HasselBack Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes

It’s that time of year when the air gets crisp and we start craving all the tastes of fall: cinnamon, maple, nuts and, of course, sweet potatoes. So let’s put them together! We have the perfect dish to do it, too: Hasselback Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes. The hasselback method is one of our favorites – …

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The Only Peach Pie Recipe You Need

There’s nothing quite like a fruit pie to round out your table during the hot summer months. This time of year, there’s fresh produce on every corner and if you’re in the South, you’re sure to find local peaches or peaches that have been brought in from South Carolina or Georgia somewhere in your neighborhood. …

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Boston Cream Pie Recipe with Yellow Cake

According to whatscookingamerica.net, “The Boston Cream Pie was proclaimed the official Massachusetts State Dessert on December 12, 1996. A civics class from Norton High School sponsored the bill. The pie beat out other candidates, including the toll house cookie and Indian pudding.” Boston Cream Pie: Cake or Pie? Rumor has it, that the Boston Cream Pie …

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Best Green Pepper Steak

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 boneless beef sirloin steak, 3/4-inch-thick (about 1 pound), cut into thin strips 2 medium green/red  peppers, cut into 2-inch-long strips (about 3 cups) 1 medium onion, cut in half and sliced (about 1 cup) 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed 2 packets Swanson Flavor BoostConcentrated …

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Cannoli Dip

This is not the first time that this recipe has appeared on the blog, but it needed to be shared again. And honestly, it desperately needed a new picture. You see 3 years ago, my husband fell in love with cannolis. I may be a tad biased but I think my wedding caterers are pretty …

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French Silk Chocolate Pie

This chocolate pie has been on my “to make” list for quite some time. Every single time I would put it on my weekend list of things to make something got in the way. The process of making the dough was what was holding me back since there is some chilling time involved. It is …

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Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread

Yes, that should be drool on your keyboard. Don’t worry that is what happened to me at the time when I first saw this recipe. This is one of those recipes where when I saw it, I thought to myself I need that in my life like yesterday. But alas, life got in the way …

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Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

My grandma grew up in the era of the Great Depression, and therefore was always very frugal and loved to save and reuse anything that was worth keeping. She would save pieces of foil to use again, our Sunday dinner leftovers were always send home in old sherbet or Cool-Whip containers, and once she even tried to …

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Neapolitan Layer Cake

In general, I consider myself an indecisive person. Even the most trivial decisions can sometimes take me forever to decide, perhaps because I first need to research everything, then weigh a list of pros and cons. My husband and I have just started house-hunting and you can only imagine how difficult it will be for …

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Oreo Truffle Brownies

These brownies are decadent and fudgy and sweet and full of chocolate.  They will definitely, definitely cure a sweet tooth or a craving for chocolate.  These would be perfect for Christmas treats to give to neighbors or friends because once they firm up in the fridge, they are pretty sturdy for packing (not mailing, just locally). You …

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