Category Archives: food and recipes

obsession with kombucha

Kombucha. I started to hear about it within the past year. One of our friends was drinking it to help his guts. Maybe even the hippie doctor (rather than the doc-in-the-box) told him to drink it. I don’t recall now … Continue reading

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strawberry cheesecake bars

A little over a year ago I made strawberry cheesecake bars for a graduation party. Apparently they were memorable as I have had requests to make them again and to divulge the recipe. I’ve noticed it doesn’t count if I … Continue reading

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red, white and blueberry bars

(aka, God-Bless-America-Red-White-and-Blueberry Bars) The official name of these bars is: God-Bless-America-Red-White-and-Blueberry Bars. This is a long name and may not be favored by all so I have shortened it to simply: red, white and blueberry bars. This name is just … Continue reading

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butter, buttermilk, buttermilk biscuits

  Milk comes from cows. I got some milk from some cows not too far from here from a family friend. This family friend is embarking on a dairy farming adventure. There aren’t many cows being milked yet and the … Continue reading

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depression cake

When I was a kid my mom made depression cake once in a while. I remember she would cook it in a metal 9×13 pan and put powdered sugar on top. There was a slide-top lid for this pan. I … Continue reading

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better with bacon (and bacon fat)

  I used the bacon fat to make that crust. I didn’t just use three tablespoons of bacon fat. I used the whole half a cup (about half a cup) to make the pie crust of this quiche. The bacon … Continue reading

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the night the eggs got dyed

Easter is approaching. That means it is time to dye eggs. For us that means getting a bunch of kids together to dye about 400 eggs (more or less). We dye them for a local egg hunt, not to eat … Continue reading

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