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Caramel Rolls

have a feeling…I suspect this post may very well be my most popular. I think we all know why. Funny thing about caramel rolls – not many people in the US even know they exist. Just like, I wasn’t aware there were sweet rolls until I was in high school. As far as I know, …

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Let's Gather Together

Let's Gather Together is all about hardy, wholesome recipes for autumn and winter seasons. This e-cookbook is 94 pages of 44 of my favorite autumn soups, breads and desserts that are sure to become a staple at your dinner table.



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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Chipotle Bacon Corn Dip


Chipotle bacon corn dip is by far, the BEST dip I’ve ever had. And I’m a pretty hard core chips and dip girl. I have tried several versions of corn dip, trying to find JUST the right one. After perusing many of the hundreds, if not thousands of recipes online – there’s a reason why …

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3 Hour Buns

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Waking up to the smell of freshly baked buns was the best alarm clock ever. And it was my alarm clock a few times a month when I was a child. My mom would start her bun dough the afternoon before, shape it into buns in the evening (with me right by her side), let …

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Crockpot Potatoes


Every New Year’s Day, my Bartz family gets together to celebrate food and family. I love them, but let’s be honest…because it involves strudel, I’d go even if they weren’t my family. Now, this isn’t a strudel recipe, but it is mashed potatoes done right. Which really just means…they’re super yummy. Since we moved back …

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Hey you! Thanks for stopping in! Since you're here, you're probably wondering who I am. First and foremost, I'm a mom to 3 pretty spectacular kids. I frequently attempt to win the love and affection of others by feeding them things like boozy meatloaf, freshly baked bread, soft cookies and heavenly scones.