Monthly Archives: May 2011

Do-it-yourself wedding reception

I’m planning a wedding reception with a budget that would make most brides cry…and not from joy.  I need to stretch the dollars like I’m in biblical times and I’ve got some fishes and loaves of bread.  Obviously that leaves … Continue reading

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Delicious gourmet burger? Johnsonville’s style!

Johnsonville Brat Patties…I’ll admit, when I first saw them, I was not impressed  with the idea.  I didn’t buy any. Today, one of those ladies was passing out postage stamp samples of them, and it had smelled so great from … Continue reading

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Old El Paso’s Tortilla Stuffers, a review

Old El Paso’s Tortilla Stuffers were new to me in the grocery store.  They may have been plastered all over the television and magazines, but somehow, I’d never heard of them.  I was in the grocery store, hoping to come … Continue reading

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The cost of creative cooking and sticking to your budget

We all find those fantastic recipes we can’t wait to try…but have to wait to try because we can’t afford some or all of the ingredients.  It wasn’t always that way for most of us, so being in the position … Continue reading

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Sav A Lot or not?

Pascagoula has a new Sav A Lot.  At first glance, the prices look fantastic.  Almost everything is lower priced, and you fill up your shopping cart and carry home your bounty. It’s at home that the cut rate price begins … Continue reading

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Too much food? Pork Jumble Liar

Have you ever prepared a dish or a meal, using the right amount of the core ingredients (like meat) for the number of servings, but somehow…it grew? And then grew some more? I honestly had NO plans for feeding the … Continue reading

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In search of that recipe…

Most of us, at one point or another, has lost a favored recipe for whatever reason.  Sometimes its a disaster, such as flood, fire or hurricane, other times it’s as simple as misplaced or accidently thrown away.  On occasion, we’re … Continue reading

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