Chocolate Cigars, The Non-Smokers Gift!

Chocolate Cigars

I know, who would have thought of Chocolate Cigars?

Well it appears they were thought of many many years ago by a company called Hawley & Hoops candy factory. This company manufactured the candy cigarettes also. The business was housed in a building located on Jersey Street in NY City.

Chocolate cigars are a wonderful item to use as gifts for those who are non smokers or who are allergic to smoke. I do not smoke and can’t be in a room or confined space with smokers but I would love a box of these! I love chocolate and some of these are just wonderful! [Read more...]

Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Recipes

Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Recipes

Ingredients for Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Recipes

I have always loved Ice Cream and The Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker makes it a simple project to make. There are several Ice Cream Makers by Cuisinart and they range in price just like most other small appliances.

While reviewing the Cuisinart Ice Cream Makers I found the Cuisinart ICE-100 Compressor Ice Cream and Gelato Maker to have a 4.5 Star Rating. This is about as good as it gets for appliances.. Out of over a 180 ratings this one stands up to the test! [Read more...]

Easy Pumpkin Muffins

Easy Pumpkin Muffins

Making Easy Pumpkin Muffins.

If you are looking for a way to make Easy Pumpkin Muffins, you have come to the right place. I know, I know, many of you are detested when you read something like this. You will only make this kind of stuff from scratch!

My mother always made everything from scratch, gravy and biscuits, breads, dumplings, candies, cakes, etc.. It was always a labor of love and we all appreciated it so much. Her cooking and baking was the best and still is. [Read more...]

Plants that Repel Mosquitoes

Plants that repel Mosquitoes 1

I don’t know of anyone who has not been aggravated or even bitten by those hateful mosquitoes in the summer. Those wonderful warm, and silent summer nights spent on the deck or patio with your friends or sweetheart can be brought to a quick end if you have mosquito problems!

Lets talk about some plants that repel mosquitoes!

There are a lot of plants that repel mosquitoes. We will only cover a few of of the more common plants in this article most folks are familiar with.

We have all been subject to the infernal buzzing of mosquitoes in the late evening. Seems like everytime I get out and begin to grill here in the mountains those darn things start! Zzzzz, zzzzz, zzzzzz, BITE, SLAP! Darn! Another mosquito bite! Too late to do anything about it! [Read more...]