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  • Southern Oven-Fried Chicken
    July 29, 2014 Jeannie Pence

    Southern Oven-Fried Chicken

    (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...

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  • July 1, 2012 Jeannie Pence

    Fresh Peach Pie

    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...

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  • May 27, 2012 Jeannie Pence

    Strawberry Pie

    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...

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  • April 29, 2012 Jeannie Pence

    1950 Betty Crocker Gingerbread Recipe

    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...

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  • Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup
    February 19, 2012 Jeannie Pence

    Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

    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...

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  • February 19, 2012 Jeannie Pence

    Supper in a Skillet

    Well okay.....dinner in a skillet......evening meal in 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...

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  • January 30, 2012 Jeannie Pence

    Pineapple Upside Down Cake

    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...

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  • December 25, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    My Mother's Fruitcake

    Post updated 11/26/20 - Initially written 12/24/11   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...

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  • September 28, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    S'mores Popcorn

    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,...

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  • August 6, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Butternut Squash, More Uses than Just Eating!

    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...

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  • July 19, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Funny Bones Halloween Treat

    Funny Bones recipe by Here's the recipe: 1 (12-ounce) package white chocolate chips (2 cups) 36 pretzel sticks and rods of various sizes 72 mini-marshmallows (about 1 cup) You might want to visit the site and read the review...

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  • July 19, 2011 Jeannie Pence

    Rice Crispies on a Stick!

    Who doesn't love Rice Crispy Treats! And chocolate dipped on top of that! This delicious photo is from Twig and Thistle Blog. When I first saw these, it reminded me of the Fiddlesticks ice cream bars we use to get...

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