Tag Archives: Cook

The Grocery Paradigm Shift

For many, many years our grocery budget always seemed so out of control.  Managing meals and buying groceries for a houseful was always a daunting but necessary task. Trying to keep the grocery budget under control and being able to  provide … Continue reading

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Have you ever Made Frosting with Flour?

I realized this week that I have neglected to post any recipes recently.  This is probably due to the party planning time, and actual parties in session over the past few weekends.  There is a recipe I have been meaning … Continue reading

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The Great Family Pickle Experiment

Do you like pickles?  Are you a kosher dill person or a bread and butter pickles person?  Travel Man and I like the kosher, dill variety.  Yum, yum.  My Dad was the first one to make homemade pickles, over the summer.  … Continue reading

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Chile Rellenos Casserole

One of my favorite recipes to materialize from my garden harvest this summer, was this recipe for a chile rellenos casserole from my Better Homes and Gardens cookbook.  It’s cheesy, got lots of flavor from the jalapenos, and super easy to … Continue reading

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Zucchini Pancakes

The zucchini harvest here at the Spindle Ranch is going gangbusters.  I had been perusing the allrecipes.com website and came across this recipe for a pancake with a twist.  This was a great breakfast pancake as it has the zucchini, … Continue reading

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