Category: For The Love Of…

Making Quick (Sort of) Dill Pickles 0

Making Quick (Sort of) Dill Pickles

This is my first attempt at canning pickles so I just used the pre-packaged dill mix.  But it appears as though they came out quite tasty.  The package was sold at Walmart in the...

Chicken and Noodles in the Crockpot 0

Chicken and Noodles in the Crockpot

This is an easy meal and very tasty.  One of Sephora and my favorites – of course we love just about anything that involves egg noodles! And we can easily whip this up at...

Easy Baked Potatoes 1

Easy Baked Potatoes

And to go with yesterday’s post of crockpot chicken – now you have crockpot backed potatoes. Place in a crockpot on high for 4-5 hours or low for 8-9 hours.   Simply wash your...

Easy Crockpot Chicken 0

Easy Crockpot Chicken

I have posted about this before – what is my favorite chicken ever?! Just plop a roasting chicken into a crockpot with nothing else – It will cook in its own juices.  On low...

Easy As Can Be – Making Ice Cream in a Baggie 4

Easy As Can Be – Making Ice Cream in a Baggie

This is a very easy project and unfortunately I do not have a photo of the completed masterpiece.  Four kids and they devoured their prize immediately.   What do you need to make your...

Something To Make For Fun and Useful – Homemade Butter 3

Something To Make For Fun and Useful – Homemade Butter

This is something I make frequently at home.  If I can get Heavy Whipping Cream on sale – I do and we make butter.  First you need Heavy Whipping Cream.  Then you need –...

Grape Jelly from Grape Juice 1

Grape Jelly from Grape Juice

I wanted to teach my kids the basics of canning (like I am an expert…) so I started them with this easy recipe for grape jelly.  Actually I let them choose what flavor they...

Loving Quesadillas 0

Loving Quesadillas

I love quesadillas – some people throw all their leftovers into a soup – me!  I throw everything into a quesadilla.  On the menu:Two wheat wrapsMexican cheese mixChickenMexicornSalsa (optional)Sour Cream (optional) I do have...

Poke Pineapple Cake 0

Poke Pineapple Cake

Cake batter (1/2 the batter)Apples/cinnamon/sugarCake batter (remainder of batter)     Cook until batter is finished     Cool cakeBoil crushed pineapple and add sugar     CoolPoke holes in cooled cakePour cooled pineapple mixture on topHomemade...

My Special Lunch 0

My Special Lunch

My New Lunch Roasted chicken Green Pepper Salad Greens Spinach Baby Cucumber Sweet Tomatoes Dressing:  Lite Raspberry Walnut Vinegarette Mixed With Lite Honey Mustard (never satisfied with just one flavor – I need to...