February 14, 2015
by Rita F Preza
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AWCB – Swiss Steak

I browsed through the American Woman’s Cook Book (AWCB) to try one of the recipes I remember my mother making back when I was oh so young.  I landed on “Swiss Steak”.  I decided to follow the instructions exactly to see how it … Continue reading

February 7, 2015
by Rita F Preza
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Recipes from the Past

Cookbooks are things of the past. There are so many recipes available online these days that there is no great need for cookbooks; however, I like the inspiration they bring when you open them to beautiful photos and scrumptious descriptions. … Continue reading

January 18, 2015
by Rita F Preza
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Little Lemon Tree

I had a little potted lemon tree that suffered a lot due to the lack of care I gave it.  It went through freezes, droughts, and soakings.  It was looking quite bad so I decided to plant it in the ground in … Continue reading

December 14, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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Annual Gingerbread House Event

It has been a busy time since Thanksgiving. I have been making gingerbread dough, baking houses, stocking up on supplies, cleaning house, preparing the work station and planning the lunch menu. This is all in preparation for our annual Gingerbread … Continue reading

November 14, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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Time for Gingerbread Houses

It’s hard to believe the holiday season has begun. It seems like the stores have jumped from Halloween to Christmas. I am still on Thanksgiving; but the number of catalogues I am getting in the mail makes me realize I … Continue reading

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