Category: Spice Up Your Life

Cowboy lasagna is worth a hot kitchen

A public service announcement: Would the person who stole our spring weather and moved us straight into summer please return our property? I?m already tired of sweating. I suppose the hot temperatures are what I get for complaining about how cold I was all winter, but I would definitely enjoy getting to experience some mild days for a little while. […]

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One way to sweeten the deal

If you want a good reason to become a decent baker, I will reveal to you the No. 1 secret purpose in developing the skill: bribery. Good, old-fashioned, wholesome bribery, of course, but bribery nonetheless. It?s amazing what people will do to help you out if you offer them baked goods in return. It?s such an effective strategy that I?ve […]

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Cornbread recipe more tasteful than swai nuggets

I love a good sale. This has often been to my benefit?a formal dress I own cost me a whopping $10?and it has often been to my detriment. Recently, my keen eye for bargains got me into trouble when I bought a big container of swai nuggets. If you?re wondering what swai nuggets are, to be honest, I?m still pondering […]

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This special treat can help earn brownie points

Years ago, I remember walking into my husband (then boyfriend) Joey?s house and nervously meeting his parents for the very first time. I really wanted to make a good first impression, and I had to give myself a mini pep talk on the way to their home. Don?t get me wrong, there?s absolutely nothing scary about Joey?s folks. They?re great […]

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