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Crispy Chicken Tenders

Crispy Chicken Tenders

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Crispy Chicken Tenders These moist Crispy Chicken Tenders are so easy to make and are kid friendly.  These will go fast, so you may want to make a double batch. “Chicken fingers” a.k.a. Chicken Tenders were first made and named by the owners/operators of Spanky’s […]

Chicken, Sausage and Sweet Potatoes

Chicken, Sausage and Sweet Potatoes

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Chicken, Sausage and Sweet Potatoes I’m not sure why but my Mother called this Jambroth.  I have no idea where that name or the recipe came from.  I searched the internet and was unable to find a different name, so we still call it Jambroth […]

Roasted Seasonal Vegetables

Roasted Seasonal Vegetables

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Roasted Seasonal Vegetables It’s Autumn and everyone turns to comfort foods like soups and stews.  Just don’t forget the veggies!  The one thing I like to make in the fall is Roasted Seasonal Vegetables.  It’s so easy make and a perfect side dish to any […]

Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

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Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup I first had this Sweet and Sour Cabbage soup at a restaurant in Illinois back in the 90’s.  I was there with friends and we all loved it.  I tried making it at home but it never came out same.  […]

Apple Spice Cake

Apple Spice Cake

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Apple Spice Cake I was looking for my Mother’s Spice Cake recipe and unfortunately it has been lost.  So I took my Aunt Hattie’s Applesauce Cake recipe from 1949 and made some modification to it, basically adding what I remember from my Mother Spice Cake […]

Sweet Cucumber Salad

Sweet Cucumber Salad

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Sweet Cucumber Salad This is another quick side salad recipe.  This Sweet Cucumber Salad is a perfect side dish for any BBQ or party.  It is quick and easy to make. For this recipe, you can peel the cucumbers or leave the skins on, just […]

Sautéed Apples

Sautéed Apples

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Sautéed Apples An easy recipe for Sautéed Apples that can be used in cakes, cupcakes, muffins, pastries or even just spooned over ice cream. In a large frying pan, add the diced apples, sugar, butter, vanilla bean paste (or vanilla extract) and cinnamon.  Sauté until […]

Crock Pot Moussaka

Crock Pot Moussaka

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Crock Pot Moussaka So this is what happens when you move and can’t find your large casserole dishes.  Easy solution, just pull out the crock pot.  This version of Crock Pot Moussaka definitely worked and still tasted delicious as if it were cooked in the […]

Corn Salad

Corn Salad

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Corn Salad Sorry, I know that it has been several months since I posted last.  I moved and well, the move didn’t go that well.  Never buy a house sight unseen.  Due to Covid-19, that is the situation I found myself in.  No homes to […]

Meatloaf

Meatloaf

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Meatloaf I’m Moving…Again!  This is the 15th move that I am making and I am cleaning out the pantry, freezer and refrigerator.  Typically, I use bread crumbs in my Meatloaf.  However, I ran out.  I did have cereal in the house, so I used that.  […]


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Chicken, Sausage and Sweet Potatoes

Chicken, Sausage and Sweet Potatoes

Chicken, Sausage and Sweet Potatoes I’m not sure why but my Mother called this Jambroth.  I have no idea where that name or the recipe came from.  I searched the internet and was unable to find a different name, so we still call it Jambroth […]

Roasted Seasonal Vegetables

Roasted Seasonal Vegetables

Roasted Seasonal Vegetables It’s Autumn and everyone turns to comfort foods like soups and stews.  Just don’t forget the veggies!  The one thing I like to make in the fall is Roasted Seasonal Vegetables.  It’s so easy make and a perfect side dish to any […]

Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup I first had this Sweet and Sour Cabbage soup at a restaurant in Illinois back in the 90’s.  I was there with friends and we all loved it.  I tried making it at home but it never came out same.  […]

Apple Spice Cake

Apple Spice Cake

Apple Spice Cake I was looking for my Mother’s Spice Cake recipe and unfortunately it has been lost.  So I took my Aunt Hattie’s Applesauce Cake recipe from 1949 and made some modification to it, basically adding what I remember from my Mother Spice Cake […]

Crock Pot Moussaka

Crock Pot Moussaka

Crock Pot Moussaka So this is what happens when you move and can’t find your large casserole dishes.  Easy solution, just pull out the crock pot.  This version of Crock Pot Moussaka definitely worked and still tasted delicious as if it were cooked in the […]


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