Recipes (Page 2)

There are many different variations for beeswax crayons, but most use equal weight amounts of beeswax and white bar soap. This is the recipe I’ve used with great success over the years. How do these compare to the Soy Crayons we made several months ago? I find the beeswax crayons to beRead More →

Whenever we go out to eat, and the waitress takes our drink order, I ALWAYS ask for water with “obscene amounts” of lemon. I’ve noticed there is a direct correlation between the amount of lemon a waitress brings me and the size of a tip I leave her. I LOVE LEMON! AndRead More →

Imagine the delight on your children’s faces when they open this carton of eggs… and find these lovely gems inside! No, it is not a dozen hard boiled eggs, but rather a dozen Soy Crayons! It is easy to sing the praises of soy crayons; brilliant colors, smooth drawing without flaking,Read More →

Yesterday I made Cream Cheese Pound Cake for dessert. It has long been one of our family’s favorite. Rich and delicious, you can serve it with a glaze or with fruit, but it is plenty yummy all by itself. This recipe can be rather finicky and it is time consuming,Read More →

I love the story of Strega Nona, the benevolent witch that can cure headaches, find maidens husbands, and feed the village with her magic pasta pot. I want a magic pasta pot, don’t you? I can certainly understand why her good hearted, but a bit scattered brained assistant, Big Anthony, found it fascinating. ToRead More →

Several weeks ago I asked for special chicken soup recipes. I got a few, plus I got this email from Meghan, at A Bolder Table, with a recipe… not for chicken soup, but for another soup that sounded too delicious to pass up. When I went shopping the other day,Read More →

Remember… If you would like to share your favorite chicken soup recipe with our readers, just email us the recipe, along with a little something about the soup, your website, if you have one, and a pic is available. It’s always so much fun to "swap" recipes with friends! Sue,Read More →

Around here, children are in the kitchen almost as much as the adults. The minute the grandbabies hear me putzing in my kitchen or every night when Michelle starts dinner, we know it’s only moments before we hear, “Can I help?” And the answer is always the say, “Sure”. Sometimes it is hard coming up withRead More →

    NOTE: There is still plenty of time to share your favorite Christmas cookie with us. Just mail us the recipe, photo if you have one, and a little “background” about the cookie. Also, if you’d like your blog shared, make sure to include your URL. Then email allRead More →

NOTE: There is still plenty of time to share your favorite Christmas cookie with us. Just mail us the recipe, photo if you have one, and a little “background” about the cookie. Also, if you’d like your blog shared, make sure to include your URL. Then email all the infoRead More →

This year is our family’s 18th Annual Pumpkin Carving Party. Although there are lots of things to do at the last minute, I’ve developed a working list over the years that makes the actually planning a snap. Our family provides the hot dogs, desserts and hot and cold cider. EveryoneRead More →