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  • PieLatticeCrust

    Amy’s Pie

    “We must have pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of pie.”  –  David Mamet | I had the privilege of hosting some of the North Iowa Bloggers in my home for…

  • ButterDips
    Dinner, Lunch, Snack

    Sandi’s Butter Dips

    The recipe for Butter Dips is one of the most coveted family recipes that I’ve gained in my recipe book in the last year. These delightful tender biscuit like fingers go with virtually…

  • Sugared Jam Cookies
    Food, Food & Swine

    Sugared Jam Tea Cookies

    This cookie recipe is one that I’ve always kept my eye on in the first baking book I received for my birthday a few years ago.  It is still the best baking book…

  • Dinner Rolls
    Food & Swine

    Old Fashioned Dinner Rolls

    Do you need a Thanksgiving dinner roll recipe?  Here’s the best dinner roll recipe I’ve ever made, and it is all yours!  This recipe (or some form of) is responsible for over 20%…

  • November's finest
    Food & Swine

    Pumpkin Pie

    Pumpkin Pie… need I say more?  This is a deliciously perfect recipe for pumpkin pie and it happens to be the first recipe I ever shared on my blog.  I use lard…

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    Food & Swine

    Snickerdoodle Muffins

    Snickerdoodle Muffins are lightly spiced, tender, cinnamon muffins with sweet spiced cinnamon sugar streusel on top.  These are easy to throw together and my kids absolutely attacked them.  They are delicious warmed…

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    Food & Swine

    Dutch Letter Bars

    My sister bakes the best bars in the world. So much better than anything I can turn out. A couple of weeks ago she mentioned she wanted to bake a bit more (music to my ears)…

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    Food & Swine

    Iowa Sweet Corn

    This has got to be the #1 easiest recipe I’ve ever put out there for you all.  Iowa Sweet Corn is the best thing going, if you ask me.  This time of…

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    Food & Swine

    Champion Cinnamon Rolls

    Cinnamon rolls could be considered my ‘best recipe’.  They were the first contest I’d ever entered and the first contest I’d ever won ($500).  Lucky me, I guess.  This recipe has been…