Monthly Archives: November 2012

Beer Battered Onion Rings

This is a recipe (slightly adapted) from my friend Biz, it’s a recipe made for two but, obviously you can make adjustments.  I NEVER use the deep-fryer, that’s the hubs ‘job’.  That’s also why it’s in the man cave (garage) … Continue reading

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Dumpling Soup

Winter is finally here.  We even have a little bit of snow.  I don’t mind winter coming late this year, as long as it doesn’t stay late! I’ve been deer hunting since November 15th, every day except Thanksgiving and one … Continue reading

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Dill Pickle Dip

One last minute idea for a holiday appetizer if you’re still looking for something unique and delicious.  Dill pickle fans beware, this is addictive!  Of course, I had to make this as a trial run, before taking it to my … Continue reading

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Cranberry Orange & Mandarin Berry Jello Salads

I like all different kinds of cranberry recipes for the holidays.  Often though with main dishes, your side dishes and appetizers things can get hectic in the kitchen.  Especially if you do everything yourself. You know because your husband promised to … Continue reading

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Cranberry Margaritas

How about a cocktail that fits the season?  Here’s a festive cranberry margarita to make stuffing that bird and putting up with relatives a bit easier this year.  I’m teasing, I’m teasing.  I like who I spend the holidays with, … Continue reading

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Pineapple Ham Cheese Ball

I’ve had a lot of things going on in the past month and a half.  As I said before it was kind of a rollercoaster at times.  My grandson was born October 4th and my hopes to meet him at … Continue reading

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Homemade chicken noodle soup

It’s midnight as I’m typing this and it’s 58 degrees in Michigan in November.  Pretty much unheard for us!  Not to worry the cold front is coming in tomorrow and it’s calling for snow.  No!!! I’m not ready.  Are we … Continue reading

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Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs

I must say the spaghetti is not homemade and that’s how the title sounds but, the spaghetti sauce (or simple tomato sauce) is homemade, as are the meatballs.  I didn’t want you to think I was that ambitious 😉 Because well, … Continue reading

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Thank you!

Well the bake sale was a great success.  At last count the total raised was $1440.00.  Can I get a woot! for Veronica for organizing the sale (plus other money raisers)!  I’m not sure how many times I have said … Continue reading

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Suzie’s Blog Has Been Hijacked!

This isn’t Suzie today, this is her evil blog-swiping friend, Veronica!  Suzie was foolish enough to give me her password back when she was first setting up this blog so I could help her, and I’m taking full advantage because … Continue reading

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