Saturday, November 27, 2010

Food Coma

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The food coma we had over the weekend is just the beginning of a whole month of food comas ahead.

My baking for the Christmas party in 2 weeks in almost done. I have loads of cookies frozen and a short list of things that need to be made at the last minute.

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My mom has reminded me that as full as my hands are this year, next year will be even more... chaotic.

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I've been eating pecan pie directly out of the tin.

FYI: Both of the above pies are Pioneer Woman's recipe. I used a mixer to beat the filling for the one on the left. Obviously the filling needs to be hand mixed otherwise you incorporate too much air.

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Gingerbread loves the Peanut

With the amount of pie I've had Peanut is probably getting pecan, pumpkin and butter flavored breast milk.

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I tried a new recipe that I'll be sharing with you. Did you notice the not-so-secret ingredient?

That's right, bacon. Caramel Pumpkin Bars with bacon!

14 comments:

  1. Wow, it seems like I was just reading about all the cookies you made for Christmas!!! This year flew by!!

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  2. You amazing woman! How on earth have you managed to bake?! Love it! Xxx

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  3. Love the pic with the dog by Peanut's head. So cute.

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  4. Peanut and baking ,,,perfect!!! Is Ginger babysitting? Ryder is so cute in every photo!!! Thank you for having a blog for us to enjoy!!! luvuallbye

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  5. oh my...the salty and sweet combo. you need to send me some of those;) HA! Sweet pic with pups next to peanut.

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  6. Peanut is thriving on that pumpkin/pecan flavored milk. He looks very content! Beautiful pictures, as always.

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  7. peanut looks like he is loving the holiday menu :)

    the holidays just get more fun with a kid...busier too...but sweeter...

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  8. He's getting so big and is the cutest!! Nothing like having pumpkin and pecan flavored milk. He looks like he's totally content.

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  9. Mmm looks good

    Peanut is so precious!

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  10. You are amazing!! I don't know how you fit all that baking in with a newborn! Can't wait for the bacon-infused recipe--that's gotta be good!

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  11. I can't wait to hear about the last recipe! Yum Yum! Peanut looks so much like B. WOW!

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  12. And my box of goodies is already in the mail right? LOL

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  13. Mmmmmmm bacons. Peanut looks like he had fun!

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  14. I LOVE the shot of Gingerbread and Peanut. Hmm...why does everyone in your family have FOOD names?!? No surprise...

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