Cook Books

I have quite an extensive collection of cookbooks and recipes. some of them dating back to the 50s, but there is always room for one more. A good Twitter friend and I were discussing recipes and he mentioned a book he had recently purchased at Cracker Barrell. I looked it up on Amazon and found […]


No recipe needed here. You will find one on the bag of butterscotch chips. Grab yourself a bag, along with a box of quick oats, and head for the kitchen. That’s where you’ll find me. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Cookware Review

I think most everyone has at least one skillet in their kitchen that they rely on when they need a non-stick surface.Over the years,numerous types have been on the market, with all of them failing after a few uses. Nothing seems to work well for long. Until now!!!!! (Fair warning: plug for a brand coming […]

Fruit Cobbler

This is a simple, easy to make dessert recipe that gets lots of use in the Vero household. Fresh strawberries, peaches, black raspberries, blackberries, etc. sooner or later make their way into the pan. Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 cups sugar2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup milk1/2 stick butter or margarine3 to 4 […]


FOUR days between food blogs is disgraceful! This is mine and Hubby’s favorite cookie. I make them really often. Ingredients_______________ 1 stick butter melted1 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup canned pumpkin (not pie filling mix)1 large egg1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar1/4 teaspoon saltPinch of ground nutmeg_____________1/3 cup sugar1 […]


Many years ago when I was a young mother with a new baby, a kind neighbor brought me a bowl of stew for dinner. It was so good, that I immediately ran over and begged her for the recipe. It has been a favorite in my family ever since. If you try it, be sure […]