stuffed pizza puff

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When you first read through the directions on how to make this delicious pizza puff you might think it sounds complicated. Believe me, it’s really not. Once you start you’ll see how intuitive the recipe is, and discover how easy it is to make a unique, yummy appetizer in about 30 minutes! Feel free to…

minnesota maple soda

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While we were visiting the north shore of Lake Superior in August, I discovered maple soda! It was offered at a few of our favorite establishments, and when I asked how it’s made, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that it’s composed of only two healthy, delicious ingredients. I just knew I had to…

apple pie smoothie

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I spent the day with one of my besties today. We had a yummy lunch of turkey bratwurst and salad, on her gorgeous screened in gazebo/porch, and then we watched the movie, Sisters, starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. It was exactly the sort of goofy, (somewhat raunchy) humor that I needed today. I love…

apple strudel cheesecake pie

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So it had been a few days since I’d made dessert and Jeff and Grace were sort of hinting that I make something. I decided to reach back into my old recipe collection and make this tried and true favorite. It’s sort of a cross between apple strudel, cheesecake, and apple pie. Thus, the name.…