Bacon Pecan Stuffing

The "preparing for Thanksgiving dinner" emails have started going back and forth, and we decided we definitely wanted stuffing on the menu. So, my ears perked up when I was channel-surfing during lunch and saw [...]

Dinner in a Pumpkin

It's been years since I've made Dinner-in-a-Pumpkin, and when it came up in our Halloween Countdown, I decided it was time to try it again. I followed our original recipe for the most part. However, [...]

Pork Spare Ribs

On Labor Day, we often like to have barbecues, and that was the plan for this year, until Hurricane Dorian made an appearance. I still had the ribs in the fridge, so changed the plan [...]

Pumpkin Butter Cookies

I don't usually make pumpkin cookies, mainly because I'm not a fan of soft, cake-like cookies, and that's usually how they turn out. However, this person says her cookies are nice and chewy, so I [...]

Pumpkin Cornbread

It's been a few years, so I forgot that I had once tried pumpkin cornbread (see here) and decided I didn't need to make it again! However, the recipe I tried this month is a [...]


Once we finished the recipes for Cornish game hens in our Dutch Oven Cookbook, the next section required rabbit! Have you ever eaten rabbit? Wayne hasn't, but I have, although it's been close to 40 [...]

Crab Cakes

After eating crab twice in one day (Happy Birthday to You, Dear Husband!), and noticing a can of crab that had been languishing in the pantry, I decided it was time to see if we [...]

Almond Pancakes

We're having a hurricane party, and serving pancakes to our grandsons seemed like a perfect choice for breakfast. However, their mom tries to avoid flour and I didn't want her to feel left out, so [...]