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Iced London Fog Latte Recipe

Iced London Fog Latte

My daughter’s favorite tea is Earl Grey. A few years ago, I came across a recipe for London Fog. It’s a hot Earl Grey Latte that’s often sweetened with a little honey. With the temperatures rising here in the south, we thought it would be fun to come up with an iced version of her […]

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How To Make Iced Mocha At Home

A mason jar of iced mocha topped with whipped cream and chocolate syrup.

With temperatures starting to climb, I’m ready to change things up in my coffee routine and this homemade iced mocha fits the bill perfectly. If you’ve been a reader and newsletter subscriber for some time, you know how much I love my coffee. While I still prefer black, hot coffee first thing in the morning, […]

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Homemade Apple Pie Recipes

Freshly baked apple pie, shown here baked in a cast iron skillet, but could also be baked in a regular pie tin.

There’s a reason they call it “As American As Apple Pie”. We have certainly perfected this simple little treat over the years. Below you will find two of my favorite homemade apple pie recipes. The first is a little more involved (but certainly well worth the little extra effort), while the second recipe is easy enough even […]

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Homemade Chocolate Pie

Homemade chocolate pie with meringue topping

Yum, is there anything better than a nice slice of homemade chocolate pie for dessert when you have a hankering for something chocolate? If you ask me there isn’t so it’s about time I shared one of my favorite pie recipes. Enjoy! Homemade Chocolate Pie Recipe 2 cups sugar 1 cup flour 5 eggs (separate yolks […]

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Homemade Fish Fry Mix Recipe

Fried fish cooked to perfection using homemade fish fry mix, served with lemon and tartar sauce.

I have a confession to make. I don’t fry fish most of the year, even though it’s a family favorite, especially when I use this homemade fish fry mix recipe to make the coating. The problem is that I don’t like the smell in the house. It lingers, no matter how careful you are or […]

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Tender Shortening Pie Crust Recipe

Here's how to make a tender pie crust from scratch using shortening.

Some of my favorite desserts and treats are homemade pies. What makes a great pie? A tender crust that melts in your mouth, but one that’s also strong enough to hold whatever delicious pie filling you put into it. That’s what this tender shortening pie crust does. I hope you try the recipe. Print Tender […]

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Flaky Pie Crust Recipe

Here's my favorite recipe for flaky pie crust.

Is there anything better than a flaky pie crust? If you’re in the mood to bake a pie, give this simple recipe a try. The key is minimal ingredients and as little handling as possible. I’ve tried to make the directions as clear as possible. Give it a try, but like with other “simple” recipes […]

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Instant Pot Curry Chicken

Try this simple recipe for instant pot curry chicken. Great over rice.

I’m back with another family favorite as of late. This instant pot curry chicken dish comes together in a snap. It’s a great recipe if you’re new to instant pot and pressure cooking. There aren’t a lot of ingredients and no complicated instructions. It’s also a great introduction to using the saute function on your […]

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