Shelf Cloud Pictures, 6/22/2014

June 22, 2014 0 Comments
Shelf Cloud Pictures, 6/22/2014

Here are some pictures taken of shelf clouds rolling in today, June 22. Taken by Dana Dexter near Hampton: Taken by Ellyn McDonald near State Center: Taken by Grant Decker in Wellsburg: Taken by Jamie Kramer near Williams on HWY 20: Taken by Janelle Holland near Nashua: Taken by Mike Bodholdt near Eagle Grove: Taken by Mindy […]

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Rhubarb Cheesecake Squares

June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Rhubarb Cheesecake Squares

We had a potluck picnic a week ago. I was scratching my head looking for a dessert. I wanted something with rhubarb. I also wanted something that wasn’t a crisp or pie. I stumbled upon this recipe and decided to give it a try. Rhubarb Cheesecake Squares Source: One Perfect Bite Ingredients: Crumb Crust: 2-1/2 […]

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Father’s Day Weather Trivia, June 15

June 15, 2014 0 Comments
Father’s Day Weather Trivia, June 15

  Answer: 1918. Dubuque hit a high of 96°F on June 16, 1918 making it the hottest Father’s Day ever recorded there. The coldest was on June 18, 1876 when the high was only 55°F.

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Saturday Weather Trivia, June 14

June 14, 2014 0 Comments
Saturday Weather Trivia, June 14

  Answer: 23.0″. That rain amount is 12.4″ below normal for the Manchester area. The drought continued into 1989 with Manchester only picking up 23.9″ of rain that year. The corn at the Field of Dreams movie site had to be watered constantly to get it to the right height to hide the baseball players. However, […]

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Black Bean & Quinoa Enchilada Bake

June 12, 2014 0 Comments
Black Bean & Quinoa Enchilada Bake

While my mom was visiting, I decided to make a quinoa based recipe. My husband is NOT a fan of quinoa. He says the texture just isn’t for him. This conundrum left me with an entire package of quinoa. So while he was out of town, my mom and I enjoyed a quinoa recipe. Black […]

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Cinnamon Applesauce Waffles

June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Cinnamon Applesauce Waffles

As I’ve shared before, Claire and I are huge fans of breakfast foods. I’ve shared my favorite waffle recipe with you all (here). I found another recipe that includes the sugar but cuts down on eggs and dairy. Instead, you use applesauce! This substitution cuts down the calories a bit and also helps anyone suffering […]

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Grilled Chicken Tenders

June 9, 2014 0 Comments
Grilled Chicken Tenders

We butchered our chickens the other day and I was browsing the internet looking for a new recipe. This one is supposedly a copy of Cracker Barrel Chicken Tenders so I definitely had to give it a try. Cracker Barrel Grilled Chicken Tenders Source: Budget Savvy Diva Ingredients: 1 pound of chicken breasts cut into […]

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Saturday Weather Trivia, June 7

June 7, 2014 0 Comments
Saturday Weather Trivia, June 7

  Answer: 219 miles! Also known as the Tri-State tornado, it hit on March 18, 1925. It was believed to have been on the ground of 3.5 hours, moving at an average speed of 62 mph (maximum 73)! The tornado touched down around Ellington, Missouri and lifted around Princeton, Indiana. It is also the single deadliest […]

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Bacon & Pumpkin Pasta

June 6, 2014 2 Comments
Bacon & Pumpkin Pasta

I attempted to make a pumpkin smoothie the other day. (I know it’s not fall but I still love pumpkin flavored everything.) Well…it didn’t turn out well. I was left over with about a cup or so of pumpkin puree. I needed to find something to do with it so a scoured the internet and […]

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Avocado Chicken Salad

June 3, 2014 0 Comments
Avocado Chicken Salad

Dear recipe, You had me at avocado… -Denice Avocado Chicken Salad Source: Family Fresh Meals Ingredients: 2 cups shredded chicken 1 avocado 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 2 tsp lime juice 1 tsp fresh cilantro 1/4 cup mayo 1/4 cup plain Greek Yogurt Directions: Mix all ingredients in a large […]

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