Realistic Cooking Ideas

for Busy People! And sharing our life adventures along the way!

This is a great time of year to make a large pot of meatballs. For many of us it is bitter cold and the warm aroma of the sauce slow cooking with the meatballs smells heavenly! Today it feels like -22F or -30C – so it is bitter cold! Comfort food is a must! These …

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Did you see my Wordless Wednesday picture and video of the vehicle that became an ice sculpture when large waves from Lake Erie were breaking over to a parking lot on a freezing cold day? Click here for the picture and video. Well good news! The owner got his car out of the frozen ice …

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Who doesn’t love a homemade Apple Pie – warm out of the oven! We all have our favorite recipes and sometimes a classic recipe does not require changing – hence one of the reasons I never posted one. However for Halloween I made an Apple Pie that was the best I ever made so I …

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If I was stranded on an island and could only have one food – that would be Pizza. I just adore pizza – nothing like a gooey cheese and pepperoni New York Style pizza with rolling the slice to eat! Nothing better. Then reality sets in. I can have this type of pizza once in …

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Happy 2015 to all my wonderful Readers! I hope the New Year brings much happiness, hope, and joy! Today I am busy preparing to make a few new recipes for our New Years Eve dinner. The cover picture of this posting is the Vietnamese Braised Scallops that I made last year. Tonight’s menu includes a …

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It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving is already over and now we are preparing for Christmas! Before Thanksgiving we had a snow storm that dumped 6 1/2 feet of snow on us over a three-day time period. Now most of that snow is gone. I am fairly busy at work since I will be …

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I hope everyone is doing well and surviving the bitter cold temps – at least those of who are still in the winter season! Lately I have been very busy at work with my new position making the winter go by quickly. Surprised to learn that this weekend we are springing forward with the clocks. …

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