Simple Chicken Pot Pie – by the Gallon

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Down Home Comfort Chicken Pot Pie Some foods are healthier, tastier, and more appealing if they are made from scratch. This dish is one of them. No preservatives, no extra sodium, and plain good real stuff – that’s what I’m talking about. You’ll need to buy chicken, cook it and then remove the skin and bones. Be sure to save that delicious real broth. You’ll want to use real butter and some flour. Choose skim, … Read more

Best Garlic Sweet Dill Pickles

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The Best Pickles You will love these garlic sweet dill pickles because they are the best! The flavor of garlic with dill is awesome. They’re great on grilled burgers, ham and cheese sandwiches, or in chicken salad. Oh yes, they’re pretty good just by themselves – which is why an opened jar never lasts long at my house. Not only are they delicious, they’re also soooo easy to do. We’re talking the usual sugar, vinegar, … Read more

Italian Pasta Salad Delight

This is a perfect summer pasta salad. I first had it about four years ago, and figured many of my readers didn’t see this recipe when I first posted it. So here it is – again. At a delightful birthday  luncheon hosted by a friend this past week, each guest was asked to bring a side dish to serve. Marlene was one of the guests, and she brought this dish. When I asked her for … Read more

Orange Julius Drink

Need a cool, refreshing drink for these hot summer days? This Orange Julius drink will satisfy your palate any time of the day. You’ll become a fan of young and old alike when you serve this beverage! You only need five ingredients and a blender. Grab some ice cubes, milk, sugar, frozen orange juice concentrate, and vanilla. Toss it into the blender and let it do its thing.   This is a refreshing drink that … Read more

Seasonal Summer Veggies

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Summer veggies. Most garden vegetables can be used in a stir-fry dish. If you’re a fan of garlic and onions, those can be added. For this dish, I wanted to use up summer vegetables I purchased at the Farmer’s Market five days earlier. Most of these had been used in one dish or another, but there were enough left that, if combined, could provide a healthy supply of nutrition, color, and texture. Green beans, squash, … Read more