Buttermilk Syrup

Have you every had Buttermilk Syrup? I usually have buttermilk in my refrigerator because I use it when I make bread and when I make Ranch Dressing, and sometimes I even Continue reading Buttermilk Syrup

Strawberry Flan

In the last post I talked about cooking at a ranch out of West Yellowstone. I acquired this recipe from my assistant cook, “Weezie” during that time. She had just graduated from the Cordon Bleu School of Cooking in London and so I considered myself lucky to be able to Continue reading Strawberry Flan

BBQ Ribs

Every time I make this recipe for BBQ Ribs I think of the summer my son Bob and I worked at the Elkhorn Ranch out of West Yellowstone. It was one of my favorite jobs as I was able to spend quality time with my son as well as Continue reading BBQ Ribs

White Bread

I love homemade “soft/fluffy” white bread. This recipe is easy as well as good. The ingredients part of the recipe I modified a little from a recipe I found in the cookbook “The Bread Lover’s Bread Machine Cookbook” – but I don’t Continue reading White Bread

French Waffles

Gia – Now and Then!

French Waffles first came about when my granddaughter Gia came for a visit in 2007. This last week GIa graduated from high school and that is what started me thinking about her last 18 years. It just doesn’t seem possible that she could be old enough to be graduating as it was “just yesterday” that Continue reading French Waffles

Brazilian Cheese Rolls

I was first introduced to Brazilian Cheese Rolls by my exchange student Alexandre Aragão from Vitoria, Brazil. He told me about how he and his father would Continue reading Brazilian Cheese Rolls

Freezing Bacon

Just a quick tip for today: I can’t remember where I saw this – but I have been doing it for a few months now and just love it. When I bought bacon I  would Continue reading Freezing Bacon

City Chicken

This post for City Chicken is in memory of my oldest son Scot who would have been 49 today, May 16, 2016. It was one of his favorite dishes growing up and he asked for it often. Continue reading City Chicken

Norwegian Pancakes

I was first introduced to Norwegian Pancakes by a neighbor lady (by the name of Christine) when I was very young and she would baby sit us when Mom had to help Dad at the store. These pancakes quickly Continue reading Norwegian Pancakes

Shrimp Cocktail Salad

During my years of teaching Home Economics I supervised students who entered the local Beef Cook-off. The night that the judges came to the school to evaluate the entries, Continue reading Shrimp Cocktail Salad

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