Watch the News and Still be Happy?

  News is stressful. Hatred. Violence. Tragedy. All proclaimed to us nonstop from television, smart devices, word-of-mouth, newspapers or magazines. How can we cope? Pick one: Develop a la la la . . . don’t worry . . . be happy attitude – Just keep right on...

Pork Stew in Cabbage

1 large onion, chopped ¾ cup miniature carrots 2 stalks celery with leaves, chopped ½ cup chopped fresh parsley 1 head cabbage cut into eight equal wedges 1-1/2 pounds thick boneless pork chops or pork loin cut into 1” pieces 1 package Eckrich smoked beef sausage cut...

Herbed Irish Soda Bread

  4 to 4-1/2 cups flour 1 Tbsp. sugar 1-1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. oregano 1 tsp. basil 5 Tbsp. butter/margarine 1 egg beaten 1-1/2 cups buttermilk ½ cup chopped fresh parsley Mix or sift together dry ingredients. Cut in butter...

A Wee Bit About Irish Soda Bread

    A Wee Bit of History about Irish Soda Bread Irish soda bread was made with basic ingredients already found in the household: flour, baking soda, soured milk and salt. Its simplicity, quick fix time, and low cost made it ideal for poor Irish families in...

Mash-Up: Ugly Shoes, Dancing Around the World, & A Creepy Fact

I’m inviting you to  take a tiny trip with into the Nothing Burger World of Whatever. Why? Why not? I mean, unless you are 1)  decaying in your rocking chair waiting for Norman Bates to bring your supper from downstairs, 2)  pinned under a giant onyx waiting for...