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    Pumpkin treats

    If you love pumpkins you can cook with, then get that apron on and let’s start a fire under the cauldron.

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    Savoring the sweet smell and taste of home made biscuits

    I like to eat with my hands (when it's appropriate). There's just something so primal about getting my mitts on a grilled drumstick, ribs, a hamburger or hot dog, corn-on-the-cob and French fries. So, it's no wonder that a freshly-baked, cinnamon-sweet sticky bread that you pull apart with your ...

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    Dripping with honey makes for sweet dishes

    If you are like me and you really like honey, especially local honey, I thought it would be fun to share some recipes that use this sweet, sticky ingredient. There are so many different types and flavors of honey. I tend to prefer the lighter, milder ones, but of course everyone has their own favorites...

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    Hot dogs - one of America's favorites any time of year

    I must admit that as I get older, there are certain things about camping that aren't as easy or appealing as when I was much younger. A trailer or camper beats a tent now, as one example, even though that sometimes limits camp site access, depending on where you like to camp. Many of our favorite...

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    Churning up some old-fashioned ice cream

    Many of us love peaches and many love ice cream. Why not combine the two foods and concentrate on peach ice cream this week? I know I'm up for that. We have an old-fashioned ice cream maker, the kind that requires turning a handle to make the paddles churn.

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    Confetti ... funfetti ... it's all the same

    Opening the surprise box of national food days, I see that August 14 is National Confetti Cake Day (sometimes known as Funfetti in certain recipes). If you have a need or desire to do any summertime baking, it might be fun to check out some of these colorful, fun recipes for cakes and cupcakes. ...

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    Beans make for a healthier, flavorful meal all year long

    I know there are a lot of national food days, but I was still rather surprised to learn that our nation recognizes "Eat Beans Day" which falls every year in July. This fact inspired some thoughts that made me laugh to myself, but I will keep them to myself so as not to risk offending any dear readers...

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    Refreshing pina colada - good in drinks or desserts

    Love Pina Coladas?

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    Oh so sweet and oh so smooth chocolate pudding

    Did you know that chocolate pudding is so popular there's a national day in honor of the tasty treat? It is celebrated every year on June 26, but of course we can enjoy it any time we want to. Lately I have been having a little fun looking up national food days. We can make our own pudding from ...

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    The sloppier the better when it comes to Sloppy Joes

    I must admit that as I get older, there are certain things about camping that aren't as easy or appealing as when I was much younger. A trailer or camper beats a tent now, as one example, even though that sometimes limits camp site access, depending on where you like to camp. But one thing is for...

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