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Snow Day Scones easy berry scone recipe

Ooh, it’s cold outside! It’s -9 degrees F in Chicago, too cold to head down the street for scones so Shane baked us a handmade batch of berry scones from scratch. Make this easy berry scone recipe for fresh, warm blueberry scones and raspberry scones at home. Cold weather is the best baking weather. There’s …

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Meyer Lemon Waffles Recipe with Maple-Blackberry Compote – from YumUniverse’s Pantry to Plate Cookbook

Today I’m sharing the game-changing cookbook Pantry to Plate: Improvise Meals You Love―from What You Have! by Heather Crosby from YumUniverse. Keep reading to see why Heather’s mix-and-match recipes blew me away, preview a gluten-free lemon waffles recipe from the book, and enter to win your own Pantry to Plate cookbook below. AND IF YOU’RE …

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Swedish Tea Ring Recipe for Christmas morning breakfast

I’m not really sure how a Swedish Tea Ring recipe became a holiday tradition in a German/Irish/English household but my mom has been making it for Christmas morning breakfast since I was a kid. Swedish Tea Rings tastes sort of like cinnamon rolls but even better. Like many breads, it’s a make-ahead project that you …

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Mini frittatas recipe using muffin tins

This mini frittatas recipe makes two different kinds: mini spinach and feta frittatas or tomato and basil frittatas. Or really you can use the technique to add any fixings, like cooked bacon, mushroom or caramelized onion. And because you make these mini frittatas using muffin tins you can customize each individual mini frittata as much …

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Homemade Cranberry Granola Recipe

Cristin Siegel is here with us today to share another of her awesome DIY projects (see Giving Tree Save-The-Date Wedding Announcement Free Printable, Kaya’s dog bed free sewing pattern, Covered Card Boxes, and Personalized Mason Jars for Wedding Bouquets). And this one is super yummy, trust me; Cristin gifted me a jar of her homemade …

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Grandma Beulah’s Rice Pancakes Recipe from Leftover Rice

Got leftover rice? Make delicious rice pancakes with this yummy Rice Pancakes Recipe! This is the original recipe that my Grandma Beulah used to make. Along with homemade egg noodles, chocolate pie and fresh-off-the-vine concord grape juice, rice pancakes were my Grandma Beulah’s specialty. My parents were in town to help us take care of …

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Australian Weet-Bix Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins

It’s been 10 years now since I lived in Sydney, Australia. Recently we received a gift box (yay!) filled with heaps of Australian beer and food – including my favorite biscuits, Arnott’s shortbreads – as well as a box of Weet-Bix, self-proclaimed “Australia’s favourite cereal.” Never a huge milk and Weet-Bix breakfast fan, I thought …

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Healthy pumpkin banana bread recipe with pumpkin pie spices

Here’s the best pumpkin banana bread recipe that I have ever baked! It’s easy, healthy, and yummy with both banana and pumpkin pie spices. Shane and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary with an autumn weekend in Wisconsin. Along with the pumpkins, colorful leaves, fresh apple cider and antiques, I picked up this tasty pumpkin …

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“Summer to Fall” Berry Cider Smoothie

While Monday is the official first day of fall the best thing about Chicago is that summer days usually extend way into September. It’s 80 degrees today and I just spent the afternoon at Wrigley Field with Shane watching the Cubs clinch the NL Central League title. Yay! When my sisters and I were in …

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