Monthly Archives: December 2011

Turkey and Rice Casserole

I know that many people like do something different from turkey for the big Christmas meal. But this year my husband wanted turkey again. So I have frozen leftovers from Thanksgiving and Christmas. This is a nice easy dish for a one … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas packed full of good wishes, good times and good food!

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Please check back last on Friday for more recipes. We had several doctors appointments over the past week. Sooooo, I will make it up to you tomorrow. Thank you for understanding!

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Cheese Puffed Mashed Potatoes

A friend gave me an old back issue of the Grit magazine from 2006. I always go to the recipe section before I read anything else. This time I found this little gem for mashed potatoes. This is going to be … Continue reading

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Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

This is such as easy recipe for great tasting cookies. Great at Christmas but wonderful at any time of the year! 2 sticks Butter, softened 3/4 cup Sugar or Splenda 1/2 cup packed Dark Brown Sugar 2 Eggs 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Spicy Apple Butter Muffins

In the fall I always try to can apple butter, unfortunately, I could not do that this year. But I still have some jars from last fall sitting in cupboard just waiting to be used. If you don’t have apple butter, … Continue reading

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Horseradish Cream Sauce

My husband and I are normally not “sauce” people when we have steaks, but we make an exception for this sauce. Equally great on beef or bison! 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt or Kosher 1/4 teaspoon Red Cayenne Pepper or Black … Continue reading

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Cilantro Vinaigrette

I like using this slightly spicy vinaigrette instead of store-bought salad dressing. Goes great with a salad made of romaine. 1/3 cup White Wine Vinegar 2 tablespoons fresh Cilantro, chopped fine 1/2 teaspoon fresh Thyme, chopped 1/2 teaspoon ground Red … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese Chicken Salad

I confess I love Blue Cheese. Yes, I know, I know, it’s an acquired taste. But team it with BACON!  Ohhhhh! 1/4 cup Olive Oil Mayonnaise (add a bit more if you think it is too dry)  1 1/2 tablespoon White … Continue reading

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Hearty Minestrone

There is bad weather heading across Oklahoma this weekend. And this is a soup that will warm you up! 2 ribs Celery, chopped 2 large Carrots, chopped 1 large Potato, unpeeled and diced 1 large Red Onion, chopped 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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