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A Down Home Favorite In My Home Town

This little Tastee Drive – Inn & Out has been around for many years in Lincoln, NE. When my parents were first married back in 1956- 57 they could afford to go once a month to get a tastee sandwich and onion chips with dip and it was a big treat for them. Mom says the tastee sandwiches …

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Pork Chops with Gravy

Yesterday was a good day to run errands and take Mom to her first physical therapy appointment. Dinner was super easy with this tried and true recipe for pork chops with gravy and mashed potatoes. The recipe calls for 4 pork chops but we had a package of 6 small ones and it worked out just …

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Split Pea Soup / Yellow Roses, 4 Wheel Drive

It has been a busy few days here in NE. Mom had her knee replacement last Thursday and she has been having a smooth recovery. The orthopedic surgeon was friendly, he sat and visited with us in mom’s room. He sent mom a yellow rose, in fact all of the surgeons on the orthopedic floor do that …

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Snow, Sunshine and Lemon Bars

I arrived in NE last night and it was so cold here it made me shiver! We headed straight to Cracker Barrel for dinner. I love that place and we don’t have them in CA so it is a real treat.  Mom and I had the most delicious beef roast with mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes and green …

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I’m taking this show on the road!

That’s right I am packing up the lap top and the digital camera and Tuesday I will be leaving California and flying to Nebraska. My mom is having a complete knee replacement. When I heard the news I offered to be mom and dad’s personal chef, housekeeper, chauffeur and anything else they might need for a couple of …

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