Creamy Butternut Squash Soup Try this Easy Creamy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe for a fall evening pleaser or a perfect course for Thanksgiving Dinner This Creamy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe is a Thompson family favorite. I have to admit that I love all the members of the squash/pumpkin family and for that reason I have a great collection of squash and … [Read more...]
It’s Blueberry Season in Maine…time for Blueberry Sour Cream Pound Cake!!!!!!
Blueberry season in Maine means great Blueberry Recipes! It’s Blueberry season here in Maine. In fact, down in Machias they are celebrating their annual Blueberry Festival August 16th - 18th, 2019. It is a great event with all sorts of things going on like crafts, entertainment, parades, and more. They hold it every year in mid-August so you may want to plan on joining … [Read more...]
19 Free Mother’s Day Cards & Printables
Best Last Minute Mother's Day Gift for the Procrastinator! A Grammy Mouse Home Portrait Free Mother's Day Cards & Printables to help you celebrate Mothers Day with your Mom! We searched the web for some Free Mother's Day Cards & Printables that you can embellish and personalize to make your Mom feel special this Mothers Day. We found these 20 free printable … [Read more...]
French Baguette Recipe
My hubby loves this Crusty French Baguette Recipe! One of Bill's favorite breads is the crusty French Baguette and he says that my recipe is one of the best he has ever had. I had never made a French Baguette until we moved here to remote northern Maine. Bakeries were plentiful in southern New Hampshire where we grew up so I never had the need. But here in northern Maine … [Read more...]
Olive Oil and Rosemary Artisan Bread Recipe
Incredibly tasty Olive Oil and Rosemary Artisan Bread Recipe This Olive Oil and Rosemary Artisan Bread Recipe is one of my favorite bread recipes. It's rustic profile is visually appealing and the flavor is to die for. It makes a great bread for a dinner that has a meat entree so this is what I am planning to go with my Slow Cooker Ham Recipe for Easter. Not only … [Read more...]
Slow Cooker Beef Stew – a warming solution for chilly days!
Slow Cooker Beef Stew - The solution to a chilly Fall day! There is nothing so comforting as sitting down to a bowl of piping hot, gravy laden beef stew on chilly fall night. The beauty of doing it in a slow cooker is once you assemble it the stew takes care of itself and is waiting for you at the end of the day. A hearty, glorious meal in a bowl, it's easy to … [Read more...]
Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Roll Recipe
Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls are tasty and healthy! Today I am making slow cooker stuffed cabbage rolls! This Cabbage Roll recipe is absolutely delicious and makes cabbage, which can be an acquired taste, a lot more palatable for kids. Let's face it...stuff something with hamburg and pour a some tomato sauce on it and most likely your kid will eat … [Read more...]
Strawberry Shortcake Cookies Recipe
Strawberry Shortcake Cookies - The Portable Alternative! This past weekend ended up a total bust! What had been planned as a Memorial Day picnic at the lakeside turned into a cold rainy weekend in the house. Thank goodness we have a very large front porch (10' x 30') that accommodates a large picnic table and gas grill so we could keep the menu that had been … [Read more...]
Lemon Rice Croquettes -The French Way to Use Leftovers!
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 … [Read more...]
Fiddleheads and Spring –it’s a Northwoods tradition!
Fiddleheads hunting…in search of the elusive but delicious fern! Fiddleheads are one of the joys of spring here in the North Maine Woods. There is a short window of time in the spring when you can find fiddleheads that are prime for eating. If they get to large, they are bitter and definitely not fine dining. If you would like to know more about finding and … [Read more...]