Forever a Writer

By: | 2 Comments | On: August 23, 2014 | Category : Family, friends & fun!

FOREVER A WRITER FOODIE I was recently invited by my friend Susan from the Creating Room to participate in a “Blog Hop” answering four questions about writing.  I immediately accepted, but when you think of writing, I guess I’m not the “typical” kinda writer. I remember ever since I was a... more

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Dust off your Crock Pot for a Pulled Pork Sandwich

By: | 6 Comments | On: August 20, 2014 | Category : Pork

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwich

Dust off your Crock Pot for a Pulled Pork Sandwich! Ok…maybe some people use a crock pot more often than I do, so if you do, please excuse the dusting comment!  :-) Have you ever heard of Sarsaparilla?  I bet if you think back to cartoons (ok…dating myself here) with Yosemite... more

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Panzanella Salad

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 18, 2014 | Category : Salads

Delicious Panzanella Salad

Panzanella Salad Have you tried Panzanella Salad?  It’s a salad focusing on bread with delicious fresh tomatoes and cucumbers and other crispy vegetables.  If you’re looking for a new way to use up the (over) abundance of of summer tomatoes that are coming on about now, give this delicious salad... more

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So simple a 10 year old can do it!

By: | 9 Comments | On: August 13, 2014 | Category : Family, Jam

So easy a 10 year old can do it!

So simple a 10 year old can do it! Recently I read a newspaper article about home canning.  I was excited to see the article, but as I sat down to read it, I realized it was quite daunting.  I do some canning about once a week (mostly jam).  The... more

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Roasted Red Pepper Sauce over Spaghetti Squash

By: | 18 Comments | On: August 11, 2014 | Category : Vegetarian and Vegan

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce over Spaghetti Squash I offer this recipe up with a nod to my friend Mary in Wisconsin.  I had recently moved to the area and was lucky enough to be invited over to her home for dinner.  It was an opportunity to meet and make new... more

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Homemade Ice Cream

By: | 4 Comments | On: August 5, 2014 | Category : Dessert

Creamsicle Ice Cream

Have you ever make homemade ice cream?  I remember making it as a kid, but not since.  Well, since I received an ice cream maker for my birthday….I decided it was time to start again! Now looking back, it would have been smarter if I had read some other recipes first,... more

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Pork Tenderloin on the Grill

By: | 2 Comments | On: August 3, 2014 | Category : Family, friends & fun!, Pork, Uncategorized

Barbecued Pork Loin

I have one recipe left to share from our visit in South Dakota.  It isn’t my recipe, but shared by my Cuzn Kyle.  Cuzn Kyle (that’s how we spell cousin in our family) is kind of the unsung hero in South Dakota.  He works really hard when he’s at the... more

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The BEST Homemade Alfredo Sauce Ever

By: | 4 Comments | On: July 30, 2014 | Category : Pasta, Vegetarian and Vegan

Does this make your mouth water?

The BEST Homemade Alfredo Sauce Ever! Now I want to go on the record – I did not make this statement….it was my friend Nicole. When visiting Nicole & family in Texas we were trying to figure out what to make for dinner.  We had LOTS of family coming by; little... more

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July 24th National Tequila Day

By: | 6 Comments | On: July 24, 2014 | Category : Chicken

Tequila Lime Chicken

Did you know July 24th is National Tequila Day?  You may decide to celebrate today with a margarita and if so, here’s a link for a great 5 Star recipe from the Foodnetwork!  Give this one a try, it’s fantastic! If you are going to a party and looking for... more

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Celebrating the 4th of July

By: | 2 Comments | On: July 22, 2014 | Category : Beef, Family, friends & fun!

Celebrating the 4th of July

Celebrating the 4th of July family style! I am really proud to introduce a guest author today, my cousin Wayne.  Each year our family gets together to celebrate the 4th of July and the guys are in charge of the BBQ.  I twisted his arm….and perhaps after a beverage or... more

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