Category Archives: Recipes


Cheesy cheddar Potato Soup adapted from The Lion House

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I love this cheesy cheddar potato soup during the colder months. It is a version of the Lion House Recipe of Canadian Cheese Soup. I made it last week as my hubby and litle ones have not felt well. It makes enough for a crowd, so we had lots of leftovers for our small family. […]


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My Favorite Chili

3 pieces bacon, crumbled 1 Tbsp bacon drippings, reserved from bacon 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 pound ground beef 1 can tomato sauce 1/2-1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups crushed tomatoes (or one small 14 oz […]


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Flaky Pie Crust

So…I must admit I have had a terrible time making pies.  One year the crust was hard and inedible.  You can always tell when people start scraping out the filling that the crust is gross!  The next year my crusts melted when I baked them.  Yep, it folded in on itself like a melting snowman.  […]


Chicken Noodle Soup

2 cups cooked, chopped chicken 1 small onion (about 1/2 cup chopped) 1 can chicken broth 4 cups water 4-5 tsp chicken bouillon 3-4 potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 1-2  cups cubed carrots Fresh ground pepper to taste   Combine all ingredients.  Cook in crock pot for 3-4 hours on high or 6 hours […]

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