Category Archives: Mixes

Newly released on Smashwords!

There’s a new release on Smashwords, although it was previously released on Amazon, but it marks its debut into other formats besides that of Kindle.  It’s 56+ Marvelous Homemade Mixes. I’m every bit as excited as I was when it … Continue reading

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McCormick’s Gourmet: Bourbon Spiced Pork

  I saw something new in the grocery aisle the other day, and I thought I’d try it.  It’s unusual for me to try things like this, as I’m fairly adept at using spices to season things without purchasing a … Continue reading

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Pillsbury Key Lime Premium Cookie Mix–a review

I bought a box of Pillsbury Key Lime Premium Cookie Mix.  It was an accident, really.  I thought it was a lime cake mix.  I made them today finally, mostly to just get it off of the shelf where it … Continue reading

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Love chocolate?

Shhhhhh, don’t tell anyone! I’ve been writing this blog for a long time now, and have been writing about food and recipes even longer.  Sooo….it was a  natural evolution to take it up a notch.  So guess what is in … Continue reading

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Do It Yourself: Buttermilk Biscuit Mix and some recipes

We all hate spending more than we have to at the grocery store.  We also hate getting things home only to discover that we should have read the label better while we were standing in the aisle.  One way to … Continue reading

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Hot cocoa mix, a do-it-yourself recipe!

Hot cocoa is one of the most popular of hot drinks in America, right up there with hot tea and coffee.  It ranks well above hot cider or other fruit-based drinks too.  Almost everyone loves its chocolate-y and rich milky … Continue reading

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Keeping the budget intact in the Pascagoula area with a picnic?

Okay, I’ve lost my enthusiasm this summer for budget dining in the Pascagoula area.  Especially for anything with “buffet” or “all you can eat” as part of their offering. Maybe its the continued slump in the economy, but we’re seeing … Continue reading

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