Monthly Archives: October 2014

Witches Broomsticks

Good witch or bad witch, it doesn’t matter! They all need to fly around to perform their magic and I just have to help them along! So if you want something easy and cute for your Halloween Party, or just … Continue reading

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MNF – Eyes of Newt aka: BBQ Peanuts

I can’t imagine going to a baseball game or a circus without a bag of peanuts in hand! And for Halloween, these spicy peanuts – better known among the Wizards and Witches I know as “Eyes of Newt” and the … Continue reading

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Cowboy Rice

Hi Yo, Silver … Away! Off to the campfire for dinner! Rice and beans were staples on the trail in the old West. They were cheap to buy, relatively easy to carry, easy to cook, and above all, had a … Continue reading

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MNF Baked Olives in Cheese

My plan for this blog was to talk about olives – a fruit about which I am NOT fond; in fact, I don’t eat them unless they are chopped up so finely that I don’t notice them. You know I’m … Continue reading

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Chocolate Irish Potato Cake

What do you do with left-over mashed potatoes? Since I rarely make them, I always have left-overs and I usually just make a patty, lightly flour it, and fry it up for breakfast along with my usual cheese omelet instead … Continue reading

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MNF Shrimp with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Shrimp are a wonderful seafood to serve as a main course or an appetizer. You can buy them fresh or frozen, raw (often called green) or cooked. Buying them raw is usually less expensive but they are really easy to … Continue reading

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Lemon Sesame Scallops

If you are not a fan of scallops as I am, most scallop recipes can be adjusted to use chicken breast pieces. The taste won’t be the same, of course, but it is a way to adapt a recipe that … Continue reading

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