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I love snickerdoodles. My Grandma Foust used to make them for me and my dad, and they were our favorite. (Here's her recipe.) So when I saw a Facebook post from my friend Ann the other day with a...
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There's a recipe for saltine cracker toffee that has been making the rounds on Facebook lately. My friend Cara posted it, and said, "Neeeeed." We had her family over for dinner last...
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Bake with apples to give your traditional dishes a twist this holiday season!
Bake with apples to give your traditional dishes a twist this holiday season!
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Yesterday, my boys had a snow day on what was supposed to be their first day back to school after Christmas break. Only we didn't really have much snow. The real reason classes were cancelled...
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This family favorite is the perfect fall dessert!
  Number of Servings: 24 | Serving Size: 1 bar Prep: 40 min | Bake: 20 to 25 min at 350° 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons ground...
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I love taking a box of cake or brownie mix and turning it into something sort of homemade! Last night for dessert, I tried something new, and it was a hit. I was trying for the flavor of chocolate-...
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Here in south-central Iowa, we are in the middle of a snowstorm that is expected to leave us with 9 inches of the white stuff on the ground by morning. The kids got out of school early, and are...
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Buying apples by the bag or bushel can mean a good deal at the market, but then what do you do with all those apples? After we each eat a few, we're ready for something different. Making these...
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My husband and oldest son LOVE peaches. Peach pie, peach cobbler, peach shortcake, or just a big juicy peach in their hands. So when my friend Beth shared this recipe for peach bars, I knew I had...