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Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps 9 1/2 ounces all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 7 ounces dark brown sugar… Continue reading

Cornbread Mix

Cornbread Mix 1⅓ cups cake flour 1 cup yellow cornmeal 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt To Bake Muffins 1⅓ cup cornbread mix 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 large… Continue reading


The Great Depression of the late 1920s and 1930s was a reflection of high unemployment, staggering debt, and a collapsed stock market. The hardship that resulted has not been experienced by Americans since.… Continue reading

Noodles Romanoff

Another old classic with a real food bent. Noodle side dishes do not have to come from a box or be boring. I tend to make this to pair with baked chicken, breaded pork chops or a roast from the crock pot.

Spring Cleaning

Originally posted on Slater Creek Cabin:
Time to get your cleaning done! Sunny days, fresh air, the blue birds are back and the tree swallows are nesting. I love it! It means spring…


Cubano (Cuban) Sandwiches

Originally posted on Frugal Hausfrau:
The Cuban sandwich – such a classic and so American, from what I understand! And like many classics, the Cubano sandwich sparks heated debate. There are those who…

Easter Greetings

As we take a moment to celebrate our families and the rebirth of spring. Enjoy the moment. Amaryllis grown for the last eleven weeks.

Don’t toss our your blender!

Originally posted on Home On Our Range:
Photo rights Anyone ever notice that some of your kitchen small appliances worked well when you first got them but as the years passed it…

Garden Dreaming

Moss roses hardy heat loving flower.

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