Category Archives: Cooking

Pumpkin French Toast Recipe (with whipped pumpkin butter)

I’ve always wanted to try pumpkin French toast so I made some this morning.  It was surprisingly good and even hubby liked it so it was a win-win!  I used honey wheat bread and it didn’t seem to want to … Continue reading

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Pressure Cookers and Instant Pots

I’m obviously very late to the Instant Pot party.  How about you?  I remember a few years ago when my nieces were in college, they told me they were all the go.  Everyone had them.  You’re not likely to see … Continue reading

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French Toast for Breakfast

I love French Toast.  My mother was a firm believer that breakfast was the most important meal of the day and she believed in having a big breakfast.  When my sisters and I were growing up in the 60s and … Continue reading

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Hello, Summer

It’s about 92 degrees outside.  We’ve had some very humid days this month already but also some nice non-humid days.  I always welcome a break from the humidity with open arms. Our oldest son has been on a 16 day … Continue reading

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Hold the Mushrooms Please!

I was the only one in my family of five who would not eat mushrooms. My mother was a good great cook. She loved mushrooms and she cooked with them a lot. She used to make a delicious homemade spaghetti sauce … Continue reading

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Menu Planning

I love to menu plan although I will admit, I don’t always make time for it.  I don’t do it every week although I’m making a conscious effort to get better at that in 2014.  It does take a little … Continue reading

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Last Night’s Meatloaf Dinner

I love to cook.  Always have.  I love to try new recipes.  What I DON’T like is trying to figure out what to cook for my family of somewhat picky eaters.  I have a teenager who has to be the pickiest eater … Continue reading

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