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Pine Mountain and Practice Crackers

Pine Mountain and Practice Crackers

After lunch in Warm Springs we headed over to Pine Mountain.  It is the home of Callaway Gardens.  Usually we zoom into Pine Mountain to see the Fantasy in Lights show at Callaway Gardens and don’t stop at the stores along the way.  This time we did the opposite and shopped at the stores without […]

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Chips and Dip

Chips and Dip

I unpacked my basket from the concert and was thrilled with my chips and dip platter. I had to make a dip tonight, of course. I wanted to give it a test run. Are you a dip person or a flavored chip person? I am definitely a dip person.  I think it goes back to […]

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Roasted Pecans

Roasted Pecans

An incredibly easy snack to make is salted, buttered, roasted pecans.  My friend Joanna makes these each year and my mom has been known to crank out a few herself.  I ran across this recipe tonight and thought I’d give it a try. On our way to Florida we stop in Vienna, GA at the […]

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Game Day Eats

Game Day Eats

With three chefs in the kitchen, the meal was bound to be delicious. They were wearing their finest attire and cooking up a delicious spinach masterpiece. Spinach Dip 1  10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed 1 cup mayonnaise 1 3 ounce package cream cheese 1 small onion, peeled and minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 […]

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Salsa

Salsa

EVERYBODY has an opinion on salsa.  Everybody!  Some people like it thick, some thin. Hot or mild.  Chunky or smooth.  Fresh or cooked.  Knowing this, I am not about to proclaim my salsa as the be all – end all, but I like it. Sometimes I preserve it but this time I have been using it in recipes (one […]

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Chili Cheese Log

Chili Cheese Log

Apparently I am the last person on earth to make this cheese log.  Last week you recall I was going through my old recipe boxes to play Recipe Box Roulette.  While inside those yummy vintage files, I found a recipe for Chili Cheese Log.  I thought I had stumbled upon some rare long-lost recipe from […]

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Sales, Snacks, and Sleep

Sales, Snacks, and Sleep

I am currently getting ready for a garage sale.  Yes, I know that EVERY time I have ever had a garage sale I say that I AM NEVER DOING ANOTHER ONE!!! Yet here I am knee-deep in discarded household items placing little neon stickers everywhere indicating my exorbitant prices.  50 cents, $1.00 and then a […]

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Taco Tuesday

Taco Tuesday

If you haven’t seen the Lego Movie yet, you won’t know the significance of Taco Tuesday.  I don’t want to be a spoiler so I will let you enjoy finding out when you go.  We saw the movie.   Hilarious!  A must-see for anyone who has ever had a child who played with Legos or played […]

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The Nut Bowl and Risk

The Nut Bowl and Risk

Several months ago I went with the Eating Cardinals to make pottery for a girl’s night out.  We went to Wired & Fired in Atlanta.  We had a great time and each of us made a work of art.  I wanted a good dip bowl for some hummus and fresh vegetables.  You can see the […]

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