The Most Amazing Andes Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

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My kids often ask me if I ever get sick of “plain” chocolate chip cookies. Usually, the answer is no. Because when you’ve got a perfect recipe, it works all the time. However, when you start making that perfect recipe all the time, that’s when you start realizing you need new flavors to change things … Read more

Quick and Easy Mince Beef Recipes for Busy Families

When it comes to a quick dinner, I love having these easy mince beef recipes on hand. Not only do they cook quickly, but they’re also delicious. Oh, and even my picky eaters like these recipes! Some of these recipes are from my favorite traditional Scottish recipes, while others are from other areas of the world. So let’s … Read more

How to Make an Easy Scottish Porridge Recipe

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Morning meals can be difficult – because not all of them are as filling as they need to be. That’s part of why I love oatmeal. It’s filling, it’s nutritious, and it’s so flexible! Well, in an homage to my Scottish roots, I wanted to find an easy Scottish porridge recipe that I could make … Read more

All of the Best Traditional Scottish Recipes Ever

If you’d have told me, 5 years ago, that I’d have become a huge fan of traditional Scottish recipes, I would have scoffed. I may even have laughed! But ever since I first experimented with a traditional Scottish meat pie recipe, I’ve begun to love researching and making the same recipes that my ancestors once … Read more

How to Make a Simply Delicious Homemade Raspberry Jam

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I love having raspberry bushes in my backyard! I thought I’d read enough to become an expert on growing them. Fortunately, some real-life experience growing raspberries for a couple of years has helped me better understand what the experts meant when they wrote those articles! So in the summers, we have all the fresh raspberries … Read more

Deliciously Simple Pumpkin Curry Soup

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I know – it seems like pumpkin curry soup shouldn’t belong in the same recipe, let alone the same sentence. A few years ago, I would have believed you. Then I ate my sister-in-law’s soup, and I became a believer. *cue the angel chorus* Seriously. It’s that good. In fact, it’s the only go-to-pumpkin anything … Read more