Of Infrastructure, Generations, School, and Families

What could those four, seemingly unrelated things have to do with each other sufficient to make a single blog post combining all of them? I received an email this morning containing a copy of an article written and published last October 2019 by Victor Davis Hanson that makes several salient points and asks a couple … Continue reading Of Infrastructure, Generations, School, and Families

Cheesy Chicken & Green Bean Casserole

This yummy and colorful casserole has an Italian flair thanks to the basil and oregano. Serving suggestion - bake some potatoes in the oven alongside the casserole. Yes, it's colorful with red diced tomatoes, green beans, white (and dark if you wish) chicken, all topped with spices and both yellow and white cheeses. My husband … Continue reading Cheesy Chicken & Green Bean Casserole

All-Day Beef with Wild Rice and Carrots

This is another one of my favorite 1-pan dinners that slow cooks all day and yields a delicious dinner with very little work, especially at dinner time when I am the most tired and wanting to get a quick, hearty meal on the table as fast as possible. Add a green salad and fresh sliced … Continue reading All-Day Beef with Wild Rice and Carrots

Busy Mom Oven BBQ Chicken

Made this for supper last night, along with baked potatoes, green bean casserole, and Autumn Spiced Pears https://eclecticmusings.blog/2020/04/07/autumn-spiced-pears/ for dessert. It was beautiful! And I forgot to take pictures. It all cooked in the oven at the same time (mostly the same, start times varied a bit but end times the same). Prep time, 5 … Continue reading Busy Mom Oven BBQ Chicken

The LAST thing I needed to find!!!!

Oh, My, GOODNESS!!!! Here it is Fast Sunday and I came across this tantalizing collection of poke cake recipes and pictures. How am I EVER going to make it to the end of the day? And to think I was about to whip up some whole wheat bread pudding... rethinking...rethinking...rethinking... https://cookingwithbrad.com/15-poke-cake-recipes-you-absolutely-need-in-your-life-right-this-minute  

How I CUT Cooking Time & Improved Nutrition

I’ve known about, and occasionally used, a variety of retained heat cooking methods for 10-12 years now, but only recently acquired the tools and knowledge to take complete advantage of this wonderful money saving nutrition improving cooking method. Today might be a typical example. I spent less than 30 minutes in the kitchen – prep … Continue reading How I CUT Cooking Time & Improved Nutrition

Food Storage Can Kill You…

...if you don't know what you're doing and rely on unwise internet advice. Food Storage – DEADLY WARNING Last Sunday, September 16, 2018, a friend gave me a copy of an article printed off the internet which claimed you could feed a family of 4 for a year on less than $300. WOW!!!! Who wouldn’t … Continue reading Food Storage Can Kill You…