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Breakfast, Desserts -

This cream cheese frosting recipe is so easy. All you have to do is combine all the ingredients and beat together until creamy. This frosting is perfect on cinnamon rolls or cake.

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Breakfast, Desserts -

Cinnamon rolls rank right up there with chocolate as one of the greatest treats ever. The husband will say bacon but as always he’s wrong. There is nothing better than starting your day with a hot cup of coffee (or a London Fog) and a warm gooey cinnamon roll. This cinnamon roll recipe has been a family favorite during the cold weather months and the teens always ask for it once the leaves start to turn color. This year I thought I would share the recipe and even have the husband help. After taking about twice as long, drinking half...

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Taco'bout Tasty -

This recipe came to be because I put a whole chicken in a crockpot, left to go hiking and came home hours later without going to the grocery store. Yes I forgot a few needed ingredients to finish making chicken noodle soup and there was no way I was heading to the store. Digging through the refrigerator I found some corn tortillas, sour cream, chipotles in adobo sauce and cilantro. When I picked up the cilantro I knew what must be done. Chicken Tortilla Soup. It must have been years since I last had this amazing and flavorful soup. You...

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Za'atar -

Lately I have been spending a lot of time working with spices and spice mixes. I really love trying new spices, spice combinations and seeing what works with what. Thats where Za’atar came along.Za’atar is used throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean on meats, breads and vegetables. It is made with sumac, toasted sesame seeds, thyme and some versions even add oregano.For this recipe I mixed a tablespoon of olive oil with a tablespoon of Za’atar, rubbed the mixture over the pork loin and marinated the pork loin in the Za’atar mixture for a few hours.This pork loin turned out...

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Drinks -

I have been stuck with a wonderful cold for the past two weeks (thanks better half). You know what I mean… coughing, sneezing, runny nose, sore throat etc. I am finally beginning to feel better but my throat is still a little sore and you can only drink so many Hot Toddies, or can you?While searching the inter webs for a new concoction that would help my throat and maybe just make me feel a bit better I came across the medicine ball. The medicine ball is a drink from Starbucks that many people have been ordering to help alleviate...

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