Tag Archives: Grandma

Claire Finkel’s Cranberry Chicken

The amazing mom ( now in her nineties) of one of our dear friends makes this chicken and her kids do too. Yummy and so easy! Claire Finkel’s Cranberry Chicken   Ingredients 4 chicken breasts ( I mixed thighs and … Continue reading

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Went to a lovely wedding of dear friends – the best organized wedding I have attended in a while!

Kay and John married – surrounded by grandkids, children, siblings and friends – what a gorgeous wedding. Exactly as one would dream about! And now as we hope and wait for rain – here is a great rainy day recipe! … Continue reading

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I promised the grandkids that I would bake each of them a cake – what fun we had! Paw Patrol, Spiderman, Batman & Ninjas!

The Segil Bakeoff! A sugar high for about 3 days! WHOOPIE! You can see that much of the chocolate frosting missed the cake and went into little mouths. But that is what being at Grandma’s house is all about right?? … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2015 at The Little Farm – more pics – my husband loved the food – so did everyone else! My favorite holiday!

Thanksgiving day involved a lot of cooking and tons of food – appreciated by all! Here is my husband – and the quote that our son put to this montage – we laughed a lot! “My father’s three stages of … Continue reading

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Love the holidays – The So Cal Committee of 200 Scholars at The Little Farm to Celebrate the holidays

Joy is family togetherness. And this holiday season we have much to pray for and much to be thankful for. Living with fear is debilitating – and many around our world are doing that. I feel it when I think … Continue reading

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Larraine Segil Scholars and families 2015 holiday party – such fun!

On the weekend before Thanksgiving we also held a holiday party that I created for my personal Larraine Segil Scholars ( LSS GROUP) and their families – at our Little Farm – with a bouncy ( of course, for the … Continue reading

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Halloween is always such fun! This year was no different – just better! And a quick slow cooker vegetarian recipe!

The grand-kids start preparing weeks in advance – such excitement! Here they are – and of course we got into it too. Last year we were Mustard and Ketchup – this year we were – (what else!) Hot Dog and … Continue reading

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And finally in California it is cooling down – just a little – time for great recipes!

It has been a very long summer and I look longingly at my fall and winter clothes. Thank goodness I can wear some of them now! East coast travel is looking like lots of fun! Spent a few days in … Continue reading

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Great times with family from all over the world and also with great friends

Good friends are as important and beloved family. And we are blessed to have both. We had an amazing vacation with another couple – lots of great food, wine and amazing vistas. Not crazy about the jet lag but the … Continue reading

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Making Dulce De Leche Cheesecake – yum! HIGH calorie but SOOO good!

This was absolutely delicious. Truly amazing. SOOO many calories ( about 450 a slice) but so worth it. For a special occasion to be sure. I used Keebler’s ready made Shortbread Pie Crust. Short cut to be sure – and … Continue reading

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Baking with my grandsons – we made a Rainbow Cake – from a Betty Crocker Recipe ( take you back a few years?)

My middle grandson Jonah loves baking. So that is what we do when he comes to visit. This cake – although a Christmas one – took his fancy and so we made it! We found the recipe on the Betty … Continue reading

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I love this Technology Hacker solution – when kids are connected and communications suffers – do this!

Someone sent me this and I love it! Try it out yourself!

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Slow cooker heaven – have you made desserts in one? YUMMY!

Here is a summer slow cooker recipe. For dessert. Its so delicious – enjoy! Slow Cooker Caramel pie INGREDIENTS 2(14 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk 1graham cracker crust (9 inch) 1(8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed 1(1 1/2 ounce) English toffee-flavored … Continue reading

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And a couple more tips from ALLRECIPES.COM – enjoy!

 Here are the rest of the tips from ALLRECIPES.COM – (my last post had the first one about fresh baking powder etc) and I especially like the last one! ENJOY! Below is the reason why I bake – two little … Continue reading

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Sleepover and Cupcakes – great combination for grandkids!

The first time all four boys slept over – in the same room! So much fun! Of course baking is always part of the fun – and tasting the cupcake mixture too! Jumping into our bed in the morning  (early……) … Continue reading

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Family time – what could be better! Our annual family week – most of the family were there!

Once a year we go away as a family ( anything between 25-45 of us) and have 7 glorious days together. The kids ADORE it as do the parents. Here are some of the activities we do. We have Grandma’s … Continue reading

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Nectarines and Peaches from the Little Farm – the taste cannot be compared to those from the market

If you have ever tasted fruit from the tree – you know the difference in taste from the pasty, cardboard, hard and tasteless fruit that is offered to us for purchase in supermarkets. Even organically grown fruit is put into … Continue reading

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Our Little Farm Produce – Cherries of the Rio Grande – yum! Also Surinam Cherries!

We grow multiple exotic fruits – one is this amazing cherry – Cherry of the Rio Grande – isn’t it beautiful? Tastes amazing too! And here are Surinam cherries – an entirely different taste but also delicious!  

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Our newest workers at The Little Farm – four little boys! Don’t they look adorable?

I buy my Little Farm shirts and clothes for all our staff at the farm from Lands End – with logos and all. So our newest workers of course must have shirts as they get bigger! Here the four newest … Continue reading

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Sea Bass and Meyer Lemon and Cilantro – Cooking with kids!

In our area, Santa Monica Seafood is one of the best purveyors of sea food in Los Angeles. Fortunately AMAZON FRESH delivers products from there, directly to my home. I use AMAZON FRESH two to three times a week. It … Continue reading

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