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Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Casserole and Sophie Story

Mashed Sweet Potatoes 3 lbs sweet potatoes peeled and chopped into large chunks 2 TBS butter 1/4 cup milk or half and half 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 TBS brown sugar salt to taste Topping 4 TBS softened butter 1/4 brown sugar 1/4 cup all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped pecans ( candied pecans makes this delicious) 2-3 cups mini marshmallows Instructions: 1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 2 or 2 1/2 quart casserole dish ( 8 X 11 is good). 2.… Read more Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Casserole and Sophie Story

Clay Christmas Ornaments and Bacon Wrapped Sausage Horderves

Bacon Wrapped Sausage The trick is to cut the round sausage in half and put the flat side down so that the treats do not roll when cooking them. Bacon Wrapped Sausage Recipe 1 smoked Sausage or Kielbasa (Hellshire Farm) 1 lb. bacon 1 cup light brown sugar 3 TBS whole grain mustard 3 TBS. white wine vinegar black pepper to taste splash of bourbon (optional) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut the sausage in bacon width pieces. Then cut those in half lengthwise so that each piece has a… Read more Clay Christmas Ornaments and Bacon Wrapped Sausage Horderves

Peach Recipes/Wildlife Totem

If you purchased peaches from Chase you will enjoy this post. My mother had a great peach ice cream recipe, so I looked through a file box where I keep her recipes. I did not find her recipe, but evidently I had added a few of my own recipes from the 70’s. I found a Peach Cream, a Crusty Peach Cobbler and my all time favorite recipe, which has nothing to do with peaches, but it has a story. Peach Cream Ingredients: 1 can Eagle Brand milk 1 medium container… Read more Peach Recipes/Wildlife Totem

Sausage, Bacon Quiche

Sausage, Bacon Quiche Ingredients 2 regular Pet Ritz pie crusts 1 pound of bacon fried and crumbled 1 pound of cooked ground sausage (crumbled) 4 Roma tomatoes (remove seeds) and dice the tomatoes 1 cup of diced green olives 8 eggs dash of salt and pepper (olives give it a salty flavor so go light on the salt) 2 cups cheddar cheese 1 tbs melted butter 1/4 cup of milk 1 1/2 tsp oregano salt and pepper to taste Preheat the oven to 350. Coat the bottom of each pie… Read more Sausage, Bacon Quiche

Mother's Chicken and Dumplings

I cooked this recipe last week and I would suggest a few modifications. The dumplings needed more salt. Also the broth needed more salt. You could even add about a half of a can of Cream of Chicken soup to thicken it up a little. Art Projects this month I have been working on an acrylic painting 30″ x40″ of a bear to go over our fireplace for about a month. I will share a beginning photo. I have been working on this on Tuesdays when I go to the… Read more Mother's Chicken and Dumplings