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My favorite recipe for canning blackberry pie filling, the best homemade pie filling you'll ever make from fresh blackberries. My favorite recipe for canning blackberry pie filling, the best homemade pie filling you'll ever make from fresh blackberries.

How to Make Blackberry Pie Filling   I love this time of year, when the blackberries are ripe. I love picking blackberries, even when I get blackberry bush scratches from head to toe. The pain is worth the effort, there is nothing better than fresh blackberries. One of my favorite go-to blackberry recipes is this…

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The BEST giant soft M&M cookie recipe. A secret ingredient makes them turn out perfect every time. My favorite giant cookie recipe! The BEST giant soft M&M cookie recipe. A secret ingredient makes them turn out perfect every time. My favorite giant cookie recipe!

I have always wanted to make giant sized M&M cookies, but I have never been able to get them to turn out right. I finally found an easy recipe that really works, because it has a secret ingredient. Now I can make perfect M&M cookies every time.   Note: Cookie scoops are the key to…

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My favorite recipe for easy sauteed green beans with bacon and onions, a great vegetable side dish to serve with chicken, steak, or pork. My favorite recipe for easy sauteed green beans with bacon and onions, a great vegetable side dish to serve with chicken, steak, or pork.

How to Cook Green Beans in a Pan   There are several different ways to cook green beans. You can boil them, microwave them or saute them. Personally I enjoy green beans sauteed, they are cooked but they have a slight crunch to them. This easy green beans with bacon and onions recipe is one of…

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Easy recipe for peanut butter no bake cookies with old fashioned oats. One of my favorite no bake cookie recipes! Easy recipe for peanut butter no bake cookies with old fashioned oats. One of my favorite no bake cookie recipes!

No-bake chocolate cookies are a big hit with many families. I know this chocolate no-bake cookie recipe has been a staple in our family for many years. Recently, however, I tried a recipe for no-bake peanut butter cookies.   This recipe is made the same way as the chocolate version, except with peanut butter used…

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How to use a slice of bread to soften your stale Rice Krispie Treats! Tips for making soft Rice Krispie Treats that don't turn out hard when you make them. How to use a slice of bread to soften your stale Rice Krispie Treats! Tips for making soft Rice Krispie Treats that don't turn out hard when you make them.

Rice Krispie Treats have always been one of my favorite quick easy desserts, and it is also a favorite of my family’s. It seems, though, that if you don’t eat them all right away they get hard and stale and don’t taste as good anymore. Here are some of my favorite tips on how to…

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