Author Archives: Kellie

About Kellie

For the love of food and cooking, and the adventures both inspire...

Homemade Pretzels

This is my new obsession…  With all the snow days we’ve had lately, I’ve had time to make dough, let it rise, form pretzels, bake and enjoy.  My little guy has had fun with this as well, so I see … Continue reading

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Beer Braised Corned Beef with Cabbage and Potatoes

I don’t have any memory of having this traditional St. Patty’s Day meal in the past, so when I found a recipe that involved braising the corned beef in lager and letting it cook all day in the crock pot, … Continue reading

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Girls Gone Hungry…

A friend of mine started a fun dinner group:  a group of women, as indicated by the title of this post, who will take turns hosting a monthly dinner in.  The job of the hostess is to “feed and liquid” … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pancakes (Bisquick Mix With a Kick)…

I’ve been wanting to make pumpkin pancakes for a while, and found this easy recipe that calls for simply adding a few ingredients to Bisquick or other pancake mix. I was happy with how these pancakes came out, and they … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

This is a great recipe!  I highly recommend for any lover of cupcakes and/or chocolate, and/or caramel!  The recipe can be found on Sally’s Baking Addiction blog.  

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Crunchy Garbanzo Beans

I have been wanting to make these for a while, and finally got around to it on this rainy day. They are tasty, crunchy, and strangely addictive… I never thought I would say that about beans! These are great warm, … Continue reading

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Who Doesn’t Love a Cupcake?

Some are homemade, some have homemade frosting.  My friends Betty and Duncan helped with the others.  All were yummy.

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Another Yummy Lunch on the Farm!

One of my February vacation adventures with my son was a trip to the farm.  I had a lovely visit with the three lovely ladies who live there, and we shared a delicious lunch together!        

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Chili Mango Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today I felt like having chocolate chip cookies, as it had been quite a while since I last made these sweet, buttery treats. The recipe on the side of the Nestle Tollhouse Morsels bag + Trader Joe’s chili spiced dried … Continue reading

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Dinner at Sea 40

Several months ago we enjoyed dinner at Sea 40 in Lewiston, ME.  It was our first visit, and we were with friends, so we opted for the Hibachi table figuring it would be tasty and entertaining.

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