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Alaskan Crab Cakes

Living in Alaska we have access to fresh seafood all the time. Friends will regularly drop by with half a crab or part of a fish. Last week we were given 4 king crab legs. They were already steamed so all we had to do was heat them up! My husband is the best. He

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I don’t know about you but my family loves corn dogs! They are so easy to warm up. Great for a quick snack or part of a weeknight meal. Except, they are not very healthy and can get expensive! So I took some time on a Saturday and made up my own. After they cooked

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Today I want to share with you an easy weeknight meal that you can whip together in a matter of minutes and let it bake in the oven while you sit down with kids and work on homework. After school is such a mess for us. I can only imagine what homework will bring. The

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Fall is definitely here! As the warm days turn cooler I tend to look for warm, filling recipes. Comfort food! Something to help me feel warm, full and comfy as i settle in to staying inside for long periods of time. Last weekend I made this Broccoli cheese soup in the slow cooker and we all

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Toward the end of the month we have a week or two that we have to eat from our pantry. Since we are on a budget, I grocery shop twice monthly. I try to make sure we have enough food to make 6-8 meals in those two weeks. Then we are on our own to

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It’s grilling season! I’m always looking for new recipes to try on the grill. We grill out several times a week in the summer time. Since we don’t have A/C here in Alaska, when temps get up above 70 degrees it  gets hot in the kitchen. So I like to take the kitchen outside. Grill

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One day I was looking in the fridge wonder what to have for lunch. It was one of those weeks when we had to eat from the pantry. You know, the non shopping weeks. As I scoured the fridge I came up with this “new” recipe. Pizza Rolls 1 can of crescent rolls 4 sticks

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Behind a Calling: What Are You Waiting for Anyway? I believe everyone has a calling. EVERYONE. A calling is that strong inner voice, or gut feeling, that tells a person what they’re supposed to be doing with their life. It’s just a knowing, an impulse on what you should be doing with your life. For

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This beef stew is great for fall! I love to make some warm biscuits or cornbread to have with this dish. It’s so easy because it is in the crock pot. You only have to mess with it a couple of quick minutes and then it slow cooks the rest of the time. The beef

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It’s fall! Football season is here. I love this recipe because you can start it at the beginning of the game and by half time you have Creamy Chicken Alfredo to serve to your family room full of football fans. Pair this with some garlic bread and this will be a feast! Kids will love