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Russian Mushroom and Potato Soup

  This continues with my confession that I gave last time. I still have a problem with mushroom texture. Yep, I’m not a fan of it. Kinda rubbery. I ate this Russian Mushroom and Potato Soup, and enjoyed it too, but I let my kids pick the mushrooms out. First off, the mushrooms that I […]

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Delicious Stuffed Peppers

I have a confession. For the first 30ish years of my life, I was a picky eater. We’re talking no onions. No peppers. No mushrooms. And definitely not any different kinds of cheeses & veggies. Phew…now I feel better. The good news is, I made a choice to try new things, new flavours, and new […]

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Winter Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

Alright, I know, it’s a lot of words in that one, but the flavours are worth saying all of that. I have made this Winter Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing twice in the past week. Once for a family gathering, where it was entirely devoured with everyone giving it two thumbs up, and […]

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Carrot Apple Salad

  First off, HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I trust you all had a great holiday season, spending time with family & friends. We had our first snow storm of the winter on the 25th & 26th. Perfect timing, huh? Sheesh! So, some Christmas gatherings had to be rescheduled, but it all worked out. I also want […]

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Gluten Free Onion Rings

Onion rings and I go way back. I remember being a small child in the backseat of my parents lime green 2-door Nova, sitting on the parking lot of the A&W, waiting for the carhops to bring our food. I always had onion rings & a small rootbeer. I remember my brother telling me that […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

  Well, spring is arriving here. Our snow (on our yard) is nearly all melted. Woohoo! Today is actually a dreary, cloudy, rainy day. The perfect day to use your slow cooker! Dig it out, you won’t be disappointed with this Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup. Save Print Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup Author: Jeanine Friesen […]

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Russian Salad

This recipe for Russian Salad was submitted by my Mom. It is a fantastic twist to a regular jello salad. The flavours are really great, and the sour cream layer  doesn’t make it sour, but rather, makes it very creamy. Delicious! Save Print Russian Salad Author: Jeanine Friesen   Ingredients 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 cup […]

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Catalina Salad Dressing

We use quite a bit of Catalina salad dressing at our house. Mostly when we have taco salad. When I had that on the menu for the evening, and realized that I didn’t have any dressing at home, I looked into my cookbooks. I found this recipe in one of those wonderful Church compilation cookbooks. […]

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Broccoli Soup

I was hungry for a broccoli soup the other day, so my little boy & I went off to the grocery store to find some “trees” for our supper. I have never really had a problem getting either of my kids to eat broccoli, so I knew this was going to be a meal that […]

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