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14 November, 2018

Pumpkin Pasties (Hand Pies)

Pumpkin Pasties (Hand Pies)
Posted in : bake, baking, cheap, dessert, easy, fall, food, pie, pumpkin, pumpkin spice, quick, snack, sweets, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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I’ve been going through the Harry Potter book series lately, and, on several occasions, pasties are mentioned. I had no idea what a pasty was, so I looked it up one day, after hearing about pumpkin pasties for the second or third time. They’re hand pies, which I had heard of before, but which I had
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1 August, 2018

Bailey’s Chocolate Mug Cake

Bailey’s Chocolate Mug Cake
Posted in : 21, baking, booze, cake, cheap, chocolate, dessert, easy, food, fun, quick, sweets on by : Jeanette Rueb
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This past weekend, this Miss became a Missus! To celebrate, I’m bringing you some delicious, way too easy to make, rich chocolate cake — in a mug! Don’t let the idea of eggy, dry mug cakes deter you. This mug cake is rich, moist, and doesn’t use egg! It’s an awesome dessert to make when
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25 July, 2018

Lemon Blueberry Ice Cream

Lemon Blueberry Ice Cream
Posted in : blueberry, dessert, easy, food, ice cream, lemon, milk, party, sweets on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Last summer, I made my first batch of homemade ice cream. After the Neapolitan was a success, I tried my hand at huckleberry ice cream, which was also good, though I ran into the issue of huckleberries being a little too expensive to use for the whole recipe (note: if you want to imitate the flavor of
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20 June, 2018

Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies

Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies
Posted in : baking, chocolate, cookies, dessert, easy, food, nut, peanut butter, recipe, snack, sweets on by : Jeanette Rueb
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That’s right, you heard me. They’re peanut butter cookies, and they’re stuffed — WITH CHOCOLATE! This cookie escapade started when I went over to my (soon to be) in-laws to discuss wedding plans and came home with a giant bag of chocolates. She wanted the candies to go away because she had bought too many,
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9 May, 2018

1, 2, 3, 4 Cookies

1, 2, 3, 4 Cookies
Posted in : antique, baking, cookies, dessert, easy, food, recipe, snack, sweets, vintage on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Here’s yet another treasure from one of my old cookbooks. This one is brought to you by the 1913 publication, Household Discoveries and Mrs. Curtis’s Cook Book. 1, 2, 3, 4 cookies get their name from their ingredient list, which is based around 1 cup of butter, 2 cups of sugar, 3 cups of flour,
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28 February, 2018

1912 Molasses Pie

1912 Molasses Pie
Posted in : antique, baking, dessert, food, intermediate, pie, sweets, vintage on by : Jeanette Rueb
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This recipe was quite an adventure. The recipe for molasses pie that I found was tucked away in a 106 year-old book that I picked up at an antique store. The recipe consisted of the ingredients for filling and topping two pies, and the instructions for baking amounted to “bake in one crust, remove from
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7 June, 2015

Peach Dumplings

Peach Dumplings
Comments : 1 Posted in : dessert, food, foodie, fruit, funny, humor, peach, recipe, summer, sweets, Uncategorized on by : Jeanette Rueb
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As some of you may know, I love peaches. Peach anything: peach drinks, peach soap, (yes, I own peach soap), peach-colored things, and, above all, peach sweets! I found a recipe for peach “dumplings” and they looked amazing, so, naturally, I had to try my hand at making them.   My summer co-op has me
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4 May, 2015

Banana Split Cake

Banana Split Cake
Comments : 1 Posted in : baking, birthday, cake, dessert, food, funny, humor, Kraft, recipe, sweets, Uncategorized on by : Jeanette Rueb
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My mom posted to my Facebook recipe page hinting in a not-so-subtle way that she wanted me to make her this banana split cake. As far as refrigerator cakes go, it seemed like an easy enough job, so I hitched a ride to the grocery store and stocked up on supplies. Walmart is a great
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