Harvest Spiced Baked Apples
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Start your fall baking off with this delicious and simple Harvest Spiced Baked Apples recipe. One of my grandmother’s Thanksgiving traditions, this recipe is perfect all season long!  A sweet blend of spices and sugar, with some raisins topping the apple halves, there really isn’t much more perfect. This recipe has all the delicious flavors of mom’s apple pie, but is made even easier by skipping the crust. … Continue reading →

Grandma’s Traditional Thanksgiving Corn Pudding Recipe
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Corn pudding is a creamy, warm, delicious family tradition for Thanksgiving dinner. A few ingredients make up this dish that is known by many names: Corn Pudding, Corn Casserole, Scalloped Corn or Corn Spoonbread. Family traditions make the holidays enjoyable. Granted, some families have traditions that are stressful. My mother made an effort to create low stress holidays. She has an open door policy. Any family members who are in the area are welcome. If somebody has other plans, that’s fine and no hurt feelings. I think that’s a good policy. … Continue reading →

Slow Roasted Sweet Potatoes
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Spices, onions and sweet potatoes make up this savory dish. Not my grandma’s sweet potatoes! These appeal to the *zing* taste buds! My grandma and my mother always made sweet potatoes as a “sweet” side dish. It’s really almost like a dessert when you follow their recipe. Lots of brown sugar and marshmallows. I’m sure you’ve had a similar dish. I tested this recipe as an alternative to the sweetness overload, because my husband has said for years that he “doesn’t like sweet potatoes.” He’s adamant about that fact. … Continue reading →