Flocker’s Pie

Flocker’s Pie

Dear Neighbor, Here is a quick way to use up all those leftovers. You won’t need an ingredient you don’t already have! It’s my spin of beef Shepherd’s Pie. Spray the bottom of a 9 x 9 baking dish. Heat gravy thoroughly. In a large bowl mix all...

Homemade Coconut Oil Biscuit Mix

Dear Neighbor, Even Dr. Oz now teaches how healthy coconut oil is. It is proven to help you lose fat. For years it has been my oil of choice. I haven’t touched shortening in years and have been making coconut oil biscuits. Instead of dragging out all the...

Pea Guacamole

Dear Neighbor, Long ago I heard about the concept of making guacamole with peas. I was never interested in it but I got thinking, “I can’t grow avocados but I can grow peas!” ¬† I had to try the faux green recipe with frozen peas, so if I liked it, I...

Sassy Salad dressing

Dear Neighbor, This is a simple dressing recipe that just tweeks an existing old favorite into something Southwestern and sassy. Great for southwestern style wraps, salads or for dipping vegetables. Sassy Salad Dressing 1 cup of  Buttermilk Ranch dressing 1/2 c. taco...

Simple Margarita Recipes

Dear Neighbors, I had to giggle when I discovered there was a National Margarita Day, (Feb. 22) Here I thought we only had Cinqo De Mayo to celebrate the margarita. I am a bit of a margarita snob. I found it hard to find one I really, really liked. I have made them...

Fiesta Soup

Dear Neighbor, Today, I wasn’t feeling well and the thought of cooking made me greener. So out came my favorite kitchen helper: the crock pot. I quickly made dinner and went back to bed. Crocks are great for hot summer days because you can be in the kitchen when...