Peanut Butter Pie Stuffed Doughnuts

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Here’s the thing about blogging, or just writing in general. Whenever I’m about to publish something to the public, I always freak out that my spelling is off.
My grammar is off for sure, but spelling? Especially when it comes to food related words. I mean I’m a food blogger! 
I should know how to spell these things!

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Planning a Trip to the Big Easy and Homemade Spanish Rice

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 So how was everyone’s 4th of July?

Mine was pretty great, burgers and hot dogs and CAKE!

Ok, maybe i’m a little too excited about the cake, but it was so good. And the weather outside was just perfect. Sunny and beautiful but not scorching and unbearable. How did we luck out this year?

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Make it at Home: Pumpernickel Bread

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You know, i’m really enjoying these hot summer days.

Seriously, I love it! Breaking 100 degrees outside? Makes this girl very happy.

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Chocolate Souffle

This past weekend all the guys in the house went down to the coast to go fishing, so me and my mom had a girls weekend.
When I was really young I always cried whenever the guys left, I wanted my brothers and dad here with us. But my mom showed me how much fun it is to be free from the guys for a while.

Better Than Movie Theater Popcorn

Do you ever get the craving for movie theater popcorn?
I mean, microwave popped popcorn is good but it just doesn’t cut it.
You gotta pop it in some hot oil and slather a ton of butter and seasonings on popcorn to make it really good! And believe me this stuff is good. I could sit and eat a giant bowl full of this, and have. Don’t judge.

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Homemade Pasta Dough

Usually when I make dinner, it tends to be some sort of pasta. There are several reasons for this. First, pasta is always good. No matter what kind. Second, it makes me feel like i’m actually putting effort into making dinner, since I make the dough from scratch. It feels “truly” homemade.
More homemade than throwing something into a pot and letting it cook for several hours. Don’t get me wrong, that is certainly a delicious method of cooking, but I like being hands on for everything.
Plus making the dough is very relaxing for me.
While pasta dough seems intimidating for beginners, it’s really very very simple.

Homemade Mayonnaise

Sometimes it’s easy to forget how to make some of the staples that are in your house. Why make it at home when you can easily just pick up a bottle at the store?

Yes, it’s easier to just buy food premade at the store, but I promise you if you make some of it at home, it’s a million times better.

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