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This may be the best cheesecake I have ever had in my life — and much to my surprise, I made it.

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After my husband and I were married, we moved to a small town in Northern California. My husband was working as a youth pastor. Food and fellowship was something that the small community enjoyed.

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I started making spaghetti squash in an attempt to curb my daughter’s pasta obsession in the hope that she wouldn’t notice the swap with the healthier alternative.

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When I was a kid, my sister and I would watch the Food Channel and attempt to cook our own versions of some of the recipes we would find there. That was long before finding a recipe on the Internet was as easy as it is today, so we had the luxury of a pen and paper to jot down the ingredient…

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I really love, appreciate and enjoy using my Crock-Pot. The one I currently use I found at a yard sale for $5 and it had never been used. It isn’t fancy, but many meals have been fixed in it for our family.

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Perhaps it is a mistake to go flipping through magazines picking out holiday recipes with your children. One always wants what the other one doesn’t want, and neither ever want what looks good to me.

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I can’t remember exactly when I first came across this recipe, but I know it was in the early days of being married. I know that because my husband and I spent the first few months of married life living with my new in-laws and I was terrified of cooking for them.

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This year was my husband’s and my first year hosting the family for the holiday. Earlier this year, my husband shot a 12-pound turkey for us to feast on. Now, not only was this our first year hosting Thanksgiving, it was the first time I had the honor of cooking a turkey, and a wild turkey at that.

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I noticed it when I was just a girl — my mom had a way of making others feel comfortable. She welcomed guests in our home without hesitation. Those who needed a place to stay or just an afternoon meal found their way to our home.

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Back in July I made a vow to myself to get healthy. The first three months were mostly dedicated to just nutritional changes, so I’ve been learning quite a bit about what my body needs and that has lead me to trying new things.

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This time of year always makes me want to gather my family around a table and just be together over a hot meal, but it seems our household can’t schedule weeknight meals easily. With school, dance classes, work schedules, and meetings, trying to slip in much more than a quick, “Here, eat thi…

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So, when my girl comes home from school one day asking to concoct the recipe they had handed out during their Bible lesson that morning, this mama is all in. I absolutely love when we can drive home lessons we are trying to instill with hands-on fun. There is so much to draw from creation to…

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There is simply no time like fall and winter for soups. This should be a real comfort to us all since soup is typically a healthier option for meals.

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No matter what age your child is, there are many fun projects and chores they can help you with in the kitchen. This is a great time to share together and teacher your children skills they will be able to use forever. Also, having your kids help you in the kitchen can help encourage a picky …

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The first time I tried this dish, I was with my husband at a local Mexican restaurant. This was my version of thinking outside of the box. I usually order the mundane burrito or taco plate, but that day, I was feeling frisky.