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Make your own brown sugar

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This morning my husband decided to make oatmeal. He likes brown sugar and cinnamon in his oatmeal but I realized that I had used the last of the brown sugar making peanut butter cookies on Saturday. Then I remembered how easy it is to make brown sugar. I mixed up a batch and now my husband is happily eating his oatmeal.

Main Dishes Recipes

Auntie’s Meatballs

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This recipe is based off my Aunt Lorraine’s meatballs. She makes them every year for Christmas Eve and you better be quick because they get devoured! I have made a few changes to the recipe but I will always think of them as her meatballs.

Homemade meatballs are amazing and much easier to make than most people think. I make a huge batch of these then freeze them. They can be used for spaghetti and meatballs, meatball sandwiches, swedish meatballs or as a topping for pizza. I make my meatballs on the smaller size so they are more versatile.

Main Dishes Recipes Side dishes

Homemade hamburgers and oven baked fries

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When I was out at the store today, I decided that I really wanted hamburgers for dinner. I also stumbled upon an interesting recipe for oven baked fries which inspired the ones I made tonight. Bingo – we have a dinner plan!

Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast burritos

breakfast burrito

After having an entire week off from cooking, having been on a cruise ship for a week, I have to ease back into the cooking routine. Breakfast sounds like a great way to do this! I had previously taken some pictures of my breakfast burritos but I deleted them by accident so I just had to make one this morning. 

Main Dishes Recipes


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I probably should have posted this yesterday for Cinco de Mayo, but if you are looking for a great way to spice up your dinner this week, these enchiladas are the way to go!