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COMPANY’S COMIN’ – MAC ‘N CHEESE

Guess what’s main-course-popular these days? Even when company’s comin’… why, mac ‘n cheese, of course! For a do-ahead-favorite try this and wait for the raves! Ingredients: 1 box macaroni of choice. Cook according to package directions. Drain. 1 onion chopped … Continue reading

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DiANE’S PIMENTO CHEESE!

  Pimento cheese? My answer was always a sour face and a blah! Mama drowned hers in mayo with no kick—what’s to like? But when I was the mama, I made some changes to that dreaded PC, but my kids … Continue reading

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QUICK-FIX STRAWBERRY PIE FOR YOUR VALENTINE SWEETHEART!

Strawberries are luscious anytime of year, and just name a person who doesn’t like ‘em. So let’s make a surprise dessert for Valentine’s Day that shouts I LOVE YOU and doesn’t require much time to prepare. Photos by DiAne Gates … Continue reading

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COOKIE TIME FOR SWEETHEARTS!

Photographs by DiAne N. Gates The holidays are over, evenings are still long, and what better way to finish the day than cookies and milk, or cookies and coffee, or cookies and a dish of ice cream? January is ready … Continue reading

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LEMON THYME CHICKEN

Recipe and Photos by DiAne Gates   Two times per year my husband refuses to eat out—Easter and Mother’s Day. He takes care of the Mother’s Day, but Easter’s my treat. And you all know what that means—company to feed … Continue reading

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MAMA’S PORK CHOP AND RICE CASSEROLE MAKE-OVER

Photos by DiAne N. Gates Long as I can remember Mama’s pork chop and rice casserole was the standard go-to supper when Mama was busy, tired, and needed to get something on the table. Short prep time, so delicious, and … Continue reading

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DiANE’S PEANUT-BUTTER PIE

Photos by: DiAne Gates Tired of pumpkin pie? Here’s a do-ahead dessert with a twist that takes a little time to prepare, but if you follow the recipe ingredients you can make this one up to two days ahead. No … Continue reading

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