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French Silk Pie

Last week we had a pie contest at church. I honestly was sick and tired of boring apple and peach pies, so Kayla and I decided to kick up the pie baking a notch and we made a delicious French Silk Pie. Honestly — it’s the first time I ever made one.

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Cilantro Lime Rice

The other night when I fixed a delicious Mexican meal for my family, I was in the mood for some rice. I didn’t want just plain rice — I wanted something that had flavor and I think I discovered it when I found a recipe on Martha Stewart’s website for Cilantro Lime Rice. OH MY …

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Coconut Cream Pie

I made a new pie this year for Christmas and was totally excited that it actually came out extremely delicious! 🙂 Stephen was craving a Coconut Cream pie and even though I had never made one before, I was pretty sure that it would come out looking good, and hopefully tasting just as good.

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Chess Pie

Over the week with all the Thanksgiving festivities going on, I decided to make an old Southern favorite that I haven’t made in a while — Chess Pie! I’ve made a Chocolate Chess Pie before and shared it on here, but never shared with you my delicious Chess Pie recipe.

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Chocolate Pecan Pie

I have been baking like a mad woman today — 3 pies (one of which I am sharing with you today — Chocolate Pecan Pie), sweet potatoes, one of my two turkeys, eggs for all kinds of things, cornbread for dressing — and the list just keeps going! AHHH! 🙂 My sanity will return sometime …

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How to Make Homemade Gnocchi

Have you seen my recipe yet for Chicken and Gnocchi soup? It tastes JUST LIKE the soup from Olive Garden — no lie. The last few times I made it, I bought store-bought gnocchi. However, I recently learned how to make homemade gnocchi. It is SO easy that I will never buy store-bought again.

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Pecan Pie

My husband loves pecan pie. As I told you before, when he loves something, I do my very best to fix it for him. I am not a fan of pecans. However, this pie turned out to be so. darn. good.

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Amish Friendship Bread

Several years ago, my very good friend Annette gave me a ziplock bag filled with a goo and a recipe on a card labeled “Amish Friendship Bread”. Little did I know that this sweet tasting bread would become a family favorite around here.

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