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Happy Holidays

Here we are on the last few days of 2011 and I’m looking back on what a great year it was. It was my first full year with Jackson and 6 months with Brie, what a year it was! we went on many wonderful walks ,gave [ ... ]

You Had Me At Arrf…. Sweet Potato Chews

Healthy, homemade sweet potato chews for dogs! It’s that time of year…time for sweet potatoes! If you are out shopping for dinner, be sure and pick up some extra sweet potatoes to make a homemade, yummy, healthy treat for your dog! I love sweet potatoes and they are [ ... ]

Apple Cranberry & Walnut Cake

3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup apple sauce 3 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 cups peeled, cored, apples cut into chunks ( I used Granny Smith) 1 cup chopped walnuts chopped 1 cup dried [ ... ]
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Cranberry-Pepper Jelly

3 red bell peppers, finely chopped 2 jalapeño chiles, seeded and finely chopped 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 cup liquid pectin 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 3 cups cranberries, fresh or frozen and thawed Combine peppers, chiles, sugar, red pepper flakes and salt in a [ ... ]

Cocoa Brownies bumped up

Use the best cocoa you know for these fabulous brownies. Alice Medrich Yield: Makes 16 large or 25 smaller brownies 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter 1 1/4 cups sugar 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (natural or Dutch-process) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 cold large eggs 1/2 [ ... ]

Gin and Fruit Juice Punch

Fruit Punch is good. Fruit Punch with Alcohol is better! Here is my Moms recipe to spice up any party. enjoy! 10 oz pineapple juice 16 oz lemon juice (use fresh lemons) 20 oz orange juice 30 oz, 1 1/2 bottles, ginger-ale 1 cup fruit sugar, 20 oz Gin 20 oz Ice cubes slice oranges and [ ... ]
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