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Iced Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

It’s been quite a while since I last baked. Baking takes precision, measuring, several bowls … all excesses that I just haven’t had time for recently. I’ve been working hard on writing, taking care of my children all the while. Life, it just keeps moving no matter how much you wish it would slow down …

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Roasted Artichoke Hearts

I was leafing through the November issue of Martha Stewart Living the other morning when I saw a recipe for baked artichoke hearts. It sounded interesting, and as luck would have it, I’d just purchased some frozen artichoke hearts and they were aching to be used. At first, the plan was to serve this to …

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10-Minute Salsa Chicken

Thinly sliced chicken breasts are cooked to tender and then smothered with salsa and cheddar cheese in this 10-Minute Salsa Chicken recipe. Of course, I knew it was a school day for Will the other day, but I felt like there was still plenty of time before the rush and routine of getting ready to …

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Watermelon Granita recipe

Watermelon Granita

Mmm, what’s better than a cool, refreshing and fruity dessert? One that costs next to nothing to make! Get the watermelon on sale and whip up a batch of this. (This recipe is part of The $7 Dinner Challenge.)

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Slow Cooker Ratatouille

When the Disney movie Ratatouille came out, I wondered what on Earth could be so special about ratatouille. It sounds like it could be a pasta dish, though it isn’t, so I was picturing a rotini with squash or something. As it turns out, the results were better than i imagined they would be. Paige …

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