Too Many Tomatoes?


Tomatoes, tomatoes!  What would I do with them all?  There was such a great year for tomato yield with just the right amount of sunshine and rain, we gathered several bushels full.   I… Continue reading

Rhubarb-Blackberry Cake


  I am really looking forward to making this cake again this year. My blackberries are loaded, but my rhubarb has done diddly-squat. Not sure why.  I may have to break down and buy some… Continue reading

Hard-Boiled Eggs with Thumb Tacks


    Thumbtacks in eggs? And that’s going to help – how?  Won’t it crack the eggs? With Easter soon approaching, eggs are destined for the boiling pot. You may also want to… Continue reading

Easy Deviled Eggs


Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag. Seal, mash till they are all broken up. Add remainder of ingredients, re-seal, keep mashing it up mixing thoroughly, cut the tip of the baggy, squeeze… Continue reading

Carrot Pizza – and Other Fun Easter Treats


Add some fun, healthy treats to your child’s lunchbox or after-school treats this Easter. How about a carrot pizza? Shape crescent dough in the shape of a carrot, add a cream cheese topping,… Continue reading

Tradition: Bodycakes for Christmas


“Bodycakes.” We also knew them as Kroppkaka – sounds appetizing, doesn’t it? No one anywhere had ever heard of them – except my relatives in the Iverson family who all have their own version.… Continue reading

Cute Christmas Treats


Great ideas for treating your class, or children’s party. What you can’t do with a few peanut butter cups and marshmallows!    Merry Christmas to all!      

Fun Christmas Appetizers


With so many Christmas gatherings, office parties, and get-togethers – it’s always good to have finger food available to munch on. Here are some easy, fun ones to whip up  the last-minute. I’m making… Continue reading

Pumpkin Dishes Around the Nation


Pumpkin fudge? Pumpkin jam? Casserole? Soup? Pumpkins are more than pies!

Homemade Cheese Crackers


I tried something new last weekend – homemade cheese crackers. QUICK, EASY & ALL NATURAL I was surprised how easy and quick they were to make, and how delicious they turned out to… Continue reading