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Turkey Necks and Giblets, Oh My!

Turkey Necks and Giblets, Oh My! | Mini Van Dreams

Each year around Thanksgiving, I always get a chuckle about the first turkey I ever made on my own.  It was an eye-opening experience at the crack of dawn – one I have never lived it down.  Since then, I have made several turkeys and now it is old hat… sometimes, I even remember to […] Read more…

Sunday Stealing: November 11, 2018

Sunday Stealing: November 11,. 2018 | Mini Van Dreams

Happy Veteran’s Day to all those who have served, who are serving, or who keep the home fires burning.  I am going to be honest… these aren’t really this week’s Australian version of the Sunday Stealing questions.  I read them and they were too hard to answer without research.  So, I went back a couple of […] Read more…

Sunday Stealing: October 28, 2018

Sunday Stealing: October 28, 2018 | Mini Van Dreams

I have been missing Wednesday Hodgepodge since Joyce stopped hosting it.  I have been searching all over for a fun replacement.  Late last night, I stumbled across Sunday Stealing.  While this sounds bad, it looks to be a fun-question-answering blog hop each week.  So, I am going to try this one out and see how […] Read more…

Easy Ham and Beans

Easy Ham and Beans | Mini Van Dreams

Before making ham and beans, I really didn’t realize how easy it truly was.  I wasn’t going to share the recipe, but I thought maybe I wasn’t the only one who didn’t realize how easy it was!  So, I am going to share my recipe… it tasted just like mom’s.  Serve it with hot cornbread […] Read more…