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Making delicious foods and loving life!

Greeek Lemon Potatoes

Posted in /Cooking/Side_Dishes on Sunday, February 03, 2019

Every once in a while I have a few extra minutes (or I plan in a few extra minutes) which lets me make these amazing juicy and crisp potatoes. I've eaten them at Greek restaurants for years but until recently didn't make them at home because they're time consuming. And while the time issue hasn't changed, my desire to make these at home has!

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Cranberry and Brie Bites

Posted in /Cooking/Side_Dishes on Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Appetizers can be daunting for some to make. This appy looks hard but is extremely easy! Yes there are a few steps but each one is quick and then you just have to wait...put your feet up for a few minutes while things cool down!

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Candied Pecans

Posted in /Cooking/Side_Dishes on Tuesday, December 25, 2018

All I can say is YUM...try to make these and not eat them, it's really hard!


1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
4 cups (12 ounces) pecans halves, unsalted
1 egg white, whisked


1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
2. Add the granulated sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and cayenne to a large bowl or ziplock bag. Toss or whisk until evenly combined. Set aside.
3. In a separate bowl, add pecans and egg whites, and gently toss until combined and the pecans are evenly coated. Add in the sugar mixture, and toss until combined.
4. Spread the mixture out in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

5. Bake for about 40 minutes, removing the nuts and giving them a stir every 20 minutes, until the pecans are fragrant and the sugar coating is cooked. (The sugar will harden more once the pecans are out of the oven.)
6. Remove from the oven, and let the baking sheet cool on a cooling rack until the nuts reach room temperature. Transfer them to a sealed container and store until ready to use.

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Inspired by: Gimme Some Oven

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Mac and Cheese

Posted in /Cooking/Side_Dishes on Sunday, December 16, 2018

Yield: 5 portions

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Spring Rolls

Posted in /Cooking/Side_Dishes on Saturday, October 20, 2018

Yield: 16 rolls

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