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Got Milk? Milk for a brighter future

Reading by the fireplace

I have very picky eaters. They go through phases. One of my girls will eat everything in sight, then nothing the next day, or an entire week. I try not to worry; but as a parent, it’s hard. I’m always a little relieved when we start our bedtime routine.…

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Black eyed pea salsa

My mother is very superstitious. I don’t consider myself to be. However, I intentionally don’t walk under ladders, and I might worry a bit if I broke a mirror. Here we are, the New Year is upon us. Every year, my mother opens a can of black eyed peas and insists we all take at least one bite.…

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Amazing Turkey Pot Pie Recipe

I’m having a hard time believing it’s November already. With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, I thought it might be a good time to learn (again) how to cook a turkey. My mother has been trying to teach me for years.…

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Perfect Pumpkin Cheesecake

This time of year, I really like to be in the kitchen. I love to bake. Getting out my grandmother’s recipes brings back wonderful memories of her. She taught me a lot of what I know. One of my favorite things to make is a combination of two of her recipes.…