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    Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

    For our Sabbath lunch last week, I was required to find a side dish to compliment the rest of the meal.  I wanted to find a recipe that did not require a lot of prep time or cooking.  After all, it was the Sabbath, and we should refrain from labor on this day. I found a recipe on Pinterest for Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes (get recipe).  I washed and pre-sliced the potatoes in half on Friday.  And I placed them in water in the refrigerator overnight.  I don’t recommend this.  It caused the potatoes to be so cold, and they took longer to brown on Saturday.  But overall, the recipe…

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    Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

    Thanksgiving has come and gone.  You ate well and enjoyed time with family and friends.  But what are you going to do with all those leftovers?!  Here are a couple of recipe ideas to ensure that none of the food goes to waste. 1.  Whipped Cranberry Butter photo courtesy of goodlifeeats.com   Use your remaining cranberry sauce to make this decadent butter.  Place atop your weekend breakfast of biscuits or muffins. 2.  Stuffing Stuffed Mushrooms photo courtesy of purelyconsumed.wordpress.com It’s hard to transform leftover stuffing and dressing.  But add it to some mushrooms for a nice treat. 3.  Carrot Soup/Smoothie You can use the extra glazed carrots in your favorite carrot…

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    Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

    After you’ve baked all your pies and cakes And set the table with your finest china plates After you’ve made the mashed potatoes and carved the meat After you have buttered the rolls that you’ll eat Once you’ve prepared the green bean casserole And all the gravy has been placed in the gravy bowl After you’ve stuffed yourself with turkey and dressing Don’t forget to thank God for all of your blessings. ~~composed by Tameka Brown

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    Wonderful Waffle Breakfast

    Breakfast is a very important meal of the day, and my favorite.  That’s unless dessert can be classified as a meal.  My younger brother was raving about a waffle he’d had at a restaurant, so I had to go and try it.  Because if I like something, then it must be good!  So my brothers, a friend and I headed to the Guenther House for breakfast.  We were pleased that there wasn’t a wait.  We chose to have breakfast out on the patio, and were seated immediately.  Although the weather was a little overcast, it was nice and cool out. Looking at the menu, I found myself interested in the hot chocolate…