My large family of origin gets together on Christmas Eve for a huge dinner, reading of the Christmas story from Luke, and unwrapping of what seems like a bazillion gifts stashed under the tree (even though we draw names). Oh, and we laugh a lot. It is not a sedate and formal affair by . . . → Read More: Is This Recipe a Keeper? Pumpkin Muffins
I’m back. The most pressing family issue has been resolved (for the time being, at least) and my husband’s aunt and uncle are on their way to my in-law’s home after their short visit here.
Have you ever looked at the meat cuts chart in your favorite cookbook and thought to yourself, “okayyyyyyyy…this isn’t . . . → Read More: Theatrical Thursday: Know Your Meat (c. 1945)
The sauce looks better in person…trust me.
I could not find the roast for last night’s dinner in the refrigerator. I looked in one drawer and then another and behind my husband’s collection of grapefruit and cranberry juice bottles. Where could it be???
I finally found it. In the freezer. Frozen solid. It . . . → Read More: The Plan B Dinner
Well, I managed to do it. It is hard to admit but I think everyone has figured it out, already. I put too much on my plate. I went to the super buffet and loaded it up because I forgot that I could take seconds. Each item on my plate brings me tremendous joy . . . → Read More: Theatrical Thursday: Ode to Saran Wrap (c. 1956)
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The Man of The Place loved good things to eat…Trying to make him think I was a wonder of a wife I gratified this appetite, until at last, when planning the dinner for a feast day, I discovered to my horror that there was nothing extra . . . → Read More: Restaurant Quality? No Thank You. He’ll Take Home Cooking
Okay, so the title has “menu” in it but I’m only giving you a recipe for fudge. But it is the Christmas season and I can’t let it go by us without offering up the recipe for “Remarkable Fudge.”
I am not absolutely positive, but I am pretty sure . . . → Read More: Menu Monday: Remarkable Fudge
Are you tired of turkey, yet? I bought a pasta salad at the school cafeteria, yesterday, and discovered that the meat on the top of it was turkey and not chicken like usual. It made me wonder how old it was! I decided that I would share a pork chop recipe with you today . . . → Read More: Tuesday Tasting: Pork Chop Escallop
I’ve been in the kitchen on and off today preparing for tomorrow’s dinner at my sister’s house. It is a mess. I’m making up a recipe for sausage dressing/stuffing as I go along. I’ll let you know how it turns out. And, apparently my 9″ pie plates have all shrunk because it took three . . . → Read More: From the Archives: What to do with Thanksgiving Leftovers
Pumpkin Pecan Pie by Mrs. Myron Leitz
I love pumpkin pie. Well, homemade pumpkin pie. I usually end up disliking the pumpkin pies that I order at a restaurant. And the frozen pies? *phhht* Why bother?
My Honey loves pecan pie. He tells me not to bake any pecan pies for him because . . . → Read More: Pumpkin Pecan Pie