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Chocolate Dessert Waffles

Chocolate Dessert Waffles are a great rainy day treat that the kids will enjoy making. The recipe starts with a convenience package of ready-to-blend waffle mix from Martha White. Every cupboard should have one or two go-to items such as this. They make quick work of simple dishes. For this ... Read More »

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Baked Spinach-Artichoke Yogurt Dip

Baked Spinach-Artichoke Yogurt Dip is a fabulous appetizer I found at the dairygood.org website. It is a wonderful resource packed with useful information and great recipes. This dip became an entertaining go-to in our house the first time I made it. Sometimes I add freshly chopped basil or oregano too. This recipe is lactose ... Read More »

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Kids really are heroes

When I was a teenager, I sat in a car with my mom, and we had a conversation about why she wouldn’t allow me to do something. For years I have attempted to recall what the conversation centered on, but my memory has failed me. What I do remember is ... Read More »

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When is a plastic surgeon not a plastic surgeon?

10…9…8…7…I am doing a slow count down because I am mad as a hornet whose nest has been disturbed. I am a plastic surgeon. I trained for 7 years after medical school in order to be qualified to take the certifying examination by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the ... Read More »

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Lasagna Verde

Lasagna Verde is great recipe for doubling. Make pan to serve today and another pan to stash in the freezer for another meal. Lasagna noodles are among the best pasta shapes for freezing, according to PastaFits.org. (Others include jumbo shells, ziti and manicotti.) With ricotta, Parmigiano and mozzarella this dish fits ... Read More »

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“Social Media and Bullying” Keep Children Alive

“Social Media and Bullying” Keep Children Alive by William Jackson, M.Ed. Blogger, Speaker, Educator, Parent @wmjackson The recent suicide deaths of youth, teens and young adults is alarming across the country. Even more disturbing the increase of African American teens that historically do not attempt suicide, but the numbers are ... Read More »

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Blueberry-Mango Upside-Down Cake

Blueberry-Mango Upside-Down Cake is a keeper from the McCormick test kitchen. The dessert turns a simple ginger-and-orange cake into a modern “Fresh From Florida” twist on the old-fashioned upside-down cake theme. Serve slices with a scoop of vanilla frozen yogurt to toast Florida’s dairy farmers and keep the Dairy Month ... Read More »

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