Do I consider myself a gardener? No Do I like to garden? Yes Do I know what I'm doing in the garden? No Do I pretend I know what I'm doing? Yes How big is my garden? I have no idea....I don't do numbers Do I plant in rows? Row-what? Do I use compost? Do… Continue reading I love my garden!
Remember that Elk meat my parents sent me? Well, after long thought I finally decided what to make first.....it so would've been the backstrap had Chicken been home, but he's off gallavanting around Long Island this week...alright, I guess he's probably been busy working, but any trip that leads 5+ miles from this house is… Continue reading ELK….It’s what’s for dinner!
In honor of National Peanut Butter Day...What? You didn't know it was Nat'l PB day? Well...go over to your pantry and pull out your jar of PB & get a spoon....I'll wait! GO..... I said I'll wait! Yes... still waiting! Alright now, while you eat a spoonful of your favorite Peanut Butter & do this… Continue reading Peanut Butter Brownies!
I started with potatoes..washed and skinned them... Boiled them... Oh yee gads, I'm not very good with a camera....look Grandma's cookie jar! Back to the potatoes.... Mmmm.. sour cream, cream cheese & shredded cheddar, little bit of garlic salt.....if this is wrong, I don't wanna be right! All dressed & ready for the party! Dang… Continue reading The ‘I just slapped myself they’re so good’ mashed potatoes!
Fruit?.....check! Veggies?......check! 3 hungry boys?......check, check & check! All the makings for a great after school snack! I'm always trying out new banana bread recipes and this one is made with lots of grated carrots...sneaking in those veggies anywhere I can! I had this ready for the boys after school today and the entire loaf… Continue reading Banana-Carrot Bread!
I thought I'd share my favorite scone recipe with you today. I've actually made it for dinner tonight...paired with a salad it's an easy, quick meal, which is what I need on a night like tonight when Dad's gone (gotta love the military) and I've got practices to sit through, and 5 hungry mouths to… Continue reading Scrumptious Scones!
So you're wondering what I've been doing since my last post? Food and more food that's what! I started the Holidays off with crackers & Nutella..just a couple handfuls mind you, and I've been going strong ever since! Let's see, there's the pecan pralines..my grandmothers recipe, which I must say I have finally mastered, the… Continue reading Food Glorious Food!
I was looking through my pictures of cakes I had recently made and thought I'd share this one with you! A friend of mine down the street asked if I could make a cake for her daughter's birthday/graduation party and this is what I came up with! First a picture of my lovely pink mixer...love… Continue reading Butterfly Cake!