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I live in the back woods of Oregon and spend a good part of my day working outside in the yard or garden.  Since I can't stand going to town any more, ( I guess that's what happens when  you get used to a slower pace in life ) so I have learned to do things on my own.  I love entertaining for our friends and family too.

I am a fan of casseroles, italian and mexican foods.  I love making foods for get togethers.  My favorite memories of cooking are when I was little and we would have family get togethers.  My grandma, mom and myself would spend all day in the kitchen, but we really had so much fun.

My Most Recent Ratings

Homemade Wheat Thin Crackers

Homemade Wheat Thin Crackers

Not bad I did not have Paprika so I use my own ingredients to make a flavor with dill, onion powder and oregano. I cooked them for about 8 minutes. — Michelle22 4/26/2013
Chocolate Frosting

Chocolate Frosting

This is a wonderful recipe, it doesn't matter if you have a mixer or even the full amount of all ingredients. I was short on powder sugar and it still came out perfect. Love, love, love it. — vanced1 11/6/2012
Mom's Lasagna

Mom's Lasagna

Thank you for the good review! — 1gardengirl 10/15/2012
Mom's Lasagna

Mom's Lasagna

Thanks for the good reviews — 1gardengirl 10/14/2012
Home Baked Apple Pear Butter

Home Baked Apple Pear Butter

This is always a request by my family and now my husbands co-workers. — 1gardengirl 10/12/2012
Irish Sausage Kebabs

Irish Sausage Kebabs

Thanks for trying this. It is yummy, I usually drizzle left over dressing over the top. I have lots of Irish style recipes I get from my husbands family that lives in Ireland. — 1gardengirl 10/11/2012
Spiced Pear Jam

Spiced Pear Jam

Very Yummy, close to an old recipe my grandma had! 10/8/2012
Pre-Turkey

Pre-Turkey

This is my recipe . we have done this in my family since I was a kid. when zoomed, you can even see the edge of my grandmother's plate . You should pay more attention before you make accusations . — 1gardengirl 12/7/2011
Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Love these! On half of them I added pepper jack cheese. Very good, finally one with perfect flavor! Thank you — stevemur 4/18/2011
Irish Whiskey Cake

Irish Whiskey Cake

So easy even my husband can do it — 1gardengirl 4/4/2011
Tyna’s Irish Creme Coffee Torte

Tyna’s Irish Creme Coffee Torte

My two favorite combos, coffee and cake. — 1gardengirl 4/4/2011
Snow-Capped Lemon Fairy Cakes

Snow-Capped Lemon Fairy Cakes

The lemon curd works so well in this. — 1gardengirl 4/4/2011
Irish Lemon Carrot Cake

Irish Lemon Carrot Cake

This is the perfect cake for Mothers day, my kids also loved this for a tea party we had! — 1gardengirl 4/4/2011
Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

So mouth watering good! — 1gardengirl 3/29/2011
Irish Cheddar Triangles

Irish Cheddar Triangles

Great snacks! — 1gardengirl 3/6/2011
Irish Chicken Wings with Guinness

Irish Chicken Wings with Guinness

I always end up making a double batch because they go so quick!! — 1gardengirl 3/5/2011
Irish Leek & Swiss Tarts

Irish Leek & Swiss Tarts

Easy and good. Suprising how these little things turn out. — 1gardengirl 3/5/2011
Irish Sausage Kebabs

Irish Sausage Kebabs

Great Irish style dogs1 — 1gardengirl 3/5/2011
Mom's Lasagna

Mom's Lasagna

This is one of our most favorite dishes ever!!! — 1gardengirl 12/28/2010
Perfect Ranch Dressing

Perfect Ranch Dressing

my fav — 1gardengirl 11/3/2010

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Hi! Nice hearing from you. No, I don't hunt gators, the permit is kinda expensive, and I don't own a boat. But I know people that do... Yeah, they are crazy, lol! I hunt Deer, Wild Hogs, and Turkey. I will be going to the hunting camp on October 3rd, and will be staying 14 days to do some serious hunting. Wish me luck...

3 years ago    swamphunter007

It sounds like you like in a place I would love to live...I bet its beautiful, just like you! Have a nice day!

3 years ago    swamphunter007

Thanks chick!! Right Back at ya!! I will check your recipes too!

4 years ago    1gardengirl

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