A New Year, A Fresh Start

The holidays are over, company has gone home, and the decorations are put away. The house is cleaned, my refrigerator is cleaned (I very much dislike an overly full or messy fridge), and it’s time to think about what we want to accomplish this year. I don’t make resolutions, but I do make “plans”. I…

Holiday Appetizer Recipes

The holidays are almost over for another year and tomorrow is New Year’s Eve. It’s a great time to celebrate with family and friends and it’s nice to have something that kids like as well as adults. Besides having food that’s tasty, it’s also refreshing to do something fun for appetizers. I like serving a…

Gobble, Gobble, Gobble!

Today is Thanksgiving and that means it’s “turkey time”! Traditionally, at my house, we have turkey, potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes (just enough for a few people who like them), green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, rolls, and pumpkin pie. It’s pretty basic and doesn’t vary much from year to year. It’s nice to have traditions,…

Pop, Pop, Popcorn!

I love popcorn! I especially love movie popcorn with extra butter on it! My aunt Kathy used to make popcorn and she would sometimes top it with Velveeta cheese. It was gooey and buttery tasting and very yummy and it was one of my favorites. My mom had a recipe for caramel corn that had belonged…