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Chicken kabobs, steak kabobs, veggie kabobs; gosh I like them all. Grilling season is the time when food skewers are put to use probably more frequently than any other time of the year. Skewers can be used all year-long as we did just this past Christmas. Our youngest made Thai   Read More ...

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Guacamole is a favorite for many. It seems even those who really don’t like avocados often still enjoy a good guacamole. That is one of life’s mystery I guess. Anyway, whether you make your own, which is my choice, or buy it ready-made, it seems once the guacamole sits out   Read More ...

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Recently I made a visit to the new Story City Locker. I was so impressed. Everyone on staff was very friendly and helpful. The locker itself was spotless and glistening. I so appreciated how my wide-eyes grandchildren were allowed to walk into the back area and see what was going   Read More ...

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So You Think That Is Cinnamon?   Practically everyone knows cinnamon, and knows it well. Children love cereal laced with cinnamon, graham crackers that are cinnamon flavored, and of course cinnamon toast is a go to favorite.  Cooks and consumers alike know and appreciate that pumpkin pie, apple crisp, and   Read More ...

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Little touches mean a lot. Stocking your refrigerator with you guest’s favorite wine, picking up the dishes when a friend has you over to share a bite, whatever it is, it is appreciated. Well folks, enjoying food on a warmed plate is no different. It doesn’t matter if you are   Read More ...

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Roasted vegetables are so good. They are especially good when they are just a bit crispy, not soft and soggy. Sliced sweet potatoes roasted in the oven are a favorite, as are Yukon golds. One of my family’s favorite side dishes is a huge platter of roasted vegetables. They go   Read More ...

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  Breakfast Braids are easy to make with frozen pastry dough. Check out a previous post about breakfast braids to get the simple directions. To make the breakfast perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or anytime use a cranberry filling! Just prepare the dough as directed in the earlier post. Spread 3 tablespoons   Read More ...

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Holidays meals often center around turkey. Turkey, the traditional ‘bird’ for Thanksgiving can be delicious. Sadly however, it can be dry and not bursting with flavor. Fix that! It is easy! Commercial turkey or chicken, I must admit is not as flavorful as a free-range, organic bird. It really is   Read More ...

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Setting a welcoming table for me is just plain fun. I enjoy having people over for dinner and love all the fuss that goes with it. I want my dining room to look festive no matter what time of year my guests will be over. I use a seasonal, homemade   Read More ...

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For years I have had a large dining room table and love it, especially when family or friends are gathered round to enjoy good food and conversation. I must admit it has taken me just about as many years to ‘train’ my family that the beautiful wood table is not   Read More ...

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