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Ice Cream Made at Home! Caramelized Honey Ice Cream

Ice cream is perhaps one of the most popular foods in the world. While many people visit their local ice cream parlor or grocery store frozen food aisle to satisfy their ice cream fix, this delicious and often decadent dessert can be made right at home. Those who want to try their hands at homemade ice cream should consider the following recipe for “Caramelized Honey Ice Cream With Rosemary and Orange” from Lori Longbotham’s “Luscious

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Sliced Steak With Crispy Polenta

Parents faced with the nightly task of preparing meals for their families often feel as if there’s just not enough time to cook a hearty, homecooked meal the whole family can enjoy. Long hours at the office can make some parents feel like they need to be magicians to serve up a delicious meal in the time between arriving home from work and going to bed. But family-friendly meals can still find their way to

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A Tasty and Traditional Take on Chicken

Chicken can be served in various ways, and that versatility no doubt contributes to the popularity of poultry. Some people love their chicken fried, while others can’t get enough grilled chicken. Baking chicken may not be as popular as frying or grilling it, but baked chicken is no less delicious. For chicken lovers used to frying or grilling their favorite meals, the following recipe for “Home-Style Baked Chicken” from Laurie McNamara’s “Simply Scratch: 120 Wholesome

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Warm Up With Wild Rice Soup!

Soup is an ideal meal on cold winter days. One of the best things about soup is its versatility. Soup makes a great entree, and it also can serve as a warming appetizer or a delicious side dish. Soup also knows no bounds with regard to ingredients, making it a meal that can be enjoyed several times per week without boring the taste buds. Those who need to warm up this winter may want to

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Cooking Tips for One or Two

While it seems like reducing food portions would be easy, those used to prepping meals for a large family may find it difficult. The following tips can make meal preparation efficient and cost-effective. * Divide and store. Supermarkets are increasingly offering larger packages of food products as well as “family size” offerings to compete with warehouse clubs. Buying in bulk can help individuals save money, but it may not always be practical for people living

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Fall Entertaining – Autumn Harvest Sangria

Today features a top pick for fun and fresh Fall entertaining – Autumn Sangria! While there are many variations available, Sangria requires minimal assembly and only a few basic ingredients. Autumn Harvest Sangria 1 bottle red wine (or white!) 1 bottle sparkling apple cider 1 orange, peeled & sliced 1/4 c. molasses 1 c. dried apricots 2 apples, peeled, bite-size pieces 1/4 c. pomegranate seeds (garnish on top before serving) Mix all ingredients together in

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Pumpkin DIY, Recipes & Health Benefits

With Fall in full swing, pumpkins are popping up everywhere from Autumn décor to the dinner table! There are many ways to utilize this fresh fall produce with both DIY home decorations and delicious recipe ideas. DIY pumpkin decorations: • Spray paint – Go for the gold! Spray pumpkins in a gold shimmer for instant upscale Fall décor • Lace – Slip a black lace stocking over a pumpkin for an unusual gothic Halloween look • Ombre –

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Apple Butter: Fall Recipe Favorite

Fall apples are a fresh, Pennsylvania favorite! Autumn offers the pick of the litter when it comes to this locally produced fruit. Perfect for mid-day snacking, baked in a pie, or start canning now to have holiday presents for friends and family! One classic way to preserve is by making apple butter. Apple butter has a long history in the Pennsylvania & Ohio areas – like tapping trees for maple syrup, it was often a

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Simple Basil Pesto Recipe

Simple basil pesto can be a bright, flavorful twist on a classic spaghetti & red sauce. Pesto can be made ahead and frozen or canned for homemade taste anytime. Pesto can be tossed with pasta, or serve as a spread with bread! Our featured basil pesto recipes range from sweet to spicy & even feature a nut-free pesto! Click on the links below to find the full recipe – *Classic Basil Pesto *Garlic & Basil

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Recipe: Peach Cobbler

Fresh, ripe peaches are a sweet, summertime treat! Juicy peaches and cream, fresh smoothies, peach salsa, peach preserves….while the list could go on – one favorite peach classic is – cobbler! Peach cobbler can vary by topping, but most all contain the essentials: *Butter *Sugar *Peaches Cinnamon and vanilla are classic flavor enhancements or try a twist like ginger or cardamom for an exciting new spice! Follow the links below to try your hand at

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