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St. Patrick’s Day Food and Fun

March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day, it’s time to plan a fun meal. Most children don’t enjoy a hearty Corned Beef and Cabbage so I’m suggesting quick and easy Reuben Sandwiches.  Our four year old daughter loved Rueben’s, so never … Continue reading

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Use it or Loose it!

This sounds so ominous, but food waste is a huge problem in this country and in our homes.  By definition, food waste is the “uneaten food and food preparation wastes” and includes household as well as retail foods.  At our … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Fun

This is my Mardi Gras Dinner Plan for Tuesday, March 8th.   I don’t normally blog about specific meal plans but I do like to celebrate historical events so why not try this meal plan on Tuesday!   Mardi Gras has … Continue reading

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Meal planning really works!

As I left the grocery store this week, I realized that since I began using MealEssence.com many things have changed at the Risner house. 1.   Our diet has significantly improved. We used to eat the same things over and over … Continue reading

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Decorating Valentine Cookies

This is similar to a blog we posted during Christmas, but will be even more useful for my favorite Valentine’s Day treat, cut Sugar Cookies! I like to decorate sugar cookies for Valentine’s Day because they are so easy to … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Ideas for the ones you love!

This blog is all about Valentine’s Day ideas that include recipes, food gifts, and lots of wonderful cookies, cupcakes, and desserts. Continue reading

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Super Bowl Food Line up

If your house is like ours, everyone needs fed during the Super Bowl.  The commercials alone work up an appetite and don’t forget the cheering!  Well, here’s a line up of recipes that is sure to please both teams this … Continue reading

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Groundhog’s Day Food for Thought

Groundhog’s Day is really a fun holiday to enjoy with your family.  It’s not a big event around the world and by 8am most of us have all but forgotten the importance of this day. According to Wikipedia, the folklore … Continue reading

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January – Soups, Stews and Chili Thoughts!

While making and featuring soups, stews and chili this month I have gleaned some “wisdom” about these hardy dishes.  Today  I would like to share them with you.  I have made 23 soups, stews, and chilies in the last three … Continue reading

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