Someone's In The Kitchen With Dinah

Cooking that's fun and healthy… with my helpers!

Ready For A Little Magic In Your Life?

I have had this idea for a tasty dessert niggling in the back of my brain for quite some time.  Have you ever had Magic Bars?  You know, the kind with several layers of sweet junk?  Most traditional recipes call for sweetened condensed milk, and although I do have recipes for making some THM-style, it…

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A Moment of Inspiration

Admittedly, supper was a little late tonight.  It seemed like I couldn’t get my head in the game.  We had a few squirrels and a few fish to eat, and how do you make those two mesh together???  I didn’t come up with a way that really meshed, exactly, but I did get inspired once…

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The Game-Changer

Yeah, life has its ups and downs.  I’ve always known that.  But it always seemed like the downs went too far down, and lasted too long.  I was tired of just surviving, but I didn’t know how to change things.  What I didn’t realize, is that God had been gently trying to turn my eyes…

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Busy Life, But Having Fun

Life is full of new twists and turns.  For me, my newest twist is becoming a real business-woman.  I never thought it would happen to me.  I love staying at home with my kids, and I love letting my hubby do all the bread-winning.  Then God dropped something in my lap.  It’s been a real…

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Sunday Pintos

This is what we do nearly every week for our Sunday dinner–it’s cheap, easy, filling, and did I mention easy?  We put them in the crockpot on Saturday night, let them cook all night, and when we come home from church, they’re ready!  All I have to do is throw a pan of cornbread in…

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Time For What???

  Yeah, yeah, I know.  I haven’t been posting on here like I ought.  It just seems like there is never enough time in the day for all the things I need to do!  And lately, I’ve been trying my hand at a few little craft ideas in order to bring a little more income…

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I’m A Little Slow, But I’ll Get There

Sorry, guys.  I know I promised you a THM chicken and rice casserole a few weeks ago.  It’s just that this homeschool mama started school back up, and getting back into a productive (and consistent) routine is harder than it sounds. Anyways.  As I mentioned, I was hungry for an old family mainstay one day……

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Turtle Cheesecake Bars–Full Circle

Two years ago, my cousin came from Arizona to visit me, and while she was at my house, she made this yummy, decadent treat, called “Turtle Cheesecake Bars“.  They were just too good.  I couldn’t keep out of them.  Of course, my hips and waist did not thank me for this, but hey!  You only…

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All Things Lemon

I have a craving right now… for some reason, it seems like I tend to crave this when I’m nursing (and sometimes when I’m pregnant, too)–I want lemons. Just typing this makes my mouth water. Oh, yeah. And I’m not talking about puckering, I’m saying that I could almost drool over a lemon dish. So…

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Where Was I, Now? Oh, Yeah, Sharing Good Food.

So, as you know, I had a baby 7 months ago. And then I dropped out of sight, so to speak. LOL That happens when you have a preemie baby that needs constant care. That happens when you have a baby, period! Hahaha! I never quit cooking, though–as much as I might have liked to,…

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