Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Salad

There are so many watermelons harvested that our local farmer’s market has them marked down as low as 99 cents. With this great price, I bought two seedless, brought the beauties home and began deliberating how I would serve them to Mr. Cozi over the next few...
Garbage Bowl vs. Scrap Bag

Garbage Bowl vs. Scrap Bag

Long before Rachel Ray brought out her garbage bowl for recipe preparation, my husband’s grandmother introduced me to the Hefty Scrap Bag Holder. Affectionately called “Big Mother,” she prepared more meals in her 99 years than I will if I live to be...
Valentine’s Recipes

Valentine’s Recipes

I recently found a cookbook from the early days of my marriage. It is one of the ways I learned to cook, so I thought it would be fun on Valentine’s to reminisce through our newlywed days by sharing some of our favorite recipes. So, with permission from the...
Chili Seasoning Mix

Chili Seasoning Mix

On winter days, when I am chilled to the bone, my most comforting food is a bowl of chili. The spices in this stew seem to calm the winds and put leaves back on the trees. In other words, it’s a dish that warms the soul. So, when I want chili… I WANT...