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American Flag Cookie Pizza

You may recall this dessert: And if you don’t, I’m glad we decided to revisit it for a festive American flag cookie pizza. If you haven’t tried this, you really should! I love this dessert. It’s celebration food at its … Continue reading

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Raspberry-Strawberry Cream Cake

This cake looks very fancy. It’s a bit of extra work, but it’s definitely a show-stopper. Four layers of cake are separated by layers of whipped cream with strawberries or raspberry custard. At once rich and cakey and light and … Continue reading

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Fresh Strawberry Pie

I love fresh strawberry pie. But here’s what I don’t love: knowing that most strawberry pies are made with either strawberry gelatin or a package of strawberry goo. I like to know what I’m feeding my family, first of all; … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cheesecake Swirl Bars

Cheesecake is one of those foods that makes any occasion feel special. And I’m a big fan – but it’s so rich, that if you have any leftovers, it can be kind of daunting, trying to finish it off. So … Continue reading

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Soft Pretzel Showdown!: Homemade v. Store-bought

My kids really enjoy getting a soft pretzel for a special treat. And I like to, as well – so it’s not hard to convince me to spend a few dollars on one to share! It’s something my kids have … Continue reading

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Bread Machine French Bread

Think that your bread machine is limited to brick-shaped loaves? Think again. This recipe makes two long, narrow loaves. Cut in 1″ slices and toasted, this bread is perfect to float in French onion soup with melted cheese on top. … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas for a Crowd

Fajitas are a fun party food, but trying to get all the different components to be ready at the same time can be frustrating. That’s why this recipe is such a help: the meat and the vegetables cooking is very … Continue reading

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