Savory Monkey Bread

Savory Monkey Bread

If you have followed my blog very long you will know that I love making recipes that are fast and easy and look like a million bucks! This is just such a recipe. I saw a Taste of Home recipe for pull-apart garlic bread. The cook sharing the recipe is Carol Shields,...

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My New Butter Bell Crock … Got Butter?

My New Butter Bell Crock … Got Butter?

On a recent trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, I wandered into a Paula Deen Family Kitchen Shop. I've never seen one of these shops before. I won't go all buttery ya'll, but honestly it is a beautiful shop! The very first display I see is for Butter Bell Crocks.  Since I...

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Buttermilk Biscuits & The Chief’s Legendary Gravy

Buttermilk Biscuits & The Chief’s Legendary Gravy

My step-son Bryan was coming for a visit and he sent me a picture of a mile-high biscuit from a restaurant in California, commenting about the "best biscuit" he ever ate.  To a slightly competitive cook that was basically throwing down the gauntlet! Whenever the kids...

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Eggs, Buns and Muffins Popular Recipes

Eggs, Buns and Muffins Popular Recipes

I am having fun taking a look back at some of my favorite and most viewed recipes.  If you are a new reader I hope you are enjoying these recipes as well.  If you have been with me from the...

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A Half Truth

A Half Truth

Driving into town last week I read this  sign in a local church yard.  A half truth, a "little white lie", a twist of truth ... is still a whole lie.   This has bounced around in my head all through the week, not to mention the many times I drove...

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Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday

Today is Maundy Thursday.   It is the Christian holy day, falling on the Thursday before Easter. It commemorates the Maundy and Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles as described in the Canonical gospels. "And Jesus going up to Jerusalem took the...

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100% Whole Wheat Bread

100% Whole Wheat Bread

Besides being the chief gardener, chief culinary consultant, and chief everything else my sweet husband is also the chief flour grinder.  A few years ago we bought a 5 gallon bucket of winter wheat berries.  (Yikes, that is a lot of berries!)  And so we have ground...

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Famous Lion House Rolls

Famous Lion House Rolls

For 6 six years in the 1990’s we lived in Murray City, Utah. It is a wonderful place to live and work. Murray City is a suburb of Salt Lake City and part of that vast metro valley that is surrounded by the mountains of the Wasatch Range. It was at The Lion House in...

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Apple Cinnamon Nut Bread

Apple Cinnamon Nut Bread

Once again I saw this recipe on Facebook and couldn't get it out of my mind!  Apples ... cinnamon ... nuts ... dates ...  oh my!  I added the nuts and dates  to the original recipe and I am so glad that I did.  I didn't have time to make it straight away so I moved...

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