Recent content by Nanatracyann

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    Mother's Day Plans

    I had a wonderful Mother's Day. We had fresh rib steaks on the Weber Grill, and I had a few cocktails after all the children left. The weather was perfect out! And the best gift was my son and daughter-in-law planted three Lilac bushes for me. I love Lilac's, when I was growing up we had our...
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    To the Beach!

    My Twin Grandbabies keep asking me when we can all go to the beach. Here in Wisconsin it needs to be a little more warm out before I head out to the beach (Lake). Although we have had a very very mild winter, the lake water is still a little chilly for this Nana! It is nice to here that you have...
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    Cinnamon Jelly Is So Delicious!

    Give this cinnamon jelly a try! This cinnamon jelly recipe makes about 4 to 5 cups of jelly. Ingredients: 2 cups freshly juiced apple juice 2 1/2 cups sugar 1 (1 3/4-ounce) package fruit pectin 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup red cinnamon candies or 1/2 cup Red Hots Combine your...
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    Fresh Pineapple Ice Cream Sauce

    As an alternative you probably could try honey? I know the corn syrup is bad, yet in moderation it should be somewhat okay as a treat every now and again...
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    Homemade or frozen biscuits?

    Give these 'Quick Butter Biscuits' a try! This is a great recipe to use conventionally also. These biscuits are very good warmed in the microwave oven. This quick butter biscuit recipe yields 12 2-inch biscuits. Ingredients: 1 stick butter (firm) 2 cups self-rising flour 2/3 cup cold milk...
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    Freezing Bread Dough

    How to Defrost Frozen Yeast Bread Dough If you are a fan of the microwave, (and some people are not) is a easy way to defrost frozen yeast bread dough... Microwave 1 1/2 cups of water until boiling in a baking dish such as 12x8-inch. Heavily grease an 8x4x5-inch loaf dish. Cut a piece...
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    Make A Pie and Then Freeze It For Company Later On

    Baked Goods Before freezing a pie, let it cool to room temperature; then place an aluminum-foil (the best invention ever!) pie plate atop the pie and tape the top plate to the bottom one. Label and freeze, and you will have a delicious dessert for those unexpected guests!
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    Freezing Bread?

    You can freeze part or all of a batch of bread dough. Just mix the dough, wrap, and freeze it. Or let it rise once, punch it down, wrap, and freeze. When it thaws naturally, put it in the bread pans for its second rise. It will be just as delicious as if it was just made fresh!
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    How To Deal With Candle Wax Drippings

    Candlelight Dining Remove hardened wax from candlesticks the easy way. Place them in the freezer for an hour or so; then peel off the frozen wax, wash the candlesticks, and dry them. If you can't wait for the wax to freeze, run the candlesticks under very hot water; then cover your finger...
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    Cider only for Colder months?

    I am rate there with you, when I think of cider, I think of our cold winter's here in Wisconsin, with hot mug of apple cider and sitting by the fireplace. I personally never drank cider in the summer.
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    Wild cherry wine

    That would of been great for your Dad to write the recipe down. I would really love to have wild cherry wine, it sounds so delicious. I would prefer it with ice though...Ask around to your family members, maybe someone has the ingredients and recipe!
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    Opening Day For Brewer Baseball Here In Wisconsin!

    Yep, it finally has arrived. Our beloved Milwaukee Brewers will be playing today. The entire stadium will have great beer flowing and barbecue grills cooking! What is your favorite beverage to have during your tailgate party for a baseball game? Mine is Bud Lite!
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    Trick For A Red Wine Stain Accident

    Thank you for all this information..although salt did work for the red wine stain I had...I will check out the information that you shared.
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    Freezing Ground Meat Properly

    Ground Meat Ground meat is very difficult to manage if it is frozen in a large lump. Not only is it necessary to thaw it out almost completely before it can be used, but after thawing it will not stick together for form a compact patty. It is better to make the patties before freezing...
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    Homemade cheeseball

    My Grandmother made the Old Four Cheese Ball recipe..I hope this is somewhat similar to what you were asking for... Ingredients: 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 ounces) 1 cup shredded American cheese (4 ounces) 1 3-ounce package cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing 2...