Category Archives: Throw it on the table

cooking short-cuts and cheat sheets and whatever it takes to throw a meal on the table and save money!

Instant Gourmet Hors d’oeuvres

  Just the word is fancy. When I was a little girl, the word ‘Or Durbs’ always meant vienna sausages dipped in mustard and wrapped in crescent roll dough and baked until the puffy golden pastries oozed with grease and … Continue reading

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Zucchini Envy and Tomato Jealousy

I have a vegetable garden, but this column does not apply to me. I daresay I worked just as hard as the gardeners who are reaping heaps of tomatoes and zucchini. I amended my soil and mulched and weeded and … Continue reading

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If it still feels like summertime, shouldn’t the livin’ be easy?

It still feels like summertime, and the living should be easy. Easier actually because the kids are back in school. Finally. But it’s still so dang hot! It’s bad enough that as adults, we no longer get spring break, or … Continue reading

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