Food & Drink

Is It Bologna Or Baloney?
Call me simple (or cheap), but I’ve been a fan of baloney since I was kid, always Oscar Mayer. At age 7, I was left alone all summer while my mom was at work and a baloney sandwich was a staple in my world. I used it as hors d'oeuvre when I was about 10 and had my first Tup…
Who Remembers Knox Blox, Did You Eat Them As A Kid?
Did you get Knox Blox when you were young?  It actually made eating jello tolerable and fun.  You mixed Knox unflavored gelatin with a jello flavor of your choice and it hardened in a 9X13 pan.  That allowed you to cut it into squares that you could pick up with your fingers (probably…
Something Different For Your Grill: Tin Foil Chicken Dinner
It’s smack dab in the middle of grilling season and you have probably exhausted all your family favorites, steak, shrimp, chicken breasts and pork. I have seen lots of different recipes for tin foil dinners on the grill and have always wanted to try one while we were camping. This is the recipe we c…
Yes, I Ate A Gluten Free Pizza And It Wasn’t Terrible
Recently I made some pretty drastic changes to my diet.  I weight on a weight loss program and cut out all forms of carbs for 30 days.  I was surprised at how great I felt.  I hadn't had digestive problems that have been plaguing me for years.  (TMI, I know.)  So it was…
Which Does Your Family Prefer, Catalina Or Western Dressing?
My husband started a garden last year and this year we're reaping bountiful lettuce sooner than expected.  We were going to a friend's house for a barbecue and we proudly brought a giant bowl of garden lettuce laced with fresh veggies.  While in the grocery store choosing dressing we got into the co…
Day Trippin’ Road Trip Treats Your Family Will Love
I love to road trip.  One of the best parts (besides singing to your favorite songs) is the snacks you munch on, on the way and what you find to eat once you get there.  No worries if you don't have a lot of vacation time.  There are lots of day trips you can take with treats at …
I Invented A New Lo-Cal Yummy Summer Drink
It was quite by accident that I invented a new drink that is refreshing and lo-cal. It only takes three ingredients and it doesn’t involve soda so there’s no fizz to fill you up.  It's the perfect summer drink!  Now I just have to come up with a name fo…

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