Happy Father’s Day – My Dad & I – Thanks Dad ! Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. The tradition was said to be started from a memorial service held for a large group of men who died in a mining accident in Monongah, West Virginia […]
Happy National Blueberry CheeseCake Day ! 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted 2 Tbsp. sugar 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, softened 3/4 cup sugar 2 cups frozen blueberries, thawed, drained 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping, thawed, divided 1 tsp. lemon zest Directions Line 13×9-inch pan with foil, with […]
Our local little town has frozen ice cups The best 88 cents you can spend on a hot day. You can makes them yourselves by pouring kool aide into small plastic cups and freezing until solid. I have also used lemonade and gatorade frozen in the cups. A perfect summer treat. Lisa
At an early age I learned to cook from my Mom. I hung around the kitchen and picked up tips and tricks. My Mom never uses a recipe unless she is baking. It’s all about a pinch of this and adjusting a recipe as she cooks. I once called for a recipe for jambalaya – she said when the liquid […]
My Mom’s chicken salad sandwich – You can use a hand grinder or an attachment kind. Cooked Chicken,boiled eggs, sweet pickle realish, and celery,onions and bell peppers. Grind together until smooth and add mayonnaise. Season with salt and pepper. Lisa Pamento and Cheese An assortment of yellow cheese and a jar of pamento, and pickle realish. Grind to smooth add mayonnaise. Spread on white bread.
Nothing goes better than some homemade scones with a good book- Here’s a family favorite- Lisa Scones 2 cups AP flour 1/3 c sugar 1 teasp baking powder 1/4 teasp baking soda 1/2 teasp salt 8 Tablespoon butter (frozen) 1/2 c Raisins 1/2 c sour cream 1 lg egg Set oven at 400 degree- […]
It’s that time of the Year in Louisiana- Blackberry time. They grow wild here along the road and leave but becauses of clearing and spraying of pesticide there’s lots less. These sweet berries when i was a child was plentiful – but now you might have to hunt around for them. Make sure you dress appropriately -because some times these […]
Chow Chow Recipe ( basic recipe) 5 lb green tomatoes chopped 3/4 lbs of cabbage 2 lbs onions 1 cup sugar,1 cup vinegar And salt & Pepper to taste. Place in jars – Keep refrigerated. Makes a great gift. Lisa Chow–chow (Chowchow, Chow Chow) is a Nova Scotian and American pickled relish made from a combination of vegetables. Mainly green […]
My herb garden I grow in an old container I found. It was perfect for this use since it was already damaged. Filled with soil and plants and let grow. It’s placed at my front door so I can go out and pinch what I need. Lisa What do you do with the over abunce of herbs. We bring out the dehydrator. A great way to preserve for future use. I also dry fruit,vegetables, meat and flowers from the garden to use in food and crafts.
Easter Decoration for your party Easter bunnies cut from scrapbook paper with carrots in between. Cute little center piece made from ceramic bunny and eggs. Have fun with your table and party decorations. Lisa