Category Archives: Recipes

Update — How Thanksgiving went and upcoming events

Oh my! I realized I forgot to update you guys about how my Thanksgiving meal went! Silly me! It was a good meal, overall. It was my first time cooking a turkey… which was definitely an adventure! I decided to … Continue reading

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Not-too-sweet Strawberry Biscuits

It is fresh strawberry season here in the Pacific Northwest. A local burger joint has their fresh strawberry shakes, shortcakes, and smoothies on special right now. My father-in-law purchased a half-flat (6 quarts) of strawberries recently, and needed them to … Continue reading

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Foods from Childhood: Mamma’s Apple Pie Filling

Okay, here you go! Here is the pie recipe I have been promising you. Smelling or baking it takes me back to my childhood, stirring crust, rolling out the crust, and using the apple-corer-peeler to bake pie with my Mamma. … Continue reading

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Foods From Childhood: Grandma Bennett’s Simple Pie Crust

Before making any pie, you need to start with the right crust. My mamma used the same pie crust for berry and fruit pies. She learned the recipe from her Mamma. It was simple, used few ingredients, and was really … Continue reading

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Foods from Childhood: Mamma B’s Quick-n-Easy Chocolate Pie

Hello, family and friends! My Mamma’s Apple Pie recipe is still coming soon. I keep forgetting to grab my hand-written cookbook to get it. I have yet to memorize it. To make up for it, I am featuring my Mamma … Continue reading

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Getting in the Holiday Spirit! ~~Eggnog Recipe~~

Last post I discussed Thanksgiving (despite it being over)… Now, it is time to look forward to the Winter holidays. Now, winter holidays I tend to celebrate are Christmas and New Year’s.  There are a few dishes that grace the … Continue reading

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Sauteed Swiss Chard with Parmesan (… or not)

Sauteed Swiss Chard with Parmesan Ingredients: 2T Butter 2T Olive oil 1T Minced garlic (more is great!) 1/2 sm onion, diced 1 bunch swiss chard (We used rainbow! Stems and center ribs cut out and chopped together, leaves coarsely chopped … Continue reading

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