Christmas Kitchen Secrets of the Organized

  “Gosh, she made it look so easy!” – That’s what we all wish our guests would think when they visit.  Entertaining, on top of working, holiday shopping and company, … Continued

Hot Fire for Curing and Cleaning Cast Iron

Techniques for Restoring an old Cast Iron Skillet How To Use A Hot Fire For Curing And Cleaning Cast Iron Mike DuBois from Missouri (8/24/06) At a library I recently … Continued

Troubleshooting Bubbles in Fondant Icing

Bubbles in Fondant Icing Here are a few thoughts about the Bubbles in Fondant Icing that form in the fondant.  I find that there are at least three (3) different … Continued

Assembling Wedding Cakes

  Assembling Wedding Cakes – Questions and Answers  All answers are by Peggy Weaver   1 or 2 days before an event, bake the cakes, make a simple syrup and … Continued

Baptismal or Christening Cake Recipe

Baptismal or Christening Cake Recipe: With lots of June brides, there are lots of babies.  My new neighbor inspired this Baptismal or Christening Cake Recipe.  This Baptismal or Christening Cake … Continued

Ear of Corn Cupcakes

Ear of Corn Cupcakes Tutorial and Recipe

 Ear of Corn Cupcakes Recipe By Peggy Weaver Since Fall is the best time of year for corn on the cob, I decided that I should make these delightful Ear of … Continued

Tips for working with kids in the kitchen

Tips For Working with Kids In The Kitchen

  There are a zillion benefits to working with your child in the kitchen.  Not only do you get that precious one-on-one time with your child, you get to teach … Continued

Change Your Kitchen Along With Your Hair Color

Change Your Kitchen Along With Your Hair Color – Over the course of the years, I have changed my hair color.  I have changed my fashions.  I have changed states, … Continued

Breakfast School Day Menus

    Organization of School Day Breakfast Menus     And so begins the school day morning: “Please eat something.” “Just tell me what you want.” Then it moves to … Continued

Book Club and Dinner

Book Club and Dinner Just Go Together

  It is easy to organize a group to read, dine, and have fun   Book clubs and food just go together.  If you are sitting around and chatting, you will … Continued

Organize for Thanksgiving Clean-up

Organize Thanksgiving Dinner Clean-Up

Organize Thanksgiving Dinner Clean-Up – Putting out a big Thanksgiving spread creates something for which to be thankful.  It also creates a giant mess in the kitchen and a ton … Continued

Al Fresco Entertaining

 Al Fresco Entertaining Seven Tips for an Al Fresco Summer Party    Al Fresco Entertaining – means out in the open, is a great way to enjoy the later part … Continued

Round zucchini squash

Round Zucchini Squash with Banana Peppers Recipe

  When the different squash and chile peppers are in season, I like cooking them simply to bring out their distinct flavors and sweetness.  The fresh lemon juice compliments the … Continued

Zesty Chicken pasta

Zesty Chicken Pasta with Peppers Recipe

This healthy and colorful Zesty Chicken Pasta with Peppers is very fresh tasting and great for your Fall harvest of garden peppers and tomatoes. This pasta dish is easy to … Continued

Fruit and Vegetable Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette Recipe

  I love this bright, refreshing salad in the winter when days are damp and cold, and I am craving garden tomatoes.  Look for Sweet Grape Tomatoes at your local … Continued