Monthly Archives: September 2010

Taco Soup in the Crock or on the Stove Top


Well, well, well. How in the world are you! I hope this fall-ish season is treating you well. I say fall-ish…because the temperature around here seems to be so high still!!! What is going on? Who ordered 90 degree weather the last week of September. Was it you? Don’t worry now, I won’t turn you […]

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Fresh Peach and Cream Cheese Pie


Fresh Peaches. Yu- hum. My friend Kristine and I were having a whole conversation about fresh peaches, just the other day.What is the BEST way to eat a fresh peach, we wondered. Chatted about it for quite some time, actually. It’s nice to have friends who like food as much as I do.   Is […]

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Got Tomatoes? Got Zuchinni? Make this Chicken Dinner.


Ok.  Alright.  How many of you have got garden produce a plenty? It’s about this time of year that we sometimes start thinking.. “What in the world possessed me to plant this garden, I must have been delusional.  What is a person to DO with this much zucchini and tomatoes?!?!?!” Well, IF you like Italian […]

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Herriman Machine Gun Fire..up close.


Many of you have heard about the terrible wild fire that broke out this past Sunday night in Herriman, Utah. Many of you watched with me as the fire came speeding down the mountain towards our homes! It was one of those terrible and amazing things that you just couldn’t peel your eyes away from. Thousands of homes in Herriman […]

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Zucchini Cake with Sour Cream Frosting


Hello to you! It is time. Time to search your garden for some zucchini. Some of you might be thinking…. “Search?!?!?! I’ve got the blasted things coming out of my ears!” Others might be thinking…. “If only they would have grown.” Or, you just might have one precious zucchini left to your name, and you […]

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars


If you are looking for  EASY TASTY FABULOUS SMELL FROM THE OVEN MELT IN YOUR MOUTH BITE OF HEAVEN… then just go ahead and make a batch. You deserve it!   Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Time: 45 minutes Yield: about 30 bars Recipe from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe PRINT RECIPE 2 1/8 C flour 1/2 […]

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Do you like Botulism?


One of my blogging friends sent me a little email tip this morning about canning and cornstarch…. If you have already read my post called  Home-Canned Spaghetti Sauce  and are planning to make it…please make note. THE SAUCE IS ONLY SAFE FROM BOTULISM WHEN FROZEN. Last year when MyHandsomeHusband and I made the sauce, we […]

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Garden Fresh Spaghetti Sauce


Allrighty then. Finally, as promised! The recipe for some knock your socks off Garden Fresh Spaghetti Sauce!  It has been made known to me that this recipe IS NOT SAFE to can. Neither a Water Bath Canner, nor a Pressure Cooker can do the job.  There is cornstarch added to the recipe,  making the only […]

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Pumpkin Bread with Chocolate Chips


Here comes the weekend! Woo Hoo! I’ve got a whole day of canning spaghetti sauce planned for tomorrow. I’m hoping to have that recipe post up on Monday morning for you all.  But for today. Oh today! The most delicious Pumpkin Bread recipe this side of Texas. Most likely the best Pumpkin Bread recipe  THAT […]

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Roasted Red Potatoes with Cheese


Well. There might be some of you who  put up a fuss about this…. but get ready. Get set. There are only 6 ingredients used to make these tasty  Roasted Red Potatoes with Cheese.  (And two of them are Salt and Pepper.) I know. I know.  Some of you like to spend hours in the […]

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