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Refrigerator Rising Bread

Refrigerator Rising Bread

Bread rising in the refrigerator has become my standard loaves.  Making regular “on the counter” rising bread always produced a problem with my husband’s unpredictable work schedule.  If I started it too late in the day, it would not be risen and ready to cook […]

Courtship Cookies

Courtship Cookies

Some folks might call these peanut butter oatmeal balls or something along that line, but we call them “courtship cookies.”  I made these for my betrothed before we were married, and he took a fancy to them.  Somewhere along the way they got labeled as […]

Bacon Roses

Bacon Roses

Even the men folk can appreciate a bouquet, if it is bacon roses.  I made a bacon rose bouquet for my husband on our “betrothal anniversary” one year and another one for Mother’s Day for his mother. This is not an original idea.  I had […]

Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal

Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal

Oh how happy I would have been to have known about overnight refrigerator oatmeal as a new bride!  I tried to get up every morning to fix my husband’s breakfast, but he had to leave for work so early those days.  Store bought cereals were […]

Making Homemade Applesauce

Making Homemade Applesauce

Making homemade applesauce is as easy as peeling apples and putting them in a pot!  Start by peeling and cutting out the cores.  Slice into small pieces and throw them in a large pot, or a small pot depending on how many apples you are […]

How to dry sage

How to dry sage

Some people dry sage the old-fashion way of bundling up the stems and hanging them upside down to dry.  I tried this method once and ended up with some molded sage.  Maybe I just did not hang them in a good location, but whatever the […]