Finally Mr. Frost!!

We finally got our first killing frost of the season yesterday! We usually get our first good frost the week before Thanksgiving, but with the screwed-up weather patterns for 2020, I am not surprised. However, I hope that Al Gore does not hold his breath until I capitulate to his global warming theories.   Any hunter and bird dog man … Read More

Another Day

As far as I am concerned, the election is over. My man lost, and while I was not enamored with him as a person, I did like his tax policies, and we all tend to vote our pocketbooks. I have decided to only cut my TV on at 5:30 AM to watch the local weather for the next two months. … Read More

October Is Coming!

Even though I am not actively involved with the management of Riverview anymore, I enjoy coming to work for a half day each day. Since Cader IV’s office is right across the hall from me and he has a booming voice, I am able to pick up on a lot of what is going on these days. We have started … Read More

Riverview Recipe: Fruit Cake Cookies

Fruit Cake Cookies 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup butter ½ cup milk 2 eggs beaten 3 cups plain flour 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. soda 6 slices pineapple, candied 2 cups dates 2 cups red cherries, candied 7 cups nuts 3 cups dark raisins   Cut fruit into small pieces. Mix all ingredients. Drop small portions on greased cookie … Read More

Riverview Recipe: Spinach and Artichoke Casserole

Spinach and Artichoke Casserole   1 (10 oz.) pkgs. Frozen chopped spinach ½ c. finely chopped onion 1 stick butter 1 (1 lb.) can artichokes, chopped 1 pint sour cream ½ c. grated parmesan cheese Salt and pepper   Cook spinach as directed on box; drain. Sauté onion in butter. Mix all ingredients together and place in casserole. Stir parmesan … Read More

Riverview Recipe: Foil-Roasted Wild Duck

Foil-Roasted Wild Duck   1 duck salt and pepper 1 onion ¼ c. red wine ½ tsp. thyme 1 pat butter   Rub inside of duck with salt and pepper. Put onion inside. Place on large piece of heavy foil, and pour wine over. Sprinkle thyme on duck and place a pat of butter on it. Wrap closely. Bake in … Read More

Riverview Recipe: Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole   1 – 2 ½ to 3 lb. fryer, cooked and boned 2 pkgs. Frozen broccoli spears 2 cans cream of chicken soup 1 c. mayonnaise 1 Tbsp. lemon juice ½ tsp. curry powder ½ c. chicken broth 2 c. butter (use 4 Tbsp. melted) bread crumbs 1 ½ c. grated cheese   Put chicken on … Read More

Riverview Recipe: Creamed Chicken

Creamed Chicken   10 or 12 boned or halved chicken breasts 1 pkg. dried beef 1 (8 oz.) carton sour cream 1 can mushroom soup 1/3 slice bacon for ea. Breast Salt & pepper to taste (use very little salt – beef is salty)   Grease casserole. Line with dried beef. Wrap 1/3 strip bacon over each breast. Mix soup … Read More

Riverview Recipe: Sausage and Rice Casserole

Sausage and Rice Casserole   1 ½ to 2 c. half white and half wild rice 1 lb. hot ground sausage 1 lg. onion, chopped fine 1 can (8 oz.) mushrooms, drained 1 ½ c. chicken broth 2 Tbsp. flour ¼ c. milk ½ tsp. salt Dash black pepper Pinch oregano Pinch parsley 1 c. buttered breadcrumbs or slivered almonds … Read More

Country Style Dove

Country Style Dove   INGREDIENTS 6 or 8 doves flour 6 slices bacon salt and pepper 1 ½ c. heavy cream 2 tsp. chopped parsley   DIRECTIONS Flour birds lightly. Cook bacon in large skillet. Remove and keep warm. Sauté doves in the bacon fat, browning well on all sides. Reduce heat and continue cooking until doves are tender, about … Read More