Archive for November, 2013

It was time to make a meal and I hadn’t seen the inside of a grocery store for ages. French bread, ground beef, onions, and a few peppers were about all I had handy. With a few additions from my pantry and spice cabinet French Onion Hamburgers evolved. They are   Read More ...

Setting a welcoming table for me is just plain fun. I enjoy having people over for dinner and love all the fuss that goes with it. I want my dining room to look festive no matter what time of year my guests will be over. I use a seasonal, homemade   Read More ...

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Sour Cream Chocolate Cake is rich and delicious. I love making this in a bundt pan. Serve thick slices with whipped cream. Oh my, this is good! Cake 4, 1 ounce each, unsweetened, chocolate. Melt and cool. 1-cup water ¾ cup sour cream ¼ cup margarine 1-teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs   Read More ...

Thinking ahead to my dinner I was hosting I had everything set except what to make for a salad. I didn’t want to have a big green salad mostly because I didn’t want to fuss with salad plates. I have done my cole slaw so often it has become a   Read More ...

For years I have had a large dining room table and love it, especially when family or friends are gathered round to enjoy good food and conversation. I must admit it has taken me just about as many years to ‘train’ my family that the beautiful wood table is not   Read More ...

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A freshly baked yeast roll can make even ordinary soup taste wonderful, or put the finishing touch on a meal you slaved over for hours. Homemade is the secret. I don’t care what the package says about the ‘homemade’ taste of a frozen hunk of dough. It doesn’t measure up   Read More ...

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