Oatmeal Pumpkin Cranberry White Chip Cookies

Happy Saturday and I’m sharing a recipe for Oatmeal pumpkin cranberry white chip cookies. It’s October 10th and that means today is our 10th on the 10th challenge hosted by Ann from The Apple Street Cottage.  For this month’s theme it’s anything Harvest. At the bottom of my post will be a list of all […]

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Quick 4th of July Dessert

Hello everyone, 4th of July is around the corner, wow! Ready for a quick yummy dessert the kids could even help with for family fun? Items Needed: 1 box your choice box cake mix. Duncan Hinse is my go to for quick cake. Ice cream flavor of your choice. 8 or 9 inch cake pans […]

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Stuffed Bread

Hello my sweet friends, today I’m sharing a recipe for another stuffed bread I shared on Instagram. I enjoy coming up with different fillings for breads.  As I mentioned in my pepperoni bread post HERE these have been family tested and approved. Once again, I used dough from a restaurant near John’s office.   Remember, I’m not […]

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Yummy Flatbread

Hello my sweet friends, I have an easy, fast and delicious flatbread to share. John and I have been having homemade pizza Fridays for over 25 years. We’ve been changing it up once in awhile with flatbreads. We make them smaller because toppings are added and we watch our calories and carbs. Funny, I realized […]

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Pepperoni bread

Hello my readers, today I’d like to share a bread I have been making for years.  It’s a huge hit with family and friends. If you follow me on Instagram, I posted pictures of homemade stuffed breads I made over the weekend.  I will be sharing the recipes right here.  I enjoy creating different fillings […]

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Flatbread Friday

Hello everyone, hope you’re doing well! We usually have pizza Friday at our home.  It’s been a tradition of ours for 25 years.  Once in awhile we change it up and make a small flatbread.  I come up with different variations for the topping.  I enjoy working with different ingredients. For this flatbread I used […]

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Crispy French Toast

Welcome to Cloches and Lavender, today I would like to share a recipe for crispy French toast.  Quite a few years ago my husband was at a breakfast meeting in Westchester, NY.  He came home and mentioned how great his breakfast was and if I could make something similar, I was happy to give it […]

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Turkey Sausage Stuffing Meatloaf

Saturday we had my family over.  I love these gatherings, because I enjoy their company and second they love to eat.  It makes me happy to feed people; especially because I love to cook and bake. Everyone of them loves my Thanksgiving stuffing.  It has incredible flavor and texture.  Well, truth, it’s not my recipe […]

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Easy and Oh So Good

I came up with an idea for an icebox cake.  My brother and sister-in-law love my Pistachio White Macadamia Nut cookies.  I decided to turn that into an icebox cake. The key to homemade whipped cream is having everything cold.  I always put the bowl & whisk for the mixer in the freezer to get […]

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Kitchen Christmas and Cookies

Christmas is only three weeks away, it goes by so fast.  This time of year is my favorite and sometimes I wish I was able to slow it down. Since it goes by so quickly I think that’s one of the reasons I am beginning to decorate sooner.  Not to rush the seasons it’s so […]

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