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Kids Favorite Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Kids Favorite Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins by Nancy Miyasaki

These muffins are really delicious! They are moist and flavorful. Our kids really love them, and I do too.

7 votes
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Cornbread, Jalapeno Maple Bacon

Cornbread, Jalapeno Maple Bacon by Amos Miller

When the daytime temperature hits around 50 degrees and the evening plunges to 30 or lower, it is time to begin the annual maple syrup processing in our neck of the woods. We use it for many things and one of them is this cornbread. I first had a jalapeno cornbread in Texas, made by my sister's cowboy husband's aunt Netha, and…

12 votes
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Favorite Whole Wheat Bread (Bread Machine or Conventional)

Favorite Whole Wheat Bread (Bread Machine or Conventional) by Salad Foodie

My whole wheat bread of choice. Can be made conventional yeast method, but I always START with my Toshiba Bread Machine on the whole wheat setting, then INTERRUPT the cycle just before baking begins; that way I have a built-in bread mixer, kneader and proof oven, but I get to shape and control the baking to perfection, and have bread…

2 votes
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Multi-Grain Bread (Bread Machine or Conventional)

Multi-Grain Bread (Bread Machine or Conventional) by Salad Foodie

An all-around favorite in our family. Serve with homemade soup, use for grilled sandwiches and as toast. The variety of grains provides a nutty texture. But if you don’t have all the grains on hand, just sub whole wheat for the same amounts. Can be made conventional yeast method, but I always START with my Toshiba Bread Machine on…

2 votes
12933 views
Blue Cornmeal Cornbread

Blue Cornmeal Cornbread by Salad Foodie

Blue cornmeal imparts a blue-violet cast to the bread, a coarser consistency and a sweeter, nuttier taste than yellow or white cornmeal. It is 20% higher in protein and has a lower glycemic index, good news for those with elevated blood sugar. However it can be difficult to find! Arrowhead and Bob's Red Mill make it and some health…

2 votes
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Buttermilk Banana Bread

Buttermilk Banana Bread by Nancy Miyasaki

I've made dozens of different types of banana bread, and this is one of my favorites. Our kids devoured it! My oldest told me "this is the best banana bread you've ever made, Mom." That's high praise from a 9th grader!

4 votes
6771 views
Southern Corn Bread

Southern Corn Bread by Salad Foodie

I was hesitant to try this because it was different than any corn bread I’ve ever made. The proportion of corn meal to flour for one, and then hardly any sugar. Now having made it I’ve decided southerners have it all right about corn bread, and I prefer this to the usual sweet variety. I like to use one third of the cornmeal as…

4 votes
6560 views
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars by Salad Foodie

A nice breakfast bar or snack, these granola bars start with ready-made granola to save time. Make them chewy or crisp, adjust the fruits, nuts and spices to your liking.

1 vote
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Beef Barley Soup

Beef Barley Soup by Julia Ann Souders

Thick and hearty beef and barley makes a filling soup for cold weather enjoyment. Mushroom, celery and onion are ethe added vegetables. ©2007-2014 Netta Belle’s Choice® cookbookinabox® “Reg. U.S. Pat. & Trdmk.Off.” Reg. “Trade-marks Canadian Intellectual Property Office.” nettabelleschoice.com and cookbookinabox.com. All rights…

1 vote
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Williams Sonoma Triple Chocolate Brownies

Williams Sonoma Triple Chocolate Brownies by Nancy Miyasaki

This is a very popular recipe that I simplified a bit without losing any of it's goodness. You can serve these when you feel like a dark chocolate cake but don't have time to hassle with it. They make a wonderful end to any meal! They are super chocolaty, so they go really well with a scoop of vanilla or coffee ice cream!

5 votes
5446 views
Pumpkin Cookies with Icing

Pumpkin Cookies with Icing by Nancy Miyasaki

I served these at my October book club along with the Pumpkin Macadamia Bars. They were good, and the icing makes them attractive, but the Pumpkin Macadamia Bars were the bigger hit. That said, they make an attractive combination and it's fun to try one of each. So if you are looking for a nice combination of sweets to put out on…

2 votes
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Favorite Oatmeal Muffins

Favorite Oatmeal Muffins by Salad Foodie

No, not just my favorite oatmeal muffin, these are actually my Number 1 Favorite Muffin ~ period! I love that they are comparatively low-fat and won’t make your fingers greasy as you eat them. I love the crunch of oatmeal, the sweetness of raisins and cinnamon, and the spongy texture buttermilk imparts to baked products. I love…

2 votes
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Easy-Does-It Fried Rice

Easy-Does-It Fried Rice by Salad Foodie

Leftover rice is a perfect excuse to make fried rice, and this is a simple recipe for a favorite oriental comfort food. Add in any desired meat or shrimp to make a more hearty main dish. Two cooking options are possible with the same ingredients - see Methods 1 and 2 below included in directions.

1 vote
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Pumpkin Cranberry Nut Granola

Pumpkin Cranberry Nut Granola by Salad Foodie

Need a last-minute food gift or host gift idea? This makes, bakes, cools and can be bagged within an hour! Use as a topping on yogurt, ice cream, plain cereal, or as an out-of-hand snack while waiting for the holiday festivities to begin!

1 vote
4132 views
Bulgur Pilaf

Bulgur Pilaf by Salad Foodie

Faster and easier to cook than rice, bulgur is a grain to consider for making pilaf. High in fiber and low in fat makes this side dish a healthful choice. Easily converts to vegetarian by omitting the chicken broth. (Medium to large grind bulgur will be best for this recipe.)

1 vote
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