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Thanksgiving Turkey

This year, we hosted our first Thanksgiving. I had never been in charge of all of the dishes before and was super nervous! I worried that it wouldn’t turn out, the turkey would be too dry, nothing would be done on time, and that it would be a failure, basically. My mother-in-law was coming up…… Continue reading Thanksgiving Turkey

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

I told you that I have an insatiable sweet tooth already, which I’m sure you’ve long since realized. And the pumpkin! I long for the fall season mainly because of pumpkin everything. I take every chance I get to incorporate pumpkin into my cooking and baking – I just love it THAT much. Chris and…… Continue reading Pumpkin Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Snickerdoodles

I saw a recipe on Pinterest that caught my attention this weekend. I love pumpkin, and with fall approaching, I thought it was the perfect timing to try this cookie recipe out! The combination of pumpkin, cream cheese, and the cinnamon sugar topping made for a delicious treat! Pumpkin Cream Cheese Snickerdoodles Prep Time: 1…… Continue reading Pumpkin Cream Cheese Snickerdoodles

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Chicken Tikka Masala

This is one of my favorite recipes, one I come back to time and time again when I’m in the mood for Indian food – which is always! Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe from Allrecipes.com Ingredients 1 cup yogurt 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper 2…… Continue reading Chicken Tikka Masala

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Buttermilk Corn Bread

I first had this cornbread at my aunt’s house, and it is completely to DIE for! It is, hands-down, the best cornbread I’ve ever had. Even with doubling the batch, it’s gone before you know it. (I would highly recommend doubling the batch. You won’t be able to keep your hands off!) Here’s the recipe:…… Continue reading Buttermilk Corn Bread

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The World’s Best Carrot Cake

For Chris’s birthday, I wanted to make a cake that was spectacular. One that would be drooled over and sought after for years to come. I found just the cake from my sister, who had made it for my mom’s birthday, as well. She discovered the recipe on Pinterest, through Sally’s Baking Addiction. I love…… Continue reading The World’s Best Carrot Cake

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Oatmeal Cream Pies

I have a serious sweet tooth. Like an, “I want sweets every day,” kind of sweet tooth. One of my favorite kinds of cookies are Little Debbie’s Oatmeal Creme Pies. I’ve loved them ever since I was little, and begged my mom to get them at the grocery store. I haven’t actually had any of…… Continue reading Oatmeal Cream Pies

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Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes

For Valentine’s Day this year, Chris and I decided against giving big gifts. Although it was our first Valentine’s Day as a married couple, we wanted to be more fiscally aware and what with all of the other spending we had done, we wanted it to be more about us, rather than focusing on gifts.…… Continue reading Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes

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Cilantro Basil Pesto Pasta

I’m a huge lover of pasta. Not only is it delicious, but it’s super easy and quick to make. You can never go wrong with pasta, either. I found this recipe on Pinterest and was dying to try it out. Cilantro Basil Pesto Pasta Adapted from veganfamilyrecipes.com Here’s the ingredients: 4 cups uncooked pasta 1/2…… Continue reading Cilantro Basil Pesto Pasta