Author Archives: Cluttercafe

About Cluttercafe

Wife to a great guy. Mom to two active, wonderful kids. Full time working woman trying to keep it all together.

Chocolate Linzers with Berry Wine Jam

Today I am sharing a recipe link to a new friend, Amanda at A Cookie Named Desire. I received these gorgeous cookies in the mail a couple of weeks ago and I honestly have to say, this was the most … Continue reading

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Grinch Cookies

This year I participated in The Fourth Annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. This event supports Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a national, non-profit organization committed to funding new therapies used to fight pediatric cancer, which claims more young lives than … Continue reading

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National Brownie Day: It’s In The Mix! Ghirardelli Double Chocolate Brownies

So today is National Brownie Day. For me there is nothing like a warm, dense, fudgy, dark chocolate brownie. Nuts or no nuts, whatever! Served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, hot fudge and whipped cream, and I’m in … Continue reading

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Perfectly Roasted Turkey

There are so many different ways to cook a turkey. Stuffed or not stuffed. Brine or no brine. Roasted. Fried. You name it. I always get my bird and stuffing at the local turkey farm. I love their stuffing. Honestly, … Continue reading

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The Best Beef Stew

The weather is getting cold and I don’t know about you, but I need hot food! Salads just don’t cut it for me when it’s chilly. I need something warm and satisfying. I hate to use the term “comfort food” … Continue reading

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Crockpot Applesauce

Fall in New England is all about apple picking. We head out to the orchards to pick, trying every type of apple at least once. Then we hop on a tractor and head to the barn to stuff ourselves even … Continue reading

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October in a nutshell

The first week of October started fairly normal. The weather was unseasonably warm and the trees were gorgeous. Fall is by far my most favorite time of the year. Then came Sunday, October 5th. Where it all turned to crap.Pull up … Continue reading

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Barbecue Chicken & Vegetable Skewers

This is one of those recipes that that is so simple you wonder how haven’t made them before. Now I think we’ve all made some variation of grilled meat and vegetables on a stick, right? But these are different. These … Continue reading

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All About That Bass

Yeah, it’s pretty clear, I ain’t no size two But I can shake it, shake it Like I’m supposed to do ‘Cause I got that boom boom that all the boys chase And all the right junk in all the … Continue reading

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Sugar Cookie Bars

As you know, I’m always looking for a simple, yummy, sweetie to throw in lunch boxes. These were super simple, quick, delicious and oh so pretty. I can’t wait to frost some with purple, orange and green for Halloween. This … Continue reading

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