Burgoo Making – Days 1 and 2

I’ve read that making burgoo is a three day job and I believe it. Saturday, day 1, I boiled and shredded the pork and lamb. The broth from both was saved for the soup ....more

Design Wall – November 30, 2015

Nothing new for me . ....more

Busy Long Weekend

When I’m quiet, ...more

Stash Report – Week 48, 2015

About half a yard of fabric was used for tying up tomatoes but I’m not even counting that. It was ugly fabric anyway! ...more

New Instant Pot Owners – Please Read

Quite a few of you have let me know that you ordered the Instant Pots today. I believe Amazon has now sold out but they are offering a “Smart” model. It’s about $130, which is close to half off the regular price ....more

Funny Weather

I just logged into Accuweather and the last three places I checked weather were Quapaw, OK; Monett, MO and Brownwood, TX. Three different states and it’s 36º in all three places and the feels like temps are 23, 24 and 25. And, look where it feels the coldest of the three! ...more

The Sales

The day isn’t over but I’m done shopping . . so says my husband . . who, by the way, is still shopping online ....more

Pressure Cooker On Sale

I’m not trying to convince anyone to spend money but you know how much I love my Instant Pot 7 in 1 pressure cooker. Right now, Amazon has it on sale for $78.50. It says the sale is good for 16 hours so check it before placing your order ....more

The Thanksgiving Feast

It didn’t seem like an overwhelming job to get the Thanksgiving lunch done yesterday. I think having bought the pies, made the cornbread ahead of time, and brined the turkey really helped. The already brined, seasoned turkey was stuffed with aromatics and roasted about 4 hours ....more

Happy Thanksgiving

I hope you’ve all had a great Thanskgiving! It was just the two of us here . . some years it bothers me not having family around and some years it doesn’t ....more