Entrees

Grandma Mae Mather’s Ham and Potato Bake for the slow-cooker

Making ham and potato bake with the slow cooker saves the time it used to take to make this dish in the oven.

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Side Dishes

A summer party pasta salad, part 1

I've missed seeing the ladies from my women's Bible study. Summer months are set aside to allow down time for church staff and families. Jean Cope, the lady who heads up our group, has said in the past, "We ladies need our girlfriends." I think that's why she works to bring us together on breaks.… Continue reading A summer party pasta salad, part 1

Side Dishes

Potatoes, pot-ah-toes…Hasselback potatoes rock!

I used to buy at Kroger these potatoes wrapped already to cook in the microwave oven. The potatoes always came out perfectly cooked inside, but the skin, of course, had no crunchy, delicious texture. Today I may start overly large potatoes in the microwave oven, but I always cover them in canola oil, salt, and… Continue reading Potatoes, pot-ah-toes…Hasselback potatoes rock!

"Fan"-fare

Finally! Rare appearance + lifetime achievement award for my favorite “villain”

Bravo to Tim Curry! I signed on to Facebook and saw that Curry received the Actors Fund Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tony Awards last night, June 7, 2015. Finally! He's one of my favorite actor/villains. I knew he suffered a stroke in 2012 and wondered how he was doing. I was encouraged to hear his… Continue reading Finally! Rare appearance + lifetime achievement award for my favorite “villain”