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Egg Nest No-Bake Cookies

Every now and then I find that one of my blog posts has disappeared. I probably accidentally deleted it at one point when I cleaned things up around here. “Cleaning” the blog is better than cleaning the house- it actually stays that way! Anyway, the other day, I was on a crazy cooking spree with breakfast sandwiches, muffins, and cookies. Spring sports are starting up and with three of the girls on three different teams…

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Freezer Pancake Breakfast Sandwiches

I am not really a morning person. My husband gets up really, really early for work and knows better than to try to wake me up lets me sleep. In appreciation for this, I try to make sure that he has something that he can grab for breakfast. These pancake breakfast sandwiches are his favorite! It is basically like a McGriddle from McDonald’s. Except I know what is in these. I like to make a…

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Freezer Jalapeno Poppers

OK. So, I took these pictures last summer. I mean, I DO plan on making jalapeno poppers but not just yet. I am supposed to be taking it easy (which is killing me!) Instead I am just gonna’ sit here holding this super cute baby and blog about it. The ingredients… 24 jalapeno peppers12 oz. softened cream cheese2 cups shredded cheddar cheese1/4-1/2 cup crumbled, cooked bacon or bacon bits2 cups milk1 cup flour2 cups bread…

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A Big Batch of Filling- Freezer Cooking

Now I am going to show you what to do with those leftover crusts from the uncrustables sandwiches…  I save them to make filling!  I get a lot of compliments on my filling and it is so moist!  It is really simple to make, too.  Here is what you need: 6-7 loaves of white bread3-4 medium onions3-4 stalks celery8 sticks margerine I know!  That is a lot, right?  I like to make my filling in…

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Make Your Own Uncrustables

Have you ever seen those “uncrustables” sandwiches that you can buy in the freezer section of your grocery store?  In my opinion, they are pricey and not worth it at all.  I guess you are paying for convenience.  My kids had some free samples at thee grocery store once (thanks a lot, lady!) and really liked them.  So, I decided to make my own… for cheap! I get bread at a local place called “Budget…

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Eggplant Parmesan (Freezer Cooking)

One of the best ways to save money (and have better food) is to preserve fresh vegetables when they are in season.  I love to have eggplant already breaded and frozen for a fast, easy meal in the winter.  If you don’t have a garden giving you lots of lovely, purple eggplants you can pick some up for cheap while they are in season at a local farmer’s market.  Out of two very large eggplants,…

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Baked Ziti Freezer Meals

I thought I would take a break from Christmas preparations for a minute and share one of the Christmas gifts that I am making. I am putting together homemade frozen dinners for my grandparents. I know that Grandma LOVES my baked ziti (she is half Italian after all!) so I made a batch for them. (Note: it is not cooked in this picture- just ready to freeze!)One of my batches makes 3 8” square pans…

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