In The Kitchen (Lemon Icebox Meringue Pie)

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“Since as far back as I can remember, I have simply loved pie. I can’t really explain why. If one loves poetry, or growing orchids, or walking along the beach at sunset, the why isn’t all that important. To me, pie is poetry that makes the world a better place.” -Ken Haedrich Boy have I […]

Sisters and a Surgery

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One of the (many) I things I love about eating out in the South is called the “Meat & 3″. It’s not every day I sit down to such a big lunch, but yesterday was a special day, and I filled all they way up on baked tilapia, rice n’ gravy, green beans, and banana pudding. My lunch mates (Kevin’s mom, […]

My Family’s Favorite Spaghetti Recipe

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I will forever cherish the time I’ve been able to spend with my mom and dad this month. This isn’t the house I grew up in, but wherever they are will always feel like home to me. We’ve referred to our family kitchen as “Katie’s Kitchen” since I was a little kid, and my family’s favorite spaghetti recipe has […]

Cranberry Salad

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Since Thanksgiving is right around the corner, I thought I’d share a creamy cranberry salad recipe we had fun making in Katie’s kitchen. It’s super simple and oh-so-delicious! First, chop up 3 cups of fresh or frozen cranberries, and 1 medium-sized apple… Put them in a large bowl and then add 20 ounces of crushed pineapple (drained) and […]

Taco Soup – Katie’s Kitchen

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We had so much fun blogging about Kev’s mom’s key lime cake recipe, we thought we’d share another one of the yummy things she makes here on our blog today. It’s a fast and fund-friendly recipe for delicious taco soup! Start by pouring one can of kidney beans, one can of corn, one can of pinto beans, […]

Key Lime Cake

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Meet Kev’s Mom, Katie… We’re going to blog about her awesome key lime cake today. It’s soooo good, and we’re excited to share the recipe with you! Here are the directions, straight from Katie’s kitchen… For the cakes- Step 1: Prepare three round 9″ pans by lining the bottoms of each with 9″ circles of […]