Is That Another Chicken Salad?

Why Yes, thanks for asking! This salad consists of: 2 bone in chicken breasts, roasted earlier with rosemary and lemon 1 stalk celery with leaves, chopped 8-10 green olives, chopped 1 hard cooked egg, chopped 1 Tbsp onion, minced Miracle Whip S&P to taste Pull the chicken from the bone and shred into chunks.  Reserve…


Just as Beet Relish is an Easter Tradition, Apple Bars are a Fall Tradition.  Every Fall, Mom would make 2 HUGE pans of a time..several batches were made throughout the season.  I’m not sure where or who this recipe came from…if you know please leave me a comment.  I know it’s the only apple…


As Nebraska prepares to Chomp down on the Golden Eagles of Southern Mississippi, I prefer to chomp down on this Red/Golden Bruschetta for breakfast.  Easy recipe courtesy of the Pioneer Woman.  Looking at the action on the field, it looks like the Nebraska tomato on the far left has just scored a TOUCHDOWN!

Mallow in Da Middle

This post is all about the creamy filling in the middle of my boxed Hy Vee Devil’s Food Cake mix.  If you love Hostess cupcakes and their creamy middles, then here is a very easy recipe: Marshmallow Creme Filling 2 tsp HOT water 1/4 tsp salt 1 -7 oz jar Kraft marshmallow creme 1/2 c…

Red Potato Salad

This wonderful potato salad was prepared with red potatoes  from Chris’  Menard’s friend Joe” Potato Brumbaugh“. Red potatoes provide Vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium, iron and dietary fiber.  Eaten with the skins on, even higher in fiber. This recipe is a Paula Deen recipe adapted a little to my own taste. Also, take note of…

Simple Homemade Fudgy Brownies

It would have taken me more time to run to the store and buy a brownie mix, than to make this one that I whipped up from ingredients on hand.

Kit’s Infamous Italian Beef

5-6  pound rump roast 1-2 tsp dried oregano 1-2 tsp of dried basil 1-2 tsp of dried thyme 1-2 tsp of red pepper flakes crushed 1-2 tsp fresh ground black pepper 1-2 tsp salt 1 large onion, sliced 6 cloves of garlic, squished with the back of the knife  red and green bell peppers- I…

It’s 16 Degrees Somewhere!

It’s 61 degrees on the thermometer, but if you keep the blinds closed and sit in the basement all day watching basketball you’ll think it’s only 16 degrees and the 19th of February.  Well, it is only the 19th of February but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a nice bowl of homemade soup.

The Perfect Hard Steamed not Boiled Egg

I have been to many sites trying to find the perfect hard cooked egg.  I needed one that didn’t leave the egg rubbery, chewy, smelly and with that nasty green yolk.  This is the perfect way to hard cook eggs and I will use it every time.

Dean’s Nuts

Dean doesn’t just make cookies and pack fudge..he’s also in the nut business. Dean’s nut mix consists of almonds, cashews, pistachios and dry roasted peanuts.