We had a really big rain/wind storm the other day and I learned something new... Crabbers, (Watermen? Fishermen? Guys who go out on boats and drop pods for crab...Crabbers?) whatever you want to call them, are simply crazy! Nuts! Loco! Ya'll, I watched their boats bounce back and forth, to and fro, side to… Continue reading Crabbers are Crazy & Lemon-Lavender Pound Cake
While two of my boys have been at soccer camp, this is what Henry, Nora and I have been doing...... Remember how I'm always sneaking in veggies???? Well..I managed to get some in here too! These doughnuts are baked...not fried! I came across this little Cutie and couldn't resist! It works wonderfully!!! Just what I… Continue reading Veggie Doughnuts…what?
So I wanted to post this morning, but I couldn't decide what to post about. I mean did you want to hear about how I caught Beau in the kitchen using a gallon jug of milk (half full) as a machine gun? Would you find our trip to IKEA amusing? I'm sure the 'stagers' at… Continue reading Mini stories & Rainbow Cake in a jar!
My first rendezvous with Quinoa....I know it looks bad now, but........... Who said it has to be love at first sight? Yep, that's a mexican quinoa & beef stuffed bell pepper...and yes of a matter of fact it was good....and it was also my very own recipe! Read on if you'd like to have a… Continue reading Meeting Quinoa!
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!