candied pecans.  They tasted, well, like candy, and I begged her to tell me how to make them.  She explained.  Sounded easy.…

Coleslaw…a work in progress

I have a love/hate relationship with coleslaw.  I love really good coleslaw.  But most coleslaw is just okay...so I hate it.  Blech.  Nothing worse than bland coleslaw!  This was a pretty good attempt, but it wasn't just right.  I think…

Lemon Rice

We had this rice to go along with our grilled chicken kabobs.  It was heavenly with the extra (reserved) marinade drizzled over the top!1 T. butter1 c. long grain rice1/2 t. salt1 T. lemon juice2 1/2 cups chicken brothMelt butter…

Delicious Baked Beans

After several attempts and adapting the original recipe into obscurity, I finally got it how we like it.  These are so yummy, our new favorite summer side dish!1/2 lb bacon cooked, crumbled, divided1/2 lb jalapeno beef1 med onion, diced1 c…