Creative Domestication

Wandering through domestic life with creative flair

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Recipes

Homemade Pancakes Not From Scratch!

I watched a cooking show where they made pancakes with cornmeal and they looked really good but I didn’t want to make them totally from scratch. I had pancake mix in the cupboard already. Since I had the basics already there, I decided to just build from there. I didn’t…
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Easy Cream Cheese Strawberry Croissants

It’s Sunday morning and I’m the only one awake (other than the fur/feather babies). I know the hubs is still fast asleep but I want to do something sweet for him. After all, he does put up with my junking and crafts and projects and food experiments and…….well, whatever pops…
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Game Day Chex Football Munch

Do you ever get in the mood to experiment for something different? I do all the time. I will eat something I like but I will then think, Hmmm, I wonder how this would taste if it was chocolate, or vanilla, or strawberry. Do you then find that what you…
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My Ultimate Macaroni and Three Cheeses

What’s better on a cold winter’s evening than some ooey, gooey decadent Macaroni and Cheese? Yes, it is the ultimate comfort food whether you are 5 or 50. I grew up with the old standby made with that cheese product that came in a rectangle box and didn’t need refrigeration. That…
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Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup

Rainy days are perfect for soup. It was supposed to rain today so I planned on soup for dinner. Of course, the rain skirted around us but it was overcast and, therefore, still soup weather. Besides, I had my heart set on it. It being Saturday, I was feeling a…
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Pumpkin Spice Monkey Bread 

My mouth is watering right now. I mean it.  I’m literally drooling.  Could be my age but I think it is the heavenly smell of the Pumpkin Spice Monkey Bread that is baking in my oven right now.  I’m trying to keep my mind off of it but the smell…
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Pumpkin Spice Krispy Treats

Krispy Treats are an old favorite. I make them quite often in the summer because they are a sweet treat I can quickly mix up and don’t have to turn on the oven. Everyone likes them and they are good in packed lunches or just a snack. And, it’s no…
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Freezing Ground Beef for Quick Meal Prep

In years past, I have usually purchased ground beef in bulk when it was on sale, take it home and freeze the raw meat in 1-2 pound chunks until I was ready to prepare it. This was an economical way to feed my family. But, it takes planning ahead to…
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