Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe

Friday, March 16th, 2018

We’ve all made chicken and rice on the stove or in the oven. Here’s how I make it now in the Instant Pot. BTW – this recipe works for both frozen and thawed chicken. Add 2 cups of water to the Instant Pot and place 4 chicken quarters on the Instant Pot trivet. Sprinkle on […]

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Friday Night Fish Fry Fritters

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Randy and I had a Friday night fish fry with Bluegill fillets in Fish Fritters. This recipe is perfect for small fillets such as Bluegill or other sunfish. You will need 3 to 4 cups of fish (a quart freezer bag). 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 to […]

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Shamrock Cookies for Saint Patrick’s Day

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

With Saint Patrick’s Day coming up soon, baking shamrock cookies would make for a fun afternoon with the kids or grandchildren. 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup butter or margarine 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 5 cups flour (Click here to buy The Rural Route 2 Cookbook) Cream […]

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Not Done With Winter

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

We’re not done with winter yet, looks like we get to do more snowshoeing…Here’s the forecast for tomorrow from the National Weather Service “Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 11 inches.”  

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Still Have Snow

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

We still have a lot of snow here at Rural Route 2 after last weekend when about 12 inches came in 2 different storms. But it is melting now. The temperature has been over 40 degrees the past 3 days, so our snow depth is dropping fast. There’s still a good foot to 2 feet […]

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A Winter Sunset

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Sometimes you just got to stop and watch the sunset. Click the picture to open a larger version.  

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Easy Hard Boiled Deviled Eggs in an INSTANT POT

Friday, January 26th, 2018

Here’s a quick little video showing you how easy it is to make hard boiled deviled eggs in an Instant Pot.

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Dad’s Old Tractor

Friday, August 28th, 2015

My dad’s 1962 Farmall 460 tractor.

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