Living the Country Life

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What’s better than chocolate candy or chocolate chip cookies? Combining them together, of course!
I never met chocolate I didn’t like. Or chocolate chip cookies, for that matter. I found a recipe from our sister publication, Better Homes and Gardens, for chocolate chip cookie dough truffles...
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What's the difference between a cupcake and a muffin? Is it that cupcakes have frosting and muffins don't? Can we just call a cupcake a muffin if we want to make it seem healthier? What...
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Fire up the grill for steaks or burgers, and throw dessert on, as well!
Prep: 25 minutes | Grill: 45 minutes | Makes: 6 servings 7 cups peeled and thinly sliced cooking apples (7 medium) 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca 1 tablespoon...
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Yesterday, my boys and I packed a picnic lunch and went for a hike in our back 40. I wanted to check the raspberries, and we needed a little adventure. After lunch, I started looking for...
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A box arrived from Maryland yesterday with two of Mom's moist and delicious fruitcakes -- one for me and one for Grandpa Freese. The holiday season is officially here. A piece of fruitcake with a...
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Enjoy the holiday season with these tasty treats from Lisa's Kitchen and Living the Country Life!
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This may look like an ordinary pumpkin pie, but cut into it, and you'll find layers of chocolate and cheesecake!
Prep: 30 minutes Bake: 64 minutes Chill: 30 minutes Oven: 450° F / 375° F 1 recipe Deep Dish Pie Pastry 12 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 egg, lightly...
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This scrumptious pie is made with canned pumpkin and pumpkin butter, for double the pumpkin goodness!
  Prep: 30 minutes Bake: 50 minutes Cool: 2 hours Oven: 450°F / 350°F 1 recipe Oat Pastry (see below) 1 15-ounce can pumpkin 1 9-ounce jar pumpkin butter 1/2 teaspoon ground...
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The slow cooker is great for meals, but it's just as good for warm desserts. The other night, I threw this pumpkin pie pudding into the slow cooker before we left for a high school football...
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Bacon and chocolate may be an unexpected combination, but they come together beautifully in this moist, rich cake.
  Makes: 16 servings Prep: 45 mins Bake: 350°F 30 mins Freeze: 30 mins 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 cups boiling water 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking...

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