GERMAN CHOCOLATE COOKIE

After making Mr. Brown's german chocolate cake I had a good hefty batch of icing left over in the bowl because I decided to not put the...

Rustic Crust Chicken Pot Pie

Those kind of days I want to curl up in my comfy chair with a good book are the same kind of days I crave this awesomely delicious,...

FRESH BAGELS

Once you make your own bagel you will forever more be a tad bit disappointed when it comes to a commercially baked bagel you buy in a bag...

ZUCCHINI QUICK BREAD

There a lot of quick breads, but one of my favorites is this zucchini quick bread. You can make it from store bought zucchini, but if you...

BLUEBERRY SCONES: AKA, Yankie Biscuits

Some years ago I went to Boston, Mass to visit my love.  He worked during the day, so there I was, a poor little naive southern gal ...

GROWING NOTES FOR GARLIC

PLANTED 80 CLOVES OF EARLY PURPLE & GERMAN REDS IN MID OCTOBER 2017 IN BED 7 Planted 2 inches down and 4 inches apart. Heavily mulched...

Homemade Oven Baked TaterChips

Now that I  am a bit wiser to good health (kind of) and try to watch my intake charts a little better I try to refrain myself a bit...

How to Make Pork Loin Juicy & Flavorful

I posted this picture of a seasoned pork loin a few days ago. There seemed to be a good bit of interest in just how to make pork loin...

AUNTIE'S ALMOND CRUNCH CAKE

Woah Nelly! You may want to sit down for this one, with a cup of coffee, that is. I am not just saying this because I want you to make...

CLEAN HENS ARE HAPPY HENS

Chicken keeping is an important part of the sustainability curve here.  I have not bought a store egg in well over a year now as all...

PREPARE EARLY FOR BABY CHICKS

As you can imagine it has been quite the excited week around here as our first little feathered gals arrived Sunday.  It started a bit...

BASIL CHEDDAR MAC BAKE

Today the Hubs needed something warm and comfy for dinner. Ok, maybe that was actually me that needed the warmth and comfort. Either way,...

SOUR DOUGH WHITE BREAD

If you ever need a therapist in life, save your pennies and just bake bread.  For some reason this baking process has an amazing calming...

NO NEED TO BUY BUTTERMILK

Making your own buttermilk is so easy it is almost not even worth a post! But then again, it is. So, buy yourself some good quality full...

COWBOY COOKIES

----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Cowboy Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups All Purpose Flour 2 cups...