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How to Make French Toast

French toast is delicious. Cut in sticks and dipped in syrup or eaten with a fork and knife, it just seems special. This recipe is one of my family’s favorites. Try a special syrup – real maple, or even berry … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Pecan Jumbo Muffins

I love the ease of these muffins. Make up a few mixes ahead of time, and you can have them on your brunch table in 35 minutes. How’s that for making breakfast easy?? These are jumbo muffins because they’re absolutely … Continue reading

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Maple Chai French Toast Bake

My family loves French toast. But I don’t love all the messy dipping, attempting to get the soaked bread to the griddle without creating a lake of egg and milk on the counter, and how making French toast inevitably means … Continue reading

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Homemade buns in under an hour (hamburger, sub roll, or hot dog)

Yes, I know what you’re thinking: didn’t we already post a homemade bun recipe?? (Yes, we did.) But that recipe requires a respectable rising time, and so there’s no last-minute switching possible: if you haven’t started the dough several hours … 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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Mexican Pizzas

I grew up eating these tasty mini pizzas. I have no idea where my mom discovered this recipe, but I’m so glad she did. It’s so simple to prepare – you can go from thinking you want this for dinner … Continue reading

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Reuben bread

I love corned beef, and I always have things I traditionally do with the inevitable leftovers. This year, I decided to make a filled bread using some traditional Reuben sandwich ingredients – corned beef, Swiss cheese, mustard, and sauerkraut. The … Continue reading

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Make-Ahead Muffins, Two Ways

The holidays are a busy time. It’s a challenge to get dinner on the table…let alone a homemade, healthy dinner that everyone likes. So one of my favorite strategies is making things ahead of time. When afternoon dinner prep time … Continue reading

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Homemade Stuffing

Growing up, my mom’s choice of stuffing for Thanksgiving was Stove Top from a box. I think that she liked that, once her kids were old enough, they could mix it up instead of her – taking one holiday meal … Continue reading

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