OK. I am addicted to ordering online! I admit it. I love when packages arrive because it is just like Christmas in April, or May or June or....you get the drift. And last week, I received this beautiful ceramic strawberry candle basket and when I opened the lid.... Oh-My-Gosh!!!!! The scent of fresh strawberries slowly wafted up and I was dreaming of Strawberry Fields. Miles and miles of bright green leaved strawberry plants dotted with bright red strawberries. I love ... Read More about Strawberry Fields Forever And Peaches Too!
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Autumn Apple Vignette...so fun to put together for October. Apples, sunflowers, pumpkins, fresh bread, strawberry jam and apple cider! Now that is October wouldn't you say? I love October, and I really do not like to see it end... because not only is it the almost perfect time of year weather wise....it also happens to be the time I apparently like to move into homes. None of this was ever planned out in advance, but somehow we have managed to buy houses and move ... Read More about Autumn Apple Vignette…..And More!
Yes, there is Kansas Cuisine…and it is simply good home style cooking! It is what I grew up with and in my opinion, there is nothing better than Midwest cooking. I lived just 13 miles from the Brookville Hotel which to this day serves the same type of family style dinners….only one thing on the menu, Fried Chicken! Believe me, the menu doesn’t need anything else. In fact, there is no menu. Reservations are advised..... The chicken earned the James Beard Award-winning Fried Chicken ... Read More about Eight Wonders of Kansas Cuisine – Brookville Hotel Restaurant
Easter Brunch! Easter is a very special time of the year and while the Captain and I attend church on a regular basis....I especially like going to Sunrise Easter Services. Over the years, I have attended Sunrise Services on the top of a hilltop overlooking the Bennington State Lake in Kansas...and on the golden prairie among the wildflowers in Texas. Add in the mountains among the tall pines of the high mountain dessert of New Mexico. Mustn't forget the Lovely Sunrise Services ... Read More about Easter Brunch!
Canning/Preserving Bread & Butter Pickles! Still canning at this household this week....I love preparing and preserving veggies and fruits. I am sure that desire comes from both my Grandmothers....we always had sweet pickles, dill pickles and bread and butter pickles on hand with both of them canning on a regular basis. I am sure for those who have been "following" my Blog, you remember my post about root cellars and my promise to provide canning recipes handed down from my ... Read More about Canning/Preserving Bread & Butter Pickles