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Southern Oven-Fried Chicken

Monday, July 28th, 2014

(Repost) I recently purchased the Betty Crocker Picture Cookbook, 1950 edition off eBay. This cookbook is just like the one my mother had when I was a child and I suppose it’s been gone for years or still packed away in some obscure place. Anyway, when I saw one like it on eBay….I had to […]

Fresh Peach Pie

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

We live in the South of course and are very fortunate to live close to the Cherry Creek Peach Orchard. So every year we look forward to getting that message ……Cherry Creek Peaches are in! Just as soon as the news arrives we head over to Cherry Creek to pick up a basket of fresh […]

Strawberry Pie

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

Well it’s Memorial Day weekend for us and it just didn’t seem right not to have something red/white/blue for Sunday lunch)) So I opted for my mother’s version of Shoney’s Strawberry Pie. 1 baked pie shell (prepare as directed on the package) 2 T cornstarch 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1/2 package Strawberry Jello […]

1950 Betty Crocker Gingerbread Recipe

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

I was browsing on Pinterest the other night and drooling over the gingerbread house creations. Made me want to get out my old 1950 Betty Crocker Cookbook and look at the gingerbread cookie recipe. So here  it is))) Gingies Mix together thoroughly: 1/3 cup soft shortening 1 cup brown sugar 1 1/2′ cups dark molasses […]

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

Some days just call for chicken noodle soup. Kids love it, it’s hot, it’s a recipe that hard to mess up! Open a couple of cans…..or make the homemade kind. We have it both ways at our house, just mainly depends on how quick we need something hot. Since I was already cooking chicken today […]

Supper in a Skillet

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

Well okay…..dinner in a skillet……evening meal in skillet….you know what I mean))) But, here at our house….the evening meal is “supper.” On the front cover of the January 2012 Southern Living magazine, a new recipe was featured “King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese.” Enough ingredients in this recipe to provide a hearty meal practically all […]

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Sunday lunch today just seemed to call for Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Haven’t made one of these in a long time and they always remind me of my mother and grandmother. Pineapple Upside Down Cake was a frequent dessert for us….maybe because it was so simple and ingredients could always be found in the pantry. […]

My Mother’s Fruitcake

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

Well it’s Christmas Day and you may be wondering…..why is this person sitting at a computer, blogging on Christmas day? At our house, it the quiet after the storm….the grands, daughter and son in law have gone to spend time with his family, our extended family get togethers were done yesterday….the shop is closed for […]

S’mores Popcorn

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Browsing on Pinterest and saw this great looking snack….perfect for putting into clear cellophane bags as a Halloween treat ….S’mores Popcorn! This photo and recipe comes from Nest of Posies blog. Lots of great ideas there. Just three basic ingredients….popcorn, grahams, marshmallows…..and chocolate. Ooops….that’s four))) But four great ones)))

Butternut Squash, More Uses than Just Eating!

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

The  Squash ornaments from Old World are the Acorn and Butternut Squash. Both are very beautiful and realistic looking ornaments. Decorate your Thanksgiving table with a cornucopia filled with squashes, vegetable and nut ornaments. Use wood wool or Spanish Moss as a filler to cushion the ornaments and let them just spill out on the […]

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