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No Churn Ice Cream (Chocolate Oreo)

This rich, no churn chocolate ice cream filled with everyone’s favorite cookie-well, I’m assuming that is an Oreo-requires no ice cream machine and only 5 ingredients. This ought to get you through summer! No churn ice cream appears to have been invented by Nigella Lawson.  If you’ve never had no churn ice cream, well, welcome …

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Stuffed Mexican Peppers with Cheese and Corn

Stuffed Mexican peppers with cheese and corn are perfect as a side dish or a main course. Rich and flavorful, these poblanos will soon become a family favorite. Everyone requests them. I just ate the last of the stuffed Mexican peppers that I made when Alex was home. These are so good I can’t believe …

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S’mores Bars with Nuts

S’mores Bars. Lacking a campfire, this one is pretty good. Sticking to the traditional components of Hershey bars, graham crackers and marshmallows-this s’mores bar with nuts will please anyone. And you can serve them year round! S’mores bars have three standards. Graham crackers, marshmallows and Hershey bars. It doesn’t require a campfire though. Made quickly, …

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My Mom’s Secret Coleslaw Recipe

This is my mom’s special coleslaw recipe. She always made it with purple cabbage, sugar and celery seed. What can I say? This is pretty special coleslaw! (This is an updated post from July, 2014) My mom’s homemade coleslaw is unlike any cabbage salad I’ve ever made. And that’s exactly what coleslaw is. The term …

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Roasted Carrots with Hazelnut and Raisin Topping/They Don’t Have This in China

Roasted Carrots with a brown butter hazelnut topping will have everyone asking for seconds. Yes, carrots are a simple vegetable, but there is nothing simplistic about this delectable recipe. This is an updated post from 2015. Roasted Carrots. Really? How can something so simple be so incredibly good? As I was going through my recipe …

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