Category Archives: Cooking

Cooking Over A Fire

A fire for warmth and a fire for cooking are two different things. Continue reading

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You Can Make Homemade Cranberry Sauce

This sauce is amazing. Its good with turkey and its good on grilled panini sandwiches. Easy to make, keeps well in the frig for weeks.

3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1 cup red wine and/or pure cranberry juice
2 large oranges, juiced … Continue reading

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Re-hydrating Your Dehydrated Food

While I am on break, here is an article from my friend, Vickilynn Haycraft over at Real Food Living about how to re-hydrate your homemade dehydrated foods. Great info!
From Dehydrated To Dinner

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Homemade Hamburger Helper: Different Varieties and In Bulk

 Hamburger Helper is so stinkin’ convenient. If only it wasn’t so unhealthy. Its chock full of sugar, salt, preservatives and other junk but it sure tastes good and its filling. So I started making my own hamburger helper years ago. … Continue reading

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My Onions Wear Panty Hose

Sometimes they wear them all winter.  
Here’s how to store onions in panty hose. Storing them in hose allows for air circulation and keeps the onions from touching each other. When you store onions where they can touch each other, … Continue reading

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Amish Bread

Many of my Readers know that I once owned and operated a bakery in Amish country.  I baked bread, rolls, pies, cakes, donuts and more for the whole countryside.
After 9/11 the business almost dried up, just like a light switch, … Continue reading

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Mamaw’s Homemade Pie Crusts

When I was a small child I called my Grandmother, “Mamaw”. As I got older I started to call her Grandma, I don’t know how that happened, really. But when I wanted something I reverted back to calling her Mamaw.
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Basil Lemonade

I’m always on the look out for something different…but not silly or simply trendy. This is one of those keeper kind of things. Its a way of making lemonade that, if you like it, you’ll always go to.
I had … Continue reading

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