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Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad is good anytime but especially when having a cookout and a picnic. I like making it the day before because the flavors all come together when it sits in the refrigerator. This is another simple basic recipe that tastes so good! I have made it this way since I started cooking. Boil and drain your macaroni. Place the […]

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Boil Control Disk

If you have never seen one of these before you are really missing out. I love this Boil Control Disk! I use it about every other day. This is another one of my favorite gadgets!!! It sells for around $4.00 – $5.00. How many times have you set anything liquid on the stove top burner and as you wait for […]

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Deviled Eggs

I always seem to be the one that is asked to make deviled eggs for any get together and I really don’t mind. Don’t we all hate peeling the eggs? Keep in mind when you make these, one egg gives you two deviled eggs. So if you want a dozen deviled eggs, only hard boil 6 eggs. What I do […]

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Food For Thought

Do you have a garden? Produce and herbs are so expensive in the store so why not grow your own? In the picture above, the back row from left to right is sage, basil, thyme and Swiss chard. The front row is tarragon, parsley, blueberries and sugar snap peas all harvested from our garden. We have six different herbs (I […]

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Potato Salad

There is nothing like comfort food at a picnic. Potato Salad is always a staple at our picnics along with macaroni salad, deviled eggs, baked beans and of course hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill. I have been making my potato salad this way since I began cooking many years ago…we won’t say how long! This was the same […]

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Chicken Salad on a Croissant

I don’t know what the best part is of Chicken Salad on a Croissant, the chicken salad or the Croissant! Then add pineapple and it’s the perfect sandwich! I also like these with seedless green grapes. Such an easy yet elegant sandwich to make. Use leftover cooked chicken and it is even easier. Start with these four simple ingredients. Chop […]

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Rotisserie Chicken

As easy and cheap as it is to buy cooked Rotisserie Chicken at the stores now a days, this homemade Rotisserie Chicken is worth making because it turns out perfect every time. The chicken becomes golden brown and delicious when I cook it in my rotisserie. The entire house smelled amazing! I came up with a special blend of herbs […]

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Veggie Delight

What a great snack to offer a guest or eat for your lunch! Cucumbers filled with a veggie dip, topped with dill & tomato and surrounded with carrots. It was a lot of fun making this. It turned out so colorful you couldn’t help but want to devour the entire plate. Start by washing and slicing a cucumber.¬†Using a knife, […]

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Samurai 360 Knife

My husband was given this knife by his mother. I thought it looked like a wonderful knife. He read the directions and said it was too much work just to clean it….hahaha men! So I thought I would give it a try. I had a sink full of fresh rhubarb from our garden. I always wash my rhubarb, cut it […]

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