eat….drink….and be merry….it makes life better!

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

It’s two days before Thanksgiving and I am starting to prepare for the ounce a year feast.  Ahhh, I have my apple pie candle scenting the room, my glass runneth … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Monday Meatloaf

It’s Monday, and meatloaf is what’s for dinner. There are so many different recipes for meatloaf that it really depends on what area of the country you grew up in … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dicing Onions WITHOUT The Tears!

Martha Stewart says “light a candle when chopping onions to help with the evaporation of the onion vapors”.  Don’t get me wrong, this method does help diminish some of those … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · 7 Comments

The Worlds Fastest Minestrone Soup

I have said it before, but I am saying it again.  I always have a house full of kids.  And for some reason they wait until they get to our … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Baked Pork Chops, SHAKE’N BAKE Style

My mother never used SHAKE’N BAKE but evidently my mother-in-law did.  It was early in my marriage when I asked her for her famous “pork chop” recipe that her son was always bragging … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

It’s FOOTBALLLLL Season!!!!

Land-O-Lakes Pull Apart Party Loaf It’s football season, and time to bring on the finger food!  This is such a great idea for any kind of gathering, but warm cheesy bread just screams … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Grapes For Ice Cubes

Don’t water down wine with ice cubes.  If your guests insist on having ice in their wine,  consider keeping a bag of frozen grapes in the freezer.  White grapes for white wines … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Best Cheat Sheet Ever!

This hangs on the inside of my cabinet door where all of my spices are.  Every kitchen should have one.  So, if yours doesn’t already, print it out and hang it up! … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

Hungarian Beef Patties

The nights are getting chilly and it’s time to break out that comfort food!  This is at the top of the list from the men in my family.  When my boys get home … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · 4 Comments

It Was Labor Day, And My Pool And I HAD A Date!?!

My husband catered a wedding, my kids all worked the wedding and I was rained out!?! REALLY? Enough said!! ! I hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day!

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

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