Monthly Archive: February 2017

Feb 28


LEEKS are in the onion family, but much milder. If I am going to be using raw onion in anything, I prefer to use the leeks because of the mildness. They are a bit pricey, but one bunch, which usually consists of 3 LEEKS is more than enough a good size kettle of soup. Cut …

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Feb 20


I love a  pasta salad of almost any kind from creamy to vinaigrette, meat or just vegetable and cheese, got to have to have cheese in any salad. Well I’m from Wisconsin so what would you expect? As I was looking at the shelves in our grocery store for something new to try, I was not …

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Feb 15


It’s Valentines day again, flowers have been ordered, candy and cards are bought and hopefully he remembered to make reservations at your favorite restaurant. As a teenager, I always hoped that the ” true love ” I had at the time would have flowers waiting for me or a card taped to my locker door. …

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Feb 12

Grandma’s Pan Fried Chicken

When I think of my grandparents, very different memories come to mind of my grandmothers. My mom’s mom was younger than dad’s mom and very active. She was the one that got us out of the Saturday house cleaning by taking us to the rummage sales and ” errands ” She taught me how to …

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Feb 02


Getting ready for the big game? You can whip this HAM SALAD  up a couple of days in advance and have it chilling in the fridge, ready to pull out for that munching group that will invade your living room on game day To this day in my Mom and dad’s house there is always …

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