Category Archives: Potlucks & church suppers

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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Cabbage and noodles for Lent?

Cabbage and noodles, two lowly foods, often overlooked in favor of things that are far more exciting and exotic.  I’ve even heard cabbage be called names, such as “ditch weed“.  Cabbage is also cheap, especially this time of year, and … Continue reading

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Chocoholic Chocolate Cake

Chocoholics love chocolate, which is where the name came from.  But, as any chocoholic will tell you, not all chocolate is created equally, and the differences are really apparent when sampling chocolate cake.  While boxed mixes have improved rapidly in … Continue reading

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Chocolate buttermilk pie

I’ve been cooking and baking a long time, and I’d learned many old fashioned recipes along the way.  Somehow though, I had managed to miss being exposed to buttermilk pies along the way.  Having seen a recipe for one, I … Continue reading

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The American food supply and you

America has always been the “land of plenty” it seems.  Thousands flocked here each year, fleeing famines, wars, and oppression, and their offspring are now known as “us.”  In tracing my own ancestry, as well as DNA testing, we’ve discovered … Continue reading

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Wedding cakes and cupcakes-other blogs and websites I love

One thing about those who cook and write about it…we usually also read about it, especially when we’re researching something new, or an area we don’t consider ourselves exactly competent in.  In my case recently, it has been wedding cakes … Continue reading

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Wedding reception, do it yourself style

I’m getting married in October, and we’re doing our own catering for our informal beach wedding. That means we need something that is easy to serve, easy to eat, and easy to keep at serving temperatures without electricity.  I also … Continue reading

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