From the monthly archives:

October 2011

Red Eyes and Fries

October 31, 2011

My husband and I are great fans of a comfort food called Red Eyes and Fries.  At least, that is what we call it.  No…back up.  That is what my husband has always called it, so, of course, so have I.  After all, we have been together for almost 36 years (married 34).  That is [...]

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Autumn Leaf Craft

October 30, 2011

My daughter and I crafted together the other day.  It was a great deal of fun, though I am not sure if the Lil Punkin (granddaughter #5) was enjoying it as much as we did.  That is what high chairs and DVD’s are really for you know.  (Did I say that out loud?) This craft [...]

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Spicy BBQ Cabbage Rolls Guest Post

October 28, 2011

Recently, I was invited by Chaya at My Sweet and Savory to do a guest post.  I was so honored at the request and cooked some amazing cabbage rolls for the occasion (even if I do say so myself).  I hope you will head over there to see the recipe and the technique I used [...]

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Smoky Texas Style French Onion Soup-Vacation Cooking

October 28, 2011

SMOKY TEXAS STYLE FRENCH ONION SOUP 4 servings 1 large onion 1 tbsp butter 1 tsp oil 4 cups of beef boullion 2 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 tsp minced garlic 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/8 McCormick Mesquite Seasoning 1/2 tsp Worchestershire Sauce 1 piece of Texas Toast per bowl (we splurged with 1 1/2) [...]

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Cherry Baked Apples for Two

October 24, 2011

Thanks for stopping by. I just had to try my hand at baking some apples.  It is fall, after all.  I adapted this recipe from one I saw on the show Hungry Girl.  YUMMY! Baked Apples 1/4 cup cola (regular or diet) 2 apples, cored 2 tsp brown sugar 2 tsp cherry juice from jar [...]

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My Favorite Little People at the Pumpkin Patch

October 21, 2011

 

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Caramel Apple Cake with Caramel Topping

October 20, 2011

Today is the reveal of The Improv Cooking Challenge.  Our instruction this month was to come up with a recipe using caramel and apples.  I have just the recipe for this challenge. When I cook, I normally alter recipes or create them from ingredients that I have in my refrigerator of pantry….when I am cooking.  [...]

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Mediterranean Spinach Salad with Artichokes and Capers

October 17, 2011

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Garlic Parmesan Breadsticks

October 17, 2011

I am beginning to look forward each month to the great reveal of all the blog posts at THE SECRET RECIPE CLUB (SRC). Here is the way it works.  Each month, once a month, around 300 bloggers are assigned (secretly) one of the other bloggers participating.  The assignment is to peruse that blog and choose [...]

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Countdown to Thanksgiving—Glazed and Spicy Carrots in the Crockpot

October 10, 2011

Have you ever watched the cooking show called Hungry Girl?  She has some really great ideas to turn comfort food into lower calorie, lower fat treats.  I couldn’t follow her recipe exactly on this one because I didn’t have all her ingredients and I like to put my own spin on things.   Well, really it [...]

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