Market to Table and The Wrapper

Market to Table and The Wrapper

Now that we just ate all the “comfort foods” we can possibly eat, I am beginning 2014 with an important goal…  I created this site to be a wonderful place for everyone to find ideas; Ideas for flavors, Ideas for exploring new places and Ideas for turning junk into treasure!  So, beginning today you will […]

Yeast Rolls

Yeast Rolls

Here is my attempt to provide a detailed explanation of how Grandma Carol (my mom) makes her rolls… (Recipe at bottom of page) Put milk and water in a pot on the stove. Add Salt and Butter Add Sugar (I am no chemistry major but I’m pretty sure yeast likes sugar). Heat until butter, salt […]

The Misfit Cafeteria Trays

The Misfit Cafeteria Trays

I blame these!  I blame these adorable metal cafeteria trays for our entire theme this year at Christmas….. Have you ever spotted something in a flea market or thrift store and you just couldn’t stop thinking about it?  For months, I thought about these trays after seeing them in June at one of our favorite flea markets in […]

Savannah’s Simple Baklava

Savannah’s Simple Baklava

As I sit here looking out my window at the snow capped mountains of Montana, I suddenly wonder what is Greece like this time of year? No, those are not my toes in the waters of Tolo,  they are Charlotte’s but that doesn’t matter.  Although our tour of Greece took place during Summer last year, we have been enjoying Savannah’s Baklava for […]

It’s Time for a Rattlesnake Roundup!

It’s Time for a Rattlesnake Roundup!

Isn’t Christmas time wonderful?  Going to see The Nutcracker (Charlotte’s first Nutcracker on Pointe!) That was Thanksgiving weekend and since then we have been busy decorating for Christmas, making Burlap Garlands and Burlap Runners… and cooking a 5 course meal for a lovely group of teens for their Sweetheart Dance.  Now that those two major events […]

Goodies and Gifts for Teachers

Goodies and Gifts for Teachers

Last night after recovering from the fact that Rumple is gone and Emma and Henry have false memories (Once Upon A Time TV show)….We finished the Oreo Truffles.  We gave these goodies to the teachers in Atlanta at Charlotte’s Middle School last year along with Baklava.  They were pretty tasty, but I feel like this batch is […]

Spiced Curry Lamb Burgers with Lemon Herb Sauce

Spiced Curry Lamb Burgers with Lemon Herb Sauce

This recipe is one the girls and I came up with during the summer upon returning from Greece.  We longed for the fresh, healthy Mediterranean flavors and decided to grill some burgers!  Delicious served in Pita Bread or any bun you like!  We garnish them with Tomato Cucumber Salad (Charlotte’s simple and light version which does not […]

Old Fashioned Homemade Noodles

Old Fashioned Homemade Noodles

This recipe for Homemade Noodles has been handed down for many generations in my family.  My mommy taught me and she learned it from my dad’s mom,  Granny Helen who learned it from her German Mother.  Granny Helen’s maiden name was Hans.  I never really paid much attention to ancestry as a kid but during a trip […]

Ragtime Burlap Garland

Ragtime Burlap Garland

Hey, everyone!  I finally got our tree up after last week’s nationwide arctic blast.  Here in Montana we experienced record lows.  Thank goodness we live in The Bitterroot Valley which is mild compared to up north where they apparently learned what -50 feels like!  So, here I am starting this blog about how to spend less time […]

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