22,600 Views for …

Could you even begin to guess what post/recipe of mine received this many views (24,458 total) out of more than 700 posts?   Instead of reposting it I am providing a link in case you would like to see the recipe.  It happens to be Stuffed Cabbage Rolls –  Weight Watcher’s Version.  There are obviously … Continue reading

Baby Snapping Turtle

Oh happy days I saved a baby turtle today.  As I was just about to get into my car to run some errands, lo and behold I could see this baby turtle in my driveway.  Upon closer examination it is a snapper – a long ways from some water at least for a little guy … Continue reading

Sunshine Award

First of all I want to thank  those special people who have felt my blog was of value by nominating me for The Sunshine Award in the past few weeks.  Indu and Ngan – you have shown me so much kindness since I joined Angie’s weekly party with your friendliness, comments and interest in the posts I make.    This is … Continue reading

One Final Flight | Flying Magazine

One Final Flight | Flying Magazine. Before Age 65, One Final Flight               By Bethany Whitfield                    /                    Published: Feb 25, 2014 Related Tags: Pilots, Adventures & More, Flying Opinion The author and her dad sitting in a 737 cockpit before his last airline flight as PIC.   Enlarge Photo Like so many of us who … Continue reading

Kitchen Gadgets – Cookies for the Rim of Your Coffee Cup

While browsing through my local baking store I ran across this Christmas cookie cutter set by Wilton Products (see 4 more sets below). The gingerbread man first attracted me as I collect many gingerbread items including almost 30 cookie cutters.  The reindeer is pretty cute too!  Then when I read  the cookies hang over the edge of a … Continue reading

Veal (or Chicken) Colombo with Palmina Sauce

This is another very old recipe and dates back to the time when my favorite news channel, WXYZ-TV hosted a weekly “Friday Feast” where they would highlight a local restaurant.  This recipe came from The Victorian Room located in Warren, Michigan.  At some point it was called Costanzo’s Victorian Room and then in 2000 they … Continue reading

Vegetable Ribbons Three Ways

I like to prepare these ribbons ahead of time and then cook briefly  in a butter/olive oil mixture.    This recipe is quick and is a very tasty side dish that goes well with any entrée.  The second recipe is from Midwest Living magazine and the third is a Weight Watcher’s recipe which includes goat cheese. Just … Continue reading

Oven Fried Chicken Two Ways

A very good baked fried chicken that is soaked in buttermilk overnight.  I compared the recipes I had and the first one posted below was different because of the mayonnaise.  I have always soaked my chicken, fried or baked, in buttermilk for probably 35 years.   An idea from an old neighbor who made all of the … Continue reading

French Toast Four Ways

Happy New Years!  How is this for a great start to the New Year or for any morning for breakfast?  In my home this is a preferred meal of the day and oh so good with fresh bread from your bread machine (see my recipe Maple Buttermilk Bread in the Mini Zo) and delicious Michigan maple syrup.  … Continue reading