Labor Day Menu…with Less Labor!

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Labor Day meals shouldn’t put you in a sweat. Here are three tasty dishes that will be a hit with your guests. And you can make them the day before, so you can actually get a break along with everyone else! Easy Crock Pot Pulled Pork Sure, slow cooked pork in a smoker is amazing, but here’s a way to … Read More

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Coco-Banana Topping and Taco Feast!

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On Daytime Tri-Cities, I shared an old family favorite, plus one that will soon be! First, here’s my simple recipe for Taco Meat. Once made, you can use it in so many ways…tacos, burritos, nachos, taco salad… our house, here’s two of our tricks: For tacos, we take a flour tortilla, spread it with refried beans, and wrap it around … Read More

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Strawberry Season!

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It’s strawberry season here in East Tennessee! Here are a few ways to enjoy this seasonal treat that you might not have thought of before. They’re ‘berry’ good!   Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar ½ cup strawberry coulis (recipe below) ½ cup olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste 1 tsp poppy seeds, optional … Read More

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Mother’s Day Pound Cake on Daytime Tri-Cities

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Anytime I would ask my mom what I could bake for her, she would always request my Sour Cream Pound Cake. She liked hers ‘plain’, but this simple, yet versatile dessert can accompany so many wonderful flavors. I’ve included two of my favorite variations with the recipe, here: I had fun sharing this family favorite on WJHL-11’s Daytime Tri-Cities. This is the perfect cake … Read More

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The Best Cupcake You’ve Ever Had….plus a Bonus

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Now that springtime is here, we start seeing daffodils, Easter baskets, and rabbits everywhere we go. So I thought it would be the perfect time to share two of my own unique creations: Velveteen Rabbit Cupcakes and Bunny Money. They’re sure to get your family hopping…for more!   The Velveteen Rabbit Cupcake was inspired by a dear friend who had … Read More

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Come Live It Up!

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For my local friends, you can come see me at Live It Up! this Tuesday night, March 10, at 6:3o PM at Celebration Church. Ladies of all ages get a free dinner, free childcare, and a sample of my famous Lemon Pound Cake..and I’ll even show you how to make it! I’ll also share some music and share from my … Read More

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Homemade Pizza Made Easy

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Homemade Pizza Made Easy   The aroma of fresh baked pizza wafting from your own oven is hard to beat. Why settle for frozen or take and bake when you can create handmade pizza from scratch? It’s easier than you think, even if you’ve never used yeast before. This is the recipe I’ve been using to make pizza for my … Read More

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Super Bowl Super Snacks

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The Super Bowl means it’s time for some super snacks for your family and friends. Here’s a few ideas to help make your celebration fun, easy, and super tasty!   Cookie Dough Dip Edible cookie dough (thanks to no eggs), is shaped in the form of a football and covered with a thin layer of Nutella. Use pretzels or your … Read More

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Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

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Everyone loves special drinks for the holidays…pumpkin spice latte, hot cocoa, and egg nog. I’ve notice that peppermint mocha is a new holiday favorite, and I thought those flavors would make a tasty cupcake. So here’s my take on a Peppermint Mocha…in cupcake form! Recipes are my modifications from ones found in Mini Cupcakes by Leslie Fiet, and The Whimsical Bake … Read More

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