Archive for December, 2013

Pot Pies were a treat when I was a little girl. I think they may have been one of the first ‘convenience’ foods that surfaced in our house. We thought they were great! They were filled with creamy chicken and best of all, we could eat them on a TV   Read More ...

Recently I made a visit to the new Story City Locker. I was so impressed. Everyone on staff was very friendly and helpful. The locker itself was spotless and glistening. I so appreciated how my wide-eyes grandchildren were allowed to walk into the back area and see what was going   Read More ...

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This is the perfect holiday dish. Most of you probably have this recipe and use it regularly. All the ingredients are more than likely right in your pantry, right now. Try it out. I am sure it will be familiar to you. I hope you use it often! 1 lb   Read More ...

When I was a kid we had a good-sized grocery store right near the town’s fire department. I always thought that store was huge, and compared to our two little neighborhood stores I grew up with, it was. It had its own bakery which was pretty complete. I was so   Read More ...

Sweet potatoes are good with just about anything. I love making these to help dress up leftovers, though they are an amazing side for quick suppers, or elegant dinners. I made them for a lunch with friends the other day and noticed several just picked them up as finger-food and   Read More ...

Years ago I was at an auction and bought a beautiful, wooden, recipe box that had some nice age to it for only a few dollars. Once it was handed to me I was very surprised to find it filled with handwritten recipe cards for all sorts of dishes and   Read More ...

It seems as though most holiday get-togethers always include a cheese spread, or a cheese ball, in one form or another. Cheese is delicious, but is high in animal fat. This Black Olive Cheese Spread is low in fat as compared to most cheese indulgences. It has no saturated animal   Read More ...

Peanut brittle is a holiday favorite. We have an uncle who always made tons of peanut brittle, often with his own maple syrup, and every year we all hoped we would be lucky enough to get a sample. Traditional brittle is made with peanuts, or cashews and is delicious! I   Read More ...

Every once and awhile my girlfriends and I go out for dinner. We look forward to a glass of wine, or a fruity martini together. Relaxing and catching up is the order of business for these occasions, and we all anticipate it for days. More often than not we end   Read More ...

Mushroom sauce is delicious served so many ways! Mixed into any pasta with a bit of Parmesan cheese and you have an easy, but delicious meal. When my kids were little they loved it spooned on buttered bread and eaten for lunch. They were fussy about the mushrooms though, they   Read More ...

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