Jalapeno Popper Mummies

Jalapeno Popper Mummies - a little bit hot, a little bit sweet and a lot of fun. Jalapeno Popper Mummies are the perfect Halloween treat.

Halloween is right around the corner and Jalapeno Popper Mummies are making some pretty big-headed demands: They want to attend all Halloween festivities. They don’t want to sit next to the ghosts, but… They do want to be placed between Mr. Skull and Mrs. Knuckles. They don’t want to get burned by being left in… 

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Pumpkin French Toast Roll-ups

Pumpkin French Toast Roll-ups are an easy & fun way to satisfy your cinnamon cravings. simplysated

Pumpkin French Toast Roll-ups say, “Have you noticed?  The evenings are getting cooler, leaves are just beginning to change and autumn is coming!” Yes!! Pumpkin season – and my favorite time of the year – is nigh. I was born in the best month of all months, October, and love all things “fall.” It makes… 

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Moroccan Couscous

Moroccan Couscous is a delicious and colorful dish. Serve as a beautiful side or as a vegetarian meal. simply sated

I came across Moroccan Couscous in Ina Garten’s Barefoot in Paris cookbook. Her photo captured my attention first and then I scanned the recipe. I love zucchini, butternut squash, onions, carrots and all the spices in the recipe, but I had one problem. I had never tasted couscous and knew nothing about it. I did… 

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Apple Brown Sugar Coffee Cake

Apple Brown Sugar Coffee Cake is everything a great coffee cake should be - moist and filled with flavor. simply sated

Oh how I wish I could claim this recipe for APPLE BROWN SUGAR COFFEE CAKE as my own, but alas, I must give credit to the great Emeril Lagasse. This coffee cake has everything a great coffee cake should and it brought to my mind a new take on a certain poem: What are great… 

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Rustic Peach Tart

Rustic Peach Tart is easy, beautiful and delicious. Fresh peaches, store-bought crust and a few simple ingredients come together to make a great dessert. Simply Sated

Rustic Peach Tart is simple and elegant. Fresh peaches, store-bought pie crust and a few other ingredients come together to make a great dessert. If desserts with the word pie, tart or crostata intimidate you, take heart for you too can make this yummy treat.  It is as simple as 1-2-3-4-5; place the piecrust in… 

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Sweet & Sour Chicken

Sweet & Sour Chicken. Combine chicken with Lipton Dry Onion Soup Mix & a few other ingredients to create this delicious entree. www.simplysated.com

Sweet & Sour Chicken has been a family favorite recipe since the late 1970s or early 1980s when my mother-in-law first served it. Lipton Onion Soup Mix was all the rage at the time and this recipe was sweeping the nation. I had almost forgotten about it when my daughter, Becky, asked if I would… 

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala - a delicious blend of tender chicken and Indian spices - easy & scrumptious. www.simplysated.com

Chicken Tikka Masala and I fell in love one misty night in London. Doesn’t that sound like the name of a romance novel? Let me explain. My husband taught in London at Imperial College London for four months in early 2009, and I was forced to go with him. I know – it was tough… 

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Peach & Shrimp Crostini with Pesto

Peach & Shrimp Crostini with Pesto is an easy, elegant appetizer. Perfect for family or friends. www.simplysated.com

The following story of Peach & Shrimp Crostini with Pesto you are about to read is true. Since the person involved has already been named in other posts, I can do nothing to protect his innocence. What was I to do? It was in the middle of a million (and one) things, it was supper… 

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Cherry Coke Popsicles

Cherry Coke Popsicles are a fun take on the real thing. www.simplysated.com

Cherry Coke Popsicles are just so darned cute I can barely stand it. Not only that, they taste great. I have been dragging my feet with this homemade Popsicle craze, but now that I have made these, my first effort, I’m sure I will be testing more flavors. Making them is just so much fun!… 

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