April 16, 2020

Please note, this will be my last post of this season. I, once again want to thank those who messaged me, shared my posts, and shared some of their ideas with me. If all goes well will see you in the fall. I hope you all have a wonderful, safe summer. And when we meet again, that we will all be in a much better place in our country!! Be safe!!

Today I am posting a favorite burger of mine, it has few ingredients, most you probably have in your pantry. However...

To those of you who are die hard waffle makers this might not be news to you. I, however, was never really a waffle fan, French toast was the way I always went, a far second was pancakes and even further away was waffles. Therefore, I never desired a waffle iron. However, for Xmas this year we all got a waffle maker from Santa. hmmmm. Of course me being me, a plain waffle just didn't sound that interesting, so right off decided to make them with different t...

April 8, 2020

One of my fathers favorite meals when I was young was creamed asparagus and chopped hard boiled eggs on mashed potato. I preferred it on saltines or toast, but potatoes in his mind was the only way to go including with tuna wiggle, so that is the way we had it. And bonus, a bag of potatoes goes a long way. He took quite a bit of time to make a nest with his, you might call it, building up the sides around a hollowed out area. I, to this day, every time we h...

April 7, 2020

Those of you who have followed my blog know that I love chic peas and especially my own from scratch. I do once in a while use the canned, rinsed well, as a back up, but find them flavorless and sometimes not done or sometimes done too much. But beans are good for you no matter what, and most everyone keeps them in their pantries for chili, etc. Right now if you can't find the canned and can find dried it is really simple to do your own. Just soak overnight...

April 1, 2020

This is for some of you who have your own fresh chicken eggs or purchase them fresh from farm stands and farmers markets etc. There is always a question of whether or not you can make hard boiled eggs out of fresh eggs or if you have to wait at least 2 weeks or more before you can. Here is what I have found works with our fresh eggs we get every day, thank you to our wonderful producing chickens, maybe it is the threat of going in a pot if they do not produ...

March 31, 2020

For those who are out there working everyday to keep us safe, and fed, thank you all from the bottom of our hearts!!

Someone asked me once why I don't have a professional blog as a source of income. Here was my answer to them " I do not do it for income, I do it for fun, there are no advertisements popping up every two seconds, no videos and no more then one photo, even that is a challenge at times. I am technology simple in my know how, wants or desires, an...

March 28, 2020

Today my son phoned me and wanted to know, because they cannot get eggs in their store in their area, if you can substitute apple sauce for eggs in a cake recipe. I had no idea, mainly because I am not a true baker, and also, I have never not had an egg available to me all through the years. My response was "google it and let me know please." He called me right back and said 1/4 cup of unsweetened applesauce can replace each egg. I did know you can replace...

March 22, 2020

Today I went for my thousand island dressing and lo and behold I was out (not really a crises with the happenings these days, but why not enjoy our times at home in any way that makes us content?) Simple, mayo, ketchup, and some relish and I was good to go.(see photo)Of course it can be tweaked, but thanks to a friend of ours gifted zucchini relish, I was all set, mine was great with just the 3 ingredients, thank you Sue Palmer for that!! As I was whipping...

March 19, 2020

We are all looking for simple, inexpensive, and quick recipes, these days especially. This is a recipe I make a lot in the summer when zucchini is fresh, but right now fresh veggies are sometimes in short supply in the supermarkets, so we grab whatever we can get. I luckily acquired several zucchini and shredded them for muffins. I made my muffins, and had some leftover so decided my cheese zucchini pancakes sounded different for a change and quick, which w...

March 16, 2020

Once again, now is the time to use up all we can, not waste a thing, feed our hungry families, especially the kids who are all home, even the older ones can help with the cooking or pre prep. Who knows you might even find amongst them a surprise budding chef or two!! Not a bad career either, BTW! And Maybe if they help making, they will help eating up!

Today I am giving a few of the ways I use up my bread products, to keep my food waste and food budget withi...

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