Clam Chowder without bacon

I don’t always have bacon in the fridge. Also, I have vegetarian friends who eat seafood, so I adapted my previous recipe. This uses canned clams because cleaning tiny clams doesn’t really make a difference in the taste. I’ve done it both ways many times. This is a kid-friendly recipe. Young children can add ingredients […]

Clam Chowder recipe

We love clam chowder. Due to allergies, I can’t eat the canned stuff. Thankfully, it is very easy to make. This uses canned clams because cleaning tiny clams doesn’t really make a difference in the taste. I’ve done it both ways many times. This is a kid-friendly recipe. Young children can add ingredients to the […]

The Queen’s Scones

royal recipes, Queen Elizabeth, Queen scones

I received this in an email from the US National Archives. Now you can nibble on scones (pronouce it sc-ONs to sound like a regent) during the royal wedding. In August 1959, Queen Elizabeth entertained President Dwight Eisenhower at Balmoral Castle near Edinburgh. At a barbecue in the Scottish highlands, the Queen made drop scones […]

Baked Eggnog French Toast

eggnog french toast

French toast is my girls’ favorite breakfast. I whipped this version up on the fly this morning. It was gobbled up sans syrup. I barely had time to snap photos. I used a loaf of stale Texas toast we had in the pantry. Thick sliced stale french bread is ideal. Ingredients: 6 eggs 1 cup […]

Mindful Menus: Week 21

This week is easy to write because I shopped for it last week. I am trying to learn the layout of the stores  I visit most often so I can group items accordingly on my list. Monday- Tuna Casserole Tuesday- Chicken Soup with rice Wednesday- Breakfast for dinner, probably waffles and eggs Thursday- Burritos and […]