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Instant Pot Steel cut Oats

This method takes only a bit less time, but you don’t have to babysit it. Put it in the Instant Pot, set the timer, come back later when it’s all done. I make 3-4 servings at a time, then reheat in the microwave.

Jackie’s Lasagna

My husband made this for dinner just before Christmas. The guests are still asking “When are we doing it again?”
Be prepared to take your time — but the results are worth it!

Kaufman’s Nana Bread

I’ve been making this banana bread recipe since Meg passed it on in the early 1970’s. Yes, I gave up Crisco and now use coconut oil, which is even better! And I measure the bananas quite generously.

Banana Pudding to die for

Whenever there is a potluck or a picnic, my name always ends up with the "dessert" assignment, and this Banana Pudding is always demanded. I've done it many ways: instant pudding mix with sugar, or the sugar-free version; skim milk, whole milk or 2%; regular Eagle...
Instant Pot Steel cut Oats

Instant Pot Steel cut Oats

This method takes only a bit less time, but you don’t have to babysit it. Put it in the Instant Pot, set the timer, come back later when it’s all done. I make 3-4 servings at a time, then reheat in the microwave.

Christmas in Florida

Christmas in Florida

BlogThe "boys" got a little crazy on Christmas Day. Sad to say "2 hour delivery" was not available on Christmas Day....

Cornbread Dressing

Cornbread Dressing

This is required at all of our family holiday meals. I learned how to do it by watching my Nanaw make it. Well seasoned iron skillet required. Since I will be celebrating Christmas with my children this year, my mom and I are fighting over custody of the iron skillet...

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Carrot Cake and Cream Cheese Icing

Carrot cake is one of my family's favorite desserts. My brother and I had a competition going for a while, but I've deferred to him for the annual Thanksgiving carrot cake. But, that doesn't keep me from making it for family celebrations at other times. My recipe is a...

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Mary Potatoes

OK -- this is the first in a series of not-heart healthy, but totally yummy and easy recipes...

Mary Potatoes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Category: Articles, diet & lifestyle, Recipes

Servings: 12 servings (or it might serve 3-4 water polo players)

Ingredients

  • 2 pkgs Simply potatoes shredded hashbrowns
  • 1 qt half and half (the real stuff)
  • 1 stick of butter (real butter is best)
  • 1 med onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in the half and half (I do this in the microwave); mix in the chopped onion and add salt and pepper to taste. Put the potatoes into a 9" x 13" baking dish. Pour the half and half mixture over the potatoes; top with the parmesan cheese.
  2. Bake at 400 for 35-45 minutes -- until the top is golden brown.
  3. Serves 12 normal people, or 3 or 4 water polo players.
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