Spaghetti sauce (oh so easy!)

My mother-in-law and father-in-law brought me a box of tomatoes from down on the river over a week ago. The box has been setting on my kitchen table the entire week. I felt guilty every time I looked at it, knowing that the tomatoes were going to get so ripe if I didn't do something … Continue reading Spaghetti sauce (oh so easy!)

How different this is compared to 50 years ago

Do you ever stop and think about how different our lives are compared to those of our grandmothers at our same ages? This morning, I: Made coffee using the automatic coffee brewer in under a minute at the push of a button Have lunch (bbq pork for sandwiches) warming in the slow cooker at the … Continue reading How different this is compared to 50 years ago

Gramma Izzie’s noodles – video of Gramma!

Before we had any idea that Gramma was sick, I asked her to teach me how to make her famous noodles. She came up on July 28, 2017, after I bought the "good flour" (ie: Gold Medal All Purpose), and I photographed and recorded her as she did this, not realizing it would be the … Continue reading Gramma Izzie’s noodles – video of Gramma!

Chicken Taco Meal – Instant Pot recipe

I have a wonderful and easy chicken taco recipe for the Instant Pot!  This meal is quick to put together, and it's good for you, too.  The meal is Chicken Tacos topped with pineapple salsa and a quinoa and black bean side dish. Chicken Taco Meat - cook earlier in the day so it has … Continue reading Chicken Taco Meal – Instant Pot recipe