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pumpkin pie spice

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Fall is the time for pumpkins, cinnamon and pies.  Lots of pies .... apple, pumpkin, berry... you get the idea.  I have a love affair with the warm spices.  Those like cinnamon.  They have a wonderful aroma and can make you feel ...

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royal dansk danish butter cookies recipe

The Best Copycat Royal Dansk Danish Butter Cookies Recipe Ever

I love those cookies that come in the blue tin.  You know the ones.... we see them during the Holiday season and we eat all of them because they are so so good.  This is the best copycat Royal Dansk Danish butter ...

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rusty nail drink recipe

Rusty Nail Drink Recipe

Just the sound of this drink makes me think about pirates... arrrghhhh... drink your Rusty Nail!  This Rusty Nail drink recipe is super simple.  Just three ingredients and you will be sounding just like a pirate! Step 1: Add ice to a glass.  Add ...

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Coquitto drink recipe

Coquito Drink Recipe

This creamy tropical eggnog with warm cinnamon and cloves, and my personal favorite, rum, is a must for any holiday event.  You will find this Coquito Drink Recipe is really easy to make, so much so, you may want to make it ...

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buttery nipple drink recipe

Buttery Nipple Drink Recipe

This Buttery Nipple Drink Recipe makes the perfect shot, which is on the sweeter side.  This drink isn't heavy on the alcohol but does provide a nice, warm undertone due to the butterscotch schnapps.  Enjoy this anytime of the year. Step 1: Pour the ...

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Potbelly Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Potbelly Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

There's something about a good oatmeal cookie.  It tastes great with everything.  This is no exception.  The Potbelly Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe is big hit.  If you are lucky enough to live near a Potbelly shop, you can easily have these ...

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Nutty Irishman Drink Recipe

Nutty Irishman Drink Recipe

This is a very smooth and addicting drink.  I found several recipes and after a little tinkering, and a lot of drinking, here is what I found to be the best Nutty Irishman Drink Recipe.  A Nutty Irishman combines the flavors of ...

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Publix Key Lime Pie Recipe

Publix Key Lime Pie Recipe

If you have ever been to Publix, then you can relate to this... their key lime pie is wonderful.  It has a very distinct taste.  So, I tried several different recipes and I think this one tastes just like a Publix Key ...

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Rumchata Pudding Shot Recipes

Rumchata Pudding Shot Recipes

If you are not familiar with Rumchata it is a cream liquor that is made from rum, cream and a secret spice blend.  The spices have a hint of cinnamon.  Think about how a graham cracker tastes and that would be close ...

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lemonades girl scout cookie recipe

The easiest Lemonades Girl Scout Cookie Recipe

I am a lazy baker.  I don't like to make cookies that have a lot of steps, or have to be rolled out.  I know, they are usually the best looking, but, what can I say?  I like to make cookies that ...

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Three Olives Loopy Vodka Colada

Three Olives Loopy Vodka Colada

I love this Three Olives Loopy Vodka Colada.  The Three Olives Loopy Vodka tastes just like liquid fruit loops... yes, it really does bring back those childhood breakfast memories (of course those memories of the cereal, not the vodka...).  When the vodka ...

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Elvis Presley Cake Recipe Pineapple

The Best Elvis Presley Cake Recipe Pineapple

I don't know why this cake is connected to Elvis, but this is one of his favorites, I can see why.  I found several different versions, but, in the end, I tweaked one and simply made it better; or shall we even ...

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Spiced Rum Chai Latte

Spiced Rum Chai Latte

The warm spices found in a chai latte are complemented by a shot of spiced rum.  Really, think about it, the warmth of rum and the spices found in the chai are the perfect combination.  Now, the question is which spiced rum? ...

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Glazed Lemon Zucchini Bread

Glazed Lemon Zucchini Bread

It's fall and zucchini is in season.  I bet you can find a lot of fresh wonderful zucchini at the farmer's market.  What can you do with all of this zucchini?  How about a yummy loaf of glazed lemon zucchini bread?  It ...

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Key Lime Chocolate Snowball Cookies

Key Lime Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies

These Key Lime Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies started out as regular Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies, but I just couldn't resist adding a lime touch.  When you think of Key West, your first taste is always Key Lime.  Then your tastebuds will take ...

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Key Lime Snowball Cookies

Key Lime Snowball Cookies

Have you ever bought a large bag of limes with the intentions of making something really great?  I seem to do this a lot. After all the bag of limes is much cheaper than buying just a few.  But, then I am ...

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Red, White and Blue Shot

Red White and Blue Shot

Celebrate the Holiday with a layered red, white and blue shot. Step 1: Layer grenadine, white creme de cacao and blue curaçao in a shot glass. This may take some practice, but once you master layering drinks, then you can really impress your friends!  

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Key Lime Cake

Key Lime Cake

Sometimes a cake is all you really want or crave.  A soft moist cake full of flavor and topped with a really, really good frosting.  This is that cake.  Perfect for a summer afternoon.  This Key Lime Cake is easy to make ...

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Sangria Slushy

Sangria Slushy

Best way to combine the flavors of sangria with a slushy.  Great drink on a sunny afternoon. Step 1: Freeze sweet red wine in a ice cube tray. Step 2: Combine the frozen sweet wine, orange juice, pomegranate juice and a handful of blackberries in a ...

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Peach Strawberry Wine Slushy

Peach Strawberry Wine Slushy

A Peach Strawberry Wine Slushy is is the perfect sunny afternoon drink.  It combines the great flavors of strawberries and peaches with, of course, wine... where could you go wrong? Step 1: Make the peach part. Mix 1/2 cup frozen peaches with 1/2 bottle ...

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Frozen Mini Key Lime Pies

Mini Frozen Key Lime Pies

I have a new love... mini desserts.  You know single servings.  You get your own pie, cake... they are so wonderful.  This recipe is perfect because it combines Key Lime Pie and mini serving sizes (my two favorites).  Plus, they are frozen, ...

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Homemade Magic Shell

Homemade Magic Shell

I love ice cream... I love sundaes.... I love... well you get the point.  When I found this recipe, I thought I definitely needed to try it. You can make this with milk chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate, white chocolate, butterscotch or dark chocolate chips... ...

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Chocolate Pecan Coconut Cookies

Chocolate Pecan Coconut Cookies

I love simple and easy recipes, but sometimes, they don't turn out the way you think they should.  These cookies are case in point.  They should set up and be beautiful, after all, that's the way they looked on the internet.... Well, ...

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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

This carrot cake has a very nice surprise. A cream cheese center.  Can you say yum, yum? Step 1: In a mixer, beat the carrots, sugar, oil and eggs until well blended.  In a large bowl combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; ...

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Mexican Lasagna

Mexican Lasagna

Mexican food is my weakness.  Anything with cheese, beans, Mexican spices and heat is my go to meal.  Mexican Lasagna is my way to use up tortillas and create a great meal ... snack... lunch... Step 1: Prepare ground turkey by cooking until no ...

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