Tag: butter

Butternut Squash with Caramelized Apples

Butternut Squash with Caramelized Apples has been my favorite plant-based recipe this week.  I’ve eaten it as a side for dinner and as the main course for breakfast.  The savory taste of the butternut squash blended with the glazed, cinnamon apples made me think of Thanksgiving.  The texture and sweetness reminded me of Memaw’s baked sweet […]

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GOOD Apple Pancakes Recipe

I’m trying out a new-old cookbook that has fallen into my hands. It’s choke full of really great apple recipes. Every time I flip through this apple cookbook, my stomach growls.  I just want to rush right into the kitchen and start making every simple apple recipe in the book. The first recipe I had to […]

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Fresh Blueberry Cobbler

One of my favorite summer time dessert recipes is Fresh Blueberry Cobbler.  A very good friend of mine asked me to make this recipe for his birthday “cake”.  I couldn’t say no. And of course, I had to make sure it came with fresh, homemade, whipped cream topping.  It would be an absolute sin to […]

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Caramelized Onions the Whole Week Long

Caramelized onions are great to have on hand.  They’re lovely as a pizza topping, with burgers, chopped and stirred into sour cream for a quick onion dip… just about anywhere you can think to eat an onion, there’s a place for caramelized onions. I’ve learned to make more than I could use in one meal, […]

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A Good Gravy Recipe for Breakfast Biscuits

This is my number one, no fail gravy recipe that I have used for well over 10 years. GOOD GRAVY RECIPE makes 2 cups 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 2 cups warmed milk Melt butter over low heat; add flour, salt and pepper; stir until well […]

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The BEST Buttermilk Biscuits EVER

I’ve made all kinds of biscuits and my family has enjoyed them all.  But, there’s one biscuit we love to eat ALL THE TIME and that’s the old fashion buttermilk biscuit.  BIG, moist and tender buttermilk biscuits. Now, there’s a million biscuit recipes on the internet. But I haven’t come across one yet that tells […]

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Moist Cornbread Baked in a Cast Iron Skillet

The best way to bake a moist cornbread recipe is by using a cast iron skillet.  I don’t know what it is about that iron pan, but it sure puts an extra groan in every bite.  I’ve made moist cornbread muffins plenty of times and they’ve been great for making individual servings that are easy […]

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Apple Butterscotch Bread Pudding, My Way

I’ve never met a bread pudding I liked. It’s true. They’re gross.  They’re either too wet, overloaded with dark raisins, or they have that bourbon sauce all over it.  Yuck.  I watch friends and family members dive into restaurant made bread puddings then “ooo and awww” like it was the best thing ever.  I just […]

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Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Apples

This sweet potatoes recipe comes to us from Laura C., a loyal reader of SimpleDailyRecipes.com. Laura says: “I served the sweet potatoes with slices of meatloaf (which my husband makes and is amazingly delicious) and green beans. Excellent.” Amended – from “Martha Stewart” 4 large sweet potatoes (approx. 2 lbs), pierced with the tines of […]

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Super Fresh Broccoli Soup

Have you been looking around for really fresh tasting broccoli soup recipes? Well, I found one creamy, bright broccoli soup recipe that I think is a winner.  The original recipe comes out of a fairly new cookbook, Dishing Up Maryland by Lucie L. Snodgrass. (Click here to read the Amazon Reviews.)  I dig this book […]

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Spinach, Mushrooms and Sweet Potato

This vegetarian recipe for two is low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Vitamin C and Manganese, and a very good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin K.  Just in case you were wondering. I whipped this tasty dish up last night for myself.  I was in the mood for […]

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Fresh Blueberry Pie

So let me tell ya how I came to making the best damn blueberry pie recipe we’ve ever eaten. I had just finished up with the kids and their studies and noticed I had about an hour to do whatever needed to be done, before I needed to get done what needed to be done […]

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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

I think I’m onto to something with this peanut butter cookie recipe.  It’s light on the peanut butter and just when you think it might be too sweet, Shu-Zing! A tiny morsel of dark chocolate busts in on the scene to mellow out the sugar rave going on.  These peanut butter cookies could very well […]

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Pollock Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Here’s a healthy cookie recipe that you can eat without feeling guilty.  One of the tricks to keeping them light on the calorie count is using a 1-inch scoop to measure out the dough.  You can treat yourself to a great little cookie that’s not going to throw off your whole day. HERE’S ALL IT […]

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Fresh Banana Pudding Recipe

Cooking pudding from scratch took researching a lot of pudding recipes, and quite a bit of trial and error.  By George, I think I’ve got it! Pudding is one of those “simple dessert recipes” that takes knowing your heat source, your cooking pot, and knowing how the ingredients react to heat.  The whole process happens […]

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