family recipes, Thursday Food post

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 -… Continue reading Cooking with Mom

family recipes

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… Continue reading My Mom’s favorite recipes

family recipes

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          … Continue reading Recipe for Scones

family recipes, Thursday Food post

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… Continue reading Blackberry Picking Time

family recipes, Wednesday / Hump Day

Garden Vegetables Recipes – Chow Chow

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… Continue reading Garden Vegetables Recipes – Chow Chow

family recipes, Garden view

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… Continue reading Herb garden – not just for eating

crafts, Events

Party Decoration 

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