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strawberry muffins

Whole Wheat Strawberry Muffins

By Holly Giles | Kitchen

Whole Wheat Strawberry Muffins Whole wheat strawberry muffins are a great way to use fresh, frozen or dried strawberries. I love making these in batches to freeze for later use. These strawberry muffins also make great gifts for a last-minute treat to take to a gathering. Many people don’t like using fresh fruit like strawberries […]

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Chocolate Banana Monkey Muffins

By Holly Giles | Kitchen

Chocolate Banana Monkey Muffins Chocolate Banana Monkey Muffins are a staple recipe in my kitchen. Who doesn’t often have bananas that have gone past their eating prime? I like to use bananas and make a few recipes I can put in the freezer for later use. The chocolate adds a unique flavor that isn’t often […]

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Peach Barbeque Chicken

By Holly Giles | Kitchen

Peach Barbeque Chicken Peach barbeque chicken has become a favorite quick weeknight meal for my family. The crockpot is a lifesaver when I am working during the week. I can throw all the ingredients in before I leave, and dinner is made when I get home. I use frozen chicken thighs or breasts. Depending on […]

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bowl of peaches for canning

How to Can Sliced Peaches

By Holly Giles | Kitchen , Simple Living

As an Amazon Affiliate I earn commission on qualifying purchases Canning Sliced Peaches Canning sliced peaches are the perfect taste of summer for me since my days at the barn in Alabama with my grandparents. Those juicy bites of perfection dripping down my face were a delight. Watching my grandmother “put up” peaches weren’t as […]

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peach cobbler

Southern Peach Cobbler

By Holly Giles | Kitchen , Uncategorized

Peach Cobbler Southern peach cobbler is a nostalgic recipe for me. My grandmother, Meemee, made the best peach cobbler every time.  When the peach season came around, I couldn’t wait to go to my grandparent’s house. I knew cobbler would be on the menu over the weekend. I carry on the family tradition of the […]

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Dry Canning Flour

By Holly Giles | Home , Kitchen

Dry Canning Flour Dry canning flour has been around since my grandmother’s time. I read up on canning flour when I got a 50-pound bag of flour. At the time, flour was hard to come by due to a shortage, and I needed to bake bread for our family because it was not available in […]

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Wild Game Burgers

By Holly Giles | Home , Kitchen

Wild Game Burgers Having wild game in my freezer what never on my grocery list. I have always bought my meat pre-packaged at the grocery store. I grew up eating venison here and there, quail on occasion, and frog legs. None of which I ever thought would be on my table again as an adult. […]

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blueberries

Cooking With Blueberries

By Holly Giles | Kitchen

Cooking with Blueberries Blueberries bring back memories of going wild blueberry picking with my grandparents in the backwoods of Alabama. Every summer I would go stay with them on their property and live the country life. I learned how to forage for different foods and visit neighbors who were growing big gardens. Those are some […]

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