Category Archives: potatoes

Simple, Easy Shepherd’s Pie

I remember with great clarity just how hectic it was to prepare good, wholesome meals for my family when I was a young working woman and mom.  I was always looking for recipes that could be prepared from ingredients that … Continue reading

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30-Minute Filet Bourguignonne with Mashed Potatoes

We had been on the road traveling first to a motorcycle rally in Greenville, South Carolina, and then over to Huntsville, Alabama to visit family.  During our eleven day trip we only enjoyed onegreat meal.   Consequently, I was anxious to … Continue reading

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White Cheddar-Potato Gratin

I must tell you that I am a die-hard creamy scalloped potato girl.  However, I am always open to new and healthier substitutes. We traveled back to Northern Virginia this holiday season to visit with our children and grandchildren and … Continue reading

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A ‘Wow’ Sunday dinner

So far, in my search for new, lighter recipes during the holiday season, I have prepared a seafood, pork chop, vegetarian and pasta dish.  Three of the dishes made it into my ‘keeper’ file. It was time to prepare a … Continue reading

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Wonderfully moist, brined Thanksgiving turkey

If you have never brined a turkey before, you really must try this turkey recipe I found this recipe in Southern Living Cooking for Christmas 2012. This is a special edition presented exclusively by Dillard’s that I picked up on a shopping … Continue reading

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From the heart chicken soup

I have often said, firmly believe and written that chicken soup contains healing powers.  Of course, that has been debated by many over the years.  I just know that for me a bowl of warm chicken soup puts my mind … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound–Jack Daniel’s Distillery

We got off to a late start today.  Storms were raging all around us and we were trying to decide whether to settle down and spend an additional night in Glasgow or take a chance and see how far down … Continue reading

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