Need a gravy shortcut? Give store-bought gravy the flavor, color and thickness boost it needs to be worthy of those creamy mashed potatoes with just a few simple tips and tricks.
November. Halloween is over and everyone is jumping right into Christmas. Music, movies, decorations, shopping … Not me. I’m a Thanksgiving girl. I love everything about this holiday. I love the hymns we sing at church, the story of the Pilgrims and Indians sharing a …
Nothing compares to the state fair here in Iowa. I can say that because “Nothing Compares” is the slogan for the 2016 Iowa Sate Fair. Even though it is only April, and the fair is in August, twitter, facebook and the morning news shows are already alerting us to:
– grandstand entertainment (Steven Tyler, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Jeff Dunham, and more)
– new food items to search out (I am drawn to the Ultimate Bacon Brisket Bomb
– the on-going controversy over when our schools should be allowed to begin classes for the fall (during the fair or after? It’s not as simple an argument as it seems!).