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Just Cooking
Posted Saturday, August 30, at 5:59 PM
Frozen Apple Salad 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 1/3 cups heavy cream 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows 1/2 cup red seedless grapes, cut in 1/2 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained 2 medium apples, diced, skins left on...

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Spring and Summer Cooking
Posted Sunday, May 18, at 7:57 PM

I know it has been a long time since I have posted but am gonna try one more time to see if it works. I would love to hear from some of you and I want you to share some recipes with me. I always use some that are shared so send me some.. These first two recipes are some of our favorites and are good to use this time of year especially with all the picnics and gatherings, family reunions...

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Holiday Cooking
Posted Wednesday, December 18, at 4:25 PM

I love cooking for the Holidays, it seems traditions are changing so much for faster pace, as I read on FaceBook and other places more and more people are changing traditions and I am just not ready to for that yet. Our menu changes every year it seams as we find a new recipe or have a new addition to family, I love trying new dishes so please share some recipes with me...

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New Collectioin
Posted Tuesday, August 27, at 7:58 PM

Angel Hair Pasta Salad angel hair pasta ( cooked and drained ) diced tomatoes diced green onion broccoli ( cooked and drained) I used the steamer bag garlic pepper ( to taste ) garlic salt ( to taste ) parmesan cheese Italian dressing ( to coat well )...

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Summer Cooking
Posted Friday, July 5, at 7:59 PM

Summer is here once again and we have all that garden produce to cook and it is so good. We sure enjoy it. I have several recipes that I use with all this produce and all of them are simple and most stuff you have on hand or at least I do. Okra Goulash...

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My Collection
Posted Thursday, May 30, at 7:52 PM

This first recipe is good for hot weather because it is cooked in the crock pot as well as some others I will be sharing...no getting the kitchen hot. Crockpot Italian Chicken 4 chicken breasts 1 packet Zesty Italian dressing seasoning 1 8 oz. cream cheese (softened)...

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Easter Cooking
Posted Tuesday, March 26, at 7:23 PM

Easter is one of my favorite Holidays. We usually have the traditional food. I am sharing some of the recipes I will use. This first recipe is a new one for me this year but we are diabetic and I can make it mostly with sugar free ingredients so that is good for us...

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Just Good Ole Food
Posted Wednesday, February 6, at 3:25 PM

Bacon Cheese Potatoes (Slow Cooked) 4.0 from 6 reviews 1/4 pound bacon, diced 2 medium onions, thinly sliced 4 medium potatoes, thinly sliced 1/2 pound cheddar cheese, thinly sliced salt and pepper butter Green Onions (optional) Line crockpot with foil, leaving enough to cover the potatoes when finished...

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Christmas Cooking
Posted Thursday, December 20, at 9:03 PM

I love this season but as many others I find myself busy busy busy and running out of time. I have some favorite recipes I use this holiday and going to share some with you. Merry Christmas to everyone. Traditional Christmas Cheese Ball 1 1/2 (8 ounce) packagescream cheese, softened...

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Thanksgiving
Posted Thursday, November 8, at 7:51 PM

I am posting some recipes I will use for Thanksgiving. Of course we will have Turkey and homemade Dressing and that is my favorite. I wish some of you would share some of your recipes. Broccoli Bake Nothing store-bought compares to the homemade goodness of the rich and creamy taste and texture of this delicious vegetable casserole. Our Broccoli Bake might just make veggie lovers out of your finicky gang...

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Fall Cooking
Posted Friday, September 28, at 8:11 PM

Wish me luck with this post, I finally got it to where I could log on and now every time I get the recipes ready to post it just clears out so hoping tonight will work.. I want to say I have missed sharing recipes and I would love to hear from any of you on recipes. I love collecting them and sharing...

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Summertime Cooking
Posted Wednesday, July 18, at 3:48 PM

I am enjoying cooking with all the garden vegetables this time of year. Just a small amount of meat and vegs and I am happy. We love okra fixed about any way there is to fix it so we use it a lot this time of year. I hope you enjoy the recipes I have to share...

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Cooking made simple
Posted Tuesday, June 5, at 5:29 PM

Hello, I am so sorry it has been so long since I last posted but for some reason it would not post for me I think they now have it fixed... I would love to have some summer recipes from all of you. Gardens are starting to produce vegetables and I love them cooked many way. So share recipes..you can also send them to my email..kshipley57@yahoo.com...just put recipe in the title....

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Something Simple
Posted Sunday, March 18, at 9:08 AM

I always love these things when growing up and still do, the kid in us never leaves huh? I like them made with Crescent rolls to. Pigs in a Blanket 8 frankfurters 8 slices American processed cheese 1 (10 ounce) package refrigerated biscuit dough...

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Taco Casseroles
Posted Thursday, February 23, at 7:20 PM

I have had several request for Taco Casseroles so I am posting two recipes that works very well.. Taco Casserole 1 lb. lean ground beef 1 can (15-16) oz. chili beans in sauce, undrained 1 can (8oz) tomato sauce 1 pkg.(1.25)oz. taco seasoning mix...

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Game Day Recipes
Posted Thursday, February 2, at 4:24 PM

I have a collection that I think might help on Game Day this weekend. Make ahead dishes, baked dishes and just plain snack stuff..I hope it helps someone. Some of these are ones readers have shared with me and I thankyou. I want to remind everyone please share some more recipes...

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Good Eating
Posted Wednesday, January 11, at 8:30 AM

Hope everyone survived the Holidays and enjoying the New Year. I hope you enjoy some of the recipes I am sharing.. Ship Wreck Stew 1lb ground beef (cooked drained) 3-4 peeled and cubes potatoes 1 can dark red kidney beans 1 can whole kernel corn 1 large can of tomato sauce...

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Holiday Cooking
Posted Monday, December 5, at 4:25 PM

It is the time of year I love cooking, when it gets cooler and now with the Holidays there is always plenty of people around to try new dishes and get new recipes. The following recipe works wonderful with any kind of meat salad, my favorite is tuna salad but then everyone is different. It makes an attractive dish for any gathering. I had one lady tell me it is scrumptious with BBQ meat in it also so may just have to try that one myself...

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Just Cooking
Posted Tuesday, November 8, at 6:56 PM

Just some recipes that I have and some that were passed down to me thru the years. I cannot remember a time when I didn't collect recipe books and recipes and I still love doing that..so please pass some recipes along to me... Sweet Potato Orange Cups...

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Halloween is in the air!!
Posted Tuesday, October 18, at 7:08 PM

I am liking the cooler weather, it is about right but I know it will get cooler than I like very soon. Stores are getting spookier with all the Halloween stuff so I thought I might add a few treat for parties and give aways. I have also added a few other recipes that I have collected and have had the pleasure of trying out. The weather is getting cooler so soups and casseroles are in order for us...

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Karen Shipley
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I began cooking at the age of 9 with my father and have always loved trying new recipes. Beware: I am fond of onions and peppers! I am diabetic so I do try to cook more healthy dishes these days. My door is always open to trying and sharing new recipes. Let's see what we can cook up with this blog!
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