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My mother always tried to get me to cook, she was a wonderful cook, but I was not interested. ( I was a teenager) I remember coming home from school and she had a pot of vegetable soup cooking on the stove and homemade bread coming out of the oven. It smelled delicious and was!

I remember going to my grandma’s house as a child and everything she cooked was delicious. She cooked at the schools for many years,  I never thought when I was out of high school and married that is what I would pursue.

My life career has been cooking for my family, cooking at schools, retirement centers, and my last job was at a Alzheimers Facility for 13 years. That was my favorite job.

I was the head cook at one of the schools I cooked at. I use to make  homemade croutons once a week, this delicious smell went through the school and I had all the teachers lining up to get some.           

  When it comes to cooking, it is important to keep in mind that everyone started somewhere. I do not know of a single person who was born with a wooden cooking  spoon and ready to go.                   

I have learned  so much through the years let me share some tips that help when you are cooking.

You always want your food to taste delicious so taste and season as you go.

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This is a must!  Clean your wooden cutting boards….Cut a lemon in half and dip the cut side with coarse salt. Use it to scrub your cutting board clean, then rinse.

 

Do you have a recipe that calls for buttermilk but don’t have any? You can make your own by putting a tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice into regular milk.

Keep notes on recipes that you try…..Soup could have used more tomato? Chicken needed ten more minutes in the oven? 

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(Picture from Grannies Pantries)

Burgers on the grill are delicious, but you have to take steps to keep them juicy. To keep them moist, put an ice cube in the middle of the meat before tossing it on the heat.

Instead of Chocolate chips add a chocolate bar. Chopping your own chips creates pockets of melty chocolate throughout your cookies—delicious!

Make sure you have white vinegar in your kitchen……works great if you burn yourself.

 Try these Homemade Spice Mixes From Real Simple Good…..You will never go back to store bought again. Recipes included for all.

 

 

Raising my family on the farm along with many foster children I cooked all the time. I always made sure there was a lot of healthy and delicious food for everyone. From time to time I will share some of my favorite recipes and then some from delicious ones I have found from others. Enjoy!

 

10 Tips to Make This Thanksgiving the Best One Yet..via HGTV.

 

 

We always have a Cheeseball for Thanksgiving. This recipe from Together As a Family is Delicious.

 

 

Baked Pumpkin Donuts are a simple and Delicious Autumn Treat that you will want to make all year round. Many people claim that these are the best donuts they have ever tasted! Recipe From Platter Talk.

 


The best Pumpkin Pie  ever! An easy and simple recipe perfect for all occasions like the coming fall season and Thanksgiving! Turn the Page for the Recipe from Deli Crunch.

 

Grandma’s Thanksgiving Dressing is the best side dish for any holiday meal where turkey and gravy are involved! Recipe From Sweet Pea Lifestyle.

Thanksgiving Punch for a Crowd – This easy, fall beverage favorite will be a delicious option this Thanksgiving when entertaining your family and friends! Recipe From iHeart Naptime.

 

A Variety of Cheese Cut With Leaf-Shaped Cookie Cutters make a quick and appealing appetizer for the holidays. Thanks The Yummy Life For Sharing.
This recipe for Chili is SOOOOOO Good!! It is from the Pioneer Woman. Turn the Page and Make this on a Cold Night. Believe me you will be making it a lot this winter. Get the recipe from the Cozy Cook.

 

Thanksgiving Pasties! The tastiest way to eat your leftovers. Turn the Page for the Recipe from 12 Tomatoes.

 

 

 

Mini Pies for Thanksgiving are a great alternative for your friends and family who can’t decide which kind of pie to have for their Thanksgiving Dessert. Two Sisters Crafting has these amazing recipes.

 

 

I Hope You Enjoy Theses Recipes, I Will Update More Soon.

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