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Our FAVORITE Brownies!

Our FAVORITE Brownies!

I bet I’ve tried 25 brownie recipes over the years… but this one…this one takes the cake…er brownie! They hold all of the things a brownie should! Shiny top, moist but not too moist. Truly special. Rather than using cocoa powder, it uses chocolate pieces. Yum! [Read More]

Holiday Treat: Lemon Coconut Bars

Holiday Treat: Lemon Coconut Bars

When I got the call that I’d be doing a full 26 minutes on the TV show Robin’s Nest, and it would be broadcasting in the preparation time for the holidays, I set to work pulling a few of my favorite and easy go to recipes. This recipe was shared with me by a [Read More]

Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

After three weeks on the road it was so nice to come home and stroll through the gardens to collect some things for breakfast! I love soft boiled eggs, something I had forgotten about until I had one in the UK last week. The tomatoes and the figs are from the garden. Figs [Read More]

Surprise Surprise Surprise!

Surprise Surprise Surprise!

Don’t you just love it when a plan comes together? A few photos from the weekend away to Massachusetts. It was AC’s Birthday earlier this month but her clan of pals decided to throw a slightly belated birthday bash… at her house…without her knowing. Did we [Read More]

Bavarian Apple Torte

Bavarian Apple Torte

Over the summer the aunt of a dear friend passed away. We had enjoyed delicious meals at Aunt Mary’s house and were so sad that she had passed. Our friend, Fran,  gave me a good portion of her cookbook library, of which I have barely been able to scratch the surface [Read More]

Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry

Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry

We have a family tradition that has been in effect since I was a child. On Christmas day each person finds an envelope in the Christmas tree with $25 in it to be used for buying books at a local book store the day after Christmas. As children it allowed our parents to have [Read More]

Spicy Shrimp Tacos

Spicy Shrimp Tacos

There are days when I come home having taught a 12 hour day and the thought of cooking is almost too much for me. Almost… This is one of the recipes that I’ve developed for a fast, healthy and tasty dinner… especially good when you’re not in the mood to be [Read More]

Preserved Lemons, a Lovely Gift!

Preserved Lemons, a Lovely Gift!

As with the rest of the country, finances have been tightened up here at The MacKay Way. With the holidays rolling along I’ve been trying to come up with creative and affordable gifts for those in my life. This morning I realized that I had a large bag of lemons in [Read More]

Thanksgiving Planning 101

Thanksgiving Planning 101

I love Thanksgiving. It’s a time for me to pull out all of the stops and show my friends and family how much I adore them by cooking up a feast. Starting about 15 years ago I began the annual Pot-Luck Thanksgiving Feast. I make a turkey or two, stuffing, gravy, [Read More]

Grilled Salad (You read that right!)

Grilled Salad (You read that right!)

Looking for a healthy option for your next tail gate? What could be better than a vegetarian dish that is tasty, easy and pleasing to most everyone?! This is the most simple of dishes, liked even by those who don’t seem to care for vegetables! Grilled Salad Serves 4-6 [Read More]

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Our FAVORITE Brownies!

Our FAVORITE Brownies!

I bet I’ve tried 25 brownie recipes over the years… but this one…this one takes the cake…er brownie! They [Read More]

Holiday Treat: Lemon Coconut Bars

Holiday Treat: Lemon Coconut Bars

When I got the call that I’d be doing a full 26 minutes on the TV show Robin’s Nest, and it would be [Read More]

Giving a Cat an Inhaler and other Normal Things

Giving a Cat an Inhaler and other Normal Things

Things around The MacKay Way are never dull. I can’t ever recall having an “I’m Bored” moment, [Read More]

Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

After three weeks on the road it was so nice to come home and stroll through the gardens to collect some things for [Read More]

The Staple Dress

The Staple Dress

September has rolled in with a BANG! So much to do in the weeks ahead that my lists have lists!!! As I started my [Read More]

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