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Corn Muffins – Savory or Sweet

I love cornbread, and it’s a family favorite! These corn muffins are wonderful with BBQ or piped with raspberry preserve for brunch. My children love both options, and mini-muffins are the perfect portion size for toddlers. Makes 12 large muffins / 36 mini muffins Ingredients: *  3 cups all-purpose flour *  1 cup sugar * […]

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The Joy of Cooking and Being a New Mom

I love to cook. I love to bake. If there’s a bake sale at work, I am participating. I plan my Thanksgiving menu around Labor Day. I devour food magazines the way others devour fashion magazines, though I love those too. I’ve spent Saturday mornings picking out meat to marinate that night for Sunday night […]

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Where’s the Middle Ground: Kids and Restaurants

“Oh, come on! There has to be some middle ground!” The woman yelled, as she whipped off her glasses and turned in her seat. She was scolding my husband and me because our kids were being loud in the restaurant. She was there first and wanted to eat and read in peace. She succeeded in startling my children […]

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Cookies Sweet Enough for Easter Brunch!

Easter is right around the corner, and I’ve been trying to find cookies the kids can help make that taste good and look cute too! This is the perfect combination. It’s my favorite sugar cookie recipe that does not require the dough to be refrigerated (who has time to do that?). I made a few […]

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