Monthly Archives: November 2017

Happy Birthday Joe!

My favorite fella turns a year older today! There will be cake and manicotti and dancing girls and a cat who is doing his damnedest to destroy our sofa. Happy birthday Dahlink! SaveSave

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Portrait of Plywood

Now that the weather has gotten cooler, he’s taking his afternoon naps in a pool of sunlight on a bed on the second floor – and plotting world domination. SaveSave

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Looking South – Shari Lewis Wept

 

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I am truly thankful for all of the blessings bestowed upon my family and me. I am also thankful that I work at an old printer that has a terrific stash of vintage clipart. That’s where I scored the beauty … Continue reading

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Pear Cranberry Pie

Here’s wishing everyone a warm, safe, and happy holiday! 

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Apple Cranberry Tart

We’re gearing up for Thanksgiving – this is the first of three pies/tarts that we’re making for the big day. This tart is composed of a homemade applesauce, fanned Granny Smith apples and cranberries, topped off with cinnamon sugar. Turkey … Continue reading

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Breakfast Apple Cake

If you’re having overnight guests this Thanksgiving, this apple cake and coffee would be lovely in the morning. It’s baked in a cast iron skillet, a simple batter that needs no fancy equipment other than a wooden spoon. Top with … Continue reading

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Pull – Apart Garlic Bread

The temperatures dropped into the 30s on Saturday, which is usually when I take on a baking project. Any excuse to turn on the oven! This pull-apart garlic bread is delicious and went splendidly with the manicotti I had been … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day

Thank you Veterans!

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Looking South – 10th Street Laundromat Mural

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Up on the Roof

Along Broad Street in South Philadelphia

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Pot Roast with Mushroom Gravy

My mom used to make this – comfort food at it’s best, and so easy! Take a bottom round roast, place it on a sheet of foil, top with cream of mushroom soup and onion soup mix, seal up the … Continue reading

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Look-Out Sister!

This is a fascinating curio from the late 1940s that I discovered on the Internet Archive channel on my Roku box. It’s a low budget Western featuring an all black cast and starring The King of the Jukebox — Louis … Continue reading

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