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Southern Collard Greens

You've gotta try cooking collards from scratch. Such a tasty treat and surprisingly easy to make.

Around here it’s a tradition to eat Collard Greens on New Year’s Day. But don’t stop there. These delicious leafy green vegetables cooked in crispy bacon with some onion, garlic and spices are delicious all winter long. Put on a pot of these, let them cook for a good 2 hours and make sure you […]

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Christmas Morning Frittata

With young children in the house, you don’t usually get much of a Christmas morning breakfast. Hubby and I usually just grab a cup of coffee and munch on a few cookies while we open presents. Once things have settled down a bit, I make a big frittata that we have as a late breakfast, […]

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Spiced Pineapple Pork

If you’re getting tired of having the same old ham or turkey for Christmas Dinner, or are looking for something simple but impressive for a Holiday party, give this spiced pineapple pork a try. The tenderloin is always nice and tender and the fruit and spices add a lot of extra flavor. Of course this […]

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Holiday Sausages in Homemade Barbecue Sauce

I’m sure you’ve come across a variation of this recipe or tasted something similar at a potluck. This little smoked sausages in barbecue sauce make a perfect holiday treat. You can serve them right away, or pour everything into a slow cooker to keep warm. Either way they are very delicious and always a crowd […]

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Making Spiced Nuts

Today is St. Nikolaus Day. I’ll share some of our family traditions a little later, but it’s typically the day I make up a big batch of spiced nuts. These will store well until Christmas in an air-tight container… but who am I kidding, this first batch never lasts until the 25th. These also make […]

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Holiday Spinach Dip

I like to keep the  ingredients for this festive dip on hand in December. I can whip up some dip and serve it with crackers when friends stop by and it’s always a big hit at pot lucks. Of course I also make a batch for Christmas Day. We often get together with our extended […]

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