Happy Birthday to my beautiful girl!
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A beautiful Happy Birthday rose for my beautiful mom!
My youngest isn’t really a baby anymore, but she will always be my sweet little girl…
I wasn’t going to post something today, but I decided to do something sweet for my husband. As I was coming down the stairs to the kitchen, I heard him scramble up from his chair. When he saw me, he gave me a big smile and his usual loving greeting, then went upstairs to do […]
My husband Bill’s birthday was Friday and I’m a little late getting this post up. Bill claims the 5th of July is the best birthday because all the fireworks are just the beginning of a birthday celebration the next day. Everyone is in a festive and happy mood and there’s lots of good food. I never know what […]
I have an exciting couple of weeks ahead! I’ll be leaving this week for Kansas (hopefully no tornadoes or wicked witches) where I am meeting up with my daughter Kristina for the National Festival of Breads, a cooking contest sponsored by the Kansas Wheat Commission, King Arthur Flour, and Fleishmann’s Yeast. Kristina, owner of Cooking Contest Central, was […]
Blueberry “Boy Bait.” How’s that for a recipe title? I think only in 1954 could one get away with a name like that. The recipe won $2,000 at the 5th Pillsbury Bake-Off by a teen-age girl from Chicago, who said she made it often for her friends, assuming at least one was a boy she […]
It’s retro recipe week! Check out the blog from yesterday for the 1950’s porcupine meatballs, one of my husband Bill’s favorites. Besides anything with meat, his next choice would be a cookie. Bill is the original cookie monster. In the family recipe box where I found the meatball recipe was an old-fashioned oatmeal cookie using lard, which I like […]