From the monthly archives:

August 2011

Grandma’s Buttermilk Pie

August 29, 2011

The other night, I had a hankering for a pie.  Well, I think it could have been a cake but, this pie was so easy that….the pie won out.  My cousin (in-law) used to always make creamy Buttermilk Pies at Christmas time and they were such a hit with everyone.  I went through everything looking [...]


Apple Spice Breakfast Muffins

August 28, 2011

I recently read this blog post about a cookbook that was written to raise money for the American Red Cross and I decided to hop on it.  It was only a $10 donation and $10 for shipping.  Inside are bios of 50 bloggers and their recipes.  Here is a link telling about it:    [...]


Don’t Be Afraid of the Couscous

August 22, 2011

Welcome to Tuesday’s Tasty Tidbits and guest blogging with Grocery Shop for Free.  I have the instructions listed below but first, let’s talk about couscous. Until a few years ago, I had no idea what couscous was.  Then I discovered it and it is now my “go to” dish when I am in too big [...]


Secret Recipe Club—Overnight Peanut Butter-Banana Oatmeal

August 22, 2011

This is my first month to participate in The Secret Recipe Club.  I was assigned a blog to peruse and choose a recipe from, cook the recipe myself with my own flair and post it.  Simple!  My secret blogger is Get Healthy with Heather.  She is WAY healthier than me, that is for sure.  I [...]


Did I Mention That Pink and Green Are My Favorite Colors?

August 20, 2011



Grandmother Opal’s Ham and Cheese Macaroni Salad, Gluten Free Version

August 15, 2011

As you can tell, I love pasta recipes.  I have already posted an awesome Lemon Spaghetti Pasta Salad (click here), Lemon Chicken Picata (click here), Chicken and Sundried Tomato Pasta (click here),  and Chicken Spaghetti (click here).  And I promise that it won’t stop there…ha.  I particularly love the fact that you can turn comfort [...]


Fresh Blueberry Pancakes

August 8, 2011

Welcome to Tuesday’s Tasty Tidbits and guest blogging with Grocery Shop for Free.  This is a blog party and I hope, if you blog, you can join in on the fun by linking up at the bottom of the page with your recipe post.  Make sure you link back to us on your blog.  If [...]


Brandied Pork Loin Roast with Gravy

August 4, 2011

This was so delicious and I didn’t expect it.  I was just trying to use the Brandy that was leftover from cooking a roast and combined with the ingredients in this recipe, it made such a tasty main entree.  I served it with mashed potatoes made from Yukon Golds and steamed broccoli.  The Yukon Golds [...]


Gluten-Free Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

August 1, 2011

While in Angel Fire this past week with my family, I wanted to make some kind of Oatmeal Bars for my gluten-free daughter because she LOVES Oatmeal Bars.  So I did a search and came up with a recipe for Black Raspberry Oatmeal Bars.  I wanted strawberry flavor instead, so here is my version.  The [...]

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