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Homemade Rose Apple Pie Recipe with Cinnamon and Streusel

I’ve been dying to make an apple pie like this for the longest time, but again finding time to do it is always impossible.  Since I want to do a lot more videos on my site I’ve made it a point to put it on my calendar once a week just to make sure that I follow through with it.  My daughter started school last week and the stressers of that alone has been beyond overwhelming for me.  To be honest I’ve been getting migraines for the first in my life and I’m not sure if it’s work, or my…

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Lemon Blueberry Muffin Recipe with Chia Seeds

It’s that time of year again where the kiddos are heading back to school and the laziness of those long summer days subsides.  One of the things that’s always been a challenge is just getting our daughter to eat something for breakfast.  It’s one of those meals that offers like 3 things: eggs, oatmeal or cereal, and as you can imagine those options can get pretty old within about a month’s times.  To keep things interesting I try to change it up dramatically by making things like shakshuka or scaling it back for a guaranteed winner with things like this…

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Irish Apple Cake Recipe with Vanilla Custard Sauce

While some are having the time of their life, I’ll always remember St. Patrick’s Day as the day I moved to Chicago.  I was so excited as I began to approach the beautiful skyline of the city and then skuuuurt.  Dead. Stop. Traffic.  I didn’t realize it was St. Paddy’s Day weekend because I was too focused on moving up to Chicago, but dang did I get a rude awakening when I realized everyone was gathered down town drinking Guinness and taking in all of the local green river festivities.  Now that I’ve been settled in for 9 years I…

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Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe with Fresh Strawberries

My wife comes from a long line of sweet tooth fanatics so when I whipped up this Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe with Fresh Strawberries I knew she’d be obsessed.  Making cheese cake in general is actually very easy, it’s suffering through the cooling down process that can be so agonizing.  Of course, there are those super cool down tricks one can do like popping it into the freezer so that one can consume it quicker, but hey this is a chef’s kitchen and I want to show you how to properly make a chocolate cheese cake, so no cheating.  However, I…

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Peanut Butter Yogurt Pie with Bananas and Honey

Every once in a while my daughter will take a strong interest in what I’m making in the kitchen. However when it comes to sweets she’s always trying to get in to see what I’m doing, she’s got a sweet tooth just like her mommy J. Although I had to keep her busy with a few Horizon® snacks, she did give me a hand making this Peanut Butter Yogurt Pie with Bananas and Honey. It was super easy to make and required very little prep time, which was huge in keeping a 2½ year olds attention span. Since my daughter…

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Fresh Cherry Turnovers

Save Print Fresh Cherry Turnovers   Be sure to try this amazing homemade Fresh Cherry Turnovers recipe that will wow the whole family! Ingredients For the Dough: 2¾ cups of all purpose flour ½ cup of vegetables shortening ⅓ cup of unsalted butter 1 teaspoon of salt 8 tablespoons of ice cold water For the Filling: 2 cups of pitted fresh cherries ⅔ cups of granulated sugar ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon zest of 1 lemon juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons of cornstarch For the Topping: ¼ melted butter sugar in the raw Instructions Dough: In a large bowl…

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Homemade Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

It’s funny because when I think of strawberry shortcake I think of this gross runny strawberry mixture and some nasty soggy biscuits.  So to put all that negativity deep down in my past I decided to come up with a new Homemade Strawberry Shortcake Recipe.  And you wanna talk about good?  WOW!  Ridiculously good and stacked high so you can impress all your guests.  Check out this recipe and make it soon!    Save Print Homemade Strawberry Shortcake Recipe   Make this delicious Homemade Strawberry Shortcake Recipe with fresh whipped cream! Ingredients For the Biscuits: 4 cups of all purpose flour…

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Homemade Fresh Blueberry Pie Recipe

Homemade Fresh Blueberry Pie Recipe

Why is pie so good?!  Seriously!  it’s good for dessert, good for a snack, and dang good in the morning as breakfast with coffee.  All pies are really easy to make from a skill level, they just require a little bit of time and love.  Blueberry pie is probably on the easier side give you just toss the blueberries around with a few ingredients and dump’em in your pie shell and you’re good!  There is something to be said though about making a homemade pie crust and serving it with fresh blueberries (and in season).  Oh yeah, quick tip for…

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