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Thanksgiving is Coming, Plan on Enjoying It

Posted by on Nov 23, 2013 in Blog, Food & Recipes, holidays, In the Kitchen, Kitchen Hints | 0 comments

Whether this is your first thanksgiving or your twentieth, thanksgiving planning can make or break your holiday.  I hosted my first...

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Jalapeno TexMex Corn Bread Dressing

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 in Food & Recipes, holidays, Side dishes | 0 comments

Cornbread dressing is not something I make often; in fact I think it’s been at least a decade since the last time I made a batch. This...

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Holiday Spoon Rolls

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in Baking, Food & Recipes, Grandma Swan's Cookbook, holidays, Side dishes | 0 comments

With the holidays in full swing I wanted to share the dinner rolls that I have been making for family events lately.  They are an...

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Brie and Bacon Spinach Dip

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 in Appetizer, Dips and Sauces, Featured, Food & Recipes, holidays | 5 comments

So this is the best homemade spinach dip ever.  It’s hot and gooey, rich and cheesy, salty and creamy. Basically it is everything that...

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Prosciutto Wrapped Figs

Posted by on Jul 30, 2012 in Appetizer, Food & Recipes, holidays, Side dishes, Traeger Grilling | 0 comments

This is a very self indulgent post, it’s all things I love: figs, blue cheese, and Prosciutto.  I am drooling just recalling how great...

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How to Make Homemade Chicken Stock

Posted by on Feb 6, 2012 in Crockpot, Food & Recipes, holidays, How To, In the Kitchen, Soups & Stews | 0 comments

Almost anytime I make a whole chicken or turkey I will take the ten minutes to throw together a batch of homemade chicken stock in the...

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Grandma Swan’s Fool Proof Pie Crust

Posted by on Jan 23, 2012 in Baking, Deserts, Food & Recipes, Grandma Swan's Cookbook, holidays | 0 comments

I have not baked a pie from scratch in more than ten years but it is national pie day today and I have vowed to try some of my...

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How to Dry Aged Prime Rib

Posted by on Jan 2, 2012 in Beef, Food & Recipes, holidays, How To, Main Courses, Uncategorized | 14 comments

Dry aging a prime rib is a labor of love that I have to thank my mother for undertaking with me. We bought a beautiful prime rib at the...

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How to Set a Table

Posted by on Jan 1, 2012 in Entertaining, holidays, How To, Lifestyle, Manners | 2 comments

How to Set a Table I have been asked may times by friends hosting their first dinner party for quick tips on how to set a table.  We all...

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