Happy Father’s Day

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 […]

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Blueberry Cheesecake Recipe-

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 […]

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Frozen Ice

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

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Cooking with Mom

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 […]

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My Mom’s favorite recipes

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.

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Recipe for Scones

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- […]

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Blackberry Picking Time

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 […]

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Herb garden – not just for eating

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.

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