I love winter time - provided I don’t have to be outside in the snow and freezing cold temperatures for any period of time! We’ve been having unusually cold temperatures the past few days along with some snow and freezing rain, so I decided to rustle up a chili recipe to make for dinner this evening. I found this yummy recipe at www.recipe.com and brought to … [Read more...] about Snowed In? Frigid Temps? Time to Make Some Chili!
Food and Drink
It is a tradition in our family, as far back as I can remember, to serve pork roast with sauerkraut for dinner on January 1. We had our seafood feast on New Year's Eve while we watched the ball drop in Times Square, and our pork roast with sauerkraut on New Year's Day. I remember asking my father why we had to eat the same thing every year on New Year’s Day and he replied: A … [Read more...] about Mom’s Recipes – A New Year’s Tradition – Pork Roast with Sauerkraut
I made homemade macaroni and cheese for Thanksgiving for my family - the first time. It was a simple recipe (which I will share below) but it was the kind that was best made a day ahead of time so that things had time to congeal and solidify. Tasted 100% better the following day as leftovers! This is my mom's recipe for homemade Macaroni and Cheese that I later made for my … [Read more...] about Mom’s Recipes – Homemade Macaroni and Cheese
The holidays always get me to thinking about the wonderful desserts that my mom used to make, especially during Christmas. Our house was always filled with the scents of baking cookies and pies from November through New Years. Mom would bake up enough cookies to last (so we thought) a lifetime, but usually by the first week of January, all those goodies were gone. One of my … [Read more...] about Mom’s Recipes – Pecan Pie