Monthly Archives: November 2011

Illness in our Family

I’m sorry that my recipe posting has been hit and miss lately. A little more than three months ago, my husband went for a pre-employment physical and they found something on his chest x-rays. We went for a doctor’s appointment and … Continue reading

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Turkey Pasta

Turkey leftovers. Here’s a nice recipe to use it up. 2 tablespoons Butter 10 ozs White Mushrooms, sliced Sea Salt and Pepper to taste 2 cloves Garlic, peeled and pressed 1 cup Milk or Half & Half 1 tablespoon dry … Continue reading

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Cranberry Orange Relish

Making your own your cranberry sauce or relish is so easy that you may never want to go back to buying the canned stuff. 1 large Orange 1 bag (12 ozs) whole Cranberries 1/3 cup Sugar or Sugar Substitute (add … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Biscuits

An easy peasy biscuit recipe that I think you’ll like. 1/2 cup Whole Milk 2 1/2 cups Buttermilk Biscuit Mix (see the recipe in the bread category) Preheat oven to 450 F. Stir the milk into the biscuit mix. Turn … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Biscuit Mix

This recipe is one that I found in an Old Southern Farmers cookbook from the 1970’s. I just made this mix this morning and then baked some Buttermilk biscuits for breakfast. They were a bit of a splurge for us for … Continue reading

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Turkey Barley Soup

In a little more thana week, most of us will have turkey leftovers. I have done pot pies, sandwiches, warmed left over turkey breast, but most of all I like to make a soup. This is turkey comfort food at … Continue reading

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Turkey Brine

Yes another Martha Stewart inspired recipe that is always present at my Thanksgiving table. 3 quarts Water 1/2 cup Salt 3 bay leaves 1 tablespoon whole Pepper Corns (I use a mix of green, white, red & black) 1 teaspoon whole … Continue reading

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Cheesy Pimiento Spread

This dish is a bit of a throwback to the 1960’s but my husband wanted me to try to make it since he loved it when he was a child. We enjoy it with pieces of celery so I make a … Continue reading

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Black Walnut Bar Cookies

The holidays are always a nice time for me to break out our own black walnuts. I didn’t think we’d have a good crop this year because of the drought but I was wrong. When they started falling out of … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Biscuits

These have a nice dill flavor that pairs so well with sour cream. 2 cups All Purpose Flour 3/4 teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda 1 teaspoon dried Dill Weed 1 cup Sour Cream (I use a Mexican Style brand … Continue reading

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