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Vegetarian Mexican Casserole

I love casseroles, but my children are just starting to appreciate them. And often, when I can get one of my children to eat a dish, my other kids won’t touch it. This one is an exception. The combination of … Continue reading

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3-Way Cincinnati Chili

This is not your typical chili recipe. It is Cincinnati chili, which is a huge deal in southwestern Ohio, and not very well-known elsewhere. I grew up with this recipe. It’s full of spices and seasonings, which makes for a … 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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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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Thin Crust Barbecue Pulled Pork Pizzas

I love pizza…but even I get a little tired of my kids’ preferred toppings. Have you guessed them yet?? Plain cheese, or pepperoni. Sigh. I love having leftover pulled pork on hand, because I find a lot of fun different … Continue reading

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Mini Quiche Tarts

These mini quiche tarts are great: equally at home in at brunch, as hors d’oeuvres, or as a kid-friendly  after-school snack or main dish. Even better: they’re packed with spinach and bacon! Yum! If you’re trying to eat healthier, simply … Continue reading

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Ham and Swiss Party Pinwheels

This is a fun recipe. I’ll freely admit that the varying intense flavors in these pinwheels make them more of an adult appetizer than a typical “kid-friendly” appetizer. No loss there, though: more for us! These are seriously delicious pinwheels, … Continue reading

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Mini Cheese Balls & Homemade Parmesan Crackers

My latest post for Martin’s Supermarkets is Mini Cheese Balls & Homemade Parmesan Crackers.  The red & green cheese balls would look wonderful on your holiday table. The homemade crackers are thick and sturdy enough to hold up to the … Continue reading

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Quiche Muffins

My latest post for Martin’s Supermarkets is Quiche Muffins. These work well for a variety of situations, including for school lunches, family dinner, to have in the freezer for a fast breakfast, as appetizers for a party…in other words, they’re … Continue reading

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Baked Spaghetti

I grew up in a family that served spaghetti with the pasta sauce already added to the spaghetti. (My mom, in fact, claims that it tastes even better reheated the next day.) When I had my first spaghetti dinner with … Continue reading

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