Category Archives: THIS AND THAT

Please Stand to Attention . . .and Listen! You simply must make these nuts. I shouldn’t have. I tried really hard to resist making them. The Devil made me do it.    You know that heavenly, divine, scrumptious, cinnamony smell that radiates the halls of Candy shops & local Malls? Well . . . These […]

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Some like it hot . . . Some like it cold . . . Some like it in the pot . . . 9 days old! I just prefer mine mild to medium. However, if you like it HOT, just leave the seeds in! My lack of posting lately, has to do with Tomatoes . […]

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Plums . . . dropping everywhere! What to do, what to do? It is October 10th, and we are still picking plums in our backyard. That is unheard of in Idaho . . . at least I think it is! We really don’t eat very much jam in this house, and I’ve already made lots […]

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 Don’t you think that fall screams Caramel Apples? I don’t make these often, because I can’t resist eating them. This caramel recipe is a long time family favorite. I promise you . . . Once you make homemade Caramel, you’ll never unwrap a store bought caramel again.  To be honest, I’ve never dipped the bottom of a Caramel Apple in […]

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~ Kitchen Conversations ~ about jam . . . Husband to Wife:  “You should show them how to make jam.” Wife to Husband:  “Everyone knows how to make jam.” Husband to Wife:  “I don’t think so!” Wifes Excuses to Husband: I don’t Want to get my nice Camera all Sticky. I’m making three batches at once, […]

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Hi my wonderful followers of this crazy blog.  Happy Halloween to all of you. Today, I thought I should show you what I enjoy doing when I’m not in the kitchen baking. These are my little “Spooksters!”  These cute little goblins are my grandchildren.  As you can see, we’ve been baking up some frightening fun. […]

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Has anyone missed me? I’ve been enjoying a lot of sweetness lately. A sweet little granddaughter! Just look at these perfect little piggies, and I bet you can guess the rest of this story! For the past week, I’ve been holding, rocking, feeding, changing and kissing this perfect little baby girl named “Oakleigh Noel.” When […]

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Is it dinner or breakfast? You choose. Tonight, this was our dinner, and it was yummy. My husband leaves the house by five or six o’clock in the early morning, and nobody is hungry at that time of day! Well….at least that’s my excuse for not making breakfast, and I’m sticking to it! I really […]

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I know…I Know, I’m changing again. Due to the fact that many of you voiced your NO VOTE on the last layout, I’ve decided to change layouts. I guess Change is Good! It will take me several days to re-vamp and organize & learn this new template. I think this will be a great change […]

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  Everyone loves fried mozzarella. We often order these as appetizers in our favorite Restaurants.  Here is an easy…Make at Home…Recipe. They are simple & gooey delicious.  It’s o.k. to indulge in fried food…Once in a while!  Just run an extra mile on the treadmill tomorrow. Ingredients: 16 oz Package of Mozzarella Cheese or you can also […]

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We all know that Raw Almonds are good for you. We eat a lot of them in this house. Every now & then, I make these “hard to leave alone” nuts. Try them, they are soooo Good. YOU WILL NEED: *I doubled all the ingredients except the nuts, but I’ve posted the recipe as written […]

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click for a larger picture Look at this adorable creature! My daughter (Shannon) brought this home from work (Robert’s Crafts) yesterday. One of the sweet employees (Heidi) made these for each of them After looking it over, we decided that she used this cookie A Mallomar that was piped with sweet frosting, topped with sprinkles. […]

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