Breads, Desserts, Traditions

Warm sticky cinnamon buns…cold weather favorite!  

My dear friends on diets or watching gluten... please dont hate me for this one. I Love the smell of warm cinnamon bread in the house. My secret to adding this recipe in my simple/easy file is my bread machine. Making the dough in the bread machine takes the mess, sweat and time off your… Continue reading Warm sticky cinnamon buns…cold weather favorite!  

Traditions

Family Traditions-Fire Roasted Chile Peppers 

Traditions run deep with me. I remember the long hours and rich stories around the copper kettle making applebutter.Usually a  congregation of neighborhood effort where we all bring our jars, apples, sugar and cinnamon oil  together for the production and social event. Several hundred jars would be filled for the winter months to come bringing… Continue reading Family Traditions-Fire Roasted Chile Peppers 

Entrees, Traditions

Cheesey Stuffed Shells-Crockpot simple (kid approved)

Crockpots Rock for working mommas! I love this simple recipe you can pre-prep the night before. Kids love the question... one shell or two?. I like sweet italian sausage but this is great as a vegetarian option or standard hamburger. Sweet italian sausage Large shell noodles Ricotta cheese quart container Mozzarella cheese (1 pound shread)… Continue reading Cheesey Stuffed Shells-Crockpot simple (kid approved)

Traditions

Call me crazy… I know no stranger… Its just who I am. 

Where I grew up in that quaint community in Virginia, neighbors loved one another like family, sweet tea always welcomed you on front porches with swing time, conversations and sometimes some song. ( ok most times good music)  So when I tell people my door is always open, some look at me crazy - you… Continue reading Call me crazy… I know no stranger… Its just who I am.