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Basic Butternut Squash Soup

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You know when things start to crash and burn and you think they can’t possibly get any worse?  It’s hard to focus on anything else or to get other things that need doing done.  And then all of a sudden things turn around, everything that went wrong gets fixed, progress is made and it feels […]

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Crispy Garlic Oven Fries

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  For a long time I thought the only way to get decent fries was to deep fry them.  And since I don’t remember ever deep frying anything and don’t particularly plan to start I figured we had to go out to get decent fries for a treat.  But no, not really.  In fact now […]

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Mashed Potato Pancakes

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The only potato pancake recipes I see on a regular basis use raw grated potato.  I have to say I never had those growing up.  My husband was actually the one who introduced me to them.  Growing up my mom only made potato pancakes with leftover mashed potatoes so those are the ones I love […]

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