Category: Food

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...

Snow Ice Cream 2

Snow Ice Cream

I have several recipes for snow ice cream – this is recipe number 1.  Pardon the low light photos – that happens when you lose power in a blizzard. 10 cups of snow1 can...

Pancakes from Scratch 1

Pancakes from Scratch

My kids wanted pancakes today and after agreeing to it – I realized I had no pancake mix. Ordinarily that would have stopped me in my tracks – purely out of habit.  But this...

Mini Pizza – Fun to Make and Fun to Eat 2

Mini Pizza – Fun to Make and Fun to Eat

I am a huge fan of making anything I can in muffin tins.  It makes it so much easier for the kids to grab and eat and generally the kids are willing to help...