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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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Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you enjoyed your family time and your Thanksgiving dinner! I am thankful for my readers and that I have an outlet for my creative mind. I also love to see other people’s creativity that is why I am so excited to be part of this  Link Party. We developed From the

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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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Cooking from you pantry is important on those weeks that you either don’t get paid or can’t get to the store. This recipe was made with items I keep in my pantry and freezer. It’s easily adaptable and kid approved! Easy Cheesy Broccoli Bake What you will need: 1 small bag of frozen chopped broccolli

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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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I just made chicken and dumplings for our Sunday lunch. It was rather painless and mostly cooked while we were at church. Little Crab and Big Daddy Crab both ate with minimal complaint, so this recipe is a winner winner chicken dinner! I thought I would share it with you! I found this recipe here