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Friday, May 31, 2024

Easy Baked Mushrooms with Thyme and Garlic

Is your family a mushroom loving family? If so, you will enjoy this easy to prepare side-dish of Easy Baked Mushrooms with Thyme and Garlic it is one you will want to serve again and again...it's that good. 


Thursday, May 30, 2024

Weekend Traffic Jam Reboot 05.31.2024

Welcome to another great weekend, and what better way to enjoy it in full than with a visit to Weekend Traffic Jam Reboot! What makes this link-up special is that we encourage you to link up not only your current posts and great ideas, but also the great stuff in your archives! 

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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Easy Overnight Baked Amish Oatmeal

If oatmeal is the breakfast of choice at your house, you will want to add this delicious Easy Overnight Baked Amish Oatmeal to your list of oatmeal based recipes on rotation! I guarantee you will love it...


Tuesday, May 28, 2024

How to make Homemade Chocolate Syrup

Homemade Chocolate Syrup, don't forget to put a jar of this in your fridge, perfect for chocolate milk, cold mochas and a quick drizzle over just about anything where chocolate would be invited!



Monday, May 27, 2024

Grab a Jar of Jam, Marinade and Grill Sauce!

Grab a Jar of Jam, Marinade and Grill Sauce because grilling season is always close at hand!


Welcome to the Senior Salon Pit Stop #312

Welcome! The Senior Salon Pit Stop is now open! We invite you to come and take a look at all the wonderful recipes, ideas, articles and printable lists and planners being shared at SSPS #312! Because I can guarantee that you will be pleasantly surprised, with all the good stuff you are going to find…so I invite you to come and take a look. 

 

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Weekend Traffic Jam Reboot 05.24.2024

Welcome to another great weekend, and what better way to enjoy it in full than with a visit to Weekend Traffic Jam Reboot! What makes this link-up special is that we encourage you to link up not only your current posts and great ideas, but also the great stuff in your archives! 

Yes, that's right, we love your new posts, but older posts are not only encouraged, but appreciated!




Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Mocha Date Cake.

Delicious, and moist, a dessert you will be proud to serve. Mocha Date Cake, is our newest whole wheat dessert that the whole family will enjoy!



Monday, May 20, 2024

Our Homestead Garden, from the DIY Homemade Household side of life.

I think this move to East Texas is at least my 35th move! As a child we moved frequently, often once a year. It was rare to go to the same school two years in a row...and while I would have never thought, that sitting here just shy of 7 decades traveling around the sun, I would be starting from scratch in a new state. And yet, here we are...



Welcome to the Senior Salon Pit Stop #311.

Welcome! The Senior Salon Pit Stop is now open! We invite you to come and take a look at all the wonderful recipes, ideas, articles and printable lists and planners being shared at SSPS #311! Because I can guarantee that you will be pleasantly surprised, with all the good stuff you are going to find…so I invite you to come and take a look. 

 


Saturday, May 18, 2024

Easy and Delicious Pea Salad Plate with Tomatoes and Cashews

Easy and Delicious Pea Salad Plate with Tomatoes and Cashews is a fresh breath of air, for salads any time of the year! This delicious salad calls for frozen peas, which is perfect, because good quality frozen peas are available year-round.




Thursday, May 16, 2024

Weekend Traffic Jam Reboot 05.17.2024

Welcome to another great weekend, and what better way to enjoy it in full than with a visit to Weekend Traffic Jam Reboot! What makes this link-up special is that we encourage you to link up not only your current posts and great ideas, but also the great stuff in your archives! 

Yes, that's right, we love your new posts, but older posts are not only encouraged, but appreciated!




Wednesday, May 15, 2024

How to Cook Brown Rice. A soaked and parboiled method.

Is brown rice on your table often? It is on ours! Since we eat a lot of long-grain brown rice, I wanted to learn to cook it perfectly in my Instant Pot. After a while, it became simple to do, and so delicious to enjoy with our meals. Presenting, How to Cook Brown Rice in your Instant Pot, A soaked and parboiled method! Instructions are included for both long-grain and short-grain brown rice. 


