It seemed so simple really. I researched the web for a good Creme Brulee recipe. I found one, but on the way to Creme Brulee, I got sidetracked with the exciting world of vanilla beans. For two weeks I virtually traveled to Madagascar and learned my way around this exciting, expensive and delicious bean. So, … Continue reading On My Way to Creme Brulee
I'm participating in the Five Minute Friday challenge to write on a prompt for five minutes. Kate said "Before". It's Time to Move We recently learned that our townhome was to be put up for sale and since we weren't in the position to purchase, we find ourselves having to move to a new place. … Continue reading FMF: My Homes Before Now
A few weeks back I wrote to you about scones. I wanted to include a recipe for clotted cream and lemon curd. Now you perhaps are saying to yourself, "Why do I want anything that is a 'curd' or 'clotted' ?" Well wonder no more because lemon curd just isn't for scones, it also makes … Continue reading Lemon Curd and Clotted Cream
Well, friends, back on track from a small Prime Rib detour. Not a bad detour right? We return to discuss more Christmas baked goods, candies and confections. Grab a pen or pencil and a slip of paper because we have some yummy recipes to share. The following recipe is from allrecipes.com, with all credit due … Continue reading Christmas Baked Goods, Candies and Confections Part 2
So, what's cooking for Christmas? Glad you asked! What's cooking for Christmas is Prime Rib! Oh yes! Once a year this ole gal gets her best chef on and we fix prime rib. It's been a tradition since we moved here in 2008. Before we start, I must apologize to you. Last week I said … Continue reading What’s Cooking for Christmas?
I like to watch Food Network as time allows, but mostly I listen to Food Network as I hover around the house. All the holiday food shows and competitions making Christmas baked goods, candy and confections piqued my interest. So, to my recipe drawer, I went. I know you probably have a recipe box, drawer, … Continue reading Christmas Baked Goods, Candy, and Confections: Part 1
Oh man! Did someone just say delicious hot fudge? I love to make and eat hot fudge. My Grandma Grace Westra had a quick and simple 5 ingredient recipe for making a delicious hot fudge. This hot fudge became a staple at our holiday dessert table. If we have people bring dessert, we let my … Continue reading Delicious Hot Fudge
With the cold and flu season upon us. I thought it would be fun to find some amazing cold and flu remedies from yesteryear. So grab a pen and some paper (cause we are old school and proud of it!) and get ready to copy these dandies down. I remember when my mom and dad … Continue reading Remedies From Yesteryear
Fishing rods, baseball caps, and stuffed bears. This might sound to you like I am making a list at a thrift store or local Good Will, but I am not. These three items were the key ingredients for some hilarious, good, clean fun. It was a crisp fall evening and I could feel some mischief … Continue reading Fishing Rods, Hats, and Stuffed Bears
Welcome to our 1st Anniversary Celebration blog edition! We have had loads of fun delivering to you our best.