Michele and I are amazed at how fast this first year of blogging has flown by. We hope that you have been enjoying the ride with us
kronigsberg at Pixabay With fall just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to share with you a few meatball recipes. I enjoy making meatballs. Reminds me of being a kid and playing with Play-Doh. I made many pretend meals with Play-Doh and enjoyed the fun of pretending. Meatballs are a fun go-to … Continue reading MEATBALL MANIA
I am basking in sheer joy, remembering all the fun of scaring my brother Jason. How do I even convey the merriment that resulted from all the planning and plotting? The quiet moments I patiently waited in his closet or under his bed. The restraint I mustard to crawl slowly into his room to scare … Continue reading The Joy of Scaring My Brother
"Rare Recipes and Budget Savers" compiled by Mr. Frank Good takes you back in time. I really enjoy reading this cookbook, as well as sharing recipes with people. Not only are they interesting, but they are historical and sometimes amusing. Life back one hundred years ago wasn't "easy peasy lemon squeezy"- you lived to work … Continue reading Recipes of Long Ago
Most of you don't know, but I went to school for Veterinary Technician. I attended MATC in Madison, WI. After graduating from the program, I took my state certification test and became a Certified Veterinary Technician. As part of one of our courses, we studied a section on animal nutrition. Professor Kaye invited a Hill’s … Continue reading The Day I Ate Dog Food
I enjoy finding birds' nests. I have mentioned before how I love listening to the birds in the morning. I also love finding birds' nests long abandoned. I start looking for nests late September after the season's hatchings have finished. Once October and the leaf dropping has begun, the nests are even easier to see. … Continue reading Finding Birds’ Nests Long Abandoned
I have mentioned before how I enjoy reading cookbooks before bed. Some of the best cookbooks are from times long forgotten. My friend Kristin shared with me an old favorite of hers. Recipes that are long forgotten along with wisdom and humor. Older than dirt I give full credit to the First Edition, 1961 publication … Continue reading Recipes Long Forgotten
Pre-dawn is a great time of the day. A time to be still, reflect and re-energize. Grab some coffee and your bible. Let your soul be refreshed.
Join me as I search for a great Friday night fish fry in southwestern Minnesota. You'll want to make this your Friday night tradition!
Summer is here. Well... at least the calendar says it is, not so sure we would know that by the weather! But, being hardy Midwestern folk, we press on. I thought it would be fun to give you a few of my favorite summer recipes. We will start with dessert first, Lemon Brownies. These are … Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Summer Recipes