Blackberry Clafloutis (pronounced kla-FOO-tee) is simply elegant. Simple to make and elegant! I drafted this post a while back, prior to Dad's 90th birthday party celebration and the quick turnaround trip to my nephew's funeral. Times of celebration, though one included grieving, of two wonderful people in my life. I am grateful and blessed because… Continue reading My Diet? Ah Phooey… I made Clafoutis!!
I wanted to make a special treat for my granddaughter for her birthday this week and decided on Cannoli Cupcakes. Oh my goodness, or rather, Holy Cannoli, Batgirl!! You can see, from my granddaughter's reaction, these are the something special that I had hoped for! I could tell, evidenced by her wide eyed expression, that… Continue reading Holy Cannoli (Cupcake), Batgirl! So Good!
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’!
Today was the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday! I thought this would be a good day to post some pictures of Abe Lincoln's Kentucky home. Poppy and I went to see Abe's birthplace last fall. The grounds and surroundings are beautiful and we could imagine Abe running in those woods as a child. There is a small… Continue reading Remembering Honest Abe….his Kentucky home and favorite almond cake!
We have had some very strange weather this winter in Kentucky! It has gone from cold to high 60's, back to the teens, tornado weather and....finally....snow, beautiful snow! We have waited for the snow since the last snow just after Christmas! The snow we had then didn't stay on the ground for long. Our weather… Continue reading Snow and Yoberry (Yogurt Strawberry) Muffins…What a great Saturday!
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Here we are...already nearly one week into the new year! Do you have any resolutions for the year? res·o·lute! Definition: Adjective: Admirabley purposeful, determined, unwavering. Synonyms: Determined - firm - decided - resolved - decisive I have a month to month plan and...categories! I find that I am resolute in some categories… Continue reading New Year, New Recipe… Crazy Good Blueberry Ribbon Coffe Cake!
Saturday morning was a misty morning with a light soft rain. A perfect day for a homemade latte'! This luscious latte' was every bit as good as the expensive coffee shop variety! It is quite easy to make, less expensive and you can stay in your pj's! What a way to enjoy a misty morning!… Continue reading Pray a Latte’! A recipe for happiness!
WordPress has started a weekly writing challenge. Although I don't consider myself to be a writer (although I do write), I was excited about the topic of this week's challenge. The challege was to write about a favorite possession... One of my favorite possessions is a little Cocoa Cola Cooler. This little cooler warms my heart with some… Continue reading A Tailgating Tale, a Treasure Chest and Apricot Bars…my writing challenge entry!
No crisis....no emergency....just a bit about one of the 'not so odd...ities' in the South! Here in the South.... Cemeteries are in the Church yard! Something that, at first, creeped me out! Now... I find it appropriate, thought-provoking and ...bittersweet! When I first moved to Kentucky, last December, I noticed that cemeteries reside in the… Continue reading A Matter of Life,Death….and a dessert ‘to die for’…Pecan Pie Bars!
Ahhh....the goodness and hominess of Cream of Wheat! And...milk and egg, sugar and vanilla! I have been meaning to post this little recipe for a while (see date on milk). Go ahead, mock me...no...the pudding! I know folks either love Cream of Wheat, can do with or without it...or maybe even hate it. Say what? I happen… Continue reading Go ahead…”Mock my day”….with some Mock Tapioca Pudding! So good!