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Mixer-Friendly Pumpkin Bread Recipe

When you think of pumpkin bread, you probably think of the sweet cake-like stuff that’s usually served with coffee, right?  This pumpkin bread is completely different.  Use this delicious and moist pumpkin bread for making sandwiches or toasted for breakfast with butter and jam.

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Quick and Easy Pumpkin Spice Pancakes with Walnuts

Every Saturday morning I like to make a special breakfast for my family.  It’s one of those simple little traditions we all look forward to.  Usually it’s waffles or pancakes, sometimes cheesy eggs on toast, or maybe a more protein-packed eggs and bacon if I know we’ll be busy. Whatever

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Spaghetti Squash Macaroni and Cheese

The Hermit makes the best macaroni and cheese sauce I have ever tasted.  I was first introduced to it’s gloriousness when we started dating.  It quickly put the macaroni-and-cheese-made-with-cheese-whiz of my childhood to shame. (Sorry Mom!!) Over the years I’ve eaten more than my fair share. As much as I

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Fried Garlic Parmesan Zucchini and Kale

Sometimes you need an easy win. Something that’s easy to make, uses up a lot of the extra zucchini you have laying around, and isn’t yet another variation of zucchini chocolate cake or zucchini poppyseed cake.  One can only have so many desserts! Fried garlic parmesan zucchini and kale is

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Strawberry Feta Salad: The Perfect Potluck Pleaser

I have a confession to make: I’m terrible at bringing food people like for potluck.  I don’t know what it is, but more often than not my food ends up languishing on the table, wishing somehow it could be the cool kid at the party. Then one day my food

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Kristen

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