Category Archives: Cooking

Candied Orange Peel

Right after Christmas, when we have lots of citrus on hand, I start making candied orange peel. Its an old fashioned candy that folks used to make to keep from wasting the peel.  I like just plain orange peel, I … Continue reading

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Welsh Cakes

Last year I bought some Welsh Breakfast Tea from Tasha Tudor. Then, I made these yummy Welsh Cakes to go with it. It’s a perfect combination. Try some! Continue reading

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Turkey Vegetable Soup with Homemade Noodles

I was given the turkey carcass from last night’s fellowship dinner at Church. So tonight I am making turkey soup. With homemade noodles.
I have cooked the carcass in a big pot of water with some carrots, celery and onion for … Continue reading

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Meals For Large Crowds ~ Oven Fried Chicken

Oven Fried Chicken is a favorite of just about everyone who likes chicken. Its moist, flavorful and has a bit of a crust. Its not any more healthy than skillet fried chicken, but when you have a lot of people … Continue reading

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Easy Taco Soup Recipe

If you like tacos, here is a soup recipe that is bound to please you! Continue reading

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A Few 1860s Recipes

Each year I participate in an 1860s picnic by making all the food for the re-enactors and interpreters.  This year the menu was:
Roast Chicken
Pork Pies
Various Pickled Vegetables
Cheeses
Fresh Fruit
Homemade Bread
Butter
Washington Pie, which is a cake!
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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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Sweet Potato Rolls

A few years ago I made Sweet Potato Yeast Rolls for Thanksgiving.  They’ve been requested every year since then.  The recipe doesn’t have much sweet potato in it, just enough to make it nicely orange and a little sweet.

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