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Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Wings

The original post for this recipe came from and was used at the 2017 March/April Birthday Bash in Cedar Valley.

Ingredients: 10 whole chicken wings, cut into flats and drumettes (here’s how to do it). Discard tips or use for a stock. That leaves you with 20 wing pieces total 1 Tbsp. aluminum-free baking powder (NOT baking soda) . . . → Read More: Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Wings

Great Ribs in the Oven

The original for this recipe came from  We used it for the March/April 2017 birthday party in Cedar Valley.

Prepare the baking sheet: Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and set a cooling rack on top. Lay the ribs on top of the rack in a single layer. This arrangement . . . → Read More: Great Ribs in the Oven

Dry Rub for Ribs etc

This recipe originally was posted at and was used as the dry rub for our oven cooked ribs at the March/April 2017 Birthday Party in Cedar Valley.  We actually did 1/2 of the recipe for our needs of 3 racks of ribs and still had leftover.

Ingredients (full recipe)

2 cups brown sugar (see notes below) . . . → Read More: Dry Rub for Ribs etc

Happy St. Gertrude’s Day!!

Yeah, I know it’s St Patrick’s Day (March 17th) but a friend informed me that it’s also “St Gertrude’s Day” and since my mother-in-law is Gertrude (she prefers “Trudie” though) I had to look it up.

According to Wikipedia…

Gertrude of Nivelles, O.S.B. (also spelled Geretrude, Geretrudis, Gertrud; c. 626 – March 17, 659) was a . . . → Read More: Happy St. Gertrude’s Day!!

My New Juicer

I just about a new Omega NC800HDS Juicer from Juicerville, Canada in Ottawa.  The order was placed at 9:00am and the juicer was on it’s way by Noon!  Can’t beat that for service!!!  And their return policy seems great too!!

I’ll keep things up to date on how much fun we have with it, but . . . → Read More: My New Juicer