Author Archives: Suzie

About Suzie

My name is Suzie. I'm married and have a son in the Army. I enjoy cooking, country life, reading and my animals, hence the name of this blog. My two German Shepherds are underfoot anytime I'm cooking ;) Oh, I'm also addicted to Food Network Channel.

Blackberry Vinaigrette

In the past few weeks I have seen some delicious berry vinaigrettes.  Raspberry-Honey Jalapeño and  Sunny Honey Vinaigrette to name a couple of my favorites.  Plus Chris’ blog has so many delicious recipes, you cannot just like one thing.  I must … Continue reading

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Sticky Chicken

If you’re looking for a last minute, easy recipe, that is sure to please a crowd for Labor day weekend, I have one for you.  Baked chicken thighs in a sticky-sweet barbecue sauce.  If you can look past my pictures, … Continue reading

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Carolina Coleslaw and a couple of crafts

So it’s been over 2 weeks since I’ve posted anything.  Nothing bad going on, just summer time and enjoying time in the great outdoors, by the time I do come in I either watch some tv or I play on … Continue reading

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Basic Crab Cakes

There are all kinds of crab cake recipes on the internet but, if you want a basic, easy recipe you’ve come to the right place.  With some recipes I like to get a little more fancy and with other things … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Lime Sorbet

I can’t believe it but I’m still using my ice cream machine.  I used it a lot last summer but then I tend to forget about things or just not feel like using them again.  The machine is so simple … Continue reading

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Jack Daniel’s Glaze

I have seen a few recipes for Jack Daniel’s glaze.  I found this one on Pinterest and it sounded good to me.  I kept seeing this delicious looking burger on the TGI Fridays commercial and after so many times I … Continue reading

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Simple bird feeder and cleaning the grill

I seen both of these topics on Pinterest.  Now that I finally have unlimited internet I can get back to surfing Pinterest late at night when I can’t sleep! I had picked up a cup and saucer at a yard … Continue reading

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Bloomin’ Onion Bread

After making the Cheddar Bacon Ranch bread, I seen this Bloomin’ Onion Bread.  Of course I had to make it,  my belly told me to and I listen to my belly 😉 I really liked both breads as they were … Continue reading

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Pickled Cauliflower and Onions

This was in the June 2013 issue of Food Network Magazine.  I did things differently than they called for but, the picture in the magazine gave me the idea and inspiration for this. I can my own salsa, pickles and … Continue reading

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Vegetable Pizza

This is a recipe I’ve made for years and I love it.  The hubs will not eat this, so lucky for me I get more of it!   It’s great as an appetizer for parties or get-togethers but, you can … Continue reading

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