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  • July 9, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Smores Pops - Great Halloween Treat!

    Blog browsing again! Ali at "Gimme Some Oven" has a great Smores creation that is perfect for Halloween treats.....actually perfect any time! Check out her blog for more great photos and complete directions.....these look simple to make and the kids...

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  • July 3, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Sandwich Fixings!

    In the hot summertime.....it's just too hot to cook sometimes! C'mon now, admit it.....if if can't be grilled outside....it's going to have to be slapped between two pieces of bread....or roll....or croissants as it was today)) This was sandwich Sunday...

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  • July 3, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Peaches are in!

    If you live in Pontotoc County, the words you're waiting to hear each summer are "peaches are in!" Course, most of my blog readers are not from Pontotoc County I'm sure, but in Pontotoc we have the Cherry Creek Orchard...

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  • June 15, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Give a Gift of Hot Chocolate

    Give a gift of hot chocolate this Christmas season. Found some great hot chocolate gifting ideas that you can put together to astound your friends and family. I take no credit for the beautiful creations, my only suggestion is to...

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  • June 8, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Quick and Easy Ice Cream Cake

    We needed a cake in a pinch this week so I threw together a Quick Ice Cream Cake. It only took a few minutes to make, the children all loved it and there wasn't one bite left over! Two simple...

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  • June 4, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    National Donut Day!

    National Donut Day is the first Friday in June. National Donut Day started in 1938 as a fund raiser for the Chicago Salvation Army. Their goal was to help the needy. Many American donut shops offer free donuts on Donut...

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  • May 21, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Boston Cream Pie

    A Boston cream pie is a round cake that is split and filled with a custard or cream filling and frosted with chocolate. Although it is called a Boston cream pie, it is in fact a cake, and not a...

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  • May 11, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Divinity for Mother's Day

    Mother's Day was this past Sunday and my Mother has been gone now for almost ten years. I spent of lot of time thinking about her this weekend and remembering so many good things from my childhood. I decided I...

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  • April 19, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Angel Food Cake with Filling

    Sunday dessert was from Betty Crocker's 1950 Picture Cookbook. A freshly baked Angel Food Cake with filling and covered in whipped cream. This cake should have been named DREAM CAKE. Wonderful! This recipe started with the Angel Food Cake recipe...

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  • April 17, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Chocolate Eclairs

    An éclair is a long thin pastry made with choux dough filled with a cream and topped with icing. (Choux dough only contains water, flour, butter, egg. Instead of a raising agent, it uses high moisture content to create steam...

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  • April 16, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Hot Chocolate! Well....it didn't start out hot!

    Cortez, the Spanish conquistador, was the first European to taste chocolate. Montezuma, the Aztec emperor of Mexico, gave a big feast and served "chocolatl" to his guest in a golden goblet. it was really a bitter mush, served stone cold....

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  • April 12, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Betty Crocker 1950 First Edition

    Betty Crocker......now she knew how to cook)) My mother's cookbook from 1950.....still so useful today! I've listed a page giving substitutions for common everyday items and some food equivalents. Some things just never change)))

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