Crème Brulée Cheesecake Bars

Crème Brulée Cheesecake Bars This recipe is delicious, decedent and so easy to make.  You’ll be the hit of your holiday parties with this yummy treat! INGREDIENTS   1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix 1 box (4-serving size) French vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 2 eggs plus 3 egg yolks 2 packages (8 oz each)...

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Pumpkin Pickles

Pumpkin Pickles

Yummy Recipes! Good Food, Good Times PHOTO CREDIT: HandmadePictures/Shutterstock   These pumpkin pickles are a nice change from the usual sweet pumpkin treats. They make a great pairing with a cheese plate and add color to any autumn meal. INGREDIENTS 4 cups pumpkin, peeled and cut into bite-size cubes 1-1/2 cups sugar 1-1/2 cups apple cider vinegar 2 sticks cinnamon 10 whole cloves INSTRUCTIONS Steam pumpkin until...

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Herb Gardening

Herb Gardening

GARDEN TIPS Harvesting and Storing How to Dry Herbs Many herbs are easily preserved by drying, and hold their flavor well when dry. Simply cut a handful of stems and rubber band them or tie them together with a piece of string, then hang them upside down in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight, with good air circulation. When the herbs are completely dry and crumble easily between your fingers, place them in jars and store them in a cool,...

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Tickled Pink Punch

Tickled Pink Punch

Yummy Recipes! Good Food, Good Times If you joined us for our “For the Love of Fall” Workshop you got to try this delicious concoction. It was part of our observance of cancer awareness for October. Your friends and family will love this pretty drink that packs a “punch” 🙂 Ingredients 1 9-10oz package soba noodles 1 large cucumber, diced 1 cup carrots, diced 1 tbsp sesame oil 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1/3 cup...

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The Meaning of Mums

The Meaning of Mums

Chrysanthemum Meaning and Symbolism Fall Gardening The first chrysanthemums were cultivated in China centuries ago. It has appeared in ancient Chinese writings as early as 15th century BC and was used as an herbal remedy. Its boiled roots were believed to provide headache relief, and the sprouts and petals were eaten in salads. The Chinese city of Chu-Hsien was named after the chrysanthemum and literally means “Chrysanthemum City.” From China,...

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