No Waste No Worry Oat Cakes.

Do you have a bit of oatmeal leftover in the pan after everyone has had their breakfast? So did we! And while it makes a great snack, later in the day, it makes a better pan of No Waste No Worry Oat Cakes! These tender muffins are not only delicious, but also very frugal...



Monday, May 13, 2024

Maple and Butter Baked Apples, a slow cooker recipe

Maple and Butter Baked Apples, a delicious slow cooker recipe. Perfect for warm days or busy days, but now there is no reason not to make a delicious dessert the family will love! Who knew three little ingredients would come together so deliciously?


Welcome to the Senior Salon Pit Stop #310.

Welcome! The Senior Salon Pit Stop is now open! We invite you to come and take a look at all the wonderful recipes, ideas, articles and printable lists and planners being shared at SSPS #310! Because I can guarantee that you will be pleasantly surprised, with all the good stuff you are going to find…so I invite you to come and take a look. 

 

Sunday, May 12, 2024

Chicken or Pork Chops with Vegetables Skillet Meal

Looking for more vegetables on your dinner plate? How about this one-pan Chicken or Pork Chops with Vegetables Skillet Meal, it is easy, delicious, only takes one pan, and you get vegetables! By the way it is also delicious when made with pork chops...



Thursday, May 9, 2024

Weekend Traffic Jam Reboot 05.10.2024

Welcome to another great weekend, and what better way to enjoy it in full than with a visit to Weekend Traffic Jam Reboot! What makes this link-up special is that we encourage you to link up not only your current posts and great ideas, but also the great stuff in your archives! 

Yes, that's right, we love your new posts, but older posts are not only encouraged, but appreciated!




Slow Cook and No Cook Favorites for the Warm days ahead!

Are you looking for a Slow Cook and No-Cook recipes? If so you are in luck, we are sharing some of our favorites! Not only delicious they are definitely easy on the cook!
 


Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Onion Island Salad Dressing

Onion Island Salad Dressing, my husband's new favorite 1000 Island style dressing that we make at home. Perfect for the salad days of spring and summer!


Monday, May 6, 2024

Help is on the way! Recipes calling for ripe bananas!

If there is one thing that is happening in almost every kitchen as the weather turns into summer, it ripe and overripe bananas! what a perfect time for this collection of recipes calling for ripe bananas, and should you wish to slow down the avalanche of ripe bananas coming your way, I have included my foolproof way of storing bananas so they don't become over ripe...


Welcome to the Senior Salon Pit Stop #309

Welcome! The Senior Salon Pit Stop is now open! We invite you to come and take a look at all the wonderful recipes, ideas, articles and printable lists and planners being shared at SSPS #309! Because I can guarantee that you will be pleasantly surprised, with all the good stuff you are going to find…so I invite you to come and take a look. 



Sunday, May 5, 2024

Bistro Style Mustard and Shallot Vinaigrette.

Bistro Style Mustard and Shallot Vinaigrette! Just in time for all the beautiful greens and vegetables coming in for the fields of summer! The season of salads has begun...


Thursday, May 2, 2024

Weekend Traffic Jam Reboot 05.03.2024

 Welcome to another great weekend, and what better way to enjoy it in full than with a visit to Weekend Traffic Jam Reboot! What makes this link-up special is that we encourage you to link up not only your current posts and great ideas, but also the great stuff in your archives! 

Yes, that's right, we love your new posts, but older posts are not only encouraged, but appreciated!




Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Pork Chops with Scallions, start with the grill!

Pork Chops with Scallions are so good! A delicious dish of grilled golden brown pork chops finished in a savory sauce of soy, sherry, and vinegar. Add in the braised green onions and you have a wonderful dinner for the whole family. We like to serve this with brown rice and buttered carrots on the side!