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Shortcut Biscuits and Gravy

Shortcut Biscuits and Gravy

Love biscuits and gravy but hate the time commitment? This “shortcut” recipe prepares the gravy in advance and uses two-ingredients to make delicious biscuits while reheating the gravy the next morning! Dig In!

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Get your coffee, wine or cocoa ready! This biscotti (twice-baked cookie) recipe blends cranberries, pistachios and a hint of orange into the perfect, dunkable, winter treat.

Cozy Cocoa

Cozy Cocoa

This recipe uses simple ingredients to make delicious hot cocoa that will warm you from the inside out! Choose flavorings that suit your cozy mood.

Potluck Picnic with Apple Crisp

Potluck Picnic with Apple Crisp

Apple crisp may be the simplest of comfort desserts. Warm spices and a crumb topping enhance the apples and beg for a scoop of ice cream. Try this recipe soon!

Dorothy’s Harvest Vegetable Stew

Dorothy’s Harvest Vegetable Stew

Fresh carrots, zucchini, tomatoes, onions and peppers combine with herbs and a little Tabasco for a stew that warms the stomach and soul. Purée to make a delicious soup or pasta sauce!

Foodventurous: Decorah, Iowa

Foodventurous: Decorah, Iowa

Take a virtual tour of Decorah, Iowa! Fly fishing and hiking, stuffing bluffs and architecture, breweries, coffeehouses and pizza on a farm, you will love this town!

Potluck Picnic with Summer Edamame Salad

Potluck Picnic with Summer Edamame Salad

Recipes, tips, humor and stories to inspire you to appreciate, cook, eat and share good food … including this week’s recipe: Creamy Cucumber Salad!

Potluck Picnic with Chilled Gazpacho

Potluck Picnic with Chilled Gazpacho

This chilled, vegetable soup is the perfect way to use fresh summer vegetables. No cooking required! Serve it as a first course with tortilla chips or crusty garlic bread or as a main dish with a grilled cheese or a BLT.

Potluck Picnic with Creamy Cucumber Salad

Potluck Picnic with Creamy Cucumber Salad

Welcome to my Potluck Picnic … a weekly newsletter full of recipes, tips, humor and stories to inspire you to appreciate, cook, eat and share good food … including this week’s recipe: Creamy Cucumber Salad!

Potluck Picnic with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Potluck Picnic with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Welcome to my Potluck Picnic … a weekly newsletter full of recipes, tips, humor and stories to inspire you to appreciate, cook, eat and share good food … including this week’s recipe: Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing!