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Grilled cheese breakfast style! A breakfast grilled cheese sandwich recipe has scrambled eggs, bacon and cheese on toast that is cooked in a waffle maker for a fun breakfast idea.

Waffled Breakfast Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe



It’s no secret that I struggle with breakfast in the morning. I love breakfast – don’t get me wrong. I just don’t love morning. I stay up too late, and I have 2 little boys who have been testing my patience in the middle of the night lately. So this mama is tired in the morning.

Tired mornings started to equal cereal for breakfast more mornings than not. But with the start of school, I made a goal to get rid of our cereal habit. I know I’m tired, but that’s no reason to start the day off on the wrong foot for the kids!
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This old-fashioned oatmeal cake might not win any beauty awards, but one bite and it will instantly become a family favorite!

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cake



This cake almost didn’t make it to the blog. Here’s how it went down:

I was looking through a family cookbook a little while ago, and came across a recipe from my aunt for this Oatmeal Cake. I was intrigued. It seemed so simple – one of those recipes that you’d whip up on a Sunday night for your family. I wanted to try it, and that family cookbook rarely lets me down.

So I made the cake. Simple enough. Nothing fancy.
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Looking for something new to throw into the lunch routine? This quesadilla recipe is creamy and cheesy and not your typical quesadilla!

Creamy Quesadilla Recipe



Happy September!

I’ve mentioned before, but my daughter started kindergarten this year. She is only one week in, but I feel like we are already starting to settle into a routine. I’ve even managed to bribe her into making her bed each morning before school.

I had these grand ideas of how the days would go once she started school. I had dreams of waving goodbye to her at the bus stop, and then having 4 hours where I could be completely productive. With her away at school, the boys would play nicely together while I worked so that I could be done by the time she got home from school.

Boy – was I wrong!! Granted, we are only a week in, so I’m not giving up hope yet, but the minute Abbi gets on that bus, the boys both break out into super needy, clingy, can’t be satisfied boys.

Productivity? What is productivity?
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These corn fritters are made from corn that is combined with cheddar cheese and then fried into little cakes that are melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

Cheddar Corn Fritters



Originally posted June 13, 2008 – I was going to update this post this yesterday, but couldn’t get onto the back end of the site due to some technical difficulties. But I wanted to repost it so much, I decided to go ahead and do it today!! The roadside stands here are still bursting with corn, and I’m definitely not wanting to give it up yet. These corn fritters are a bit of a splurge, but they are well worth it. You definitely won’t regret making them!

Do you remember that movie Flight of the Navigator? In case you haven’t,

Flight of the Navigator is a 1986 Disney science fiction film about a 12-year old boy, David, who is abducted by an alien space craft. Due to time dilation, David is gone for only a few hours, but when he is returned to earth, eight years have gone by. David has no memory of his abduction, and finds the world, and his family to have changed drastically. He eventually winds up at NASA to discover what happened. There he reunites with the ship. (From Wikipedia)

I remember watching this as a child. After seeing it for the first time, I developed this fear that I would come home one day only to discover that time had passed by for everyone else but me. It seems so silly to me now, but it was an honest fear for me when I was younger. I would go to school one day, and worry that days or weeks had gone by without me there, and that I wouldn’t know anyone anymore, and that everyone would think I was crazy.
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Get your sweet tooth ready – today’s Blogger Spotlight is a must-visit for all things sweet!  If you don’t already know Dorothy from Crazy For Crust, you are in for a treat.  Filled with all kinds of lip-smacking desserts, you won’t be able to visit Dorothy’s blog without wanting to run to the kitchen to bake up something tasty.  And to top it all off, Dorothy’s first cookbook, Dessert Mash Ups, will be on store shelves next month! I’m excited for you all to get to know her better today!

Crazy for Crust Blogger Spotlight

Dorothy from Crazy for Crust I’m Dorothy and I write Crazy for Crust, a baking blog. I’m in love with pie – and crust is my favorite part. Unfortunately for my non-existent willpower, I also love brownies, cookies, cake, and candy. I post all sorts of delicious desserts that are sometimes crazy, often with a crust, and always served with a slice of my life. When I’m not in the kitchen you can find me obsessively watching Bravo reality shows or hiding behind my Kindle or my iPhone. My first cookbook, Dessert Mash-ups, comes out next month.

Peanut Butter Baklava from Crazy for Crust

Peanut Butter Baklava

What kinds of posts are your favorite to write? What do your readers seem to like the most?
I love it when the recipe I make is involved in the story I tell. I always tell some sort of story or something, but often the food I’m making is the story. Like my Peanut Butter Baklava – the story of why I made that recipe involves traveling in my childhood. I love it when everything comes together in one nice little package. And my readers love that too.
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Zucchini boats are hollowed out and filled with ground beef, onions, and pine nuts before they are baked and then topped with yogurt, tomatoes and cucumber in this healthy dinner recipe.

Zucchini Boats on Taste and Tell



I think it’s pretty evident that I’m not ready to let go of summer yet. Just this week, I’ve talked about peaches, tomatoes, ice cream inspired cupcakes and now – zucchini.

Really – there is still so much of summer left to love. And here in Utah, we’ll be enjoying lots of fresh produce for another month to come. Thank goodness, because come January, we are going to be thinking longingly for things like garden fresh tomatoes and zucchini.
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