NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR REFRIGERATOR DAY November 15th

National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day on November 15 encourages us to prepare for the upcoming holidays. Get together a soap and hot water filled bucket, disinfectant, a sponge and a garbage bag. Then you will be ready for the day! With family gathering and a large turkey waiting to be roasted, cleaning out the …
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NATIONAL CHILI MONTH – October

Each year in October when the air starts to get a nip to it, National Chili Month comes around to warm us up. What a perfect time to honor the ultimate chilly weather snack, just as winter is right around the corner. Chili is the ULTIMATE comfort food. Close your eyes and picture this: the first snow …
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Better Breakfast Day – September 26

Wake up America — let’s make the most of our mornings! Eating a healthy breakfast has never been more important. We’re a nation on the go. Nine-to-five has become seven-to-six — or worse. Hours like that require serious nutritional planning. Skipping breakfast might have worked back in your parents’ day, but rushing out the door …
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BACON DAY – December 30

On December 30th each year, bacon lovers celebrate one of nature’s favored gifts on Bacon Day! Everything is better with bacon. Someone said that once. And our research shows very little to dispute this assertion. In the United States and Canada, bacon is made from the pork belly. Elsewhere in the world, the side and …
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January 1, 2020! New Years Day

Happy New Year! If your bleary eyed and looking for Asprin, that was an energetic whisper instead of a yell… Well 2020 is officially here. Now if I can just train myself to write that year, on important things like billing, receipts and checks. If you haven’t adjusted your organizer, calendars, and yearly to-do lists, …
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My Blue Cheese, Spinach stuffed Beef Wellingtons

While these do take a bit of work, you will be rewarded with each bite of these delicious Wellingtons. I usually do these as a labor of love on special occasions like New Year’s Eve or an Anniversary. They also work well for a special dinner for 2. Just add candlelight, and a salad. A …
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Beef Pepper Steak

Ingredients 2 lbs sirloin steak sliced ultra thin2 medium bell peppers1/2 onion cut into strips2 Tbsp soy sauce1 cup beef broth4 cups cooked rice2 tsp olive oil2 Tbsp cornstarch dissolved in waterCalphalon Contemporary Hard-Anodized Aluminum Nonstick Cookware, Deep Skillet, 13-inch, Black by Calphalon Directions Once steak and veggies are sliced heat medium skillet on medium-high heat. …
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Ground Beef Stroganoff

1 lbs ground beef1 can cream or mushroom soup1 8 oz jar sliced mushrooms, drained1 pkg Beef Stroganoff seasoning mix1/4 c finely chopped onion1 cup sour creamGolden egg noodles Freezer meal directions Brown ground beef, drainLet cool.  In gallon freezer bag add mushrooms, cream soup, onions, seasoning mix, and cooled ground beef.  Remove air from …
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Fall into Happiness

September is here! I love fall, & not just because pumpkin-spice everything is back on menu’s. (I’m a Cinnamon dolce latte girl.) After the high temperatures of summer in Florida I look forward to cooler breezes blowing through the northwest Florida climate. While our fall runs a much shorter period of time here there are …
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