Monthly Archives: October 2011

Halloween Memories

This Halloween I’m going to make a batch of caramel corn in honor of Mrs. Griggs. Mrs. Griggs was a very grandmotherly neighbor who lived across the street from me when I was a young girl. In the days before … Continue reading

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Raiding Mr. McGregor’s Garden

Last week I made pizza pie which is featured on Valerie’s Cookbook.  As I was making the recipe I decided to update a few of the photos in my slide show.  The most important photo I needed was the first … Continue reading

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Gingersnaps

I have been meaning to publish my mom’s gingersnap recipe on Valerie’s Cookbook for quite some time and now it has finally been added. I have made some changes to the original recipe like substituting butter for shortening, using a … Continue reading

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Featuring Cocoa Fudge Cupcakes

My kids love homemade baked goods and I believe cupcakes rank right up at the top of their favorites list.  I made cocoa fudge cupcakes yesterday and only 8 of the 24 are left. Okay, I admit I may have … Continue reading

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Croutons

My crouton recipe from Valerie’s Cookbook is easy to make.  The total preparation and baking time is a mere 30 minutes. Croutons are a great addition to any green salad and are also good to snack on.  I usually make … Continue reading

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