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How to Freeze Dough for Make-Ahead Rolls

I used the 60-Minute Dinner Roll recipe from Everyday Cooking (but this should work with any standard bread or dinner roll dough). The basic recipe makes 2 round pans of dinner rolls (or other configurations–but let’s go with the two pans of 8 rolls each, for now). Because I wanted […]

Rosemary-Lemon Chicken with Roasted Cauliflower

After a run to our local Sam’s Club (well, 45 minutes away/ two states over… Sam’s Club, take the hint….we need you closer), I found myself needing to cook a couple of chicken breasts. Jim had just shown me that the groundhogs had managed to miss chomping on my rosemary and […]

Scrambled Eggs in a Stainless Steel Pan

I know I showed you the photos of the egg fried in my stainless steel skillet, but some folks asked about scrambled eggs. And even worse–CHEESE eggs. So I finally got around to a quick video of the scrambled egg process in stainless steel.I had to video in three parts […]

Low-Carb Chicken and Mushroom Bake

  My friend Robin S. shared this recipe with me — looked so yummy, I had to give it a try! Click here for the recipe: https://cookpad.com/us/recipes/537004-chicken-spinach-and-mushroom-low-carb-oven-dish Step-by-step in my kitchen: The recipe calls for six thin boneless skinless breasts — so I used two thick breasts, sliced horizontally into […]

Vicki’s Bread Recipe & Bread Making Process

Vicki’s Bread Recipe Makes 2 loaves (may be multiplied; I make 6-8 loaves in my DLX mixer) Adapted for Electrolux DLX and Bosch mixers; can be made with any stand mixer or by hand. For video tutorial, click here. See Everyday Cooking for full version and variations. For step-by-step video […]

Stainless Steel Waterless Cookware

Why I love my waterless cookware I recommend stainless steel cookware – the best quality you can possibly afford. I started out with “budget” cookware and have gone through many sets in my almost-40 years of cooking. I now have a great set of 5-ply stainless cookware, supplemented with several […]

Hospitality–You DO Have “What It Takes”

While this was originally written for a homeschool audience, the principles apply within any family, so I wanted to share with you. No kiddos? I hope you can still glean some how-to encouragements! Hospitality is defined by Merriam-Webster as “generous and friendly treatment of visitors and guests.” So how does […]

Got a New Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker?

Some of you may have gotten an Instant Pot for Christmas this year (or you bought it for yourself at Black Friday?)…. here is a little e-booklet I put together for my daughters — a few easy recipes and a few starter tips, plus links to several helpful sites. This […]

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Buffet Tips for Holiday Hospitality

Think logically through the traffic flow at your buffet table. Consider from which end the guests will most likely approach the table, then set up the plates at that end. Space the serving dishes so guests have a little room to set their plates as they serve themselves, and be […]

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No-Knead Pizza Dough

My sweet husband has just come in from shoveling our heating system and the Jeep out of four feet of snow, and his relaxation will be watching whatever the football game is called that precedes the Super Bowl. (I am so football literate, aren’t I?) (The photo is of me, […]