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The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 1d ago

The mighty potato wedge!

It is a rare event that I make a simple dinner and my family cannot get enough of it. They wolf it down, ask for seconds and thirds, clean up the pans – nothing left.I had planned baked chic...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 1W ago

The oozing blob of dough that almost took over the kitchen...

For some reason it’s been a while since I’ve done some serious baking, it’s good to have my arms up to my elbows in flour and sugar.While Oatmeal Raisin cookies aren’t really my thing – they...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 2W ago

Making Jam with my Best Girl

Come for lunch on a Saturday or Sunday to my house and you’ll see my kids eat the same thing every single day. PB&J, or Peanut Jelly or Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches. Since they eat t...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 3W ago

Efficiency at it's finest

A full freezer is an efficient freezer – so says my mom. And my dad says their freezer is SO efficient!!Our freezer is working its way towards efficient – oh can you guess where this post i...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 4W ago

A beautiful brown big baked buttery bundt!

The healthy eating wagon has once again stopped at this Raatjes house. Lucky for Andy – it’s just me this time around. He was on the wagon for a bit – but hungry Andy does not make for a par...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 1M ago

Rows and rows of awesome rolled up with delicious - for the freezer

Freezer Meals – Don’t want to hear about them… move along. Want to hear about something delicious to make and toss in the freezer? Read on.Our freezer is woefully low on freezer meals – so t...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 1M ago

Heart shaped pasta should have had sad faces...

Recipe testing is just another service offer her at the Raatjes household. We test and hate them so you don’t have to.This round of recipe testing: Chicken Queso Pasta. I found some heart sh...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 1M ago

Puffs of Yum and Mmmmm!

Years ago I wrote about my Aunt Betty's Cream Puffs - they were amazing then and still amazing now.My family's Christmas was the day after Christmas this year. My folks made us breakfast - a...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 1M ago

Blondies have more fun

For a few months now Andy's been meeting with a group of guys in a mentorship group. Sometimes they meet at our house so that gives me an excuse to bake something for them.I love blondies bu...
The Misadventures of Myrtle Grace · 2M ago

Fruity Appetizer Helps Bring the Magic

Christmas this year with Andy's family was at our house after a weekend of partying in Wisconsin with his extended family. I wanted to make Pretzel Magic but knew I wouldn't have time to ge...