Category Archive: Original Recipes

May 27

CREAMY LIME RAVIOLI PASTA SALAD

I was wandering around the salad dressing isle trying to get a new idea for a pasta salad when I saw Kraft had a new dressing out, Zesty Lime Vinaigrette and inspiration struck me hard and fast. I didn’t really want to do a vinaigrette dressing base, and the  ho-hum sour cream or mayo dressing …

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Apr 12

BUTTERNUT SQUASH w/HAM SOUP

Typically BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP is pureed and has some type of cream  Sour, cream cheese, whipping cream and the like in it. My family likes a hearty chunky soup as opposed to a cream based one so that’s what I give them. There’s no need to follow my ingredients, clean out the fridge, freezer and …

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Apr 07

PEACH CREPES WITH BLACKBERRY SAUCE & BRANDY ICE CREAM

Here come’s Peter Cotton Tail, Hoppin’ down the Bunny trail, Hippity, Hoppity EASTER’S on it’s way! Easter time, spring is in the air, little girls will have their bright, frilly yellow dresses and new bonnets, white anklets with the lace on them and patent leather shoes, white gloves and a smart pocketbook.  Little boys will have those adorable slacks …

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Feb 20

CREAMY LIME PASTA SALAD

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 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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Oct 04

GRANDPA’S 24 HOUR DILL PICKLES

Grandpa always had a huge garden with everything from Asparagus to Zucchini. He always had more than enough pickles and I loved going into that garden and picking those tiny little cucumbers with the prickly outsides and just brushing off the dirt and eating them right there in the hot sun. Whether it was at …

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