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“Golf Ball” Bread

So, my mom got this recipe from a friend when I was little.  It has always been a family favorite.  When I was young, somehow I nicknamed it “golf ball bread” and we’ve been calling it that ever since.  🙂  The bread does freeze well after it is baked, but there is never any left to freeze at our house.…

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Easy Garlic Bread

If you want semi-homemade garlic bread instead of that stuff from the freezer aisle, here is a quick go to recipe!  Its not even really a recipe, just a method I suppose.  I love that you can throw it in the oven alongside whatever else you are baking. -First, buy a loaf of nice Italian bread from your local bakery.…

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Chicken Enchiladas + an amazing tip!

These were tasty!  Why, oh why, can I not seem to remember to take a picture?  I have tried another chicken enchilada recipe, but I think I like this one better.  This recipe has a homemade creamy, cheesy white sauce as where the other recipe uses a can of cream of chicken soup as part of the sauce base.  This…

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Our Go-To Pizza Sauce

Our go-to pizza sauce recipe is super simple and freezes great!  I got it from this cookbook, which you can read more about in this post on my favorite freezer cookbooks. I can usually get 3-4 pizzas out of one batch of this sauce.  It says to make in the blender/food processor, but I just mix everything by hand with…

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Adventures in bagel making…..(part 1)

This is actually my 2nd attempt at bagel making.  I posted on the Facebook page recently about freezing bagels and about Panera’s bagel Tuesday deal.  Lately, our Panera actually seems to be out of our favorite bagels by the time I get there at the late hour of 9:30am.  Not sure why they wouldn’t make more for bagel Tuesdays, but…

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Cheesy Chicken Bundles

This tasty recipe is from this cookbook, one of the few I own. I’ll admit, it has a lot of dairy, including butter, so it may not be a healthy choice, but it sure is delicious.  It’s so kid friendly and grown up friendly.  I pretty sure everyone will love it, so just try it. Cheesy Chicken Bundles 1 cup…

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My Favorite Freezer Cooking Cookbooks

I don’t actually keep a lot of cookbooks.  I am trying to embrace minimalism and plus there is this website called Pinterest where I can save lots of amazing recipes.  🙂  However, I have a few I go back to time and again.  Here they are: 1. Once-A-Month Cooking This was the very first freezer cooking cookbook I purchased.  We…

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