Baking, Art & Football

Well, Super Bowl Sunday turned out to be a lot more eventful then the actually Superbowl.  I'm sorry, but did anyone else think that game was a little boring?  For me the highlight of those four hours was The Who's performance. Great light show! ...more

Oven Chimis - Chimichangas!

For dinner I made a fantastic main course that was super easy, freezes well and cost about a dollar per serving. Fantastic! ---- Click here to continue recipe and photos ---- ...more

Help with Venison

I don't cook very well. So, when I ask this question, let us all remember to use small, layman, words so I do not get spooked and run away. My husband had shot a deer this past hunting season. My daughter and husband love to eat this deer meat. Me, I cannot get past the unusual smell of it. So, here is the question ~ For the love of Pete, how are you supposed to cook this stuff. We have steaks, roasts, ground meat, chops. What am I supposed to do with it? ...more

Thank you so much for the advice and recipies.  We will certainly try it.  When we do, I will ...more

RECIPE: Gluten-Free, Casein-Free, Soy-Free Pot Roast in the Crock Pot

(Photos and more GFCFSF recipes at This is the first time I've ever made a gluten-free, casein-free (GFCF) pot roast! This recipe is based on one my friend, Stacey, sent me. Unfortunately, the "real" one contains no-no's like onion soup mix (contains monosodium glutamate, or "MSG"), cream of mushroom soup (casein), and red wine (the salicylates in red grapes make my son hyper). So I had to make some stuff up along the way. ...more

Gluten-Free, Casein-Free (GFCF) Crock Pot Chicken Soup

Photo at - More GFCF recipes at My son heralded this recipe "delicious!" as he thrust his spoon into the air! This one is really easy, hearty, and, of course, it's gluten-free, casein-free, and soy-free. (and it's egg-free, too, for anybody dealing with that!) Ingredients: 1 large potato, peeled & chopped 1/2 small bag of peeled baby carrots 1 yellow onion, peeled & quartered 2-3 green onions (the long, skinny ones), chopped 1 pkg. boneless, skinless chicken thighs ...more

Cold Hard Cash Thats What it Takes

It about time for me to up date my walking ticker factory. I figure for last two week I walk 5 miles. I keep saying I’m going to get my self on morning routine but it has happen or I don’t know what type of routine I want I did get some bulbs planted in my patriotic flower bed. Let see if I can recall what I plant or spell it right. White daffodil, red tulips, white easter hythsen, white narcissism, and I hope I mention all the flowers. I still have a few I bought that I want to put in my purple and yellow flower bed but it needs clean out. ...more