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Carrot Cake

This carrot cake recipe is truly the best of all, bar none.  The cake is so moist and the cream cheese frosting compliments the cake perfectly. This recipe has earned 4.7/5 stars with over 4200 reviews.

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These waffles are so easy to whip up and they taste especially good when served warm. My husband likes his with maple syrup. I like mine drizzled with Nutella and topped with fresh strawberries! When I am feeling extra healthy, I substitute

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Snickerdoodle Cookies

No shortening used in this recipe! These cookies are sweet, soft, and slightly chewy and super easy to make!  This recipe has earned 5/5 stars with over 500 reviews.

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Vegetarian Chili

Having married a vegetarian, I am always on the look out for chili recipes that both of us would enjoy. I tried “Grandma’s Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili” and “Meatiest Vegetarian Chili From Your Slow Cooker” and while he liked it,

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Black Bean and Corn Salad

When I think of a delicious chilled summer salad, I think of this recipe.  It’s a refreshing combination of crunchy, juicy, and healthy.  It originates from’s Black Bean and Corn Salad II and I modified it based the reviewers’

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Butterscotch Pecan Scones

I recently went to Robinson’s Tea Room in Stony Brook and ordered their famous butterscotch pecan scone. I loved it so much I had to recreate it at home. I looked for a recipe that did not use shortening or sour

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Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

My husband loves sun-dried tomatoes.  After I made this, he felt no other sun-dried tomato recipes could compare and requested it again and again (and this is from the guy who rarely has a dinner preference).  I’m not a huge

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Sweet Restaurant Slaw

If you like a good coleslaw, this is probably the best one out there. We are not coleslaw fans but every time my husband makes this, he receives rave reviews about it. It is so easy to make and it

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Mom’s Zucchini Bread

This is an extra special bread in our family because it was one of the key elements in my sister and her fiancé’s dating story. Instead of grating the zucchini, I like to divide it into six long parts and

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Chicken, Cheese Tortellini, and Lentil Soup

My friend made this for lunch one day. I loved it so much I (embarrassingly) had three bowls of it! I’ve made it a few times since and I especially like how it freezes well for future meals. It is

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