parmesan garlic zoodle salad

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I am in LOVE with the Vegetti spiralizer. You can make veggie noodles of every kind, and my favorite are zucchini noodles (also referred to as “zoodles”.) I have discovered that I don’t like to cook them. Even a little bit of cooking will make them soggy and watery. The best way to eat them…

{slow cooker} hawaiian kalua pig

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Aloha, Friends! My darling friend Ann, over at Sumptuous Spoonfuls Blog, made Kalua Pig for a recent Luau she attended (among other Hawaiian delicacies.) I just love her blog and photos. She’s such a talented lady, and definitely one of my Facebook “besties.” Hi, Ann! *waves. Authentic Kalua Pig is cooked in an imu, which…

simply delicious strawberry cake {or don’t follow stupid cake instructions when you know they’re wrong}

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My little grandgirl Chloe requested all things strawberry for her 4th birthday party. I decided only the best would do, and went online to look for an amazing strawberry cake recipe with strawberry frosting. Paula Deen’s recipe is highly praised by almost everyone who’s made it. And it’s pretty much exactly the same no matter…