Recipes

Recipes

  1. The Park

    Contributed by RL We woke up early with the birds singing, blue sky and a soft breeze. When we stepped out the back door into the large yard we knew it was going to be a beautiful day. You know the day when you need to wear sunscreen, but aww, it is just such a pretty day, why bother. Soon...
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  2. The Trip

    contributed by RL As we packed for a visit with the children, it took a bit of time. We loaded the car and then headed south. Of course we made sure that we had everything we needed and then some, we even checked twice.  We even remembered to put in the emergency kit because the children live in a remote...
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  3. Sugar Cookie Mix

    (These recipes are found in the “Mix A Meal” cookbook, pages 72, 73; written by Deanna Bean & Lorna Shute. This book includes many other great basic mix recipes and delicious recipes using those basic mixes.)   Sugar Cookie Mix   Combine: 6 cups flour 3 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups dehydrated butter 1 ½ tsp. baking powder 2 tsp...
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  4. Wash Your Hands!

    Contributed by RL I don’t know about you but I heard this expression a lot when I was a kid growing up.   I believe this admonition has been around since time began by mothers who tried hard to raise us, their children, to be clean and germ free.   Moms always seem to have a sixth sense about what we have...
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  5. Pizza/Spaghetti Sauce

    Basic Recipe: 2 cups water 5 Tbsp. Tomato Powder 1 Tbsp. sugar (white or brown) 1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning (or basil, marjoram, oregano, rosemary, and thyme to equal 1 Tbsp.) (*may also use Rainy Day Foods’ Spaghetti Seasoning) 1 tsp. granulated garlic 1 Tbsp. dried onion 2 tsp. cornstarch or clear jel (hot) Pinch salt Combine ingredients and bring to...
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  6. Spring Forward

    Contributed by RL It happened again this last week on Sunday. That time of the year when we have to turn our clocks ahead one hour. We awaken and head to the kitchen to start breakfast so everyone will not be late for church. Why is it so dark we wonder?  (https://www.snopes.com/news/2017/03/11/origins-daylight-saving-time/) We start the crock pot for lunch today...
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  7. Remember Show and Tell

    Contributed by RL Those were the days! Excitement abounded as that special day in school arrived and we boxed up that most wonderful of all items to show our teacher and friends.  Remember how we could hardly contain the enthusiasm as we jumped for joy at being able to show everyone our little treasure. (https://kreativeinlife.com/10-creative-show-and-tell-ideas-for-kids/) There were dolls, model airplanes...
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  8. Spanish Rice

    1 cup white rice 2 Tbsp. Tomato Bouillon (1 Tbsp Tomato Powder + 1 tsp Chicken Bouillon) 1 - 12 oz. package mixed vegetables (may adjust to desired amount)   or ¼ cup freeze dried green beans, ¼ cup freeze dried sweet corn, ¼ cup freeze dried garden peas (or use your favorite freeze dried vegetables) 2 cups water (for every...
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  9. The Honorable Game of Golf

    Contributed by RL While two of our boys were on vacation with us one year; we were actually visiting one of the boys, they decided to go and play a round of golf. Seeing that I had never played golf before I told them so and thought that I would remove myself from the friendly competition which I knew was...
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  10. The Commute

    Contributed by RL It starts out early and seems to get earlier every week. Of course you have to warm up the car to help defrost the windows, in this cold winter weather, which means you have to go outside an extra time in the cold. The steering wheel is cold so you have to wear gloves that your hands...
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