Category Archives: Ma’s Specialties

Gravy Trick!

My mom rarely makes her gravy only on the stove top. Her step mom taught her a trick that she passed on to me. I know I don’t use this trick to it’s full potential -but a few nights ago, … Continue reading

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Ma’s Homemade Bread

I wrote this post YEARS ago on my old, old blog.  I keep looking for it here, and keep forgetting that it ISN’T here, so to do away with all the searching, I’m just going to post it here as … Continue reading

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Mom’s Cookies -remix

My mom makes the BEST cookies.  Really, she does.  Taking a bite out of one of her chocolate chip cookies takes me back home in an instant, and if ever I’m feeling homesick for the days when my metabolism moved … Continue reading

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Granola

Feeding my family better has been quite the journey!  I am really loving it and I’ve lost a couple pounds, so that helps to keep me motivated. I’m not sure if this granola is healthy or not… I mean, it … Continue reading

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Steak Marinade

This marinade recipe I’m about to give you is sacred around these parts.  It is my Dad’s signature grill meal, and no one messes with it.  He used to sign up to feed the missionaries and then grill steaks for … Continue reading

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Easy Cheesy Chicken Nachoes

The pictures in this post are really bad. I usually try to take pictures in the daytime, but I made this recipe for dinner.  I don’t usually even start making dinner until the sun is down.The lighting is rearry bad. … Continue reading

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Custard

When I was growing up, my mom used to make custard in the microwave.  I remember watching her sprinkle nutmeg over it, and I wanted nothing more than to steal it away from her and scarf it all down. It … Continue reading

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Orange Rolls

I’ve posted this recipe several different places: one being on the “old” blog I started last year. I’m obviously still working on importing all of my entires. In the meantime, this recipe MUST be accessible. I snapped a few pictures … Continue reading

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What Mommy Made

I went to visit my mom two days ago.  Know what she was doing? Making turtle pancakes! She didn’t have a squirt bottle to use, so she just put her batter into a ziploc bag and nipped the end ever … Continue reading

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Gingersnaps

There’s a really ridiculous part of me today that wants to call these ginger-o-snaps.  But I won’t. These are my mom’s gingersnaps and there is NO GINGERSNAP that surpasses them.  When I moved away to college, I raided my mom’s … Continue reading

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