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Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

I had the flu this weekend. This probably isn’t something I should admit to, or share, on a food blog; it isn’t exactly appetite inducing. However, despite the misery, early signs of winter descended upon us and we enjoyed listening to a howling wind outside […]

Shouting With Glee

Shouting With Glee

You know Santa’s Reindeers: Dasher and DancerandPrancer and Vixen Coment and Cupid and Donner and Blizten And when they all get together,it’s time for Santa to board his sleighand allowRudolph to guide him across the world! The last 10 days before Christmas are always the […]

Say Cheese

Say Cheese

You won’t hear me complaining about the snow! Growing up in Oregon all I ever saw was a whole lot of 45° weather; year round. And I’m sure it snowed the winters I lived here in Utah while I was going to school, but I […]

Thanksgiving Pie

Thanksgiving Pie

I presume most of us start eating dessert early Thanksgiving morning; I know I do. This tradition started as a child – I remember watching my Mother every Thanksgiving Eve rolling out pie dough on the huge black countertop in my parent’s home. There were […]

Warm Buns Part 3

Warm Buns Part 3

I know, I know… You’ve been pulling your hair out wondering when I was going to post the reason for my scrupulous and stingy hoarding of the blackberries Pammy and I picked over the summer. I have been saving all those scrumptious, plump, tempting blackberries […]

Wonderful Scents

Wonderful Scents

The second best thing about Thanksgiving are the smells wafting about and from every house. The first is, of course, the food itself, particularly dessert. I’ve always celebrated Thanksgiving someplace chilly, where the doors and windows generally remain closed, but periodically, for a moment as […]

I’m Thinking of Dessert

I’m Thinking of Dessert

I don’t know about you, but I’m starting menu preparation for Thanksgiving. I already know what’s going on the table for the main course; turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberries, salad, relish tray, etc. etc… no, I’m not worried about dinner, I’m thinking of […]

Happy Halloween 2009

Happy Halloween 2009

Happy Halloween! All that is left is to wait for the doorbell to ring, pass out treats to the little ones, and watch scary movies. Here are some fun, some scary, and some delicious, all blood red – drinks to enjoy this Halloween when the […]

Hallelujah Halloween Giveaway

Hallelujah Halloween Giveaway

Sisters that Spook is coming to an end… but not before we share one last set of tricks and treats to put all that Halloween candy to good use! Little Runt Pizza A few months ago, Pammy posted a family favorite of ours from our […]

No Bones About It

No Bones About It

Sometimes the concept of modern technology goes terribly wrong. Case in point: programmable thermostats. While it might be nice to wake up to a warm house or lounge around in shorts in the middle of winter, a 70° house completely annihilates the purpose of enjoying […]