Author Archives: HelenFern

Crock Pot French Dip Sandwiches with Pickled Onion

I love my crock pot. You drop the food in before work and when you get home – it’s dinner! I had this roast in the freezer and wasn’t really sure what I was going to do with it. I … Continue reading

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National Cheeseburger Day – And You’re Invited!

Tomorrow is National Cheeseburger day (not to be confused with National hamburger day) – A day to celebrate America’s favorite sandwich! Hamburgers have been around for a long time. There are several ideas of where they came from, but they … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #166

Half way through September all ready – have you bought your apples? I love all the apple orchards around me. I buy the apples straight from the farm so they don’t have that wax film they use to transport them. … Continue reading

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Fried Jalapeño

My sister and I stopped at a new Mexican restaurant a few weeks ago. We weren’t super hungry so we just ordered sides. One of the items was fried jalapeño. I’m thinking decadent breaded and deep fried. But that’s not … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #165

Wow – that first week of school was crazy! I don’t have any kids at home anymore, but I work in child care – and everyone realizes at the last minute that they have not secured after school care! So … Continue reading

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Dad’s Czech Potatoes

My dad used to make these super easy potatoes with breakfast every Sunday. He called them Czech potatoes because that’s how grandpa made them – and my grandparents were Czechoslovakian. I’m not sure how authentically Czech they are, but they … Continue reading

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Easy Rosemary-Cheese Bread

Fresh cheese bread – There is nothing like the smell of bread baking in the oven. The aroma permeates the air and brings back those childhood memories of grandma baking her amazing loaves. But I’m the LAZY gastronome – so … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #164

Summer is vacation is over and almost everyone is back in school. There are lunches to pack, homework to do, and carpools, soccer…And then there’s the question of…   This is the place to answer that question! The home of … Continue reading

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Harmful “Healthy” Foods

The food we eat can offer a rich tapestry of tantalizing olfactory sensations. Food can be an emotional experience. It has the power to change the way we feel almost instantly.

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Crepes – Blackberry & Vanilla Ice Cream

Ah… And now for the sweet crepes. Dessert, breakfast or just because! You can use any berry in this recipe, but I used the last of the blackberries I picked in our yard.

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