Valentines Day Prep

It has begun. The days before Valentines Day when I search out little “wifey” things that I should have been doing all year long, but I just didn’t want to. But knowing that Valentines day will be here in 16 days, I am frantically looking around to see what things will earn me really nice … Continue reading

Fudge Ribbon Cake

If you are like me, one of the best combo’s is chocolate and cream cheese. This cake combines both. It is out of my old cookbook I told you about several weeks ago. Cheese Mixture: 2 tables butter 1/4 cup sugar 1 table cornstarch 1 8 oz pkg of softened cream cheese 1 egg 2 … Continue reading

Lemon Curd Uses

On this cold wet January Saturday, the warm lemony flavor is what is sounding good. Upon leafing through my new Southern Living Magazine, it has a few pages with recipes using lemon curd. If you love Lemon, I suggest you run to then store and purchase SL for Feburary. It is just full on great … Continue reading

Grandson’s Imagination Leads to a New Blog

This past weekend, our kids from Phoenix came to visit since they had a holiday on Monday. Jaden, the 11 yr old came with a story he had written for school. That was our dinner entertainment one night, listening to his story, which was absolutely great. The imagination of this young man amazed us all … Continue reading

Chicken Cacciatore

This is one of my favorite spaghetti recipes. I love making it and I love eating it. It makes me feel so gourmet when I am chopping all the celery, onions, bell peppers and mushrooms, so I put on my pearls, apron and music and chop away. It is low fat but tastes great. One … Continue reading

Valentine Yummies

These are truly addicting. I was making them for the kids who are driving in from Phoenix tonight, but half of them are already gone. So so easy and so so good. Pretzel squares M&M’s Wilton Candy Melts Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Place a candy melt (I … Continue reading

Candy Pie

OMGosh, I had totally forgotten about a worn recipe book that I received as part of a collection of cookbooks, back in the 60’s from my Aunt Gladys, (who I will need to tell you about after this recipe. When I was searching for a cooked chocolate frosting recipe two days ago, I went to … Continue reading

Baking, Math & Grandkids

It finally happened. Last night, I was sitting there watching Wheel of Fortune (oops, I mean Extra,makes me sound much more hip)) when my phone rings and my grandson is FaceTiming me. I answered and out popped out of his mouth, “Nana, can you help me, I have a problem” Well, you can imagine the … Continue reading

Green Chile Stew

Since I have overdosed on chocolate biscotti and chocolate cookies yesterday, I thought today I would eat something a little more healthy and something that does not have chocolate in it. When I saw this in my new FoodNetwork magazine, I knew I had to make it. Makes those cold evenings in the kitchen smell … Continue reading