Mushroom Potato Salad

Mushroom Potato Salad is a bit more special than the ordinary potato salad. Delicious any day of the week and on special occasions. Perfect warm or cold.

 

 

Mushroom Potato Salad is a bit more special than the ordinary potato salad. Although it would be delicious on any day of the week – it would also serve as a side dish on a special occasion.  Perfect warm or cold.

I am starting to plan for our next holiday and imagining what will be sitting on the table at dinnertime.  I love to plan and organize.  One year I was really into planning for Thanksgiving.  The complete dinner from appetizers and drinks to dessert was outlined in a notebook.  I put a post-it on each serving dish with what recipe was going to go inside.  There was even a time schedule when I had to tackle each dish. On the big day it really turned out to be fun and one of my sisters was impressed at how easy everything came together.  I really think she meant it!  So this year my mind is going there again and I think this refreshing and special Mushroom Potato Salad will be right there, no over there, on the table.

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Non Dairy Slow Cooker Evaporated Milk

Non Dairy Slow Cooker Evaporated Milk is going to come in very handy this season. An easy recipe that will have you baking with the best.

Non Dairy Slow Cooker Evaporated Milk is going to come in very handy this season.  I have already come across some seasonal recipes that have been calling for evaporated milk.  If you want to get away from dairy or are forced to for health reasons you will love this post.  I have finally tackled this conundrum and have come up with a non-dairy recipe that is so easy.

 

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Autumn Oreo Brownies

Autumn Oreo Brownies is wonderful a recipe and all you have to do is lay your cookies in between two layers of the batter. Fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving!

Autumn Oreo Brownies are giving me a firm foundation in 7th heaven.  I am really getting into chocolate with Halloween coming but I promise, I will be doing side dishes galore when we get a little closer to Thanksgiving.  But, hey!  You can serve these at Thanksgiving too.  I mean pumpkins are orange and so are the centers of these beautiful and festive Oreo cookies.

These brownies are a wonderful recipe all on their own and all you have to do is lay your cookies in between two layers of the batter.  Now you have taken your brownies to the next level.  Easy and fun!

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Over the Top Raisin Crumb Bars

Over the Top Raisin Crumb Bars have 3 distinct layers with different textures and taste. A yummy oats base, a fruit filling, a perfect peanut crumb topping.

Over the Top Raisin Crumb Bars have three distinct layers with different textures and tastes. There is a slightly crunchy oats base that is topped with a layer of a special raisin jam. Then, of course, the peanut crumb topping finishes it off. The bars are sweet enough for a dessert but if you pour a nice cup a’ tea or coffee then breakfast it is.

I have a habit of having cereal and almond milk for breakfast.  Once in a while I do a protein drink but every once in a very big while I will have a sweet treat.  It feels like a vacation and I enjoy every second of it. This is one of those treats that can come out when you want to treat yourself good.  Heck, make it for company too.  I’m sure they deserve it.

 

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Homemade Almond Mayonnaise

 

Homemade Almond Mayonnaise is an extremely flavorful spread that will mimic classic dairy mayonnaise on any sandwich.

 

Homemade Almond Mayonnaise is an extremely flavorful spread that will mimic classic dairy mayonnaise on any sandwich.  Dare I say it is even better?  Certainly delicious in every way.  I also have used it as a spread on sweet breads such as my walnut pear bread.  It is so fun to create common condiments that are rich in nutrients and vitamins with no additives or preservatives. I call it nutonnaise in my everyday life and just love it.   Give this recipe a try and I believe it will stay in you recipe collection for life.

 

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Perfect Barbecue Baked Beans

Perfect Barbecue Baked Beans have a tangy sweetness that develops in the oven while baking. An easy recipe that fills the house with a comforting aroma.

 

Perfect Barbecue Baked Beans have a tangy sweetness that develops in the oven while baking.   This is one of those easy recipes that leaves you feeling accomplished after the oven door is closed.  Not only that – there is a bonus.  The house will be filled with a comforting aroma.

I’m never quite sure if there is actually a season for baked beans.  It is one of those dishes that travels well so it can go to beach barbecues and picnics but then it also can warm up the house on those cold days and become a perfect comfort food.  Okay – Decision made!   It is a year round recipe.  So get out your big pot and take a few momemts to make a wonderful homemade meal.  If you are lucky enough to have leftovers the beans are just as good the second day as the first.

 

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