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Candied Yams

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Here is my grandmother’s recipe for Candied Yams. The oranges are a beautiful complement to the sweet potatoes, they brighten the naturally sweet taste of this highly nutritious tuber. Sweet potatoes are naturally low in Sodium, and are very low in saturated fat and cholesterol. They also a good source of dietary fiber, Vitamin B6 […]

Green Beans Parmesan

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Here is another green bean side dish that would be a good alternative to green bean casserole for Thanksgiving, especially if you want something super fast and easy. The recipe calls for canned green beans but I am sure fresh or frozen would be great too. Green Beans Parmesan 2 cans Cut Green Beans 1 […]

Cinnamon Candied Apples

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Growing up we always drove from Ohio to Centre, Alabama to visit my mom’s side of the family for Christmas. My grandmother made some southern specialties that I grew to love over the years (it was hard letting go of my “Yankee” roots!). Besides my grandmother’s Cornbread Dressing and Candied Yams, there were her Cinnamon […]

French Fried Onion Rings

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Ever have one of those moments, when it seems that out of nowhere an idea enters your head and you wonder why on earth you never thought of it before?? I had one of those moments last night…so much so, that I decided to make French Fried Onions at 11pm! A childhood memory came up […]

Roasted Butternut Squash with Herbes de Provence

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I got this recipe from someone very near and dear to my heart. An amazing woman who was like a second mom to me growing up during those crazy teenage years and on into college, when my own family moved to New Mexico and I stayed behind in Ohio to finish my degree at Ohio […]

Gluten-Free Sage Dressing

Thanksgiving, Gluten-Free, Sage Dressing

  This recipe hails from my Grandma Schmidt in Austin, Minnesota.   It is one of my favorite family recipes. I have very fond memories of making this dressing every Thanksgiving with my dad.  Traditionally, we always stuffed the bird which apparently is not a very safe way of cooking it…but it always came out very […]

Gluten-Free French Onion Rings

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Ufta!  Sorry I haven’t made a post in a couple of days, yesterday was nuts because I had our carpets cleaned and in the excitement of that, I decided to rearrange my pantry…  which led to me painting the pantry…  which led to me painting the boys bathroom!   Ahhh, I love ADHD at times, I […]