Flannels & Pearls


Oatmeal Pancakes

I’ve been making oatmeal pancakes for my daughter since she was old enough to eat solids. From that time on, she has “helped” make her special oatmeal pancakes for many Saturday morning breakfasts. I originally named these, “Emilie’s Oatmeal Pancakes.” But that doesn’t make for a good SEO title. Sad, right? These quick and hearty

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Reuben Rolls

Who doesn’t love appetizers? With the Super Bowl approaching, along with St. Patty’s Day around the corner, I thought it was a great time to introduce Reuben rolls. Although, one never really needs an excuse to make Reuben rolls. Or any appetizer for that matter. They are absolutely scrumptious!!! I believe in giving credit where

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Who doesn’t love apple cider on crisp fall days or cold blustery evenings? I love to throw all the ingredients together and let it simmer on my stove top all day. It makes the house smell incredible. This cider recipe is based on my mom’s. For as long as I can remember, she has made

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I realize that the dessert/baked goods category of this blog has more posts than the rest. That’s no mistake. And it’s not because I have a huge sweet tooth, because I really don’t. (I’m all about chips, dips, and appetizers). It’s partly because it might be my best area, but desserts are also the foods

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Sugar Cookie

Although I don’t really have a sweet tooth, I could easily polish off a few of these sugar cookies in one sitting. For breakfast. They are just that divine. I have memories of rolling out, cutting, frosting, and decorating HUGE batches of sugar cookies at Christmas with my mom and my grandma. The entire table

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Gingerbread Men

I love our family tradition of making gingerbread men. There’s something magical and nostalgic about our home around Christmas time. The twinkling lights from the tree, the coziness of a fire crackling in our den, arranging my favorite nativity scene, and the wonderful smell of baking gingerbread permeating the house while my kids wait in

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