cranberry cheesecake recipe

Cranberry Cheesecake

From the moment I took my first ever bite of a cheesecake, I was hooked for life. For the longest time, though, I always bought it, never made it from scratch here at home. It took

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Autumn Apple Pie Live

We celebrated Hulda Clark’s memory on her birthday, October 18, by having a Facebook Live event. We made an apple pie and talked about how Hulda Clark changed our lives and our lifestyle. Watch our event

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Pigs in a Blanket

Pigs in a blanket

This little piggy went to the party. This little piggy went to school. This little piggy was an afternoon snack at home. This little piggy went to gymnastics practice. And this little piggy went wee wee

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coconut muffins

Coconut Muffins

Coconuts made quite an impression on my husband and daughter when we visited the Philippines. My home has coconut trees growing right on our front yard. One Sunday morning a boy climbed one of the trees

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Cranberry Mini Tarts

After many years of cooking a whole Thanksgiving dinner and getting my pace and timing down just right, I am taking a break. Tonight will be the first Thanksgiving dinner I will not be cooking. We

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Carrot Cupcakes

When my daughter was two we spent the year in Maine. Her Grammy grew a garden and took the wee one out to pick carrots throughout the summer. Grammy has now been dead for two years,

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Quinoa Asparagus, Oregano Chicken

Doesn’t that sound like a martial arts movie with English subtitles? Maybe not. How about this one? Vegetarian cook for meat-loving… what rhymes with cook? I have a new challenge in the kitchen. I don’t want

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies have to be one of the easiest cookies to make. Everybody knows how to make that! That’s what I thought until I baked some. I got the recipe off the top of the

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Mini Cinnamon Rolls

Whenever I make pies I wind up with extra dough from the pie crust. I hate throwing anything away, especially my pie crust. It’s so good! So I’ll tell you what I do. Preheat oven to

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