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How To Make Mummy Stew (AKA Chicken Pot Pie)

Mummy Stew (AKA Chicken Pot Pie)

Want your picky-eater kid to try something new? Wait until Halloween, dress it up a little and give it a gross name. Like turning a classic comfort food recipe – chicken pot pie – into Mummy Stew.

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How To Make Apple Pie Dip with Cinnamon Sugar Chips

Apple Pie Dip with Cinnamon Sugar Chips

I love apple pie, but sometimes I don’t want a huge piece. Don’t tell me to just cut a small piece, have you ever tried to do that? All the filling falls out and you end up with a sad looking piece of crust sitting next to a pile of cooked apples. Sure, it tastes the same, but it looks bad.

But … what if you could get that same taste without starting with a whole pie? Now we’re talkin’.

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How To Make Malt Shop Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Malt Shop Cinnamon Whipped Cream

I’m going to have to take my in-laws’ word for it that this was what was served at malt shops in the 50s. I’m old, I’m not that old. What I can say is that it’s freakin’ delicious.

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How To Make Waffles


Real waffles aren’t cooked in a toaster. I know, crazy right? There’s this thing called a “waffle iron” that is made just for waffles.

And you might have all the ingredients already. No, you don’t need to buy a special mix. You’ll pay three times as much for just what you see here.

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How To Make Chicken Rice Soup

Chicken Rice Soup

I don’t remember when I first tried one of the ready-to-eat rotisserie chickens at Costco, but now I probably get one about once every two weeks. (The fact that I drive past Costco on the way home doesn’t hurt.) During the summer I love that we can have dinner without heating up the kitchen. In the fall, I can do chicken soup without having to deal with butchering a raw chicken – which I hate.

Usually I use leftovers for the soup, but even starting from the whole chicken it only takes about 15 minutes to prep the chicken and another 15 minutes hands-on to put the soup together.

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