Holiday Recipes

Carrot Skillet Cake

skillet carrot cake


I love this carrot cake anytime of the year, but especially around the holidays.  One main reason I like it is because everyone loves it.  Who wants to spend time making a cake and it isn’t eaten?  You will not have that problem with this cake!  Another reason I like it is because it ... Read The Rest

A Great Father’s Day Gift

Fathers Day

More and more men are starting to help with the cooking today.  There are several reasons for this.  The obvious reason is that Mom is working longer hours and the help is needed.

A second reason is that men are finding they actually enjoy cooking.  They are finding they enjoy the process of producing something good to eat and sharing it with family and friends.

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Easter Cupcakes for Children to Make

Easter cupcakes

If you have been following me, you will know that I am a big advocate of children cooking.  I believe they can help from a very early age.  I also believe that as a teenager they should be able to prepare a couple of meals by themselves from prep work to the table.

In order to encourage their self-sufficiency we need to also mix in ... Read The Rest

St. Pat’s Corned Beef and Cabbage

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Nothing says St. Patrick’s Day like corned beef and cabbage.  Here is a recipe made in the slow cooker that is easy and delicious. You will want to check this recipe out because it is 3 recipes in one.

First, learn how to make just corned beef by itself. This recipe is great for serving corned beef as a meat separately or for making mouthwatering, ... Read The Rest

Easy Thanksgiving Pies

woman with pie


Pies at Thanksgiving are a tradition in most households. But they can end up being a lot of work whether you are making the main course or bringing them to a gathering. You can never have too many pies. They are the leftovers people want to take home. Here are some holiday pie suggestions that ... Read The Rest

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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Mother’s Day‘s Day is May 11 this year.  Now is the time to start planning something special for whomever you want to honor this year. Are you looking for a Mother’s Day gift for someone special?

I have three different selections for you to choose from.  They will make life easier for whoever receives one of these premium gifts.  Moms like to receive gifts for ... Read The Rest

Fourth of July Desserts

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Fourth of July is a celebration of Independence Day.  It is to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.  Thomas Jefferson was the chief author of this historical document. It is a Federal Holiday and is often celebrated with fireworks, barbecues, fairs, concerts, parades, and picnics.

Fourth of July is fast approaching—Are you having a get together or getting together with others?  ... Read The Rest