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Hand in hand; winter and hot home-cooked meals
Winter weather and hot meals go together. Meatloaf, casseroles, soups and stews, top the list of requested recipes, whether one is using a conventional range, slow-cooker or insta-p... — Updated 1/18/2020
Clean out the pantry for a fresh new start in 2020
December holidays have come and gone, and now we are in the new year 2020. Resolutions have been made and maybe one of yours is to prepare more home cooked meals. My hope in... — Updated 1/18/2020
Childhood favorites plus one maybe two more
December is the month for stocking up on baking supplies. Stores offer many items on sale for the season. It is the best time to purchase spices, as even on sale they can be quite... — Updated 12/6/2019
Holidays are upon us, what's your meal plan?
Thanksgiving Day is one week away. If you are the head cook for your family celebration, you may be planning how you will pull it together. Delegating salads and other side dishes t... — Updated 11/24/2019
Fall weather, what are your favorite recipes?
Fall weather has ended production in most Odessa gardens. Time to use up the last fruits and vegetables you braved the cold wind to rescue before the killing frost. My mother would... — Updated 10/14/2019
Garden+early fall bounty=multiple ideas for delicious, home-cooked meals
Deutschesfest is in the books for another year, and most of us have had our fill of German food for awhile. During all this festivity, the late peaches and tomatoes have ripened,... — Updated 10/3/2019
Which Kuchen are you cooking in your kitchen?
Deutschesfest is less than a week away. Many have already baked Kuchen, strudel and other German treats in preparation for the Odessa Historical Society Bake Sale and Fest Platz vendor sales. New this year on the outdoor stage is... — Updated 9/16/2019
A couple thibngs you have to try. From tomato cake to zuchinni pie.
Eat dessert first, save room for dessert. Summer brings an abundance of zucchini, many getting a little large for savory main and side dishes. Just the right size to grind for... — Updated 9/1/2019
Young newbie chefs make mac and cheese
Mac-n-Cheese, a favorite of most kids and many adults, and a staple side dish on most southern cooking menus, has increased in popularity nation wide. Often, one of the first... — Updated 8/15/2019
Mini pizzas, pizza dough & chicken chimichangas
One thing can be said about Odessa weather of late, it’s changeable. The weather leading up to grain harvest is often like this. Shall I make salad or soup for the days meals?... — Updated 7/4/2019
International fare from Scotland and Germany
Vacation Bible School has been happening this week. Some of the program focused on customs of other countries. I have a couple of recipes from countries of my own heritage to share... — Updated 7/4/2019
Trout cassarole, blonde brownies & Flylady soup
Soup is a good choice for feeding a crowd any time of year, especially when made in a slow-cooker. The ease of putting everything in the crock early in the day, makes hospitality an... — Updated 6/14/2019
Hearty soups for cold winter days
Winter isn’t giving up easy this year. Soup season may last through April, and a good thing. A number of Facebook “Welcome to My Kitchen” followers shared yummy soup recipes,... — Updated 3/4/2019