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Apr. 7, 2012 10:38 am 
Updated: Apr. 8, 2012 5:19 am
I was looking through my recipe box and I came across the perfect Easter dessert! It's a pretty light green cake with cool whip on top. Serve it with a side of pineapple and a couple strawberries and you have an attractive and yummy dessert. This is a classic Midwestern cake frequently found… MORE
Watergate cake bars
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Watergate Cupcake
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Jan. 1, 2012 7:14 pm 
Updated: Jan. 12, 2012 4:51 am
I enjoy making Boston Cream Pie, but my refrigerator is full! I don't have room for a layered cake. I also would like something a little bit lighter. So, after looking at a couple of recipe books today (including the JELLO brand cookbook.) I came up with a really refreshing low fat version of… MORE
Austin Cream Poke Pie
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Nov. 21, 2011 2:51 pm 
Updated: Dec. 17, 2011 8:38 am
My son was having a "cultural museum" at his school this morning, his country is Denmark. My Great-Grandmother immigrated from there in 1904. One of the items he listed on his poster was my recipe for Danish Cinnamon Rolls that I had verbally transcribed from my grandmother. He informed me… MORE
shortcut cinnamon rolls
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Nov. 19, 2011 6:44 pm 
Updated: Nov. 21, 2011 6:06 pm
I found a good cherry pie recipe here on allrecipes.com. After reading the comments, I created my own custom recipe and made it tonight. WOW! I think this is the best cherry pie I have ever had. I think the original was highlighted in the last week or so, that's how I discovered it. Anyway,… MORE
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Dec. 31, 2010 7:21 pm 
Updated: Jan. 2, 2011 9:14 am
Now that would be an interesting an interesting combo of foods! I'm still in the holiday cooking mode. I made 2 dozen mini pumpkin breads and 2 dozen lemon poppyseed breads, and 2 dozen snicker doodles (so I made those last night). My three year old carried around the container this… MORE
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Stay-at-home mom, working mom, room parent, teacher, volunteer, weight watcher, walker, and Zumba fan.
My favorite things to cook
I love to bake; cakes, cookies, and other treats. I like to find ways to make them with less fat and calories, without sacrificing taste. I also love my Crock Pot.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Lemon sugar cookies, banana bread, snicker doodles, pumpkin bread, Italian Crock Pot meatloaf and chicken and noodles.
My cooking triumphs
Cherry pie!
My cooking tragedies
Cake Balls, although they were very tasty, they were a wicked mess! More like cake pudding.
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