Lemon Rice Croquettes -The French Way to Use Leftovers!

lemon rice croquette recipe

We all have those days when we feel like the rabbit from Alice In Wonderland. "I'm late! I'm late for a very important date!" The lazy hazy days of summer are over after next week and it's time to get organized and get back to the busy school and work grind. There never seems to be enough time to pack lunches, get the kids everywhere they have to go for after school activities … [Read more...]

Friday Fences – Mount Katahdin and Salmon Stream Lake

Mount Katahdin - Baxter State Park, Maine

Maine's Majestic Mount Katahdin Majestic Mount Katahdin and the mountains of Baxter State Park, the "Forever Wild" gift of Governor Percival Baxter to the State of Maine can be viewed from this scenic turnout on I-95 North a few miles north of the Medway, Maine exit.  It's a lovely spot to picnic as the state has set up a number of picnic tables and has a nice paved parking … [Read more...]

Creamy Tomato Bisque

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Creamy Tomato Bisque ....variation on a childhood favorite!   Creamy Tomato Bisque was on the menu last night at the Thompson house! When I was a kid, Campbell's Tomato Soup was my favorite. I would have eaten my favorite combo of Campbell's Tomato Soup and a grilled cheese sandwich at every meal if the adults in my life would have allowed it. Now that I am one of those … [Read more...]

Apple Crumble Pie

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Apple Pie and Mom ...it's an American thing! This Apple Crumble pie is one of my favorite Apple Pie recipes..  I love making pies and ,of course, Bill loves eating them, and apple is his favorite. To change things up from the typical two crust apple pie, I try different recipes.  This apple pie recipe for Apple Crumble Pie is from an older cookbook circa 1978 called "Better … [Read more...]