This is the ninth installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge As the year winds down so do the celebrations in our household. Thanksgiving is usually big with the big feast which then fuels us for the commercial part of Christmas aka: Black Friday. Some reason this year, we had the feast of Thanksgiving but it didn’t fuel ourselves for the commercialism of Christmas. Both … Continue reading A Shot Gun Timing Christmas Disaster! And Fire in the Hole!
This is the eighth installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge. Here I am on a Friday night and I am in between loads of laundry which would have been done earlier this morning except for one darn good reason… my new job! Yep, I am moving on up in this world and getting a piece of the pie. Well, a small piece which is … Continue reading From the Beginning
This is the seventh edition of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge. This edition is from a Year of Holidays cookbook , Thanksgiving, pgs: 244- 286. Thanksgiving has definitely come and gone here in the US, and yes, Christmas is literally just days away! Are you ready for it? I and going to be honest here, I am not ready for Christmas. I usually am but … Continue reading Thankful & Blessed
This is the sixth installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge Meatballs and meatloaf depending on who makes them are usually made of the same consistency. For instance I grew up with my mom’s meatballs and meatloaf using bread crumbs and egg as the binder for both. To be quite frank, that is how I thought everyone made their meatballs and meatloaves. Because I even … Continue reading It’s a Meatball and Meatloaf Variation Nation.
This is the fifth installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge Buttered Rosemary Rolls Recipe No. 17 Rhode’s dinner rolls are a staple in my mother’s house. My mom uses them for every holiday because lets face it they are convenient and one less worry to think about when you (for instance my mom) is the only one making that big holiday dinner. I’ll tell … Continue reading One for the Road
This is the Fourth Installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge I know frying foods is a staple of southern cooking but can we also say that fried food is a staple in all American cooking. It really does rank right up there with baseball, apple pie, Johnny Cash and Elvis. I mean there is nothing like fried chicken or in my neck of the … Continue reading It’s Go’n to Fry, Fry, Fry…Fry…Fry…Fry!
Halloween is a holiday in our house that just comes and goes. There is not much effort in putting forth except for buying a bag of candy and leaving the porch light on to single trick-or-treaters that we have candy to give. This year however, was different since I committed myself to a cookbook challenge I knew that Ree’s holiday book would be the one … Continue reading Cooking From a Year of… Halloween 2019
Installment Two of the Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge. Knock You Naked Brownies Recipe No. 2 TW and I were in our apartment for almost two months before our neighbors to the right of us moved in. The family consisted of a single mom with a teenage daughter. Occasionally we will hear laughter (which is nice) through our walls from them, especially when the daughter has … Continue reading Friday Night Lights Dinner with Knock You Naked Brownies
Introduction to the Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge Which is why it has been quiet here lately. That, my work schedule and family events. My kiddo was up from school for a couple of weekends. For those of you who have adult children, you know that those moments when you kiddos come around are so precious. Let me tell y’all about this quest that I am … Continue reading I am on a Quest!
You know that old saying; “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!” I am there. I am not going to divulge what it is that has me frustrated and discouraged and feeling like….uggh, but after reading an article on LinkedIn on my lunch break this afternoon, I now know that I am not the only one out there in this same predicament. I know that … Continue reading Oh, Lemons!!!!