Author: mk

the best sugar cookies… TBA!

Oh my… I made “Mrs. Powell’s Sugar cookies” wow. I tweaked it a bit, did vanilla instead of nutmeg… and had to figure out what she meant by some of this and that, but, it’s a keeper! I am on my way out of town now, so I will post that one when…

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today’s plans…

For those of you that follow my mamakeith blog, this is part of “A treasure found” Today, for the Fourth of July I plan on creating something from here… hmmmm maybe I will use these…

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chicken divan

And the answer is… chicken divan! I have to admit, I never had this dish until fairly recently. I don’t know why either, because I love curry…. hmmm maybe it’s because my mom never made it growing up? Maybe because it’s one of those dishes you just don’t see on restaurant menus? I…

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Any guesses what this will become? More to come tomorrow!

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one of my favorite pastimes…

I keep binders with pages of magazines slipped into sheet protectors, I have been doing it since 1994, and they are my own personal “cookbooks”. I will thumb through them for inspiration and lately, my (almost) 2year old daughter has developed a fondness for them. I realize that one day, they will be…

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spinach stuffed flank steak

It begins with garlic… oh the glory of garlic…. Mix your chopped garlic with butter and dab it all over your flank steak…and put some coarse salt and fresh ground pepper all over it. Oops… this is blurry. Sorry. It’s a mixture similar to the spinach stuffed chicken breasts except with some chopped…

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Grandmother’s biscuits

There is a tradition on Sundays at our house, it started one day when I was looking for inspiration in my vast collection of cookbooks. I came across two that I have overlooked for quite some time. One is called “The Black Family Reunion Cookbook” and the other, “Healthy Soul Food”. I started…

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bruschetta

This is a great substitute for salad if you’re short on lettuce. My husband is always asking me to make it. Here’s how: take a bunch of fresh basil, roughly chopped 1 med ripe tomato (diced) 1/4-1/2 cup mozzarella cheese (diced) 2tbs good quality olive oil (no substitutions) 2 tbs Italian seasoning 1…

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oatmeal peanut butter chip bars

This is not what we had for dinner last night, but it was dessert. We had spinach stuffed flank steak, I just didn’t want to be redundant with the spinach thing. (sorry, Popeye) For this you’ll need:   1 stick melted butter   1 1/2 c white sugar   1 c brown sugar…

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spinach stuffed chicken breasts

These are my spinach stuffed chicken breasts… It’s not an exact recipe, but I will tell ya how I make them:appx 1cup thawed and draines frozen chopped spinach1tsp or so kosher salt1 egg1/2 c bread crumbs1/2 c shreddded cheesegarlic, pepper, basil, any other seasonings ya like..mix everything in a bowl, stuff into chicken…

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