Winter Comfort—Black Eyed Pea Pie

Thanks For Sharing!A Savory, Family Favorite Recipe It’s been awhile since I posted a recipe. That’s not for lack of cooking. We eat at home most of the time, and cook from scratch a good deal of it, but I’ve been too busy to photograph much, and to tell the truth, I’m a bit ashamed…

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We Wish You…. A Merry Christmas

Thanks For Sharing!Happy Holidays We at O-Deer are wishing all of you the best and happiest this Holiday Season. We Wish You the Very Merriest Christmas! As the holiday (on a weekend this year!!!)quickly approaches, I am winding up in the cooking, baking, wrapping, socializing areas, and getting ready to wind down the web sites, the…

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A Taste of Christmas Tradition

Thanks For Sharing!Baking Giant Snickerdoodles Every family has their traditions, the little events and rituals that truly define the Holiday Season for them. Like many others, we have Christmas customs that we repeat nearly every year. While some things change with time and circumstance, others stay blessedly the same, lending us a continuity that may…

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Herban Renewal February—Rosemary

Thanks For Sharing!The Herb of Remembrance     With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, and Florida’s version of winter in full swing, I am hunkering down indoors to avoid the cold (30s at night—50s during the day) and blustery wind. I am not a fan of cold weather. I suppose it is fortunate that…

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A Slice Of Life

Thanks For Sharing!Getting over, through, around & by— My Life this Summer I am way overdue on posting to this Blog— but then, I am pretty much out of sync with my life in general at this point. I have not been home a lot, and even when I am, I have been spectacularly non-productive. Whereas…

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When Life Gives You Tomatoes…

Thanks For Sharing!Make a Tomato Pie! My Mom and Step-Dad returned from their vacation home in Western North Carolina earlier this week, and as is often the case, they returned with goodies from their favorite Dillard, Georgia produce market, Osage Farm. It’s only about a half hour away from their house in NC, so they…

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The Fourth of July

Thanks For Sharing!Have a Happy Independence Day!   The Fourth falls on a Saturday this year, so its prime time for the elusive and highly coveted Holiday Weekend! We are not big ones for holiday plans and such, but my daughter who lives in Daytona on the beach-side is having a cookout. I am bringing a Seven…

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