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BBQ Lil’ Smokies

I love BBQ Lil’ Smokies! There are so many different ways you can fix these. I have used a recipe where I wrapped them in crescent rolls. I have wrapped them in bacon. And one of my all time favorite ways to fix them is with grape jelly! It makes them have this delicious bbq …

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Chinese Sweet Biscuits

One of my favorite things to eat at our local Chinese restaurant is the Chinese Sweet Biscuits that they have. After studying them for a few visits, I figured out that they are nothing more than biscuit dough that has been rolled up and fried and then rolled in sugar. SUPER easy and will be …

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Homemade Cheez Its

I told you I that I was gonna make some Homemade Cheez its! One thing is for sure, this recipe is SO yummy! I have been sitting on this recipe for several months. It comes from an old cookbook that a friend of mine owns. She let me borrow it to look through it and …

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How to Make Your Very Own Paula Deen House Seasoning

This copycat Paula Deen House Seasoning is the perfect blend for just about anything you happen to be making. Goes great on fish, chicken, beef, potatoes, veggies, side dishes and more! I love making homemade seasoning mixes! It never dawned on me until a couple of years ago that it is so much cheaper and …

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Cashew Brittle

I first saw this recipe for Cashew Brittle being made on Down Home with Neely’s (yes I am a Food Network Junkie). I knew the minute I watched Gina make this that it was going to be on my “to make” list.

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Chocolate Syrup

My son is a major chocolate milk drinker. He can go through two bottles of syrup a week ( you know the Hershey brand right?). Anyway, I started looking for a homemade version of chocolate syrup and of course, The Hillbilly Housewife had just the recipe I needed! Have I mentioned how much I love …

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Homemade Corn Tortillas

I had the pleasure last week of playing with my new kitchen gadget–my tortilla maker! If you do not have one of these, let me tell you, they make the whole homemade corn tortilla process SO MUCH EASIER (and they are delicious and don’t taste like cardboard)!

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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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Key Lime Pie

I discovered a new favorite pie of mine this past week — Key Lime Pie. The tartness of the lime mixed with the amazing flavors of graham cracker crust and whipped cream, it makes this dessert to die for!

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Homemade Funnel Cake

Making homemade funnel cake is one of our favorite things to do–and it is SO easy! I used to buy the box of premade funnel cake mix at the store, until I found this recipe online. It works wonderfully well and it is so scrumptious. WARNING–this food is not good for dieters. Just looking at …

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Fried Cream Cheese Wontons

I love Chinese food. I could live on it morning, noon, and night. Of course our budget cannot handle eating Chinese out every night, so I had to find a way to make our favorites at home for a small fraction of the cost. One of my favorite things are these delicious Fried Cream Cheese …

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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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Blackberry Pie

Since I have been trying my hand at cooking from scratch, I decided to try making a fresh Blackberry pie. I love Apple Pie, and Peach Pie, but didn’t have any of those fruits on hand. I love blackberries, so I purchased some and brought them home! It’s a wonder I had any left to …

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Sausage Cheese Dip

This is my all time favorite dip in the whole world. I could go swimming in this stuff! If you are a lover of cheese, sausage, rotel, and tortilla chips, then you will want to make this Sausage Cheese Dip yourself.

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