Happy Mint Julep Day

Happy Mint Julep Day – May 30th !  Were you desperately hoping for a refreshing bourbon cocktail but frustrated that you didn’t have a good enough excuse? Thankfully for you, Mint Julep Day is here to pander to your wildest fantasies… just as long as those fantasies involved sipping this classic cocktail. Mint julep originates in the southern USA and […]

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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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Chow Fun

Rice noodles and lean meat. Soak noodles in hot water/ 30 minutes.  Marinated meat that’s cut on bias in light soy sauce,seasoning ,olive oil,corn starch and sesame oil. Wok -meat,onions and garlic until tender.Remove meat. Clean wok and stir fry noodles add vegetables add back meat and add dark soy sauce and oyster sauce.

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Thursday Food Find

Thursday – is all about the Food @ LEL ! Today’s Spotlight is Mexican food which happens to be my Mothers  favorite food. Also in  case you didn’t know Cinco De Mayo is May 5th !  Lisa Cinco de Mayo (pronounced: [ˈsiŋko ðe ˈmaʝo]; Spanish for “Fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to […]

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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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