Melons 3

Cantaloupe, Watermelon, and Honeydew

I found a special recipe in my mom’s recipe box for jazzing up beautiful melon balls. Perfect for a Mother’s Day fruit salad.

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Sweet Sour Pork 5

Well-Used Recipe Cards

You know a recipe is well-loved when the card is yellowed and has so many splatters that it’s hard to read!

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Cookie Stamps 4

The Cookie Stamps

Cookies made in the Scandinavian tradition using cookie stamps make some of the best cookies you will ever taste!

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Mitch Miller Salad Dressing 2

Mom and the Mitch Miller Salad Dressing

Only people of a certain age will remember the “Sing Along with Mitch” show. He also had a salad dressing recipe. It was in my mom’s recipe box.

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Mom's recipe box

A Week of Mom’s Recipes

To honor my mom for Mother’s Day, I am going to raid her recipe box every day this week and find some of her favorites. Let’s start with her $10,000 soup!

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Oscars 2021 -2

Time for the 2021 Academy Awards!

Hooray for Hollywood! It’s time for the annual Academy Awards Show!

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London, England - June 13, 2015: Queen Elizabeth II in an open carriage with Prince Philip for trooping the colour 2015 to mark the Queens official birthday, London, UK

Happy Birthday to Queen Elizabeth (and me!)

Happy Birthday to Her Majesty and me on our shared birthday!

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Cubs Cookbook

Chicago Cubs Cookbook

It’s baseball season and in our family the Cubs have ruled for three generations. Here is a fun cookbook with recipes from favorite players and more.

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