Archive for November, 2012
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Pioneer Woman Potatoes

I’ve been wanting to make these potatoes for a long time and I finally got around to it.  Why did I wait? Ree calls them Crash Hot Potatoes, but I’ll just call them Pioneer Woman… Read more »

November 26, 2012 | Sides
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A Little Black Friday Cheer-Giveaway Closed

The winner of the beautiful wreath is Melanie Johnson. Congratulations! It’s Black Friday and I’m trying not to stress.   All the people fighting for that last $10 DVD player and camping out for whatever… Read more »

November 22, 2012 | Miscellaneous
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Cranberry Salsa

We eat Thanksgiving-type foods throughout the season in our house. Candied sweet potatoes, dressing, and green bean casserole are reserved for the big day, but one day a year is just not enough for turkey,… Read more »

November 21, 2012 | Snacks & Drinks
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Slow Cooker Taco Soup AND A Book Review

My friend, Lela, gave me an advance copy of her newest book Who Peed on My Yoga Mat?, and  I read the whole thing in one sitting! It’s a collection of essays about family and… Read more »

November 19, 2012 | Soup and Salad
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10 Essential Kitchen Tools You Might Not Own

I haven’t been cooking too much this summer, have you?  In Northwest Arkansas, temperatures are at or above 100 right now, and I cannot even think of turning on the stove!  We’ve been eating a… Read more »

November 16, 2012 | Miscellaneous
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Slow Cooker Senate Bean Soup

This is meal #4 from that Petit Jean Ham.  Meal #1 was Baked Ham, #2 was Party Ham Sandwiches, Meal #3 was regular old ham sandwiches last night, and tonight it’s Slow Cooker Senate Bean… Read more »

November 15, 2012 | Soup and Salad
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Party Ham Sandwiches

I told you I’d give 2 different ways to use the leftover ham.  This is meal 2 from the Baked Petit Jean Ham: Party Ham Sandwiches.  You don’t have to have a party to eat… Read more »

November 13, 2012 | Sandwiches
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How to Cook a Ham for the Holidays

On Thanksgiving in our house, turkey may be the star, but the ham often steals the show.  A good quality, smoked ham is hard to mess up, and easily feeds a big crowd.  I think… Read more »

November 13, 2012 | Main Dishes
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Slow Cooker French Dips

         

November 9, 2012 | Sandwiches
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Pumpkin Pie Dip

*****GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED.  Congratulations to the winner, Laura Smith.*****     It’s another giveaway! I said earlier that I LOVE the Northwest Arkansas Boutique Show. I really do. My friends at the show gave me… Read more »

November 1, 2012 | Desserts, Snacks & Drinks