Choosing a Wedding Officiate

You’re engaged! Amidst the hugs and flurry of excited congratulations from family and friends you’re asked about the date of the ceremony, a venue for the service and reception and what kind of dress you’re hoping to find. All very legitimate questions and ones that many couples can answer because they’re the first to get […]

Do I need security for my event?

By Rick Minotte        Although not always required, all too often security is overlooked when planning an event of any kind. Most people believe that they can keep their event/reception organized and secure without any outside help. Even the most organized person will be overwhelmed when the caterer says they are blowing breakers, […]

Tom & Shana's Tom & Jerry Mix

Makes approximately 3 cups 3 eggs, separated (use pasteurized whole eggs) 1/8 tsp salt ½ cup soft butter 3 ½ cup powdered sugar ½ tsp vanilla ½ tsp nutmeg and/or ground cloves (optional) To serve: hot milk nutmeg (optional) brandy, rum, or spiced rum Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Sprinkle in the salt and […]

Grandma Johnson's Gingersnap Cookies

3/4 cup margarine 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup molasses 2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons soda 1 teaspoon each of: ginger, cinnamon, cloves Combine margarine, sugar and egg, beat. Add molasses and beat well. Add combined dry ingredients and mix well Chill dough Shape into 1 inch balls and roll […]

Audrey Lundeen's Easy Fudge

12oz pkg semi sweet chocolate chips 4 oz milk chocolate chips 1 can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon real vanilla (generous teaspoon and use REAL vanilla) 1/2 cup chopped pecans Melt first 3 ingredients in glass bowl in microwave until melted (1-2 minutes) stir every 30 seconds Stir til smooth, add vanilla, stir, add nuts, stir. Pour […]