A is for Apple

A is for Apple

It's Foodie Thursday on my blog. And it's all about Apples. I was gifted with a case of Apples ( 8 bags of apples this week so I did some cooking) . So follow along with me as I used them up.... Lisa Cracker Barrel Apples ( copycat) 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter6 tart apples peeled, cored, and [...]

Monday’s Recipe from my kitchen

Monday’s Recipe from my kitchen

Food Holiday * Julienne Fry Day 6 medium sized Yukon Gold potatoes, Julienne cut.6 cups oil, preferably peanut oilFine salt DIRECTIONS Place potato sticks in ice water to help remove excess starch, and then dry.Place a deep frying pan in your burner and add oil.Turn burner into high and bring your oil to a boil.Place your [...]

Raspberry Cream pie

Raspberry Cream pie

Happy Food Thursday! We are celebrating Raspberry Cream pie,Girlfriends and Mahjong Day So make this pie ahead of time and get your girlfriends together for a game of Mahjong.... Lisa Ingredients 1 9-inch prepared pie crust3 cups fresh raspberries, divided3/4 cup sugar8 ounce cream cheese, softened3/4 C Sour Cream 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract8 ounces frozen [...]

Vanilla milkshake day!

Vanilla milkshake day!

Classic Vanilla Milkshake Ingredients 5 scoop vanilla ice cream 1 c. milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract Vanilla Ice Cream Soda Recipe In blender, combine ice cream, milk, and vanilla, and blend until mixture is smooth and frothy. Pour into 2 tall glasses. 1/4 cup homemade or best quality store bought vanilla ice cream1/4 cup whole milk1/2 to 1 [...]

Homemade Pickles * Summer staple

Homemade Pickles * Summer staple

In my Kitchen this Thursday I am sharing some great pickle recipes. Make these now and be ready for Picnic Season this Summer. 8-10 cucumbers/sliced then3 onions3 cloves garlic /thin sliced1 tsp each : dry mustard,turmeric,celery seed2 tsp dill seed1/4 C Salt4 Cups vinegar4 C Sugar Mix well and place in jars. Refrigerate for at [...]

Strawberry and Sour Cream

Strawberry and Sour Cream

It's Strawberry time ! And today is National Strawberry & Creams Day . Mine today is made with sour cream : 1 quart of fresh strawberry / cleaned and hauled2 C Sour Cream 1 C white Sugar Combine the strawberries and sugar in a bowl; mash until the strawberries are completely crushed and the sugar [...]

Dandelion Greens Recipe *

Dandelion Greens Recipe *

Happy Weed Day ! No ! Not that type of weed but the kind you find growing in your backyard now that Spring has sprung . Today in my kitchen -Dandelion greens . I have been out picking them since I use the flowers in lotions and had some leftovers stems /greens so here's a [...]