Category Archives: Cooking

Saving Pumpkin Seeds

All throughout the winter I use up the pumpkins and winter squash we’ve either grown or purchased.  Winter squash/Pumpkins need to be stored in a cool, dry place. Even with optimum conditions, your winter squash and pumpkins will start to … Continue reading

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All My Turkey Helps In One Place

All my Turkey info in one place. Plus a little more.
 
How To Thaw The Turkey
How To Brine A Turkey
How To Roast A Turkey
Tips For The Perfect Turkey
The Children’s Table – ideas!
Thanksgiving Lists – what to do and when
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Thanksgiving Prep – My Lists

Here are all my daily lists for preparing for Thanksgiving. I’ve gathered them together from all over this site so you can use them if you want to.  The lists start on Friday, November 18th and go through Thanksgiving Day, … Continue reading

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Mammy’s Pumpkin Pie

Here is another recipe from the cookbook of my Great-grandmother. BTW, her name was Kate Dwyer. My oldest daughter is named after her; Kathryn.
This is her recipe for pumpkin pie. In my family, the regular kind of pumpkin pie (you … Continue reading

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Homemade Ranch Dressing

My whole family loves this stuff.  Do your children eat Ranch on everything like mine do?  Then this is something you should think about making.
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Time To Brine The Turkey

I’ve been brining our Thanksgiving turkey for about 6 years now.  It makes a delicious, tender, juicy bird. And its not difficult to do! Here are instructions and some brine recipes for you to use this year.   
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Spice Mixes You Can Make

These mixes are easy to make and store.  I prefer to buy ingredients and make things like mixes myself instead of paying someone else to make them. Plus, you can determine what goes in to your mixes, you don’t need … Continue reading

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Cream Of Soup Recipes

Here are three recipes to replace those cream of soups in your cooking.
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