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Mashed Potatoes with Horseradish

The humble dish of Mashed Potatoes gets a revamp in this recipe, with the help of fresh Horseradish, ground White Peppercorns, sour cream and butter. Whip the ingredients together, serve with even more butter and garnish with simple garden herbs.

Blackening Seasoning
Blackening Seasoning for Fish or Chicken

Blackening Seasoning is a Louisiana inspired herb and spice blend that adds a robust flavor to fish, chicken and other foods.

Decorated Eggnog Cranberry Cheesecake
No Bake Cranberry Eggnog Cheesecake

Cranberry Eggnog Cheesecake combines two of the most popular flavors of the holidays. A classic graham cracker crust is the base. Then cranberry jam is spooned onto it, followed by a light, almost mousse-like, eggnog flavored cream cheese topping. Perfect…

Bail Jar containing Cranberry Jam
Simple Cranberry Jam Recipe

This recipe is for a small batch of jam using fresh cranberries, sugar, water and just a splash of orange juice. Spread it on bread, toast, or crackers, add it to a cheese board, dollop it on cheesecake and yogurt….

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Carrot Ginger Coconut Soup
Carrot, Ginger, and Coconut Soup

Some of my favorite flavors combine in this deliciously hearty soup. Carrot, Ginger and Coconut soup will ‘warm your cockles’ (it means something pleasant that makes us feel good,) on a cold winter’s day. Made in an Instant Pot, it…

Slice of Apple Pie
The Best Apple Crumb Pie

This Apple Crumb Pie really is the best! It is so delicious, a little different and fit for royalty! Apparently the late Queen Elizabeth II was a fan of Apple Crumb Pies – who knew? This recipe will make a…

Pumpkin Chai Ice Cream
Pumpkin Chai Ice Cream

Everyone has heard of Pumpkin Pie, but what about Pumpkin Chai? This recipe involves a homemade chai spice blend, incorporated into a pumpkin custard. It is then churned and frozen into a Pumpkin Chai Ice Cream. It’s delicious anytime of…

Red Potatoes served on a Plate
Crispy Red Potatoes in the Air Fryer

Crispy Red Potatoes cooked in the Air Fryer are the perfect accompaniment to almost any meal! A few ingredients, an Air Fryer, and you’re all set. Crispy outsides, tender fluffy insides and budget friendly. Wedges of red skinned potatoes tossed…


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