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Apple Streusel Muffins

The weather has finally turned to more chilly weather after this heatwave of a Fall we have had so far! I love sweatshirt and jean weather and all it makes me want to do is bake like crazy! We are lucky to have two apple trees in our yard that produce apples by the truckload, and with apples come 7 million apple recipes. These apple streusel muffins are amazing with…

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Appetizers

Watermelon Feta Bites

Summer always goes by way too fast. I always get excited for all of the fresh produce that becomes available. The only problem is that the weeks go by so quickly I barely have any time to experiment! Watermelon is one of those fruits that I never really used to get into. The only fun part was spitting seeds at your siblings while growing up. It’s water content for me…

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BBQ Roasted Potatoes

Oven cooking in the summer can be such a pain, especially when the days can reach over 90 degrees. This is one of my favorite potato recipes to make for a BBQ because they can be made the night prior and reheated in the microwave! Your guests will thank you because your house won’t feel like it is literally and metaphorically on fire. And their mouths will thank you because…

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Gouda Chorizo Stuffed Peppers

This recipe for gouda chorizo stuffed peppers that was previously posted on my former blog has been tweaked to perfection. After packing these little peppers full of flavor, sit back and relax as the grill does all of the work. Those are the BEST kinds of recipes. Normally a jalapeno popper has the reverse effect. You have the spicy outside with the creamy inside. These peppers leave you with a…

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Sweet Jiffy Cornbread

It has officially been hotter than the depths of, you-know-where up here in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. That is above the bridge, for some who might be wondering, since we Yoopers tend to get left out of many maps and end up being a part of Canada. While most revel in the heat because of our long winter months, I try to find myself the nearest body of water…

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