Portuguese Sweet Bread

This delicious bread is such a treat in our house. It is lightly sweet, soft and delicious. By the time I am done baking the second loaf, the first one is usually almost gone!


Sausage Gravy

Biscuits and Gravy is a favorite dish around here – and made more often for “Breakfast for Dinner” than for actual breakfast! Here is how to make this simple partner for your biscuits.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Homemade Cranberry Sauce for Thanksgiving

This past Autumn, I went on several berry-picking expeditions out in the tundra. On one of the trips, I picked scads of cranberries for just this reason. There is nothing better, and simpler, than homemade cranberry sauce.


Beginning a Cooking Series! | #Cooking50States

I’m about to start a series of recipes! I’ll be working my way around the country, cooking dishes that represent each state! With each post, I’ll also share interesting facts about the state being featured. Beginning with Alabama – I am told that Peanuts accurately depict our alphabetically first state in the food department. Do…

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Curse You Ice Fog!!!

Tonight is something that does not happen very often. A Solar Storm! Up in the sky is an AMAZING display of color and beauty….but what do I have? Ice Fog. I went out tonight and hoped to see some good displays, but no luck. I did take a couple pictures, but it was so sad,…

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Maple Walnut Pie

Looking ahead to Thanksgiving, I’m going to share this lovely goody with you. This pie is a nod to the traditional Pecan pie, with a bit of a difference. It uses Walnuts instead of Pecans, and Maple Syrup instead of Karo. The results are delicious!


Baked Hot Wings

My husband loves spicy. I mean really, really loves spicy. He puts hot sauce on almost everything you can imagine, even, and I shudder as I type this…chicken & dumplings! Me? Now I’m not a fan of spicy. I run far, far away from it. I’m a total wimp. But these wings aren’t so insanely,…

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A History of – Veterans’ Day

Let us take a moment to remember all of the veterans who have served our country, protecting not only our freedom, but the freedom of others around the world, any time “Uncle Sam” asked. This is my Poppy – while he was serving in World War II

Roasted Spiced Nuts

Roasted Spiced Nuts

Here is another Holiday treat that I make every year. I make this not only for my own family, but I will make a couple extra batches and give it out as gifts in jars with pretty ribbon.


The Aurora Borealis

For those of you that have just found me, let me share again, that I live in Alaska. Up here we have the amazing opportunity to experience the handiwork of God up close and personal. I don’t get much sleep because of it. Why? Because I am running out in arctic temperatures, tripod and camera…

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