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Bite-Sized Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Posted by San Luis Obispo Mom on Saturday, November 19, 2022, In : Recipes 

After my pumpkin muffins (see this pumpkin muffin recipe) were a hit at my husband's work, I decided to try a bite-sized pumpkin pie recipe so that I can send another finger-food treat while they're hard at work. I felt that the pumpkin muffins were a hit, partly because it was easy to eat with your hands. So, I think these bite-sized pumpkin pies will be great for the workplace too.
(picture of my bite-sized pumpkin pies)

My kids got to be my first tasters and enjoyed these bite-sized "baby" ...

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Pumpkin Muffin Recipe with Thawed Out Frozen Pumpkin

Posted by San Luis Obispo Mom on Saturday, November 19, 2022, In : Recipes 
Yesterday, I baked pumpkin muffins using a pumpkin that I bought last month as a porch decoration for Halloween month. My pumpkin was a medium size and from experience, I knew that when I roasted it, it was going to yield several desserts for us as a family of four. [Skip this story and jump straight to the Pumpkin Muffin Ingredients and Recipe Steps.]

Cutting, Roasting, Dividing, and Freezing the Cooked Pumpkin

Immediately after I roasted (1 hour) and cooled this medium sized pumpkin, I rem...
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Whole Chicken in Crock Pot for Easter Day

Posted by San Luis Obispo Mom on Sunday, April 4, 2021, In : Recipes 
 (We made these colored eggs with emoji stickers that came in our Easter egg coloring kit.)

Instead of ham this Easter, I am cooking a whole chicken in a crock pot today. I've done it before in the past and am not sure why I haven't cook my chicken this way more often. I think it's because it takes a long time and requires a bit of planning. 

For the whole chicken, I am seasoning with fresh garlic, 2 lemons, dried oregano, salt and pepper. I crushed a whole garlic and...
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San Luis Obispo Mom Originally from San Diego, California, I'm a San Diego State University alumna, veteran's wife and mom of two kids who were born two years apart. After living on the East Coast for 6 years, we now reside in San Luis Obispo County and here, the exploration continues.
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