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A photo of the insides of the peaches Peach Pie with a Pecan Brown Sugar Crumble

Blanching Peaches

Blanching Peaches is the perfect way to prepare them before preserving, to peel them or to pre-cook it for other recipes! It’s EASY, FAST and you already have everything you need right in your kitchen!

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popcorn in bowl with butter and salt in the back ground

Homemade Popcorn

Crunchy, buttery, light and airy with the perfect bite. Movie theatre style buttery popcorn that is ridiculously good and ridiculously easy. You’ll be wanting to climb in the bowl and lick the sides, it’s that good! 

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A jar of pickled okra and two okra pods sitting on a white and blue towel with plates and toothpicks in background

Refrigerator Pickled Okra

These deliciously simple refrigerator pickled okra ‘s are a delightful way to make interesting and tasty appetizers for the holidays without a lot of time or fuss! You will be so surprised at how EASY this recipe is and how much you actually LOVE refrigerator pickled okra!

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a photo from the side of an open jar of CARDAMOM PLUM JAM with two crackers that have cream cheese and jam on them


I didn’t really intend to share CARDAMOM PLUM JAM here – but some things are too good to keep to yourself. Do you eat plums? Have you ever thought of pairing plums with the Indian spice, Cardamom? Yeah, me either – but let me tell you, it is GOOD! Sweetened and spread on a cracker …

Creamy Ranch Pasta Salad with peas on top in a wooden bowl

Creamy Ranch Pasta Salad

Welcome to Loaves and Dishes Hungry Meatless Monday Eaters!!! It’s been a WHOLE week since we’ve seen each other! Welcome BACK! Today I have the quintessential “getting ready for summer” dish! Tomorrow- this Creamy Ranch Pasta Salad will travel with me to a “moving to our first house” party! Therefore, this pasta salad is made …

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Freaky Hot Wing popcorn in a blue and yellow polka dot bowl on a blue towel

Freaky Hot Wing Popcorn

  Welcome to Loaves and Dishes – today is the day we get our popcorn freak on! WHOOT WHOOT! Freaky Hot Wing Popcorn.   Remember eating caramel popcorn as a kid? Cracker Jacks,  if you are as old as me? Ever wonder what the lovechild of a  freakish marriage between the Cracker Jacks Sailor and a …

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Spaghetti with red mead sauce on a white plate with two forks

Best Ever Spaghetti Sauce

  Welcome to Loaves and Dishes, I am so very glad that you are here.   Wow! Spaghetti Sauce! Pretty exciting, eh? Yep, I know. But the reality is that I need for you to know this sauce because it appears in other recipes too! Besides, if you are like me – you have probably …

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Southwest Corn Sauce with sour cream on top in a wooden bowl

Southwest Corn Sauce

  Hello Gorgeous Reader!!!  If you came here yesterday looking for crockpot Chicken, I’m sorry, there was no post. A bad thing happened to the crock pot chicken…. and  his name is Pete Spraker     I was called away from taking chicken photos and before I could return (insert scary music), Pete had eaten …

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