Wow, I loved the pork chops prepared this way. They were so good, quick and really easy to make with wonderful results. The pork was perfect, tender and juicy with a lovely apple glaze. The apple glaze was so good; I’ll be making this again and again, can’t wait to try it on chicken. Thank you for another wonderful meal.


Grilled Pork Chops with Apple Brown Sugar Sauce

These are definitely 5-star!! These are my grand son’s favorite cookies and he told me repeatedly that these were the best snickerdoodles that I’ve ever made. Thanks for making me a hero at home, Karen. This is now my go-to recipe and is already added to my Best of 2017 cookbook.


Snickerdoodle Cookies

Creamy Butternut Pasta

Recently I posted a recipe on Recipezaar that I found in a fundraiser cookbook, Creamy Garlic Pasta. I play tag games on Recipezaar and Food, Friends & Fun Forum, in which players make each other's recipes and review them. After 2 of the game players made...

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin

I found this recipe on a blog, and have made it twice now. Both times it turned out perfectly. The original recipe says you can marinate the pork for up to a day in the refrigerator, but I do it just for an hour or so. That's plenty long. If you want to...

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Baked Chicken

This chicken is super easy, and can easily be cut down to 1 or 2 servings or doubled. It's great for a last minute "what should I make for dinner" night. Feel free to use chicken breasts or thighs, with or without skin and bones. Just make sure it is fully...

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Exploring St. Louis: Historic Kimmswick

A few months ago, I realized that an errand was going to land me about 10 minutes away from Kimmswick, MO, so I decided to turn it into an opportunity to visit this historic town for the first time. Kimmswick is only 1/4 square mile just south of the St. Louis...

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Everything Else:

Cooking with Karen (May – June 2018)

Last fall I shared that I'm back into cooking and plan to share my favorite discoveries. While I originally planned to share these recipes monthly, it seems I'm going to give you my favorites every few months. This time, I've got recipes I made and LOVED from May and...

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Cooking with Karen (January – April 2018)

Last fall I shared that I'm back into cooking and plan to share my favorite discoveries. I shared my favorite recipes I found online for 3 months, then got busy with real estate (I'm an agent). This list of recipes too good to not try goes back a few months. None of...

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25 Best Recipes I Tried in 2017

For the last few years, I've been pinning my favorite recipes I found across the web to my Top Reviewed Recipes Pinterest board. None of these recipes are mine. Many I found from playing cooking games with friends in our Food Friends & Fun forum. Others I found from...

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