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Cooking, Baking, and Making by Cynthia O'Hara, a.k.a., The Harried Housewife

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As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Microwave Applesauce

Microwave Applesauce

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Pumpking Doughnut Muffins

Pumpkin Doughnut Muffins

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Apple Slices with Peanut Butter Dip

Apple Slices with Peanut Butter Dip

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Easy Whole Kernel Corn Bread Muffins

Easy Whole Kernel Corn Bread Muffins

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Easy Creamy Coleslaw

Easy Creamy Coleslaw

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Cosmo Mojito

Cosmo Mojito

Cosmo Mojito

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Honey-Raisin Cream Cheese Spread

Honey-Raisin Cream Cheese Spread

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salsa

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Fudge Brownies

Fudge Brownies

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 and The Daily Meal’s 12 Perfect Picnic Recipes for Your Next Outdoor Get-together

Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Herb Cheese Spread

Herb Cheese Spread

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Easy Lemon Mint Rice

Easy Lemon Mint Rice

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Strawberry Fruit Dip

Strawberry Fruit Dip

As seen in Mashed.com’s Frozen Cocktails Make Summer

Frozen Banana Daiquiris

Frozen Banana Daiquiris

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Easy Cherry Lemonade

Easy Cherry Lemonade

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Red, White, and Blue Sprinkle Cupcakes

Red, White, and Blue Sprinkle Cupcakes

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Double Chocolate Muffins

Double Chocolate Muffins

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Banana Pancakes

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Strawberry Sauce

Strawberry Sauce

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Spring Greens and Strawberry Salad

Spring Greens and Strawberry Salad with Blue Cheese and Walnuts

Spring Greens and Strawberry Salad with Blue Cheese and Walnuts

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Easy Lime Pound Cake

Easy Lime Pound Cake

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Apricot Glazed Carrots

Apricot Glazed Carrots

Apricot Glazed Carrots

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Easy Yellow Cupcakes

Easy Yellow Cupcakes

As seen on WKTV NEWSCHANNEL 2

Spring Nests

Spring Nests

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Creamy Herb Dip

Creamy Herb Dip

Creamy Herb Dip

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Lemon Chive Rice

Lemon Chive Rice

Lemon Chive Rice

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes

St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Beer Bread

Beer Bread

Beer Bread

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Irish Shortbread

Irish Shortbread

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Bacon Cheddar Dip

Bacon Cheddar Dip

Bacon Cheddar Dip

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Lemon Fruit Dip

Lemon Fruit Dip

Lemon Fruit Dip

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Clementine Tea Bread

Clementine Tea Bread

Clementine Tea Bread

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Loaded Chili

Loaded Chili

Loaded Chili

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Chicken Vegetable Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Herbed Parmesan Biscuits

Herbed Parmesan Biscuits

Herbed Parmesan Biscuits

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Banana Cinnamon Chip Bread

Banana Cinnamon Chip Bread

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Mini Orange Loaves

Mini Orange Loaves

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Hot Cocoa

Hot Cocoa

Hot Cocoa

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Cranberry Pomegranate Cocktails

Cranberry Pomegranate Cocktails

Cranberry Pomegranate Cocktails

Easy Snickerdoodles

Easy Snickerdoodles

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Easy Rocky Road Candy

Easy Rocky Road Candy

Easy Rocky Road Candy

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Mini Brownie Trifles

Mini Brownie Trifles

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Brandy Eggnog

Brandy Eggnog

Brandy Eggnog

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs

Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs

Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Cranberry Martini

Cranberry Martini

Cranberry Martini

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Butterscotch Pumpkin Pudding

Butterscotch Pumpkin Pudding

Butterscotch Pumpkin Pudding

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Easy Custard Pie

Easy Custard Pie

Easy Custard Pie

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Cranberry Cabernet Sauce

Cranberry Cabernet Sauce

Cranberry Cabernet Sauce

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Whole Kernel Corn Bread Loaf

Whole Kernel Corn Bread Loaf

Whole Kernel Corn Bread Loaf

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Caramel Popcorn Balls and

WKTV News Harried Housewife Caramel Popcorn Ball Recipe

Caramel Popcorn Balls

Caramel Popcorn Balls

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Halloween Crispy Treats

Halloween Crispy Treats

Halloween Crispy Treats

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Brownies

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Brownies

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Brownies

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Butterscotch Caramel Apple Dip

Butterscotch Caramel Apple Dip

Butterscotch Caramel Apple Dip

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Applesauce Pecan Muffins

Applesauce Pecan Muffins

Applesauce Pecan Muffins

 As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2
Blue Citrus Cocktails

Blue Citrus Cocktails

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Creamy Dilled Cucumber Salad

