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Sparkling Strawberry Tea

It is strawberry season. If you haven’t gone strawberry picking you better get cracking. I generally get a mess of strawberries right now and freeze them. “What is a mess,”...

Cheesecake

I made cheesecake the other day. It has been a while since I made it. My daughter requested it. She recently graduated from St. Pius X Catholic School. She...

Roast Chicken with Red Potatoes

Roast Chicken with Red Potatoes

I know, I know everyone has roasted a chicken before. I thought I knew everything about roasting  chickens, but I didnt. This roast chicken is moist and flavorful because...

New Orleans Bread Pudding

New Orleans Bread Pudding

I never thought of myself as a bread pudding snob, but I think I am. Recently my daughter graduated from St Pius Catholic School. My friend Debra arranged for...

Apple Pie

Apple Pie

 I have a confession to make. I cant cook rice. There I said it, are you satisfied?  Yup, I burn it every time. That is why I have a...

Buffalo Stuffed Shells

Buffalo Stuffed Shells

The first time I had buffalo was at the Native American Museum in Washington DC. It was a cold March and on the menu was buffalo chili. My husband...

Chocolate No Bake Cookies

As I entered the cafeteria at the school, I noticed a bowl of delicious juicy apples. Below it, in Sisters handwriting was a sign. Help yourself. Please take only...

Strawberry Jam and Guest Blogging

Strawberry Jam and Guest Blogging

Guess what? I am so excited! I am guest blogging at The Country Cook tomorrow! I have never guest blogged before. I am a little bit nervous. My good friend Brandie...

First Communion Cupcakes

I found these wonderful cupcake picks at my local cake decorating store, I thought boy these would be great for First Communion. Honestly, I did intend on making them for...

Mint Julep Iced Tea

I honestly meant to make this post before the Kentucky Derby.I procrastinated like I often do.I really do think that mint julep iced tea proves that mint and Bourbon...

Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash

 After working as a printer for over 30 years my husband was laid off in January. Could you imagine, getting up to go to work every day for over...

Sticky buns

Sticky buns

I loaned out my Julia Child cookbook and just recently got it back. I had forgotten all of the wonderful recipes she has in that cookbook. It is one...