Recipes by Dana Clover

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Perfect Orange Julius at home! (There IS a secret!!)

Perfect Orange Julius at home! (There IS a secret!!) by Dana Clover

Remember going to the mall as a kid and getting those wonderful Drinks from Orange Julius?I would go home and mix Orange Juice with Milk and sugar trying to get the same taste.It never ever worked!I would end up with curdled milk-chunks in Orange Juice....ummm YUCK!I have finally figured out the secret to the perfect copy-cat version…

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Perfect Sweet Tea

Perfect Sweet Tea by Dana Clover

Sweet Tea...Just hearing those words make ya sigh a satisfied sigh...I am a Southern Woman...Southern women love their Sweet Tea...And... I have been told I make the BEST Sweet Tea in Texas!I'm gonna let you in on my little secret.Follow this simple recipe, and your life will be complete!When I was in High School, I worked at a little…

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Taste of Summer Salad (re-do)

Taste of Summer Salad (re-do) by Dana Clover

Several years ago, my spoiled rotten little sister attended college in Arkansas.My mother and I went to visit her.While we were there, we stopped at a restaurant called "The Market Place", I ordered what may possibly be the BEST salad I have ever eaten!It had chicken breast, fresh strawberries, roasted pecans, water chestnuts, &…

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Homemade Cereal Bars

Homemade Cereal Bars by Dana Clover

This Recipe one of the most searched recipe on my site (based on searches)I thought It was time to re-post it before it was lost deep deep into the archives.This snack couldn't be easier!It has Peanut Butter, Honey , Peanuts, chocolate and the whole Grain Goodness of Cheerios cereal.Dana's Yummy Cheerios Barsin a small…

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Cocktails for a Crowd (Dana's Texas Fire Water)

Cocktails for a Crowd (Dana's Texas Fire Water) by Dana Clover

I hosted the Memorial Day cocktail hour at the lake this weekend.It was a packed resort and I was wracking my brain trying to figure out what fun drink I could serve that would be yummy and easy to make for a huge (200+ ppl) crowd.I suddenly remembered a drink I kinda accidentally created years ago wile I was a bartender, catering a…

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Snickerdoodle Scones (Re-Do)

Snickerdoodle Scones (Re-Do) by Dana Clover

I love scones!But I've always been intimidated to make them, they seemed difficult for some reason.Until I found this recipe!They couldn't be easier!They are light, tender, perfect scones!And they taste just like one of my favorite cookies!Snickerdoodles!whats not to love??Not too sweet. Not at all dry or crumbly.Just perfect!Try…

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Pucker Up!! Glazed Lemon Cakes for SPRING!!

Pucker Up!! Glazed Lemon Cakes for SPRING!! by Dana Clover

It's spring!One of my favorite spring or summer tastes is citrus.Lemon is my favorite!Fresh lemonade, Lemon Meringue pie, and of courseGlazed Lemon Cakes.These lemon cakes are the perfect combination of sweet and tart.They are closer in texture to a pound cake than a light and airy cupcake.The fresh lemon juice and zest in the glaze…

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My Favorite Christmas Cookies! (Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies) YUM!

My Favorite Christmas Cookies! (Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies) YUM! by Dana Clover

I've had my share of cookies in my lifetime.And Ding DING DING!!!I think we have a WINNER!!!These may possibly be the BEST cookie I have ever had!!The picture says it all...Rich, Decadent, Soft chocolate cookie.Topped with a cherry and smooth-as-silk…

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Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo (Birthday Re-Do)

Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo (Birthday Re-Do) by Dana Clover

Tonight we are having a Birthday Dinner for Worker #3, he turns 16 tomorrow!For birthday dinners, the kids get to choose the menu.I'm gonna re-post his favorite meal.Total yumminess!This is one of our favorite dishes.The kids love it, the Man-of-My-Dreams loves it, I love it...My diet does not appreciate it though!NOT diet food.. But…

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Scalloped Corn (re-do)

Scalloped Corn (re-do) by Dana Clover

It's Fall!!!That means it is time to pull out your cooler-weather recipes!Scalloped Corn is one of my favorites!Try it!You'll LOVE it too!!This is one of our all time favorite side dishes.Thanks to My Spoiled-Rotten-Little-Sister Bethany.It's easy!And it's definitely too yummy for our own good!This is a great dish to let the kids…

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