Creamy Dilled Cucumber Salad

Creamy Dilled Cucumber Salad

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Tortellini Salad Recipe

Tortellini Salad

Tortellini Salad

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Blueberry Rhubarb Sauce

Blueberry Rhubarb Sauce

Blueberry Rhubarb Sauce

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Easy Spiked Lemonade

Easy Spiked Lemonade

Easy Spiked Lemonade

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Wagon Wheel Pasta Dinner

Wagon Wheel Pasta Dinner

Wagon Wheel Pasta Dinner

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Fudgy Oatmeal Walnut Cookies

Fudgy Oatmeal Walnut Cookies

Fudgy Oatmeal Walnut Cookies

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Coffee Cake

Coffee Cake

Coffee Cake

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Lemon Cheesecake Tarts

Lemon Cheesecake Tarts

Lemon Cheesecake Tarts

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Cajun Peanuts

Cajun Peanuts

Cajun Peanuts

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Cookies

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Newstalk The Harried Housewife Mixed Greens Salad

The Harried Housewife’s Recipe Box WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Mixed Greens and Apple Salad

Mixed Greens and Apple Salad with Cherries, Blue Cheese, and Walnuts

Mixed Greens and Apple Salad with Cherries, Blue Cheese, and Walnuts

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Newstalk Harried Housewife Coconut Cupcakes Recipe

Coconut Cupcakes

Coconut Cupcakes

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Cranberry Applesauce Bread

Cranberry Applesauce Bread

Cranberry Applesauce Bread

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Spiced Cranberry Sauce

Spiced Cranberry Sauce

Spiced Cranberry Sauce

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Butterscotch Bars

Butterscotch Bars

Butterscotch Bars

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Mini Pumpkin Spice Bread

Mini Pumpkin Spice Bread

Mini Pumpkin Spice Bread

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Easy Drop Doughnuts

Easy Drop Doughnuts

Easy Drop Doughnuts

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Butterscotch Crispy Treats

Butterscotch Crispy Treats

Butterscotch Crispy Treats

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Lemony Orzo and Chicken Salad

Lemony Orzo and Chicken Salad

Lemony Orzo and Chicken Salad

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 NewsTalk &

WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Lemon Mint Iced Tea

Lemon Mint Iced Tea

Lemon Mint Iced Tea

Easy Tortellini Soup

Easy Tortellini Soup

Cinnamon Hot Chocolate

Cinnamon Hot Chocolate

Easy Chocolate White Chip Cookies

Easy Chocolate White Chip Cookies

Mini Pecan Pies

Mini Pecan Pies

Herb and Apple Dressing

Herb and Apple Dressing

Candy Apples

Candy Apples

Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin Pancakes

Ham and Boursin Roll Ups

Ham and Boursin Roll Ups

Blueberry French Toast Sticks

Blueberry French Toast Sticks

Bacon Ranch Deviled Eggs

Bacon Ranch Deviled Eggs

Rainbow Sprinkle Cake Slices

Rainbow Sprinkle Cake Slices

Herbed Salmon Cakes

Herbed Salmon Cakes

Limesicle Shakes

Limesicle Shakes

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Molten Chocolate Cakes

Molten Chocolate Cakes

Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake

Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake

Spiked Eggnog Punch

Spiked Eggnog Punch

Spiked Eggnog Punch

Spiked Eggnog Punch

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Sugared Walnuts

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Sugared Walnuts

Butternut Squash Bisque

Butternut Squash Bisque

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Through the years, folks have come to depend on me as a trusted companion to help make them look like culinary wizards. Just like having Mom beside you in the kitchen, I will lend you a hand to ensure the ultimate in ease when it comes to cooking and entertaining. There’s something exciting about creating mouthwatering dishes that seem as if they took hours to prepare, but actually call for a minimal amount of time and ingredients. No one ever has to know how quick and easy they really are to prepare. And I will never tell. Whether you find the recipes in newspapers, magazines, television, or blog, I’m happy to be with you in the kitchen. This is a special room in the house, and a place where so many warm memories begin. So grab your apron, your pots and your pans, and get set to make memorable meals for those closest to you. With these tried-and-true recipes, you’ll be able to whip up mouthwatering dishes in a snap. Just be prepared to bask in the compliments when you sit down to enjoy the meal. They’ll never know you had a little help. Simply reap the rewards of your delectable dishes, and quietly savor the kind words that come your way. After all, it’s our little secret that creating fabulous food for family and friends really is fun and easy. From my kitchen to yours… Here’s to “Happy Cooking.” Cheers! Cindy A.k.a., Harried Housewife

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Easy Spiked Lemonade

Easy Spiked Lemonade

Drinks

Drinks

Appetizers

Appetizers

Breads

Breads

Breakfast/Brunch

Breakfast/Brunch

Sides

Sides

Main Dishes

Main Dishes

Holidays

Holidays

Soups/Sandwiches

Soups/Sandwiches

Desserts

Desserts