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Flatout Holiday Movie Night

Earlier this week I was asked to have a Holiday Movie Night featuring Flatout Pizzas. I ended up having two parties! One for my family where the kids got to watch a Charlie Brown Christmas and eat pizzas and another with my girlfriends after the kids went to bed. I LOVE Flatout Flatbreads to make […]

What’s your favorite App? #VZWSG #Samp

As you probably know by now, I’m a Verizon Wireless Savvy Gourmet Blogger. I got a XYBoard from Motorola to try out. I’d love to find some good apps to use on it. I’d specifically like some learning apps for the kids like flashcards or something similar. There was a math app that I found […]

Slow Cooker Apple Crisp #Recipe

My husband’s work is having a slow cooker chili cook-off this Friday and he signed up to bring a dessert. Keeping with the slow cooker theme, I decided to try to make a pie in the slow cooker. I threw a few different recipes together to make this. You can definitely make it with raw […]

Crockpot Whole Chicken

When I was doing my regular blog visiting from favorite blogging forum one day, I stumbled across my friend Julie’s recipe for a whole chicken in a crockpot. I would have never thought to try it. It’s a very simple recipe. I made just a few changes from Julie’s, but not much. Whole Chicken in […]

Apple Glazed Pork Chops

I got this recipe from Taste of Home. Ingredients 4 bone-in center-cut pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 7 ounces each) (I used 6 thin bone-out pork chops) 2 tablespoons canola oil (I used olive oil) 1 cup apple cider or apple juice (I used apple juice) 2 tablespoons brown sugar, divided 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon […]

Taste Test Tuesday Apple Cream Cheese Twist

Thanks to my friend Di, I used a few different recipes to pull this together for my neighborhood fall tea. It was a big hit! Ingredients Apple Pie Filling (canned or use following ingredients/directions) (The following ingredients for the apple pie filling actually made double what I needed) 3 cups thinly sliced apples 1-1/4 teaspoons […]

Taste-Test Tuesday- Skillet Apple Chicken

When we went apple picking I wanted to try some new recipes out. I found this Skillet Apple Chicken recipe on AllRecipes.com. Ingredients 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch strips 1 sweet apple – peeled, cored and thinly sliced 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic salt (used 1 T) 1 […]

Wordless Wednesday: Apple Picking

Taste-Test Tuesday Dutch Apple Pie with Oatmeal Streusel

I used a recipe from AllRecipes to make this apple pie. Ingredients 1 (9 inch) pie shell 5 cups apples – peeled, cored and sliced 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 2 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground […]

Duncan Hines Decadent Cake Mixes Review

Duncan Hines has come out with a new line of cakes and glazes called Decadent Cakes and Amazing Glazes. I was given the opportunity to review the Apple Caramel cake and the Triple Chocolate cake. I have not had the opportunity to try the chocolate cake yet. The first week of home school featured the […]