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Cucumber sandwiches on a platter ready to serve.

Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

These cucumber tea sandwiches are simple to make and will lend an old-fashioned elegance to your next party! Made with cream cheese and thin white bread, cucumber sandwiches are always a crowd pleaser. There’s something about cucumber tea sandwiches with cream cheese that’s reminiscent of Great Gatsby days, of times when elegance reigned and things were …

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Lemon Glaze that's so easy and is perfect for cakes or cookies! Just five ingredients with a few secret touches.

Lemon Glaze for Desserts

Lemon Glaze that’s so easy and is perfect for cakes or cookies! Just five ingredients with a few secret touches. Everyone loves this Lemon Glaze. It’s the perfect way to perk up almost any dessert that might seem a little plain: just whip up some of this glaze for cake or whatever you want to …

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Closeup photo of a spoonful of chocolate chip cookie in a mug on a white plate.

Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug

Chocolate chip cookie in a mug is fast, easy, decadent, chocolatey, and just right for a quick, small dessert to share…Or not! If you’ve spent any time at all on Pinterest searching for things you ought not be searching for—like a one minute chocolate chip cookie in a mug, seriously, who does that!—then you’ve probably …

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Closeup photo of a bowl of bacon cheeseburger soup with toppings.

Cheeseburger Soup

Cheeseburger Soup is everything you love in a burger—bacon, beef, cheese, onions, tomatoes, all in a creamy, luscious, EASY soup! I don’t know about you, but I adore soups in the winter. I think I could eat soup for lunch and supper every day. But sometimes, you just want a burger, right? A thick, juicy …

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A bowl of potato soup with all the toppings.

Easy Potato Soup

Easy Potato Soup that’s made with frozen chopped potatoes or hash browns and ready in 45 minutes—it’s creamy, buttery, cheesy comfort food! Top with all your favorite loaded potato toppings: bacon, scallions, and cheese. I am so excited to share this recipe with y’all. It’s one of the easiest things I’ve ever made and so …

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Tomato soup in a bowl with grated cheese on top.

Easy Tomato Soup Recipe

This Easy Tomato Soup Recipe is ready in under an hour! It’s made with canned tomatoes, dried herbs, fresh onion, and cream—just add a grilled cheese! Figuring out what to make for dinner can be a frustrating thing for a parent who’s just come in from a long day at work or dealing with kids. It’s …

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Side view of a whole lemon icebox pie on a wood background.

Lemon Icebox Pie

This Lemon Icebox Pie is so easy to make! It’s creamy and zesty, with fresh lemon juice and zest and sweetened condensed milk—it’s a classic Southern dessert! We serve this pie year-round and usually have one stored in the freezer to pull out for unexpected company. It’s like a breath of spring in the middle …

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A slice of fudge pie on a white plate.

Fudge Pie – Easy and Amazing!

Fudge pie made with cocoa takes about 10 minutes to put together and 30 minutes to bake into the most delicious pie you’ve ever had! If you ask my family what they want for dessert, hands down every single one of us will say something chocolate. Chocolate Chess pie, chocolate cake, chocolate something—which doesn’t mean we …

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A glass dish of easy apple crisp without oats on top of vanilla ice cream.

Easy Apple Crisp Without Oats

Apple Crisp Without Oats, with a streusel topping that’s easy and quick to prepare and full of flavors from brown sugar and cinnamon. It’s perfect for a weeknight family dinner or a fancy dinner party. I will tell you a secret: I love oatmeal for breakfast. But. I detest oats in any type of dessert …

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Honey Mustard Sauce Recipe

This honey mustard sauce recipe comes together in about 2 minutes–just whisk together yellow mustard, honey, brown sugar, a little mayonnaise, and apple cider vinegar. So easy and so delicious! What is it about honey mustard sauce that kids just love? My little grandson Luke occasionally likes a bite of chicken to go with his …

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Easy Black Bean Soup in a white bowl garnished with cilantro and salsa.

Easy Black Bean Soup

Easy Black Bean Soup made with canned beans and pre-chopped mix of onions, peppers, and celery. Healthy dinner on the table in less than one hour! Do y’all remember when those round containers of Soup Starter mixes first came out? I imagine it was in the late 70s, early 80s. I used to beg my …

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Strawberry Bars on a plate with a spoon drizzling lemon glaze.

Strawberry Bars with Lemon Glaze

Strawberry Bars with Lemon Glaze are made with strawberry jam, fresh strawberries, and a buttery shortbread crust topped with a simple lemony glaze. These bars are a delightful treat for a bridal shower or luncheon, or just a snack after school! Whenever I’m assigned the dessert for a party, I start thinking about things I …

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A serving of Unstuffed Pepper Casserole in a shallow bowl with a fork.

Unstuffed Pepper Casserole

Unstuffed Pepper Casserole with lean ground beef, bell peppers, farro, and cheese—easy enough for a weeknight dinner and delicious enough for the whole family to enjoy! What is Unstuffed Pepper Casserole? We first had this Unstuffed Pepper Casserole at my daughter’s house and fell in love with it. This is a simple dish, with just …

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Easy Crustless Quiche Recipe

Easy crustless quiche recipe made with spinach, peppers, and onion—no cream and no flour. Add a little feta cheese and this is a healthy, simple meal for breakfast or a quick supper. I have to admit, I love a perfect, rich quiche made with cream and butter and cheese—like this one. And I adore pie …

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Closeup of Buffalo Chicken Dip on a piece of celery.

Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip

Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip made with three cheeses and Ranch dressing makes a great appetizer for feeding a crowd or weeknight dinner sliders. Cook the chicken in the crock pot and your work is done! Don’t you love easy appetizers? I sure do, especially ones that are portable and can be made ahead. This Easy …

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Slice of Easy Apple Strudel on a plate.

Easy Apple Strudel

This Easy Apple Strudel made with canned fruit and puff pastry will make your guests think you spent all afternoon in the kitchen, but it only takes about half an hour! Thanks to my friends at Luck’s for sponsoring this post—all opinions are my own. Several years ago we were hosting our annual friends’ Christmas …

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Balsamic Vinaigrette over salad on plate.

Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Balsamic Vinaigrette made with fresh herbs and tangy Dijon mustard is lovely drizzled over green salads or grilled meats. We love this vinaigrette all year long and keep a jar in the fridge.  What’s your favorite salad dressing? When I was a kid, I loved Thousand Island dressing, French dressing (the orange kind that doesn’t …

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