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Super easy Tiger Butter Fudge

This is Chris’ favorite kind of fudge, being more non-chocolate than chocolate. 🙂  I like it quite a bit as well, having a high peanut butter content and requiring no cooking. The peanut butter softens the chocolate to a fudge-like … Continue reading

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Adventures in Cheesemaking, Part 2

Step Three: Cut the curd! here you can see that the milk has solidified, come together, curd-ified. It’s the consistency of freshly made pudding, and it smells like butter. Yum! After cutting, it looks less appealling… This feels a bit … Continue reading

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Adventures in Cheesemaking, Part 1

Now that the weather is cool, I decided to give cheesemaking a try. Yep, why not? It’s a bit like cooking, a bit like soap making – both of which I like a great deal. I bought a small kit … Continue reading

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Recipe: Stuffed Pizza

Ingredients: 1 or 2 cans of refrigerated pizza dough (sold near the refrigerated biscuits / croissants / etc.) Use one can if you are feeding 2-3 people, use two cans if feeding 6 or so. Meat of choice – we … Continue reading

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Sweet Tea

Nothing says summer like a glass of iced sweet tea! Many folks I know drink their tea unsweetened, or with some artificial sweetener — but I prefer sugar. Maybe it’s just in my blood, from being born in the south… … Continue reading

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Yar, the holidays be approachin’!

How are you doing on your Christmas list?  I’m happy to report that I actually have some gifts – quite a few handmade items such as socks, hats, and scarves, as well as purchased items. Today I got J’s present, … Continue reading

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English Cream Scones

Today, a recipe. Now, before I share it you have to promise something. You have to promise to resist the urge to make substitutions in an effort to make them more “healthy.” Don’t do it. Trust me on this one; … Continue reading

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Let them eat cake!

Do you know about Pampered Chef? I like a lot of their products, use the stoneware exclusively. Anyway, I went to a P.C. party a couple weeks ago and we got recipes for a sticky caramel cake. The host made … Continue reading

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Tasty Down-Home GUMBO Recipe

Keep in mind that I make large pots of this, and the actual ingredients and amounts vary according to what I have and who I’m feeding. It freezes well if you do it without seafood. I often use gumbo as … Continue reading

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Easy Skillet Chicken & Rice Dinner

I am pretty good at pulling meals together with whatever we have on hand. Last night’s was quite yummy; all but the youngest liked it (and she’s very picky, so I never base my meal choices on her preferences). This … Continue reading

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