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A Seasonal Soup

A Seasonal Soup
This cozy soup has the taste of fall with butternut squash and apples, the tang of citrus with a little orange, and the warmth of curry powder Continue reading

Sometimes You Can't Beat A Classic

Sometimes You Can't Beat A Classic
Have you ever need a last minute dessert? It does happen... I mean, people show up and there is nothing sweet. Anyone? Those of you who prefer savory may think this is not big deal. But this Hoosier living in the south considers this to be a travesty in the world of hospitality. Continue reading

Traveling Ribs

Traveling Ribs

I had some ribs in the freezer but didn't think about using them until my thawing time was short. Also,  ribs take HOURS to cook to get them to that  fall-off-the-bone stage. In addition,  I needed to take the food to Blue Ridge. We ended up with a great dinner and here is how I solved all three challenges.

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A Cute and Tasty Go-To

A Cute and Tasty Go-To

Have you ever seen those cookie mixes in a jar? Maybe you have received one or given one yourself? Last year our kids made one in school. I have to admit that I was amazed at how delicious the cookies turned out. I was so impressed that we have been using the recipe to put in our gift baskets at Century View Lodge. 

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A Twist On Tradition

A Twist On Tradition
Are you a sweet potato lover? I love them in all forms, simple or embellished. I found this Better Homes and Gardens recipe about nine years ago and it has been a favorite ever since. I have to admit, it's not for everyday because it takes a little more effort than my usual Monday-Friday faire. But is is so worth it and definitely good enough for company. Of course, you need to love the over-the-top ingredients: blue cheese and candied pecans. Are you game? Here we go! Continue reading

A One-Bowl Dinner

A One-Bowl Dinner
I found this recipe for Midwest BBQ Pasta Salad decades ago. What I love about it is that it's a one-bowl meal and can be served straight from the fridge. It's got protein and veggies and you can adjust the quantities of either to your tastes. Did I say that it's delicious? Continue reading

Addictive Fish?

Addictive Fish?
A perfectly cooked filet with just some salt and pepper is a little piece of heaven. Plus it is super healthy! Okay, I admit, the recipe I am sharing today sort of negates the health benefits a little but that's partly what makes it so good.  Continue reading