Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thanksgiving with the Mountain Folk

Since our family is scattered no one was coming on Thanksgiving. The Ettmans, Mimms, and the Giovanninis invited me for their Thanksgiving. We’ve all been close friends probably 35 years. Everybody cooks and everybody brings too much. But, it is always great … Continue reading

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What I Took to the Mountain for Thanksgiving

I never mind cooking when I have the time. I was invited to go to the mountain to have Thanksgiving with the Ettman’s and Giovannini’s. I had nothing to do Thursday morning. Especially, since I am getting up at 4:00 now … Continue reading

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Salted Pecans and a Big Pecan Tart

I love pecans. I hated picking them up when I was a kid. But, I use them in cooking all the time. For my slated pecans I just put pecan in a low pan with real butter scattered on top. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Supper with the Butlers

My ex called and invited me to eat with my husband-in-law, Blake’s family, and her on Friday night. Their other kids couldn’t come, because one baby was sick and the new grand child was staying at home. So, it was just … Continue reading

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I Made Peach Ice Cream

The other day I had some Eagle Brand milk leftover. I had gotten an ice cream freezer from friends for my birthday. It was one of those that has the liquid liner tub you freeze and when you get ready to … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Ain’t All That Hard

The day I was cooking for Thanksgiving I decided to make a pumpkin pie. I thought if I could make a carrot pie, I surely could make a pumpkin pie. I got the canned pie filling and added some brown … Continue reading

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School Sugar Cookie Dough

The third grade at Sacred Heart always sell the cookie dough in the tubs at the first of the year. I got some. Last week we were having a Paint Day on Tuesday for the after school painting class. One of … Continue reading

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