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Month: January 2014


My children love anything with vegetables. This is great in the summer when the garden is producing a lot of everything. But… there is something special about this in the […]


I love pierogies. To me it is the Polish ravioli and fabulous. I have to admit I buy the frozen kind. Poppy’s Pierogies are very good. I made the potato […]

Velvet Turkey Corn Soup

I am cleaning out my freezer and nothing will go to waste. 2 cups leftover turkey, mince it in the food processor One can of drained minced water chestnuts. Mince […]

Boneless Pork Roast

Some of the kids came over today and I wanted a no fuss meal. Pork Roast. Marinate it in one can of ginger ale. Season the roast with garlic powder, […]

Potato Onion Soup

Its cold and I am back on my soup kick. My sister, Patty, gave me a soup maker and I decided to use it. This is my new best friend. […]

Fillet of Sole

One of my favorite things in life is a McDonald fillet o fish. Every once in a while I have to eat one or two. Today I made my own. […]

Mini salad wedges

I love mini anything and for many reasons. They are so cute. I feel so ladylike eating a small portion. And no one realizes how much I have consumed. Anyway […]

WonTon Crisps

I love anything crunchy and these are a replacement for potato chips. Who am I kidding, nothing can replace a good potato chip. But I will keep on trying to […]

Spicy Stirfried Mussels

I love mussels but they are so time consuming to eat. Then I always get a shell or grit and the meal is over. Today I found frozen mussel meat […]

Eye of the Round Roast

I’m babysitting  this week and I have to keep things simple. Nothing is easier than throwing something in the oven. How did I raise six kids and make all those […]

Potatoes and Eggs

I always try to get fancy and make a meal everyone will remember but the basics are the best. I had a steak sandwich for lunch and it came with […]

Power Soup

There is a supplement in the Telegram and Gazette that I love. It is called Relish. It has some of the best recipes. Of course, I changed this one a […]

Oregano salad dressing

New Year, New Diet. This is a fabulous salad dressing that makes eating salad a real treat. 2 cloves garlic one teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup red wine […]

Creamy Garlic Pasta with Artichokes

Thank God for Pinterest. This is a recipe I found and just changed it  a little. 2 teaspoons olive oil 4 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 teaspoon of […]