July 25, 2017

Alleluia! Finally a Recipe for Homemade Pizza Crust

homemade pizza crust

Making homemade pizza crust is something I’ve tried to master for quite some time. I’ve even been known to say it’s on my bucket list. How could combining some flour, yeast, and oil be so difficult?  Why is it so cheap to buy premade dough at Trader Joe’s for $2, yet I can’t come close… Read more

Halloween (Then and Now) By Lillian Sanderson

halloween costume

I love Halloween!  I love the make-believe, dress up silliness of it all.  I love candy.  I love pumpkin carving and eating baked pumpkin seeds!  I think the holiday has become a big business and that’s ok, but I sort of wonder how most of today’s families plan for Halloween.   Can your children dress… Read more

Forget the envelope, make your own taco seasoning at home

taco seasoning

This tastes just like the taco seasoning packets at the store, but with ingredients you probably already have: 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional- I leave this out) 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon… Read more

Make Suz’s Tapenade

tapendade

This is a tasty condiment/ dip my sister, Suzanne, whipped up for us last weekend.  She served it in a bowl with sliced French bread.  It’s also great with veggies, crackers, or as a spread on sandwiches.  So much better than anything store bought!   1 cup Sundried tomatoes 1 clove garlic Handful of fresh… Read more