Granite Countertop Cleaner

Granite Countertop Cleaner

If you don't learn from the pros, who can you learn from?  My countertop installer gave me this "recipe" for granite counterto… ...
Growing Ginger Root

Growing Ginger Root

I often wondered if it was possible to grow the Ginger root/Zingiber officinale I saw at our grocery store - so I decided to try. … ...
Sheet Mulching

Sheet Mulching

Have you heard of sheet composting? There it is in the picture. It doesn't look like much you say?? Well . . . it won't look lik… ...
Fries, Glorious Fries

Fries, Glorious Fries

There are almost as many names for this side dish as their are variations to the recipe.  I have heard them called Garbage Fries,… ...

Beef and Noodles

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  I don’t know about you, but I am a sucker for pasta and sauce, or, in this case, gravy.  Add a little . . .

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Growing Onions

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Storage onions are one of my “gotta grow” crops. We always try to grow enough to keep us supplied  through the winter. The . . .

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Beef Rib Roast

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Early on in my cooking experience, I ran across a book by Adelle Davis, Let’s Cook It Right.  As is the case with most . . .

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Braised Leg of Lamb


Easter is here and my Eastern European roots are showing. Lamb is more Serbian or Greek than Russian or Polish, which I am, but . . .

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TKC Irish Coffee, a.k.a., Leprechaun Libation


I developed this version of Irish Coffee one night after I had tried a few and found them lacking. I believe you, and any . . .

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Helpful Equipment - Seed Starting Basics

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NOOOO!!! More snow, more cold, and more mud. AAARAUGH!!! Dear Mother Nature, It is the middle of March. It is obvious you have . . .

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Corned Beef and Cabbage


      If you’ve been following us for a while, you may have already run across the Deli Corned Beef recipe. If not, . . .

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Brownies - Mom's Recipe

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Chocolate! I admit that I do not have much of a sweet tooth but every so often I like a taste of chocolate . . .

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