Category Archives: Cooking


The October 2010 Daring Bakers challenge was hosted by Lori of butter me up. Lori chose to challenge the Daring Bakers to make doughnuts. She used several sources for her recipes including Alton Brown, Nancy Silverton, Kate Neumann, and Epicurious. Doughnuts … Continue reading

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Apple Butter

Last week while I was browsing on Tasty Kitchen I found a recipe for apple butter. My Mom would make it every year after we were done with applesauce. Well I had some apples sitting in the garage waiting to … Continue reading

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Mashed Potatoes

I know that everyone has their own recipe, but this is mine and it is wonderful. They are creamy with just a hint of tang. Peel potatoes I cut them in half, then half again then into thirds, they cook … Continue reading

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Shepard’s Pie

This is one of my favorite dishes to make. Whenever I do I feel good that I am reusing something that I already have into something new.  This is a great weeknight dinner that doesn’t take to long and is … Continue reading

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My Kitchen

For any of those who are thinking that in order to cook and bake you need a large kitchen, you don’t. This is my kitchen, I know it is bigger than some and smaller than most. If I had three arms … Continue reading

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A new direction

Over the last week or so I have contemplated where to go from here, well I decided that I would make this a food/cooking site and I would leave my kids and hubby out of it.  I plan on posting … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork

Last friday was my Mother-in-law’s birthday, so on Saturday we had them along with brother and sister-in-law over for dinner, (the kids came too). I made this, and it was delicous. You know when you make something that you know … Continue reading

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