Pioneer Potluck: About reminiscing… Grandma Cogswell, quilting, cooking, and candy making

Growing up on a farm Northern colorado 1937-1955 I owe my interest in cooking and sewing clothes to my Mom. I owe my interest in… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: About remodeling the old farm house

North of Fort Collins, Colo., 1947 We moved into our beautiful newly remodeled farmhouse, with two big bay windows in the living room, one in… Continue reading

If you're looking for easy meatless meals to prepare during Lent, you can't do much  better than a panful of lasagna or macaroni and cheese.

Meatless recipes for Lent

Seems like Christmas was just yesterday and here we are — at the beginning of the Lenten season and on our way to spring. For… Continue reading

If you're looking for easy meatless meals to prepare during Lent, you can't do much  better than a panful of lasagna or macaroni and cheese.

Dutch Babies, King Cake

Carnival, a festive time of the year beginning on the 12th day after Christmas (Epiphany) concludes with the celebration of Mardi Gras (French for Fat… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: About remodeling the old farmhouse, a hair cut for Jimmy and chocolate cake

I so appreciate the interest in this column from all you readers. Many of the questions I get concern Mom and Dad. Here is a… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck recipes for Feb. 26, 2014

CHOCOLATE, CHOCOLATE CAKEBake this in a fluted or tube pan — quick and easy. Great potluck dessert. I usually bake this for Easter.In a large… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: About water, hair cuts, perms and kitchen sinks

1940, on the farm in northern Colorado Do you know how lucky we are to have running water and never worry about it? Our farm… Continue reading

Celebrate National Almond Day with delicious recipes to enjoy all year long

In addition to February 16 being National Almond Day, it also marks the beginning of the time of the year when the trees that grow… Continue reading