Athena

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Steamed Veggies

Our Home Chef meal tonight included some veggies that sounded like they should come out steamed but used a little water in a pan fry method. As I debate a way to make them healthier I decided steamed over rice should be a great choice. The veggies involved were broccoli florets and should have been …

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Leftovers

Getting take out we are frequently left with pieces of leftovers such as little packets of butter. I’m not excited about the waste of plastic, but I also don’t want to waste the food which is already in our fridge… In this case, I wanted to make macaroni and cheese. The boxed mac and cheese …

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Easy Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are a favorite of everyone around here. I’ve tried a few ways to make them including using sourdough starter that I feed every three days. I’ve tried using pie crust, which does make a nice treat… for a quick large cinnamon roll method though, I’ve found a method that uber simple and comes …

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Chess Pie

My favorite pie to make recently is Chess Pie. The rumor is that the name comes from someone being asked what kind of pie it was and the reply was it’s Just Pie – which was misunderstood to be Chess Pie…. this pie is really rich. It is mainly made up of eggs and sugar, …

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Pie Crust Snacks

Have extra pie crust? I love snacking on pie crust! So it seems like a good way to make a quick snack is to use the pie crust with some butter, brown sugar and cinnamon on top. I rolled mine up and then cut them as spirals and laid them out on a cookie sheet. …

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