Category Archives: Cooking

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.
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Four More Slow Cooker Ideas

In my quest to get healthy meals made for my family this coming Fall while I am in school, here are some great ideas I’ve come up with using a slow cooker bean recipe I found online.

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I Hate Breakfast

Its mainly because mornings are still pretty much night-time.  I can’t eat in the mornings until maybe 10 am, usually I just skip it altogether and eat at lunch time. Seriously, I’ve had to make myself make breakfast for 5 … Continue reading

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A Simple Beef Recipe – Slow Cooker

Cooking isn’t always simple, especially if you follow complicated recipes for things like casseroles or marinated foods or even big salads with lots of ingredients. This recipe is part of my Fall Menus for the Slow Cooker.
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Vegan White Wedding Cake

Hoo boy. I bit off just about more than I thought I could chew with this one. but it turned out really well. I found the original recipe at  but I tweaked it a bit after the test cake … Continue reading

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Its A Beast

Ever see How The Grinch Stole Christmas? The Whovillians have a feast where they eat Roast Beast. Yes I know I rhymed there. Anyway, my children call roasts of any kind Roast Beast. This particular roasted pork is pulled and … Continue reading

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