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    Quick & Easy Cinnamon Buns

      Who doesn’t love a homemade tray of warm, cinnamon buns? Whether you’re preparing for guests, heading out to a social function or just have a craving these cinnamon buns are quick, easy and delicious! They won’t take too much work to make and the recipe can be easily doubled to make extras for a large crowd or to freeze for later use.  Keep reading below to learn how to make your own quick and easy cinnamon buns.   Ingredients Needed: 2 Cups Of Flour  1/4 Cup Of Butter 1/2 Cup Of Sugar & 2 Tablespoons Of Sugar 1/2 Cup Of Brown Sugar 1.5 Tablespoons Of Cinnamon 2 Tablespoons Of Baking…

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    How To Make Homemade Pumpkin Soup

    Fall is slowly but surely turning into Winter, but before Fall comes to a close why not soak up the rest of the season by making a delicious pumpkin soup? Pumpkin soup is a smooth, yet hearty soup that is easy to make and uses some great seasonal ingredients that bring on a nice bold flavor. You’ll need a few basic ingredients, a little bit of time and of course pumpkin! Keep reading to learn how to make your own homemade pumpkin soup and you’ll be sure to impress your family, friends, and guests! Ingredients Needed: 4 Cups Of Pumpkin Puree 1 Cup Onions, Diced 1-2 Cloves Of Garlic, Diced 6.5…

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    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

    With the arrival of Fall another season has begun: pumpkin season! Pumpkins and pumpkin flavored items have become an extra popular hit around this time of year and it usually comes in the form of baked goods or delicious treats. So, why not get into the spirit and whip up your own batch of soft, warm pumpkin chocolate chip cookies in your own kitchen. Not only are these cookies easy to whip up, they are a true hit with families, kids and any guests who may stop by for a visit. These cookies are best enjoyed with a warm drink while enjoying the radiant warmth and flickering flames of your Valor…

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    Homemade Apple Butter

    When September arrives, it usually brings a few great things with it such as seasonal fruit, cooler evenings and beautifully colored trees and leaves! Now, as mentioned seasonal fruit is one of the great things that arrives with September, in particular Apples come into season and in all different varieties. The great news is, you can make a homemade apple butter with those wonderful apples that will last all month-long and is great served to guests or given as a gift. Check out the recipe below to make your own batch of slow cooked apple butter today:   Ingredients Needed: 12 Ounces Of Apple Juice 1 1/2 Cups Of Apple…

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    Homemade, Rustic Tomato Soup

    As the Summer sun fades and the cooler weather arrives, that usually means that our day-to-day routines switch into a different mode. We tend to wear warmer clothes, prepare the house for the winter season and start cooking warmer and heartier foods as the temperature drops outside.  So, what could be better than a warm bowl of tomato soup to keep warm and full throughout the cooler season? This recipe uses the freshest ingredients and will only take a few simple steps and before you know it you’ll have a big batch of soup ready to feed a crowd or it could be stored or frozen for a later date. Keep…

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    Super Simple, No Bake Cheesecake

    Do you ever find yourself in a bind where you need dessert for a dinner party or event? Well, it happens to the best of us, you realize you have dinner and drinks planned but have forgotten about a tasty dessert to end off the night. In this case, you need a recipe to whip up fast and this no bake cheesecake is the answer to all your problems. Not only is it creamy and delicious, it won’t take more than 20 minutes or so to throw together. Check out the recipe below and learn how to make super simple, no bake cheesecake: Ingredients Needed: 1 Package Of Cream Cheese Graham…

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    Homemade Peach Bellini’s

    Is there anything better than a cool refreshing drink after a long day? Whether you’ve spent the day at work and need to cool off after a long day or you have spent the weekend relaxing and you’re looking for a way to end it off right, this drink recipe is perfect for almost any occasion. This frozen delight can be made in a big batch for a large group or in smaller size if you just need to make a few glasses. As an added bonus, you will be able to create homemade, peach bellini’s that will taste like restaurant quality drinks and it won’t take more than a few simple steps. Check…

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    Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa

    With the summer sun shining outside, it usually calls for more dinners in the backyard and long summer nights curled up on patio chairs. But while your relaxing, you can’t forget snacks for yourself and your guests! One snack that is a crowd favorite and can be found at most local restaurants, is a refreshing salsa served with a side of chips, crudites or even on the side of your favorite taco dish. This homemade salsa is just like the one you would find at your favorite local restaurant and can be creating at home in almost no time! Check out the recipe below to learn how to make your own…

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    Fresh Peach Iced Tea

      Is there anything better than a cold, refreshing drink on a super hot day? Well, as we dive head first straight into Summer it’s important to have a few quick and fresh drink recipes on hand when the temperatures rise or when you find yourself with guests on the way over. This great drink idea combines a few simple ingredients with a very popular summer fruit: Peaches! You can whip up a big batch of this delicious peach ice tea and it can be refrigerated if you don’t use it all in one go! Check out the recipe below and whip up your own fresh batch of peach iced tea on…

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    Homemade Watermelon Lemonade

      Summer is just around the corner and that means it’s time to start testing out some new drinks before the sunshine shows up for good! A great drink choice for the Summer is lemonade, but that classic recipe can sometimes get a little boring, so why not shake things up a bit with a new and improved lemonade recipe. This easy to make, watermelon lemonade is not only thirst quenching, it’s a great drink to make for groups and summer parties! Check out the recipe below and make your own batch today:   Ingredients Needed: 1/2 Cup Of Lemon Juice (Fresh is best, but bottled will work) 1/2 Cup Of…