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Buttermilk Pancake Recipe

24 Days of Christmas Recipes & Activities – BONUS!  Day Twenty-Five Buttermilk Pancake Recipe I have to give all credit for this recipe to D.J.  He has perfected pancakes.  This is his recipe for buttermilk pancakes. To make them Christmassy, I added red and green food coloring, and poured the […]

Happy Halloween – Recipes for Kids

Happy Halloween! Last Saturday we carved our pumpkin, made some “mummy dogs”, and watched a Halloween movie together as a family.  Have you seen the Halloween Toy Story yet?  Too cute! It was so nice spending family time together, no distractions, no cell phones, no phone calls – nothing but […]

Hatch Chiles

Since we moved here, we’ve heard nothing but good things about hatch chiles.  We’d see them in the grocery store, be offered bags from friends, and see stands on the side of the road. What are your favorite hatch chile recipes?  If you have some, share them with me in […]

Printable Menu Planner – October 2013 – Week One – Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snacks – Recipes – Budget Meal Plan with Grocery List – A Week of Meals for $52

Happy October!  Already!  I can’t believe how quickly September went – I feel like I blinked and the month was over.  Like I said in the initial menu post, I am going to post the menu for each week of October instead of each day.  I have broken down this […]

Recipe: Pork – Dutch Oven BBQ Pulled Pork

Ingredients: 1 4-5 lb pork shoulder 1 1/2 c apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp each; paprika, garlic powder, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes 1 tbsp each, cayenne and chilli powder, dry mustard 2 tbsp olive oil 1 cup BBQ Sauce or 1 cup of the drippings from the pork 1 […]