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Pumpkin Pie

The fall season is now paired with an endless variety of pumpkin-themed indulgences. From coffee to cookies, pumpkin has certainly become a staple of the current season.

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Happy New YearAre you hosting a New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day party? Are you almost done with menu, but still need a couple of ideas for appetizers? It’s not too late! Take a look at some of these delicious appetizer recipes that are sure to help your family and friends say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015.

Fried Olives      

A lot of parties tend to include olives, but why not kick yours up a notch by frying them? Add some garlic powder and chili powder to your breading and you will have the perfect snack for guests to nibble on while they mingle. Serve these on a platter with cheese cubes and slices of Serrano ham. Read More→

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Traton Homes ThanksgivingHolidays are all about making memories with family and friends. Just like most families, Traton’s Poston family has several traditions including sitting down for a delicious meal on Thanksgiving Day. In addition to the traditional turkey and cranberry sauce, the Poston Thanksgiving meal includes great-grandmother Nellie Clifford Poston’s delicious sweet potato casserole.

If you are planning to cook this Thanksgiving Day, and are looking for a new recipe to try, you are in luck! Today, we are sharing Mrs. Poston’s recipe, which is sure to be a hit among your family and friends. Read More→

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Caramel ApplesWhile many of us carve pumpkins for the Halloween season, there is another tradition that brings many of us back to our childhood – caramel apples! While the traditional apple dipped in caramel and put on a wooden stick is still a favorite, there are many ways to spice up this delicious treat. Read More→

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Bowls Of Butternut Squash Soup During our highly-successful REALTOR luncheon at McClure Farms in late September, our guests had the opportunity to taste Three Sisters Catering’s Butternut Squash Soup* and it was a BIG hit! With temperatures dropping this weekend, it is the perfect time to cook up a delicious batch of soup and Three Sisters Catering has kindly agreed to share their delicious Butternut Squash recipe. Read More→

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Healthy School LunchesObesity is a major concern in our country and many parents have turned to healthy options that benefit the entire family, but with the school year underway, how do you continue to promote healthy habits, even when the kids are at school? Many school cafeterias have taken a healthier approach to lunch with healthier options, but if you have a picky eater or they just enjoy carrying a cool lunchbox, lunchtime can be a bit trickier.

On average a child needs 180 school lunches each year. While you can’t always keep your child from swapping an apple for a sweet treat, you can pack exciting, healthy lunches* that your kids won’t be willing to trade. Here are a few favorite lunchtime menus that are easy to pack and sure to impress: Read More→

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Summer Salads to Make in your Atlanta HomeIt is officially cookout season, and, whether you are chowing down on your own or your neighbor’s delicious barbecue (yours is better; of course), there are tons of quick and easy summer salads to lend a dash of color and a heaping of healthiness to any cookout or upcoming July Fourth celebration.

The salads in Southern Living’s “50 Quick & Delicious Summer Salads” are awash with a wide variety of ingredients, containing everything from traditional lettuce and spinach to jimica and peach basil vinaigrette. Read More→

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Cook Buffalo Wings in Metro Atlanta HomesThe big game is just a few short days away. If you are like thousands across the country, your game day will include food, football, family and friends. Whether you are hosting the party at your metro Atlanta home or are just in charge of an appetizer, we have some delicious wing recipes to spice up your game day event.

 

Ain’t No Thing Butta Chicken Wing: From the mind of Guy Fieri “Ain’t No Thing Butta a Chicken Wing” is a delicious wing recipe that is sure to kick your party up a notch. With some hot pepper sauce, minced garlic, white vinegar, lime juice and more, these wings are sure to be a hit. Read More→
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Metro Atlanta Homes FireplaceAs temperatures cool and we spend more time in our metro Atlanta homes for the holiday season, there are so many opportunities to cozy up to a warm fire. No evening in is complete without a cozy beverage to sip on during movie or game night with the family. Here are some of our favorite recipes for both children and adults:

  • Peppermint Hot Chocolate – Put a twist on a classic when you prepare a peppermint hot chocolate for your children.  To create the tasty drink, combine 1.5 cups of heavy cream, 1.5 cups of milk, ¼ cup of sugar and 1/8 teaspoon of salt into a saucepan and heat over medium to low heat. When the cream mixture begins to steam, add 6 ounces of chopped bittersweet chocolate and stir until melted. Read More→
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Fall Inspired Recipes for Metro Atlanta HomesOctober is not just about the candy. While trick-or-treating for delicious treats typically stocks your metro Atlanta home with candy for weeks, there are plenty of other ways to celebrate October with not-so-sweet, fall inspired recipes. Whether you are looking to host a Halloween party or just shake-up weekly dinner, here are some recipes that are sure to cast a spell over your friends and family:

  • Pumpkin Lasagna: Lasagna is a fan favorite in most households, but this fall twist on a classic is sure to have your diners asking for seconds. In addition to the noodles, cheeses and tomato sauce, this Pumpkin Lasagna recipe features a pumpkin puree filling for a nice autumn touch. Read More→
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