Category Archives: Recipes

It’s World Down Syndrome Day (03/21/2021)!

I’m not usually big on “Awareness” Days, but I make an exception for this one, because it celebrates some very special people. The date that was picked (3/21) is no accident – on this date, we celebrate those wonderful people … Continue reading

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Breakfast for a Snowy Day – Amish Baked Oatmeal

Several years ago, for some strange reason, I dreamed of Scottish Oatmeal – don’t ask me why; I’ve only heard of the stuff (maybe it was hearing my father-in-law talk about eating steel-cut oats for breakfast.  Who knows?).  I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day, 2021 – A Little Romance

. Because today is a day of romance, I thought I’d share one of the best renditions of “My Funny Valentine” that I’ve ever heard – Michelle Pfeiffer’s version from the movie “The Fabulous Baker Boys”: ♥ . ♥ Hope … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday – Chocolate and Whiskey Liqueur

. With holiday parties coming up, here’s a neat idea for either bringing along to share, or giving as a hostess gift. It is delightfully easy to make, and it is decadently delicious. If you don’t like alcoholic drinks, you … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday – Gluten Free Parker House Rolls

Many of you who know our family know that Paul, Rebecca, and I have to eat gluten-free.  Rebecca was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in April, 2008, and after we converted our kitchen to accommodate her condition we discovered that we … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

I love Halloween – it’s the only night of the year when you are allowed to wear a costume without being in a play:

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Foodie Friday – Caramel Corn

. With Halloween only a week away, I thought it would be fun to post a recipe for Caramel Corn.  I got this recipe from an old booklet that’s been in my kitchen for over 30 years – it’s so … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Easy as (Buttermilk) Pie

. Whenever we go to visit Paul’s mom, we know that there is always going to be pie. Mary has these wonderful old cookbooks filled with recipes from long ago – all of those little “church” and “small town” cookbooks fit … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings

. Yield: serves 4-6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 8 hours Total Time: 8.5 hours

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Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad!

On this day 61 years ago, my Mom and Dad tied the knot. I’m glad they did, ‘cuz otherwise, I wouldn’t be here…. Unfortunately, 2019 was the last anniversary they celebrated together – their 60th.  Mom passed away in March, … Continue reading

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