Grandma’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Grandma’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

So my dad gave us a great Christmas present a few years ago.  It was a large and detailed cookbook/family history detailing how his family and ancestors ate.  It was definitely a labor of love and very interesting to see cooking through the ages.  Have I mentioned that my family likes to cook?!  I grew […]

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Homemade Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls

Homemade Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls

Okay, one last mall favorite…Cinnabons.  Mmmmmm…..doesn’t it make your mouth water just thinking of that amazing cinnamon and frosting and the warm gooey-ness.  These have become a family favorite.  In fact, that is all my mom wanted for her birthday, warm, home-made Cinnabon cinnamon rolls delivered to her door for breakfast.  I, of course, was […]

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Easy Food Storage Pretzels

Easy Food Storage Pretzels

So while we’re talking about a delicious Orange Julius, it’s bound to make you think of a delicious mall pretzel. (I feel like I could write a book called, If you give a Crystal an Orange Julius….) I really have a weakness for those big, salty pretzels.  Or those pretzels with the cinnamon sugar….yes, I […]

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Homemade Orange Julius: Food Storage Style

Homemade Orange Julius: Food Storage Style

Who doesn’t love a delicious Orange Julius?  I may be dating myself, but remember how these were all the rage in the 80’s?  The ultimate mall drink!  It’s sweet, frothy, and full of orange flavor.  I recently found an old recipe for at-home Orange Julius drinks in a family cookbook and was amazed at how […]

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