Melancholy reflections;Autumn, family, recipes and...Grandma Alice's Apple Cake!Autumn reigns in my heart and is a favored season of many of my loved ones. It was Mom's and has always been my favorite season. Every year when the season finally arrives I reminisce, recalling wonderful memories of Autumn; vivid colors, crisp air, fragrant autumn fruit, comfort… Continue reading Autumn Memories & Grandma’s Apple Cake
Announcing the death of 'funeral potatoes'....we now call them 'happy tators'! I have been absent for a while...at least not posting much here at Home and The Range. I was beginning to think my job may be the death of me...I mean my blog! I truly miss this little blog when I'm away! Home and… Continue reading FUNERAL POTATOES (aka Nauvoo Potatoes)…and we call them ‘HAPPY POTATOES’!
My final photo challenge...blue photo. This photo reminds me of life's simple pleasures. I remember how much my children enjoyed having a large balloon tied to their wrist, watching it bob and drift and sway. Then, when the moment was right...letting it go and watching it drift away into the clouds. Simple pleasures...sweet! And...another sweet… Continue reading Photo Challenge…Blue wrap up….Blueberry Cheesecake Bars, YUM!
Today was one of those great 'Combo' days... The Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo! No lengthy post today about the history or traditions of either event or celebration...just something to 'whet your appetite'... Appetizers! Although I didn't go to Churchill Downs this year to enjoy the event (Kentucky Derby), there were treats to celebrate the… Continue reading Those Devils…Riding Horseback! A Derby Day treat…and our new Salsa recipe for Cinco de Mayo!
Ok...you had the Taco Soup...right? Ready for dessert? We had...Kentucky Spice Cookies (with Vanilla Ice Cream)! They are tasty! If you love gingersnaps or gingerbread...I think you'll love these snappy gems also. I found this recipe in my San Francisco A La Carte cookbook (go figure). According to SFALC... "The recipe for these marvelous morsels… Continue reading Yes…we had dessert…Kentucky Spice Cookies…Yum!