Category Archives: Monthly Munchies

Ginny’s Ham and Cheese Spinach Tomato Tortellini

While cruising the web the other day, came across a recipe that looked intriguing.  Using it as a base, I created this super simple and easy to make recipe that received my husband’s stamp of approval.  This is saying a lot as he is not fond of most white sauce based recipes.  It turned out really delicious, if I say so myself. (The picture does not do it justice) Ginny’s Ham and Cheese Spinach Tomato … Continue reading

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Ginny’s Pumpkin-Banana-Raisin Bread

The other day I had three bananas that had turned too ripe for the eating.  There weren’t enough to make a batch of our favorite banana bread, Ginny’s Banana Bread, and I really had a hankering for something different.  I searched the web and still could not find something that fit my craving, so I just set out to experimenting.  The results were a raving success with my family and a new favorite was born: … Continue reading

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Ginny’s Crockpot Corned Beef and Vegetables

Like so many other family’s, we enjoy a good corned beef and cabbage dinner for St. Patrick’s Day.  I came up with this crock pot version last year and it has become a favorite of ours and we don’t save it just for St. Patty’s Day any more. Ginny’s Crockpot Corned Beef and Vegetables 1 medium onion, cut into wedges 4 large potatoes, cut into chunks 1 pound baby carrots 3 cups water 3 garlic … Continue reading

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Classic Gingerbread Cookies

For some homes, gingerbread is a standard Christmas cookie staple. This is the recipe we use to make ours. 4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup molasses 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs   In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt and spices. Set aside. In a large … Continue reading

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Basic Chocolate Chip Cookies

I had planned on sharing a different recipe today, but, as sometimes happens, the recipe I put together just did not work out the way that I had planned and I did not have time to experiment to perfect it. So I thought I would just share the simple, basic chocolate chip cookie recipe that we have been using as long as I can remember. Basic Chocolate Chip Cookies ½ cup sugar ½ cup brown … Continue reading

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