With the start of this blog many moons ago, the idea behind it was to preserve my recipes to pass on to my children. My children are in the toddler stage and I dreamed up this idea when my daughter was born. Ideally I want to make a cookbook similarly like the one you buy … Continue reading the cookbook project may get a little crafty
With ample food brings ample leftovers. So what did you concoct out of this years meal? One day of cooking lasted us three days, and it was so nice not to be in the kitchen for so many hours in a day. Of course we had turkey, potatoes, corn, gravy, stuffing, and pie leftover. That … Continue reading Thanksgiving leftovers
Thanksgiving….. Food a plenty….. Anyone for more pie? Traditional pies for this time of year pumpkin pecan buttermilk apple sweet potato Untraditional pie=coconut and oatmeal. I am not a huge coconut fan. I do not even like putting coconut lotion on my skin. Yeah, right here, in a rut, that is me. So breaking bad … Continue reading More Pie?
Most American’s today are fighting the obesity epidemic. Portion control is key. The eating Holidays are upon us and deserts will be vast. Here is a pecan pie recipe to limit portions, provided your will power cooperates and you only eat one. You will need a cast iron wedge/cornbread pan for this recipe. Homemade pie … Continue reading PECAN PIE WEDGES
1 C sugar 1/2 C water 1/2 teas cinnamon 1/4 teas nutmeg 1/8 teas allspice 1/2 teas salt 1/2 teas vanilla 2 1/2 C pecan halves You will need a candy thermometer for this recipe. Boil sugar, water, and spices to a soft ball stage. Remove from heat; add vanilla and pecans. Pour onto parchment … Continue reading Holiday Sugar And Spiced Pecans
This recipe I have sampled every year at Christmas and Valentines. Depending on the cookie cutter you have, you can frost them up any time of year. This is out of an old Church cookbook. Last Christmas I took a photo of the recipe to make sure it gets passed onto me to carry on … Continue reading Christmas Sugar Cookies
A bell pepper within a bell pepper. Both were delicious! A frankenstein of bell peppers. Continue reading Weird Wednesday in the Kitchen