Category Archives: Old-fashioned

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

I love those little frozen pot pies in the freezer section. I wanted to have a more frugal and healthy alternative. I found a Chicken Pot Pie recipe in the 1996 Southern Living Annual Recipes (pg. 75, submitted by Angie … Continue reading

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Simple Menu- Day 9

Today, was going to be a busy day, so I decided I would have the beef pot pies, which I found on sale, for 69 cents.  With three teenagers, two pies doesn’t always fill them up, so I decided I … Continue reading

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Nonie’s Butter Rolls (This is a dessert!)

My grandmother used to make the most wonderful dessert.  She called them “butter rolls” and I called them her “milk rolls.” She once told me that her mother made them for her and the siblings.  My great-grandmother gave birth to … Continue reading

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Straw Bale Gardening

I was raised in a rural community.  I was raised with gardens and canning and freezing food for the family.  I have had chickens and Nigerian Dwarf Goats as pets.  I enjoy everything about the country life.  I like the … Continue reading

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Domestic Science In the Kitchen

We thought it would be a good idea that our children learn to plan and prepare healthy meals in preparation for being a parent.  Today was “Sweet Pea’s” day to cook.  She chose to fix spaghetti, green beans, Italian Crescent … Continue reading

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Nonnie’s Chicken ‘n Dumplings

This is a recipe that is requested quite often.  This is one of my family’s favorites.   My grandmother (Nonnie) made these for every holiday family meal.  I had the honor of her teaching me how to make them.  I … Continue reading

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