Jane Gay's Legendary Peanut Brittle

My mom made the best peanut brittle there ever was and anyone that knew her was gifted peanut brittle at Christmas. Cans of it would even...

Marshmallow Popcorn Balls

Popcorn balls just have a way of stirring up wonderful childhood memories for me. They were a special treat and most of the time we made...

Thirty Minute Pozole

Ingredients: 1 small yellow onion 2 Tbsp of vegetable oil 2 TBSP of flour 2 TBSP chili powder 3 oz. of tomato paste ½ tsp cumin ½ tsp...

Summer Days of Squash #3

This is a fairly easy squash recipe and you can make it with yellow squash or zucchini squash. I like it mixed. I like adding green...

Summer Days of Squash 2

As promised, here is another great recipe to help you enjoy the abundance of your garden. This is an easy canning recipe, even for...

Squash Days of Summer

It’s the heat of summer, but the gardening is great for the most part. I have struggled with my squash this year and had an early onset...

Cow Chip Cookies

Cow Chip Cookies Ingredients: 1 Cup of salted butter ¾ Cup brown sugar ½ Cup of sugar 3 Large eggs 2 tsp Vanilla extract 2 ¾ Cups of...

The Season of Squash

Almost every garden has squash of some kind growing in it. It is usually one of the easiest and fastest growing vegetables. I wait with...

EASY FRUIT BAKE

Ingredients: 3 tubes of canned biscuits 1 can of pie filling of your choice ( Pictured is Cherry) 2 tsp. of cinnamon 1 cup of powdered...

GOING HOME

When you grow up and leave home but continue to live in the same town as your parents there really isn’t much of a reason to spend the...

Growing Up At Gay And Young Motor Company

My mamma and daddy moved to Big Lake in the early 1950s due to the demand for mechanics in the booming oilfield. Growing up my daddy...

Dividing Perennials

As I wrote in an earlier post, eventually most perennials need to be divided and the divisions planted in additional garden spots or...

I-35 Butterfly Roads

I bet you haven’t heard of the I-35 super highway (or at least in my books it is really super)? In 2016 the Federal Highway...

Perennials vs. Annuals

Most perennials come back year after year and an added plus is they are extremely disease and pest resistant making them a welcome...

Understanding Fertilizers

Packaged fertilizers come with a series of numbers such as 30-10-10 or 10-5-5 (or many other combinations). The numbers are important and...

My Feathered Friends

There is such joy found in watching birds. I love feeding birds wherever I am. I try to offer a variety of feeders as well as a gourmet...

Creamy Crock Pot Potato Soup

Not long after I married I found out that according to Larry’s family potato soup was the “cure all” for any kind of sickness. Anytime...

Kitchen Memories

My memories in the kitchen go back as far as I can remember. My mom believed in home cooked meals made from scratch and at 86 years old...

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